Erik Van Nevel

Category:dirigent, docent, muzikant
Genre(s):Klassiek, classicisme, barok, oude muziek
Conductor of:Currende
Contact of:Currende


Erik Van Nevel studied oboe, singing and conducting at the Lemmens Institute in Leuven and at the conservatories of Brussels and Antwerp, followed by advanced courses abroad. For many years he was an enthusiastic singer in the Huelgas Ensemble of his uncle Paul. Erik Van Nevel is the founderconductor of Currende, often an acclaimed guest at the great European festivals. From 1983 to 2000 he was choir master at the Brussels cathedral, where he founded the Capella Sancti Michaelis.  With his ensembles he realised an impressive series of CD recordings, earning lavish praise in the music press, with compositions by among others Giacomo Carissimi, Orlandus Lassus, Peter Philips, Heinrich Schütz, Giaches De Wert, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Domenico Scarlatti, the Bach family, Dietrich Buxtehude, Luca Marenzio and a series of ten CDs with a comprehensive geographical survey of the polyphonists of the Low Countries. From 1980 to 1985 he was assistant conductor of the Belgian radio choir. Erik Van Nevel teaches choir conducting, chamber music, and early music practice at the Lemmens Institute. On top of that he is more and more involved in private tutoring of conductors and singers, while concurrently being invited to musically coach ensembles and groups. Annually he teaches master classes and courses all over Europe.

Selective discography

Masters from FlandersMasters from Flanders (2008)
early music
Capella Sancti Michaelis, Currende, Adriaen Willaert, Giaches De Wert, Cipriano De Rore, Philippe Rogier, George de La Hèle, Gerard Van Turnhout (...)
Buxtehude Dietrich - In te Domine SperaviBuxtehude Dietrich - In te Domine Speravi (2006)
Currende, Erik Van Nevel
Stefano Landi - La Morte d'OrfeoStefano Landi - La Morte d'Orfeo (2004)
Stephen Stubbs, Stefano Landi, Erik Van Nevel, Currende, Tragicomedia
Claudio Monteverdi - Vesperae in nativitate DomineClaudio Monteverdi - Vesperae in nativitate Domine (2003)
Currende, Claudio Monteverdi, Chiara Margarita Cozzolani, Erik Van Nevel, Giovanni Gabrieli
Schütz HeinrichSchütz Heinrich (2003)
Heinrich Schütz, Erik Van Nevel, Currende
Musica SacraMusica Sacra (2003)
early music, Baroque
Currende, Adriaen Willaert, Concerto Palatino, Giovanni Gabrieli, Erik Van Nevel, Giaches De Wert, Orlandus Lassus, Peter Philips (...)
Six siècles de Musique en Wallonie et à BruxellesSix siècles de Musique en Wallonie et à Bruxelles (2002)
classicism, Baroque, early music
Diverse uitvoerders, Orlandus Lassus, Pietro Antonio Fiocco, anoniem, Johannes Ciconia, Gilles Binchois, Johannes Tinctoris, Mateo Romero (...)
Motetten & Kantaten der Bach FamilieMotetten & Kantaten der Bach Familie (2002)
Collegium Vocale Gent, Philippe Malfeyt, Johan Huys, Guy Penson, Johann Bach, Johann Michael Bach, Johann Christoph Bach, Johann Sebastian Bach (...)
João Lourenço Rebelo. Psalmi, Magnificat & LamentationesJoão Lourenço Rebelo. Psalmi, Magnificat & Lamentationes (2002)
Currende, Erik Van Nevel, João Lourenço Rebelo
Philippus De Monte - Laudate Dominum, motettenPhilippus De Monte - Laudate Dominum, motetten (2001)
early music
Currende, Bart Jacobs, An Van Laethem, Hendrik-Jan Wolfert, Susanne Braumann, Piet Stryckers, Herman Stinders, Christine Kyprianides (...)

Selectieve discografie als componist

De Vlaamse PolyfonieDe Vlaamse Polyfonie (1994)
early music
Currende, Erik Van Nevel, Capella Sancti Michaelis

Author of

Kathedraal verklanktKathedraal verklankt (2010)
Erik Van Nevel, Stefanie Beghein

Selectieve discografie als medewerker

Gery de Ghersem - Ave Virgo SanctissimaGery de Ghersem - Ave Virgo Sanctissima (2011)
early music
Currende, Géry De Ghersem, Erik Van Nevel, Francisco Guerrero, Peeter Cornet, Philippe Rogier, Peter Philips, Gregoriaans (...)
Lassus Orlandus - Profane motettenLassus Orlandus - Profane motetten (1996)
early music
Currende, Orlandus Lassus, Concerto Palatino, Erik Van Nevel

Related Items

News:Workshop 'Oude Muziek' o.l.v. Erik van Nevel (13.12.2011)
Classica deelt 3 choc's uit over de zomermaanden heen (05.07.2011)
Documents:Kathedraal verklankt (book)