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Don Giovanni

Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra

"Neven’s baritone, was beautiful, well-balanced, flexible, and nuanced."
- Opernwelt, May 2015

"Henk Neven's attractive tone... carried Don Giovanni's lines confidently and stylishly."
Opera, July 2015

"Henk Neven in character as Don Giovanni had a consistently great and dramatic nerve. A magnificent voice that changed as often as he changed his strategy to conquer women.”
- Bergens Tidende

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

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

Onyx Classics


Beau soir

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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

> 15 NOVEMBER 2015

Concert Schubertiade
Festival Vocallis 2015
Parkstad Limburg Theater Heerlen

> 20 & 21 NOVEMBER 2015

Best of Musical & Opera
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Hans Leenders, conductor

> 15 DECEMBER 2015

Händel Messiah
Holland Symfonie Orkest
Nederlandse Händelvereniging
Andrew Wise, conductor
Grote Kerk Naarden

> 21 DECEMBER 2015

Händel Messiah
Holland Symfonie Orkest
Nederlandse Händelvereniging
Andrew Wise, conductor
Het Concertgebouw, Amsterdam