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Cécile Kempenaers (Soprano)

Born: Belgium

The Belgian soprano, Cécile Kempenaers, studied singing with Mireille Capelle at the Ghent Conservatory (KMC) in Belgium, and at the Brabant Conservatory in Tilburg (The Netherlands) she attended lessons

‘Vocal ensemble singing’ with Rebecca Stewart. Presently she is completing her studies with Margreet Honig (Amsterdam) and Ingrid Voermans (The Hague). Cécile Kempenaers specializes in Renaissance & Baroque musiv. For several years she has been singing with Collegium Vocale Gent directed by Philippe Herreweghe, in which she has also distinguished herself as a soloist - both in concerts and recordings, including Magnificat (BWV 243) by J.S. Bach, Musikalische Exequien and Schwanengesang by Heinrich Schütz, and many others. With Françoise Lasserre as conductor of Akademia (France), she recorded several works by H. Schütz. Cécile Kempenaers is also member of the Huelgas Ensemble as well as the ensemble Zefiro Torna.

Recordings: on the labels: Eufoda, Harmonia Mundi, ZigZag Territoires, Sony.


Source: Guide to Early Music and Baroque in Flanders Website
Contributed by
Teddy Kaufman (September 2006)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Works

Philippe Herreweghe

Soprano

BWV 245 [2nd]

Philippe Herreweghe

Soprano

Member of Collegium Vocale Gent:
C-14 (2002):
BWV 2, BWV 20, BWV 176
C-16 (2003):
BWV 12, BWV 38, BWV 75

Ton Koopman

Soprano

Member of Amsterdam Baroque Choir:
Cantatas Vol. 18: CD-1:
BWV 55; CD-2: BWV 187; CD3: BWV 36
Cantatas Vol. 20: CD-1:
BWV 120a, BWV 156; CD-2: BWV 149, BWV 29, BWV 192; CD-3: BWV 11, BWV 9
Cantatas Vol. 21: CD-1:
BWV 177; CD-2: BWV 140; CD-3: BWV 97, BWV 118
Cantatas Vol., 22: CD-1:
BWV 80, BWV 30; CD-2: W.F. Bach: Gaudete omnes populi, F103; CD-3: BWV 30a

Françoise Lasserre

Soprano

BWV 244 [Video]

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