Erik Van Nevel

Category:docent, muzikant, dirigent
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

Nicolaas Gombert en Het Hof van Keizer KarelNicolaas Gombert en Het Hof van Keizer Karel (1994)
early music
Capella Sancti Michaelis, Currende, Nicolas Gombert, Jacobus Clemens Non Papa, Thomas Crecquillon, Erik Van Nevel
Philippus de Monte en de HabsburgersPhilippus de Monte en de Habsburgers (1994)
early music
Currende, Capella Sancti Michaelis, Philippus De Monte, Jacobus Vaet, Alexander Utendal, Jacob Regnart, Arnold Von Bruck, Carolus Luython (...)
Antwerps LiedboekAntwerps Liedboek (1993)
Traditional folk, early music
Het Paul Rans Ensemble, Paul Rans, Philippe Malfeyt, Piet Stryckers, Paul Van Loey, Erik Van Nevel, Wim Becu, Simen Van Mechelen (...)
Philippe Rogier en SpanjePhilippe Rogier en Spanje (1993)
early music
Currende, Philippe Rogier, Capella Sancti Michaelis, Mateo Romero, Gerard Van Turnhout, George de La Hèle, Pierre De Manchicourt, Erik Van Nevel (...)
Adriaan Willaert en ItaliëAdriaan Willaert en Italië (1993)
early music
Capella Sancti Michaelis, Adriaen Willaert, Currende, Cipriano De Rore, Giaches De Wert, Giovanni de Macque, Erik Van Nevel
Stefano Landi - La Morte d'OrfeoStefano Landi - La Morte d'Orfeo (1993)
Stephen Stubbs, Stefano Landi, Erik Van Nevel, Currende, Tragicomedia
Venetian Music For Double ChoirVenetian Music For Double Choir (1993)
early music
Currende, Wim Becu, Herman Stinders, Concerto Palatino, Erik Van Nevel
Lassus OrlandusLassus Orlandus (1993)
early music
Currende, Orlandus Lassus, Erik Van Nevel, Ivo De Vento, Johannes de Fossa, Balduin Hoyoul
Liederen en dansen uit VlaanderenLiederen en dansen uit Vlaanderen (1993)
early music
Currende, Pierre De la Rue, Capella Sancti Michaelis, Jacobus Clemens Non Papa, Heinrich Isaac, Tielman Susato, Jheronimus Venders, Ludovicus Episcopius (...)
Gloria FlandriaeGloria Flandriae (1993)
20th century, early music, classicism, romanticism
Currende, Concerto Palatino, Wim Becu, Herman Stinders, Collegium Instrumentale Brugense, Gaggini strijkkwartet, Symfonieorkest van de BRTN, ChampdAction (...)

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)