Peter Van Heyghen

musical direction, recorder

born in Bruges
studied at Royal Conservatory Ghent (recorder with Patrick Peire & Marcel Ketels and singing with Mireille Capelle) and at Schola Cantorum Basiliensis: cornetto with Bruce Dickey
recidency “Festival Star” at 2005 MA festival Bruges
plays on recorders made by Adrian Brown and Fumitaka Saito
favorite composers P.de la Rue, G.P.Telemann, J.Haydn, F.Mendelssohn,…
most underestimated composers R.Keiser, N.Jommelli, J.Mysliveček, F.I.Beck, and many, many others!
favorite concerthall Concertgebouw Amsterdam
favorite recordings
Gesualdo: Tenebrae with the Hilliard Ensemble
Purcell: Complete Ayres for the Theatre with The Parley of Instruments
Hasse: I Pellegrini al Sepolcro di Nostro Signore with Il Seminario Musicale
B.Streisand: the Broadway Album
favorite il gardellino-recording Fasch. Concertos
greatest festival Maastricht Musica Sacra
piece that needs to be discovered C.Monteverdi: L’Arianna (I guess I should start making plans with Zvi)
pieces I never played, but would love to
G.Paisiello: La Passione
J.Haydn: Die Schöpfung
F.Schubert: Mass no.5 in A flat major