• Huelgas Ensemble

    Huelgas Ensemble

    Concerts - Recordings - Research
    Artistic director: Paul Van Nevel
  • Huelgas Ensemble

    Huelgas Ensemble

    Concerts - Recordings - Research
    Artistic director: Paul Van Nevel
  • Huelgas Ensemble

    Huelgas Ensemble

    Concerts - Recordings - Research
    Artistic director: Paul Van Nevel
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Upcoming concerts

20-08-2021
Josquin Desprez : a man for all seasons

Antwerp (BE), Amuz

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27-08-2021
In memoriam Josquin Desprez

Antwerp (BE), Amuz

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08-09-2021
Extreme harmonies

Wroclaw (PL), Collegiate of the Holy Cross and St Bartholomew

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09-09-2021
Extreme harmonies

Lower Silesia (PL)

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Latest CD

En Albion

Sony Music / Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

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News & announcements


!!! ATTENTION !!!  PENTECOST FESTIVAL 2021 postponed to 2022

The Huelgas Ensemble in Talant (Burgundy)
Artistic director : Paul Van Nevel 

It is difficult for us to announce, but circumstances beyond our control have forced us to postpone Talant's Huelgas Pentecost Festival 2021 until the Whitsun weekend of 2022.

So, kindly make a note of the new dates for the Pentecost Festival 2022 :
Friday 3 June - Saturday 4 June - Sunday 5 June 2022
It will be an unprecedented festival, with recently discovered repertoire and a number of surprises, as befits the Talant Festival!  

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Three explorations into unknown territory
Director : Paul Van Nevel

The Huelgas Ensemble organizes three weekends in which unknown repertoire is rehearsed under the direction of Paul Van Nevel.  The target group is professional, semi-professional and amateur singers, who have some experience of singing polyphony and who can read well. The main objective is to study a polyphonic composition, an exciting exploration into previously unknown territory!  

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A new book by Paul Van Nevel:
Het landschap van de polyfonisten - The world of the Franco-Flemish School (1400-1600)

Why did the polyphonists all come from the same region of southwest Belgium and northern France? And and what was the influence of this region on their music? A unique analysis of the environment - the ‘cultural landscape’ - of the 15th and 16th-century musician. The book includes a CD and no fewer than 168 beautiful photographs.

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Paul Van Nevel wins the fifth Luc Verbekeprijs

The fifth Luc Verbekeprijs 2019, awarded by the Committee for French Flanders (KFV), has been awarded to Paul Van Nevel for his book ‘The landscape of the polyphonists’ published by Lannoo-Tielt.

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Programme proposals

A Prospectus for the new season

Brochure Huelgas

Download proposals

Recent Awards

OPUS Klassik Preis Oper 17./18. Jahrhundert

CD "Francesca Caccini : La Liberazione di Ruggiero dall'isola d'Alcina"

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Preis der Deutschen Schalplattenkritik

CD "The Mirror of Claudio Monteverdi"

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Choc de Classica

CD "The Mirror of Claudio Monteverdi"

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Recent reviews

CD opname | En Albion
“(...) Jetzt widmet sich der Belgier, er ist auch ein profunder Kenner von Zigarren und Fado, dem aus der EU ausgeschiedenen Großbritannien. Das überwältigende Album ‘En Albion’ (Deutsche Harmonia Mundi) bietet dreizehn Stücke aus dem 14. Jahrhundert, als England auch musikalisch sehr eigenständig war ...

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CD opname | The Magic of Polyphony
"(...) Auf dem Drei-CD-Album "The Magic of Polyphony" (deutsche harmonia mundi) hat er seine Lieblingsstücke aus der Renaissance in Live-Aufnahmen versammelt - mit einem Ausflug zu Anton Bruckner. Stücke von ihm finden sich zwischen Raritäten (Fray José Vaquedano!) und Klassikern wie Cipriano de Rore, Orlando di Lasso ...

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Klassiek - De keuze van Sofie Taes
"Fenomenale liveopname van een recentelijk herontdekt requiem uit de renaissance.  Een must voor polyfoniefanaten, de ideale instapper voor neofieten die het terrrein willen verkennen waar Van Nevel en de zijnen al 50 jaar heer en meester zijn." ...

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