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

Passietijd in PolyfoniePassietijd in Polyfonie (1997)
early music
Currende, Jacobus Clemens Non Papa, Giaches De Wert, Orlandus Lassus, Philippe Rogier, Thomas Crecquillon, Erik Van Nevel
Lassus Orlandus - Profane motettenLassus Orlandus - Profane motetten (1996)
early music
Currende, Orlandus Lassus, Concerto Palatino, Erik Van Nevel
Vous ou la mortVous ou la mort (1996)
early music
Jan Van Elsacker, Jan Caals, Katelijne Van Laethem, Erik Van Nevel, Guillemette Laurens, Currende, Josquin Desprez, Pierre De la Rue (...)
Gesualdo - HaydnGesualdo - Haydn (1996)
classicism, early music
Currende, Erik Van Nevel, I Fiamminghi, Rudolf Werthen
Frantisek TumaFrantisek Tuma (1995)
Currende, Erik Van Nevel
Guillaume Dufay en BourgondiëGuillaume Dufay en Bourgondië (1995)
early music
Capella Sancti Michaelis, Currende, Alexander Agricola, Gilles Binchois, Antoine Busnois, Guillaume Dufay, Erik Van Nevel
Josquin Des PrezJosquin Des Prez (1995)
early music
Currende, Josquin Desprez, Capella Sancti Michaelis, Erik Van Nevel
Ockeghem Johannes en FrankrijkOckeghem Johannes en Frankrijk (1995)
early music
Currende, Johannes Ockeghem, Erik Van Nevel, Capella Sancti Michaelis
Joan CererolsJoan Cererols (1994)
Erik Van Nevel, Joan Cererols, Currende, Herman Stinders
Isaac, Obrecht, De La RueIsaac, Obrecht, De La Rue (1994)
early music
Currende, Capella Sancti Michaelis, Jacob Obrecht, Heinrich Isaac, Pierre De la Rue, 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)