Teun Michiels

Teun Michiels

Tenore di Grazia (Rossini-tenor)

Specialized in Oratorio, from Bach to Britten
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2000Orff: Carmina BuranaTenor (Swan)
2000Bach J.S.: Johannespassion, BWV 245 (St John Passion)Evangelist
2000Bach J.S.: Johannespassion, BWV 245 (St John Passion)Tenor
2000Bach J.S.: Johannespassion, BWV 245 (St John Passion)Tenor
2000Bach J.S.: Matthäuspassion, BWV 244 (St. Matthew Passion)Tenor Solo
2000Mozart: RequiemTenor Solo
2000Bach J.S.: Magnificat, BWV 243, D majorTenor
2000Bach J.S.: H-moll MesseTenor Solo
2000Handel: MessiahTenor Solo
2000Bach C.P.E.: Magnificat, Wq. 215, H. 772Tenor Solo

Bio

Over the past few years, Teun Michiels has managed to successfully profile himself as a thoroughbred oratorio tenor. His colourful Tenore di grazia voice gracefully sculpts every musical part with the utmost respect for authentic performance practice. Aside from the large-scale oratorio repertoire such as Bach&rsquos Passions and Händel’s Messiah, Teun’s portfolio also includes works by Telemann, Mozart, Rossini, Berlioz, Gounod and Britten. He has collaborated with a variety of orchestras and ensembles such as l’Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, Die Bergische Symphoniker (Germany), Euterpe Baroque Consort, Aspetti Musicali, Kamerorkest Arc-en-ciel, het Mechels Kamerorkest, Piacevole, Choeur Symphonique de Liège, Schola Cantorum Cantate Domino and The Royal Choir Society Mastreechter Staar. After obtaining his Bachelor’s degree from the Liège Conservatoire and his Master of Music from the Maastricht Conservatoire, Teun continued his musical education with Bart De Kegel as vocal coach. Teaching Surrounded since childhood by a family of teachers, education has always been a mainstay in Teun’s life. He is addicted to lifting students up to a level higher than their own expectations. Since 2006 he is a voice teacher at the Academie voor Muziek, Woord en Dans of Heist-op-den-Berg. Both his academic and private teaching are of great importance to Teun and many of his students and alumni have found their way to the professional circuit. Jury Duties Teun is often asked to partake in juries for competitions, entrance and public exams and festivals (e.g. European Musicfestival for Young People, Belfius Classics, …). For Teun this discipline constitutes a vital part within the educational field. Carillon Teun has graduated with great distinction from the Royal Carillon School “Jef Denyn” in Mechelen (Belgium). He was appointed city carillonneur by the town of Diest in 2005. Today he is still the youngest musician to have been awarded this post in Belgium. Together with the City Council of Diest, Teun organizes the International Carillon Festival as artistic director, which celebrates its 9th anniversary this year. He has been invited all over the world (Scandinavia, Portugal, Spain, the Netherlands, France, USA, Russia …) to play carillon recitals. (01/2014)   Website (tenore): http://www.teunmichiels.be Website (vocal coach): http://www.voice.academy SoundCloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/teun-michiels/   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Repertoire M.A. Charpentier (1643-1704) Te Deum – H 146   A. Caldara (1670-1736) Missa Dolorosa in e   R. Keiser (1674-1739) Markuspassion (Evangelist/Tenor Soloist*)   A. Vivaldi (1678-1741) Magnificat – RV 610   J. Dismas Zelenka (1679-1745) De profundis in d, Psalm 130   G.P. Telemann (1681 – 1767) Solo-Cantata: Ich weiss, dass mein Erlöser lebt – BWV 160 Cantata: Gott, der Hoffning erfülle euch – BWV 218 Lukas Passion 1744 – TWV 5:29 (Evangelist)   F. Durante (1684-1755) Magnificat in B   J.S. Bach (1685-1750) Himmelfahrts-Oratorium* – BWV 11 Cantata: O ewiges feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe – BWV 34* Cantata: Ich elender Mensch, wer wird mich erlösen – BWV 48 Cantata: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland – BWV 61 Cantata: Bisher habt ihr nichts gebeten in meinem Namen – BWV 87 Cantata: Ich glaube, lieber Herr, hilf meinem Unglauben – BWV 109 Cantata: Ich liebe den Höchsten von ganzem Gemüte – BWV 174 Cantata: Lass, Fürstin, lass noch einen Strahl – BWV 198* Cantata: Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht – BWV 211* Cantata: Tönet, ihr Pauken! Erschallet, Trompeten! – BWV 214* Magnificat – BWV 243 Matteuspassion – BWV 244 (*Tenor Soloist) Johannespassion – BWV 245 (*Evangelist/Tenor Soloist) Weihnachtsoratorium – BWV 248 (**Evangelist/**Tenor Soloist) Osteroratorium – BWV 249   G.F. Händel (1685-1759) Messiah – HWV 56 Judas Maccabaeus** – HWV 63 Solomon* – HWV 67 Dixit Dominus – HWV 232   C.P.E. Bach (1714-1788) Magnificat* – Wq 215   J. Haydn (1732-1809) Die sieben letzten Worte – Hob. XX:2 Die Schöpfung* – Hob. XXI:2 Die Jahreszeiten** – Hob. XXI:3 Missa in Tempore Belli* – Hob. XXII:9   W.A. Mozart (1756-1791) Litaniae Laurentanae B.M.V. – KV 109 (74e) Missa in C (Krönungsmesse) – KV 317 Concertaria: Per pietà, non ricercate – KV 420 Davide Penitente* – KV 469 Requiem – KV 626   J.N. Hummel (1778-1837)   Missa Solemnis in C   F.J. Fétis (1784-1871) Messe de Requiem   G. Rossini (1792-1868) Stabat Mater** Petit Messe Solennelle°   F. Schubert (1797-1828) Magnificat – D 486 Stabat Mater – D 383   H. Berlioz (1803-1869) Grand Messe des Morts (Requiem)* – Op. 5 Te Deum* – Op. 22   F. Mendelssohn (1809-1847) Elias* – Op. 70   Ch. Gounod (1818-1893) Messe solennelle de Sainte-Cécile*   H. von Herzogenberg (1843-1900) Die Geburt Christi   J. Wagenaer (1862 – 1941) Cantata: De Schipbreuk – Op. 8a   R. Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) On Wenlock Edge°   O. Respighi (1879-1936) Laud to the Nativity   C. Orff (1895-1982) Carmina Burana   M. Tippett (1905-1998) A Child of Our Time   B. Britten (1913-1976) A Ceremony of Carols – Op. 28 Saint Nicolas Cantata** – Op. 42 Canticle III: Still falls the rain° – Op. 55   F. Mortelmans (1926) Requiem (Creation)   S. Van Steenberge (1974) Basilica Te Deum (Creation)   ***   All parts of the list above have been performed with orchestra, except for those marked with:    ° performed with the original accompaignment;    * full studied parts;    ** in preparation.   (05/2014)  
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Orff: Carmina Burana Tenor (Swan) De Singel, International Art Center, Z 2000
Bach J.S.: Johannespassion, BWV 245 (St John Passion) Evangelist 2000
Bach J.S.: Johannespassion, BWV 245 (St John Passion) Tenor 2000
Bach J.S.: Johannespassion, BWV 245 (St John Passion) Tenor 2000
Bach J.S.: Matthäuspassion, BWV 244 (St. Matthew Passion) Tenor Solo 2000