Guy Penson

Category:muzikant, docent, solist
Ronse, 15.03.1958
Genre(s):barok, classicisme, oude muziek
Instrument(s):klavecimbel, pianoforte
Actual/previous member of:Montparnasse, RedHerring Baroque Ensemble


After his studies at the conservatory in Ghent Guy Penson started building up a solid reputation as a harpsichordist, both in Belgium and abroad. He became a laureate of some international competitions and was invited by the most important festivals in Europe, as well as in Canada, South America, and Japan. As a harpsichordist he often gives recitals and plays with famous baroque orchestras. He also became a specialised performer on the fortepiano and the tangent piano. As a chamber musician he plays in several duos and trios,with such outstanding partners as the recorder players Frédéric de Roos, Patrick Denecker, Geert Van Gele and Tomma Wessel; traverso player Patrick Beuckels; oboe players Paul Dombrecht and Marcel Ponseele; violinists Florence Malgoire and Dirk Vandaele; and lute player Philippe Malfeyt.

Selective discography

César Franck (1822-1890) - MélodiesCésar Franck (1822-1890) - Mélodies (2006)
Ann De Renais, Guy Penson, César Franck
Loeillet Sonatas & TriosonatasLoeillet Sonatas & Triosonatas (2006)
Patrick Denecker, Jean-Baptiste Loeillet de Gand, Marcel Ponseele, Jacques Loeillet, Guy Penson, John Loeillet, La Caccia, Mirella Ruigrok (...)
Een ontmoeting met de muziek van Stefaan VanheertumEen ontmoeting met de muziek van Stefaan Vanheertum (2006)
20th century
Guy Penson, Steven Marien, Annelies Brants, Arco Baleno, Stefaan Vanheertum
For Two To PlayFor Two To Play (2005)
Baroque, classicism
Guy Penson, Johan Huys
Bellissimo SplendoreBellissimo Splendore (2005)
Patrick Denecker, Simen Van Mechelen, Wim Maeseele, Guy Penson, La Caccia, Andreas Pevernage, Nicolaus a Kempis, Orlandus Lassus (...)
Corelli in LondonCorelli in London (2004)
La Pastorella, Frédéric De Roos, Nathalie Houtman, Alain De Ryckere, Dirk Van Daele, Marianne Van Daele, Hans Devolder, Eric Mathot (...)
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 (...)
Venetian Music of the 17th centuryVenetian Music of the 17th century (2001)
early music
Les Enemis Confus, Marcel Ketels, Patrick Laureys, Philippe Malfeyt, Guy Penson, Giovanni Picchi, Biagio Marini, Francesco Turini (...)
Grétry - Traversant L'AchéronGrétry - Traversant L'Achéron (2000)
Frédéric Dussenne, Guy Penson, Dirk Vandaele, Sylvia Bernier, André-Ernest-Modeste Gretry
Pierre Joseph Le BlanPierre Joseph Le Blan (1998)
Guy Penson, Pierre-Joseph Le Blan

Selectieve discografie als medewerker

A guide to musical instruments (vol II) 1800-1950A guide to musical instruments (vol II) 1800-1950 (2013)
Baroque, romanticism, 20th century
Diverse uitvoerders, Paul Dombrecht, Diverse componisten, Octophoros, Jos van Immerseel, Ricercar Consort, Anima Eterna Brugge
English royal funeral musicEnglish royal funeral music (2013)
Vox Luminis, Henry Purcell, Lionel Meunier, James Paisible, Thomas Tollet, Les Trompettes des plaisirs, Thomas Morley, Lingua Franca (...)
Zelenka, J.S. Bach - LamentationesZelenka, J.S. Bach - Lamentationes (2012)
Il Gardellino, Marcel Ponseele, Johann Sebastian Bach, Jan Dismas Zelenka, Damien Guillon, Marcus Ullmann, Lieven Termont, Annelies Brants (...)
The submissionThe submission (2011)
Baroque, classicism
Jacques Loeillet, Jan Devlieger, John Loeillet, Les Goûts-Authentiques, Jean-Baptiste Loeillet de Gand
A guide to period instrumentsA guide to period instruments (2010)
Baroque, romanticism, early music
Diverse uitvoerders
BritanniaBritannia (2008)
20th century
Arco Baleno, John Rutter, Frank Bridge, Howard Blake, Gordon Jacob, Allan Stephenson
Carnaval des AnimauxCarnaval des Animaux (2003)
21st century / contemporary, 20th century
Peter Verhoyen, Arco Baleno, Frits Celis, Yves Bondue, Petra Vermote, Jan Huylebroeck, Marc Matthys, Boudewijn Buckinx (...)
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 (...)
SublimationSublimation (1996)
20th century
Ex Tempore, Serge Minten, Florian Heyerick