Daan Janssens

Category:componist, muzikant
Genre(s):20ste eeuw, 21ste eeuw / hedendaags
Instrument(s):viool, piano
Contact of:Nadar
Actual/previous member of:Nadar
Guest member of:LOD


Daan Janssens studied violin, piano and music theory at the Bruges music academy. Between 2002 and 2007 he studied composition at the Ghent Royal Conservatory with Frank Nuyts, Filip Rathé and Godfried -Willem Raes.

In 2006, his string quartet ...Passages... (2005) won the first prize at the Week of Contempory Music (Ghent, 2006). His music has been performed at the TRANSIT festival (Leuven, 2005 & 2008), De Link (Tilburg, 2007) and De Nieuwe Reeks (Leuven). He has worked with ensembles including the Goeyvaerts strijktrio, Bl!ndman junior [4x4 ] strings, the Spectra ensemble, soloist Jean-Guihen Queyras...

Daan is conductor and co-founder of the Nadar Ensemble.

Since 2007, he works as researcher at the University College Ghent.

Selective discography

Prins Stefan - FremdkörperPrins Stefan - Fremdkörper (2012)
21st century / contemporary
Daan Janssens, Stefan Prins, Nadar, Jaan Bossier, Agartha, Enno Poppe, Zwerm, Stefan Prins (...)
Transit - New Music Festival 2010Transit - New Music Festival 2010 (2011)
21st century / contemporary
ChampdAction, Vykintas Baltakas, Vykintas Baltakas, Schola Heidelberg, Walter Nussbaum, Michael Maierhof, Apartment House, Christopher Fox (...)

Selectieve discografie als componist

En blanc et noirEn blanc et noir (2017)
romanticism, 21st century / contemporary
Daan Janssens, Jean-Luc Fafchamps, Claude Debussy, Aton'&Armide
SPECTRA - 20 years for the recordSPECTRA - 20 years for the record (2014)
21st century / contemporary
Spectra Ensemble, Frederik Neyrinck, Annelies Van Parys, Charlotte Riedijk, Jean-Luc Fafchamps, Alex Van Aeken, Filip Rathé, Roel Smedts (...)
A bunch of coloursA bunch of colours (2012)
21st century / contemporary
Spectra Ensemble, Filip Rathé, Salvatore Sciarrino, Thomas E. Bauer, Daan Janssens, Els Mondelaers, Luc Brewaeys, Nicolaus A. Huber (...)
Scoop - Concertgebouw Brugge - Jonge musici op weg naar de topScoop - Concertgebouw Brugge - Jonge musici op weg naar de top (2011)
21st century / contemporary, 20th century, romanticism, classicism, Baroque
Johann Sebastian Bach, Wibert Aerts, Bram Van Camp, EnAccord Strijkkwartet, Pierre Boulez, Arsis4 (strijkkwartet), Mattijs Van Damme, Les Timbres (...)
Transit - New Music Festival 2008Transit - New Music Festival 2008 (2008)
21st century / contemporary
Arne Deforce, Yutaka Oya, Richard Barrett, Spectra Ensemble, Els Mondelaers, ChampdAction, The New York Music Ensemble, Trio Scordatura (...)

Related Items

News:Nieuwe essaybundel over jonge hedendaagse componisten uit Nederland en Vlaanderen (12.07.2016)
Internationale wedstrijd Musica Antiqua 2015 voor klavecimbel (22.06.2015)
Persons/artist(s):Nadar (ensemble (instrumental))
Documents:ISCM world music magazine 2012 volume 22 - Belgium (magazine)
Componisten van Babel (book)