Sofie Vanden Eynde

Lommel, 1978
Genre(s):oude muziek, barok
Instrument(s):luit, theorbe
Actual/previous member of:Duo Romina Lischka en Sofie Vanden Eynde, Le Jardin Secret, Hathor Consort


Sofie Vanden Eynde was born in Lommel, Belgium. She studied guitar from an early age and her interest in the poetic music of the Renaissance and Baroque led her to study lute and theorbo. She studied with Philippe Malfeyt at the Ghent Conservatory and graduated with honours in 2002. She then embarked on further studies with Hopkinson Smith at the Schola Cantorum in Basel. Sofie has gained an international reputation as a specialist in historical plucked instruments. She regularly performs with such ensembles as Le Tendre Amour, Encantar, Musica Favola, The Queen's Consort. Her ensemble Le Jardin Secret was awarded both first prize and the audience prize at the York Early Music International Young Artists Competitions in 2007. The first CD with this ensemble was released in June 2008 and the second in October 2009. The festivals that Sofie has recently performed at include Festival van Vlaanderen, Styriate, Festival de Musique Ancienne de Sarrebourg, Netwerk Oude Muziek, Brighton Early Music Festival, Suffolk Villages Festival, Euroconcert, Musica Sacra, Dag van de Oude Muziek and the Händel Festival. In 2006 she was awarded her home town's prize of artistic recognition.

Selective discography

Orpheus' Noble StringsOrpheus' Noble Strings (2016)
Sofie Vanden Eynde, John Dowland, Thomas Hobbs, Francis Pilkington, Romina Lischka, William Corkine, John Danyel, Anthony Holborne (...)
En SuiteEn Suite (2015)
Romina Lischka, Marin Marais, Sofie Vanden Eynde, Sainte Colombe, Robert de Visée
Divine madnessDivine madness (2013)
early music
Sofie Vanden Eynde, Alfonso Ferrabosco (i), Clare Wilkonson, Moneim Adwan, Moneim Adwan, John Dowland, Thomas Smetryns, Robert Johnson (...)
Mistress Elizabeth Davenant, her SongsMistress Elizabeth Davenant, her Songs (2011)
early music
Sofie Vanden Eynde, Rebecca Ockenden, anoniem, Mary Worth, John Wilson, Henry Lawes, Thomas Campion, Robert Johnson (...)

Selectieve discografie als medewerker

En SuiteEn Suite (2015)
Romina Lischka, Marin Marais, Sofie Vanden Eynde, Sainte Colombe, Robert de Visée
Encantar - La déclinaison de la femmeEncantar - La déclinaison de la femme (2011)
early music
Encantar, Josquin Desprez, Pierre De la Rue, Costanzo Festa, Francesco Spinacino, Alexander Agricola, Adriaen Willaert, Loyset Compère (...)
Auf wiener art - Music from the Habsburg Imperial CourtAuf wiener art - Music from the Habsburg Imperial Court (2009)
classicism, Baroque
Leopold I , Le Jardin Secret, Francesco Cavalli, Jacques De Saint-Luc , Johann Heinrich Schmelzer, Johann Jacob Froberger, Georg Muffat, Antonio Sartorio (...)
Musique pour Mazarin! - Qui a le coeur a toutMusique pour Mazarin! - Qui a le coeur a tout (2008)
classicism, Baroque
Orazio Michi, Le Jardin Secret, Marc-Antoine Charpentier, Jean-Baptiste Lully, Pierre Guédron, Giacomo Carissimi, Luigi Rossi, Louis Couperin (...)

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