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The Sanctus from the Missa Caput by Johannes Ockeghem (ca. 1410-1497). Live impression of the @missam concert of 20 January 2019 by Currende o.l.v. Erik Van Nevel in the Saint Peter's Church in Leuven. What a wonderful music! So old and so contemporary!

Upcoming concerts

Lacrimis Dolorem
Saturday, 30 March 2019 - 20:00 u.
Centrumkerk, Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife
'We burgundians' with Bart Van Loo
Saturday, 06 April 2019 - 20:00 u.
Sint-Janskerk, Mechelen
Music for the service of Holy Thursday
Thursday, 18 April 2019 - 21:00 u.
Kathedraal, Brussel
Clemens' Requiem (Clemens non Papa)
Friday, 19 April 2019 - 20:00 u.
Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk, Brugge
Music for choir and large organ
Saturday, 20 April 2019 - 20:00 u.
Kathedraal, Brussel
De Rore Festival: De Rore vs. Lassus
Sunday, 28 April 2019 - 18:00 u.
Sint-Martinuskerk, Ronse
Nicolas Gombert - Missa tempore Paschali
Sunday, 19 May 2019 - 10:00 u.
Sint-Pieterskerk, Leuven

blancquaertL 100x140"Last summer I made a performance with Currende, the choir conducted by Erik Van Nevel, in the context of the commemoration of the Great War, which was so good, what a group of voices can do with feelings and a story is magical."
Lieve Blancquaert, photographer, in Knack Focus

Currende in the Holy Week

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During the Holy Week, Currende can be listened to for three consecutive days. Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 April in Brussels, Friday 19 April in Bruges.

White Thursday - 18 April at 6 pm
St. Michael and Ste-Gudule Cathedral, Brussels.
Music for vocal consort and organ by, among others, Orlandus Lassus and Charles Joseph Van Helmont.

Good Friday, April 19 at 7 pm.
Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk Bruges.
Clemen's Requiem.
Music by Clemens non Papa and Nicolas Gombert. Orchestration: 6 singers, renaissance violin and 3 violas da gamba.

Easter vigil on April 20 at 9 pm
St. Michael and Ste-Gudule Cathedral, Brussels.
Impressive service with lots of music for choir and organ. From sung monody in silent darkness to magisterial choral work in a fully illuminated cathedral.

De Rore Festival Ronse

Cypriaan De Rore

Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 6 pm
in the St. Martin's Church in Ronse

"The Rore vs. Lassus - a dissection"

Curator Erik Van Nevel conducts Currende in an exclusive concert, with Bart Jacobs on organ and Ben Van Nespen on harpsichord.
Orlandus Lassus has based many of his compositions on De Rore's work. Lassus especially inspired the madrigals of De Rore. In the concert both composers are placed opposite each other and very precisely with those works that Lassus has used as a model.

All information about the De Rore Festival can be found on ronse.be

 

Latest CD

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Cipriano de Rore: Le Vergine

The poetry of Francesco Petrarca has inspired many artists through the ages. His sonets and stanzes are so musical and speak very intensely to the imagination. His muse Laura, who in a certain sense has always remained an unattainable love and for which he spent almost all his life in literary ecstasy, has been a constant inspiration to him.

 

 

More about this new Currende CD

 

Would you like to organize a concert with Currende? Feel free to contact us by telephone at +32 [0] 476 509531 or via the contact form on this site. Currende has a very large repertoire that runs from the late Middle Ages on Franco-Flemish polyphonists up to and including the high baroque. We will gladly provide you with an appropriate program proposal.

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Sanctus from the Missa 'Ich segge â dieu' by Johannes de Fossa, during @missam of 9 December 2018 in the Sint-Pieterskerk in Leuven.

Read more about @Missam 2019

Download the flyer 2019 (in Dutch)

In its long existence, Currende brought more than 50 CDs onto the market, including real gems. Vous ou la Mort - Cantiones flamencas de amor cortés and el siglo XV is one of them. The sorrows of love are voiced by the most famous composers of the Renaissance. A 'must have' for every lover. View our CD pages for even more inspiration.

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Malfliet Arnout 05Aug2015"Polyphony or baroque, it's always a party at Eriks, I know nobody else who can translate things technically in such a way and then make music out of it again."
Arnout Malfliet, bass