Monday, 14 August 2017 from 10 am to 6 pm
This one-day workshop will focus on renaissance and baroque music. Harpsichord accompaniment will be provided.
Applications for active and passive participation until 20 July to Domen Marinčič.
E firstname.lastname@example.org T +386 (0)1 432 42 58 M +386 (0)31 849 498
The fee is 40 EUR for active participants and 25 EUR for listeners.
Harry van der Kamp has appeared as a soloist and in ensembles on concert and opera stages from New York to Beijing with repertoire from 1300 to the present. He has worked with the leading specialists for baroque music Gustav Leonhardt and Nikolaus Harnoncourt and their followers. He has appeared in more than thirty operas by Peri, Monteverdi, Mozart but also in 20th-century works by Ezra Pound, Stephan Wolpe, Paul Hindemith, Claude Viviers, Alexander Knaifel and Rob Zuidam. He has sung in Requiems from Pierre de la Rue to Giuseppe Verdi and Lamentations from Tallis to Stravinsky. He has recorded some 120 CDs as a soloist and ensemble singer.
Van der Kamp is regarded one of the leading ensemble singers and directors in the world. He was one of the founder members of the renowned Cappella Amsterdam. After that he worked for the Netherlands Chamber Choir for twenty years as a singer and artistic adviser. He was a member of ensembles such as the Hilliard Ensemble, Les Arts Florissants, Cantus Cölln, Concerto Vocale, Weser Renaissance, Capella Ducale and Huelgas Ensemble. With his own Gesualdo Consort Amsterdam he has appeared in Europe and America with revolutionary works from the 16th to the 20th centuries. Their recordings of music by Gesualdo, Lacorcia in Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach won prizes such as Echo Klassik, Diapason d’Or, MIDI, Grammy and Edison Klassiek. They made the first complete recordings of music by Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck in 23 volumes and were awarded an Edison Klassiek award twice. As a conductor he has directed projects with Kapel van de Lage Landen, Cappella Amsterdam and the Netherlands Chamber Choir.
Harry van der Kamp received the Order of the Netherlands Lion from Queen Beatrix in 2010 and became an honorary citizen of Amsterdam in 2014. He has held a professorship at the Hochschule für Künste in Bremen and was a visiting professor at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. He is active in master classes and in juries.