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CODARTS ROTTERDAM

As of September 2016, Henk will join the Codarts Rotterdam classical music voice faculty.

Henk: "I am very happy that I can be a part of the singing team at Codarts. Codarts and Rotterdam breathe the right atmosphere for me, one of energy and progress, based on tradition. I am motivated to share my experience. Together with colleagues from the department of classical singing I look forward to preparing younger singers for the future. I think there could be new generation of singers trained in Rotterdam with a sound technical basis and a broad artistic perspective."

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REVIEWS
Le nozze di Figaro
Mozart

Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century

"The natural elegance of his full and round baritone alluringly rendered the Count’s aristocratic poise.  His subtle use of colours and agile body language disclosed perfectly the character’s ill-concealed inner rage, without ever falling into caricature."
- Bachtrack, October 2015
"Henk Neven was with his imposing baritone a "Henk Neven was with his imposing baritone a both stately and erotically charged Count Almaviva."
- Opusklassiek, October 2015


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REVIEWS
Don Giovanni
Mozart

Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra

"Neven’s baritone, was beautiful, well-balanced, flexible, and nuanced."
- Opernwelt, May 2015

"Henk Neven's attractive tone... carried Don Giovanni's lines confidently and stylishly."
Opera, July 2015

"Henk Neven in character as Don Giovanni had a consistently great and dramatic nerve. A magnificent voice that changed as often as he changed his strategy to conquer women.”
- Bergens Tidende





REVIEWS
Castor et Pollux
Rameau

Opéra de Dijon


"Le Pollux de Henk Neven nous ravit. La voix est pleine, ronde, bien timbrée, toujours intelligible."
Yvan Beuvard, Forumopera.com

"Le baryton-basse néerlandais Henk Neven incarne toute la noblesse et l’élégance qui conviennent à Pollux…"
Jean-Marc Piriou, bachtrack.com

"..le Pollux de Henk Neven a de la tenue et du sentiment, sinon le moelleux désirable."
Jean-Philippe Grosperrin, diapaison

" L’engagement des chanteurs se situe à la hauteur de l’enjeu : leur attention au texte et à la déclamation mérite tous les éloges. En Pollux, Henk Neven familier du rôle, ardent, vibrant (superbe „present des dieux” - )"
Michel Le Naour, concertclassic.com

"Pollux (Henk Neven) sait exprimer aussi bien la détermination que l’amour fraternel avec une égale vigueur, et il a dans cette version un rôle primordial"
Joelle Farenc, resmusica.com



Reviews for Wigmore Hall recitals

“He’s an engaging presence on the podium, with a firm, resonant baritone.”
Neil Fisher, Times, April 2014

"Thus Neven made "Ganymed" burst with life and found a perfect stillness in the two Wandrers Nachtlieder…”
Mark Valencia, The Arts Desk, May 2014

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Rêves d'Espagne!
Henk Neven - Hans Eijsackers
songs by Dørumsgaard, Ibert, Ravel, Shostakovich


Onyx Classics
ONYX 4132

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REVIEWS
"Neven and Eijsackers form a fascinating combination. ... Pure magic."
(4 out of 5 stars)
De Volkskrant, March 2016
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> 18 NOVEMBER 2016

OPERA
Mozart Don Giovanni
role: Don Giovanni
Grand Opera House, Belfast





> 19 NOVEMBER 2016

OPERA
Mozart Don Giovanni
role: Don Giovanni
Grand Opera House, Belfast





> 18 DECEMBER 2016

CONCERT
Bach Magnificat
Laurenskerk, Rotterdam





> 20 DECEMBER 2016

CONCERT
Bach Magnificat and repertoire by Howells, Britten
Laurenskerk, Rotterdam