Tony Nys

Actual/previous member of:TrioFenix, Malibran Quartet, Tetra Lyre
Guest member of:Prometheus Ensemble, Ictus


Tony Nys started playing the violin at the age of five. A student of C. Quatacker and later P. Hirschhorn at the Brussels Royal Conservatory, he graduated as Master of Arts 1997.
He also studied violin with S. Gawroloff (Cologne) and C.A. Linale. During that time, he was a member of the World Youth Orchestra and the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester, which allowed him to play under the baton of I. Fischer, C. Abbado, P. Boulez,…
In 1997, he switched to viola to be admitted to Quatuor Danel, with whom played during 8 years and made regular appearances at major festivals in Europe, Japan, Latin-America, and Russia as well as at Wigmore Hall in London, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, and Villa Medici in Rome. The quartet has repeatedly performed the Beethoven, Bartok and Shostakovitch cycles. Nys has also worked with composers like H. Lachenmann, W. Rihm, I. Fedele, and many others. His collaboration with the Danel quartet has resulted in an impressive discography.

Tony left the quartet in September 2005 and is currently active in various ensembles.
He is frequently asked to play solo viola with the Frankfurt radio symphony orchestra.
He recently recorded a CD with music by Schumann and Kurtag for Klara radio (Belgium), together with Benjamin Dieltjens and Jan Michiels.

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Selective discography

Robert Groslot - Chamber Music for ClarinetRobert Groslot - Chamber Music for Clarinet (2014)
21st century / contemporary
Vlad Weverbergh, Robert Groslot, Christophe Pochet, Eline Pauwels, Sander Geerts, Peter Devos, Jan Michiels, Eline Groslot (...)
Antonin Dvorak - Piano kwintettenAntonin Dvorak - Piano kwintetten (2009)
romanticism, 20th century
Jan Michiels, Nana Kawamura, Igor Semenoff, Tony Nys, Geert De Bièvre, Antonín Dvořák
Dvorak Antonin - Pianokwartetten op. 23 en 87Dvorak Antonin - Pianokwartetten op. 23 en 87 (2007)
Jan Michiels, Tony Nys, Geert De Bièvre, Antonín Dvořák
Hommage à R.Sch.Hommage à R.Sch. (2006)
20th century, romanticism
Jan Michiels, Benjamin Dieltjens, Tony Nys, Robert Schumann, György Kurtág
Toch ErnstToch Ernst (2005)
20th century
Tony Nys, Quatuor Danel (strijkkwartet), Diane Andersen, Ernst Toch, Hans Rotman

Selectieve discografie als medewerker

Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus - Complete works for string trioMozart Wolfgang Amadeus - Complete works for string trio (2010)
TrioFenix, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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