Piet Kuijken

Category:solist, docent, muzikant, oude muziek, repertoire
Genre(s):21ste eeuw / hedendaags, 20ste eeuw, romantiek, classicisme, barok
Instrument(s):klavecimbel, pianoforte
Actual/previous member of:Ensemble Explorations

Biography

Piet Kuijken studied with Jan Vermeulen and subsequently at the conservatory of Brussels with Jan Michiels, André de Groote, and Arie van Lysebeth. Het pursued advanced studies in the U.S., with among others Menahem Pressler at Indiana University (Bloomington, U.S.).

Since 2002 he has been teaching piano at the conservatory of Brussels. Meanwhile Piet Kuijken has become an excellent player of the harpsichord, the fortepiano and the modern piano as well, his repertoire ranging from the baroque to contemporary music. He has worked with a variety of orchestras and has been acclaimed already in Europe, Japan, and the U.S. with solo recitals and chamber music concerts as well. Moreover he forms a duo with his father Wieland Kuijken.

Selective discography

Schubert: Complete works for violin & pianoforteSchubert: Complete works for violin & pianoforte (2022)
romanticism
Naaman Sluchin, Franz Schubert, Piet Kuijken
In Flanders Fields 101: The Cello in MadnessIn Flanders Fields 101: The Cello in Madness (2019)
Baroque, 20th century
Piet Kuijken, Pietro Locatelli, Olsi Leka, Eric Feldbusch, Georges Lonque
Ludwig van Beethoven - An Eternal LoveLudwig van Beethoven - An Eternal Love (2018)
Piet Kuijken, Ludwig Van Beethoven
Brahms Johannes - Sonate voor piano Op. 5 nr. 3Brahms Johannes - Sonate voor piano Op. 5 nr. 3 (2015)
romanticism
Piet Kuijken, Johannes Brahms
CPE Bach - Werke für Violine und HammerflügelCPE Bach - Werke für Violine und Hammerflügel (2014)
Baroque, classicism
Piet Kuijken, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Albrecht Breuninger
Robert Schumann - 1838 - 1839Robert Schumann - 1838 - 1839 (2010)
romanticism
Piet Kuijken, Robert Schumann
Mahler Gustav - Das lied von der ErdeMahler Gustav - Das lied von der Erde (2006)
20th century
Oxalys, Toon Fret, Geert Philips, Piet Kuijken, Gustav Mahler
Bach Johann Sebastian -  Suite a violoncello - sonate à cembalo à viola da gambaBach Johann Sebastian - Suite a violoncello - sonate à cembalo à viola da gamba (2004)
Baroque
Piet Kuijken, Wieland Kuijken, Johann Sebastian Bach
Joseph Jongen - Complete music for violoncello and pianoJoseph Jongen - Complete music for violoncello and piano (2002)
20th century
Karel Steylaerts, Piet Kuijken, Joseph Jongen
Van Hove Luc - Chamber Music (vol. 1)Van Hove Luc - Chamber Music (vol. 1) (2000)
20th century
Prometheus Ensemble, Otto Derolez, Paul De Clerck, Geert De Bièvre, Carlos Bruneel, Joris Van den Hauwe, Henri De Roeck, Francis Pollet (...)

Selectieve discografie als medewerker

CPE Bach - Werke für Violine und HammerflügelCPE Bach - Werke für Violine und Hammerflügel (2014)
Baroque, classicism
Piet Kuijken, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Albrecht Breuninger
A guide to musical instruments (vol II) 1800-1950A guide to musical instruments (vol II) 1800-1950 (2013)
romanticism, Baroque, 20th century
Diverse uitvoerders, Paul Dombrecht, Diverse componisten, Octophoros, Jos van Immerseel, Ricercar Consort, Anima Eterna Brugge
Schönberg Arnold - Verklärte NachtSchönberg Arnold - Verklärte Nacht (2004)
20th century
Prometheus Ensemble, Arnold Schönberg

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Organisations:Kestens & co (management, boekingen, onafhankelijke organisator)