The Belgian baritone, Lieven Termont, sang as a choirboy in Sint-Baafs Kathedraal (St. Bavo Cathedral) in Ghent. He studied singing and piano at the Lemmensinstituut in Leuven and obtained a diploma in singing and won a first prize in chamber music. He took lessons with Lieve Vanhaverbeke, Liane Jespers and Maarten Koningsberger.
Lieven Termont is a familiar face in the world of early music. He is the baritone of the renowned ensemble Capilla Flamenca. He was also part of the Huelgas Ensemble for concerts all over Europe and the USA. As a soloist he sang under the baton of Erik Van Nevel, Paul Dombrecht, Philippe Pierlot, Florian Heyerick, Jos van Immerseel, Kurt Bikkembergs, Laszlo Heltay, Paul Van Nevel, Patrick Peire, Yvan Meylemans and Marcel Ponseele. In 1996 he was selected for the Erna Spoorenberg Vocalist Presentation in the Netherlands.
Lieven Termont participated in new works by Rudi Tas and Kurt Bikkembergs. With the ensemble Il Gardellino he made a CD with cantatas by J.S. Bach. In addition his voice can be admired on about fifty CD’s. With pianist Geert Callaert he recorded songs by Peter Benoit in 2001 for radio Klara.
Lieven Termont teaches at the Conservatory of Leuven.