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

Giaches De Wert - Musica ReligiosaGiaches De Wert - Musica Religiosa (1992)
early music
Currende, Concerto Palatino, Herman Stinders, Giaches De Wert, Erik Van Nevel
Heinrich Schütz - Cantiones Sacrae 1625Heinrich Schütz - Cantiones Sacrae 1625 (1991)
early music
Heinrich Schütz, Currende, Erik Van Nevel
Renaissance-polyfonie uit de NederlandenRenaissance-polyfonie uit de Nederlanden (1990)
early music
Currende, Philippus De Monte, Giaches De Wert, Orlandus Lassus, Erik Van Nevel
Giacomo Carissimi - oratoriaGiacomo Carissimi - oratoria (1990)
early music
Currende, Erik Van Nevel
Scarlatti Domenico  - João Rodrigues EstevesScarlatti Domenico - João Rodrigues Esteves (1990)
early music
Currende, Erik Van Nevel
Requiem (Wien & Salzburg)Requiem (Wien & Salzburg) (1990)
Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber, Johann Kaspar Kerll, Erik Van Nevel, Ricercar Consort, Capella Sancti Michaelis
Orlando Di Lasso - Patrocinium Musices 1573 - 1574Orlando Di Lasso - Patrocinium Musices 1573 - 1574 (1988)
early music
Erik Van Nevel, Orlandus Lassus, Katelijne Van Laethem, Jan Caals, Marius Van Altena, Josep Cabré, Currende, Concerto Palatino (...)

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)