Label: Onyx Classics
Henk Neven, baritone; Hans Eijackers, piano
Carl Loewe (1796-1869)
Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Gramophone Awards Finalist 2011- - Solo Vocal Recording
In May 2008, Henk Neven won the Fortis MeesPierson Award. The jury declared: "Neven has the potential to grow into a sensational artist"
o Henk Neven studied with Maarten Koningsberger and Margreet Honig at the Conservatory of Amsterdam where he graduated cum laude in 2003. In 2002 he received a diploma cum laude from the New Opera Academy. He followed masterclasses with Graham Johnson, Graham Clark, Rudolf Jansen, Hartmut Höll, Jard van Nes and Robert Holl.
He was awarded a Borletti-Buitoni Fellowship in 2009, and is a BBC New Generation Artist 2009-2011.
o Henk Neven has performed at the BBC Proms and at the Wigmore Hall. He also has a busy career in the opera houses of Europe, including Leporello in Don Giovanni in De Doelen Rotterdam, Patrocle in Iphigénie en Tauride by Gluck at La Monnaie in Brussels, Ottokar in Der Freischütz in Theater an der Wien, Mercutio in Roméo et Juliette at De Nederlandse Opera and Gralritter in Parsifal in Het Concertgebouw Amsterdam.
o As a recitalist he will appear with Hans Eijsackers in de 'Vocale Serie' of Het Concertgebouw, La Monnaie Brussels and de Beurs van Berlage Amsterdam.