Erik Van Nevel

Category:muzikant, dirigent, docent
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

Festival van Vlaanderen Vlaams-Brabant 2001 / KlaraFestival van Vlaanderen Vlaams-Brabant 2001 / Klara (2001)
early music
Huelgas ensemble, Currende, Alexander Agricola, Pierre De la Rue, Erik Van Nevel, Paul Van Nevel
Marenzio Luca - Cantiones SacraeMarenzio Luca - Cantiones Sacrae (2000)
early music
Currende, Erik Van Nevel, Luca Marenzio
Hassler Hans Leo - Auss tieffer nothHassler Hans Leo - Auss tieffer noth (2000)
early music
Currende, Erik Van Nevel
Music for Sir AnthonyMusic for Sir Anthony (2000)
Baroque, early music
Currende, Erik Van Nevel, Jacob Regnart, Philippus De Monte, Carolus Luython, Orlando Gibbons, William Byrd, Claudio Monteverdi (...)
Buxtehude Dietrich - Membra Jesu Nostri BuxWV 75Buxtehude Dietrich - Membra Jesu Nostri BuxWV 75 (1999)
Currende, Dietrich Buxtehude, Erik Van Nevel
Hassler Hans Leo - Feinslieb, du hast mich gfangenHassler Hans Leo - Feinslieb, du hast mich gfangen (1999)
early music
Currende, Erik Van Nevel
Music for Sir AnthonyMusic for Sir Anthony (1999)
Currende, Philippus De Monte, Jacob Regnart, Carolus Luython, Orlando Gibbons, William Byrd, Claudio Monteverdi, Peter Philips (...)
Johannes Le Febure - MotettenJohannes Le Febure - Motetten (1998)
Currende, Johannes Le Febure, Erik Van Nevel
Renaissance of the SpiritRenaissance of the Spirit (1998)
early music
Currende, I Fiamminghi, Orlandus Lassus, Guillaume Dufay, Estienne Dutertre, Jacobus Clemens Non Papa, Philippe Rogier, Adriaen Willaert (...)
Charles-Joseph van Helmont - Missa Sanctae GudilaeCharles-Joseph van Helmont - Missa Sanctae Gudilae (1997)
Currende, Charles-Joseph van Helmont, Pietro Antonio Fiocco, Petrus-Hercules Brehy, Erik Van Nevel

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)