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Teunis van der Zwart (Horn, Conductpr)

Born: April 13, 1964 - Katwijk, the Netherlands

The Dutch horn player and conductor, Teunis van der Zwart, was a prize-winner at the Bad Harzburg Natural Horn Competition 1989. He then decided to become a worldwide ambassador for the natural horn. He is a renowned specialist for his instrument, both as a soloist, chamber music player, and teacher. Since 2008 he is increasingly active as conductor of orchestras and choirs.

As a horn player Teunis van der Zwart made numerous recordings and concert-tours with outstanding ensembles for early music, like the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Orchestre des Champs-Elysées, Windsextet Nachtmusique, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Bach Collegium Japan, Collegium Vocale Gent. For fifteen years van der Zwart was the principal hornplayer of the Freiburger Barockorchester, a position he still has with the Orchestra of the 18th Century. With both these orchestras he regularly performed as a soloist ann made CD-recordings of Mozart's hornconcertos for Harmonia Mundi France and Glossa.

With the Japanese Orchestra Libera Classica and Hidemi Suzuki, Teunis van der Zwart made a CD-recording of Joseph Haydn's hornconcerto for TDK. In 2008 a CD-recording of Johannes Brahms' Horn Trio with Isabelle Faust, violin, and Alexander Melnikov, piano, came out on Harmonia Mundi France, and in december 2007 he recorded the Ries’ Double Concerto for two horns with the Kölner Akademie, conducted by Michael Alexander Willenss. With both the Orchestra of the 18th Century and the Nederlandse Bachvereniging he recorded the Quoniam of J.S. Bach's Mass in B minor (BWV 232). As a soloist he worked with such conductors as Frans Brüggen, Philippe Herreweghe, Hidemi Suzuki and René Jacobs.

As a chamber music player, soloist, teacher and lecturer, Teunis van der Zwart appeared in numerous concert-series and festivals throughout Europe, the USA, Australia and Japan. He teaches both at the Conservatory of Amsterdam and the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. At both conservatories he is a regular conductor of the baroque orchestras. He is the founder and musical leader of the Sinuet Chamber Orchestra.


Source: Teunis van der Zwart Website; Dutch Wikipedia Website (July 2011)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (January 2014)

Teunis van der Zwart: Short Biography | Recordings of Vocal Works

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Conductor

As

Works

Pieter Jan Belder

Horn

Menmber of Musica Amphion:
BWV 88, BWV 93, BWV 153, BWV 228

Frans Brüggen

Horn

BWV 232 [2nd, w/ Orchestra of the 18th Century]

Philippe Herreweghe

Horn

BWV 232 [3rd, w/ Collegium Vocale Gent]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Horn

Member of Netherlands Bach Collegium:
Cantatas Vol. 1: CD-2:
BWV 16, BWV 133
Cantatas Vol. 2: CD-1:
BWV 92, BWV 54, BWV 44; CD-2: BWV 111, BWV 159, BWV 165, BWV 22; CD-3: BWV 114, BWV 57, BWV 155; CD-4: BWV 98, BWV 188, BWV 23; CD-5: BWV 135, BWV 86, BWV 85, BWV 167
Cantatas Vol. 7: CD-1:
BWV 198, BWV 110; CD-2: BWV 73, BWV 125, BWV 157; CD-3: BWV 9, BWV 91, BWV 47; CD-4: BWV 152, BWV 121, BWV 166; CD-5: BWV 36, BWV 184, BWV 129
Cantatas Vol. 8: CD-1:
BWV 140, BWV 88, BWV 79; CD-2: BWV 194, BWV 176, BWV 89; CD-3: BWV 100, BWV 108, BWV 18; CD-4: BWV 40, BWV 84, BWV 30; CD-5: BWV 136, BWV 187, BWV 49
Cantatas Vol. 9: CD-1
BWV 195, BWV 1, BWV 63; CD-2: BWV 51, BWV 32, BWV 14; CD-3: BWV 109, BWV 58, BWV 162; CD-4: BWV 104, BWV 83, BWV 50, BWV 183; CD-5: BWV 5, BWV 38, BWV 20
Cantatas Vol. 10: CD-1:
BWV 146, BWV 28, BWV 48; CD-2: BWV 39, BWV 143, BWV 175, BWV 65; CD-3: BWV 180, BWV 197, BWV 52; CD-4: BWV 137, BWV 25, BWV 119, BWV 43; CD-5: BWV 75, BWV 59, BWV 21
Cantatas Vol. 11: CD-1:
BWV 101, BWV 127, BWV 95, BWV 124; CD-2: BWV 12, BWV 74, BWV 177; CD-3: BWV 71, BWV 76, BWV 10; CD-4: BWV 64, BWV 134, BWV 105; CD-5: BWV 4, BWV 158, BWV 131, BWV 70
Cantatas Vol. 12: CD-1:
BWV 147, BWV 181, BWV 66; CD-2: BWV 148, BWV 174, BWV 112, BWV 68; CD-3: BWV 77, BWV 24, BWV 126, BWV 67; CD-4: BWV 34, BWV 31, BWV 19; CD-5: BWV 41, BWV 29, BWV 120

Jos van Veldhoven

Horn

BWV 232 [2nd, w/ Nederlandse Bachvereniging]

Recordings of Bach’s Instrumental Works

Conductor

As

Works

Pieter-Jan Belder

Horn

Brandenburg Concerto Nos 1 BWV 1046 [w/ Musica Amphion]

Gottfried von der Goltz

 

DVD”J Brandenburg Concerto Nos 1 BWV 1046 [w/ Freiburger Barockorchester]

Masaaki Suzuki

 

Brandenburg Concerto Nos 1 BWV 1046 [w/ Bach Collegium Japan]

Links to other Sites

Teunis van der Zwart (Official Website) [Dutch/English]

Teunis van der Zwart (Wikipedia) [Dutch]

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