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Jan Zwerver (Counter-tenor, Choral Conductor)

Born: 1964 - Groningen, the Netherlanbs

The Dutch couner-tenor, singing teacher, conductor and composr, Jan Zwerver, graduated cum laude from the Prins Claus Conservatorium in Groningen. The reward:was a scholarship to study with the world-renowned counter-tenor Michael Chance.

During his studies, Jan Zwerver was asked for national and international ensembles, including Nederlandse Bachvereniging (Director: Jos van Veldhoven), Amsterdam Baroque & Choir (Director: Ton Koopman), The King’s Consort (Director: Robert King), Collegium Vocale Gent (Director: Philippe Herreweghe) and Holland Boys Choir (Director: Pieter Jan Leusink). Over the past 15 years, he has also developed as a composer, lyricist and arranger especially of light music. Since 2003, he is also active as a conductor. He directs several choirs and is also one of the composers of Aletta - de Musical.

Source: Jan Zwerver Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (November 2014)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (November 2014)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Conductor

As

Works

Philippe Herreweghe

Alto

Member of Collegium Vocale Gent:
C-10 (1996):
BWV 36, BWV 61, BWV 62

Pieter Jan Leusink

Boy Soprano

Member of Holland Boys Choir:
Cantatas Vol. 1: CD-1:
BWV 80, BWV 61; CD-2: BWV 16, BWV 133; CD-3: BWV 97, BWV 132, BWV 72; CD-4: CD-4: BWV 113, BWV 42; CD-5: BWV 33, BWV 56, BWV 37
Cantatas Vol. 3: CD-1: BWV 172, BWV 182, BWV 90; CD-2: BWV 106, BWV 199, BWV 161; CD-3: BWV 99, BWV 35, BWV 17; CD-4: BWV 123, BWV 87, BWV 173; CD-5: BWV 117, BWV 153, BWV 168
Cantatas Vol. 4: CD-1: BWV 130, BWV 138, BWV 81; CD-2: BWV 149, BWV 69, BWV 169; CD-3: BWV 45, BWV 150, BWV 122; CD-4: BWV 116, BWV 13, BWV 144; CD-5: BWV 102, BWV 7, BWV 196
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 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

Links to other Sites

Jan Zwerver (Official Website) [Dutch]

 


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