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Castor et Pollux

Opéra de Dijon

"Le Pollux de Henk Neven nous ravit. La voix est pleine, ronde, bien timbrée, toujours intelligible."
Yvan Beuvard, Forumopera.com

"Le baryton-basse néerlandais Henk Neven incarne toute la noblesse et l’élégance qui conviennent à Pollux…"
Jean-Marc Piriou, bachtrack.com

"..le Pollux de Henk Neven a de la tenue et du sentiment, sinon le moelleux désirable."
Jean-Philippe Grosperrin, diapaison

" L’engagement des chanteurs se situe à la hauteur de l’enjeu : leur attention au texte et à la déclamation mérite tous les éloges. En Pollux, Henk Neven familier du rôle, ardent, vibrant (superbe „present des dieux” - )"
Michel Le Naour, concertclassic.com

"Pollux (Henk Neven) sait exprimer aussi bien la détermination que l’amour fraternel avec une égale vigueur, et il a dans cette version un rôle primordial"
Joelle Farenc, resmusica.com

Reviews for Wigmore Hall recitals

“He’s an engaging presence on the podium, with a firm, resonant baritone.”
Neil Fisher, Times, April 2014

"Thus Neven made "Ganymed" burst with life and found a perfect stillness in the two Wandrers Nachtlieder…”
Mark Valencia, The Arts Desk, May 2014

more reviews on the press page >

Ein deutsches Requiem

BBC Proms / Royal Albert Hall, London

"...Neven wonderfully conveyed both the fears and hopes which define human mortality..."
Opera Today, 19 August 2013

"...there were striking contributions, too, from the baritone soloist Henk Neven, intimately sung and marvellously clear with the text"
The Guardian, 18 August 2013

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"Every so often a golden-voiced (or is it bronze?, I’m never sure) baritone comes along, one with intelligent musicianship, an ease with language (both his own and non-native), and good sense about repertoire choices. Henk Neven, a 30-something Dutch singer of recitals, oratorios, and opera, exemplifies all of those things, and he and his pianist partner, Hans Eijsackers, have put together a very fine program. "
ClassicsToday.com, 2013

"Rarely do you hear a baritone who sings with such subtlety in shading of dynamic and tone as the Dutch baritone Henk Neven."
"Altogether a most memorable song record."
Gramophone, February 2013

"An adventurous program and a cd to cherish."
Telegraaf, January 2013

"Here is a singer at the top of his game."
Trouw, November 2012

"His strength lies in the intimate beauty of his voice"
NRC Handelsblad, 2012


24classics provides a new way to discover classical music online. 24classics.com consists of 24 playlists carefully curated by prominent musicians, reviewers and music programmers in the Dutch classical music scene. Each playlist is centred around a particular genre, instrument or mood.
Henk Neven is the featured artist for the 'song' genre.










The Sea
Songs by Fauré, Schubert & Debussy
with Hans Eijsackers, piano

Onyx Classics


Beau soir

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> 22- 24 MAY 2015

Schubert Stichting
De Doelen, Rotterdam

> 24 MAY 2015

with Hans Eijsackers (piano)
Schubert Winterreise
Schubert Stichting
De Doelen, Rotterdam

> 29 MAY 2015

with Imogen Cooper(piano)
repertoire by Schumann (Heine), Mendelssohn, Mahler
Wigmore Hall, London

> 03 JUNE 2015

Purcell Dido and Aeneas
role: Aeneas
Le Poème Harmonique
Accentus,Choristes de l'Opéra de Rouen
Vincent Dumestre, conductor
Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels