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Greta de Reyghere (Soprano)

Born: Malines, Belgium

The Belgian soprano, Greta De Reyghere, began her musical studies with her mother, herself a professional singer. At the same time, she undertook studies of the German language, and practiced the two disciplines, the music and teaching, before choosing the song definitively. She won first prizes at the Conservatory of Mons for singing and the Conservatory of Brussels for the art song. She obtained higher diplomas in concert singing, opera singing and art song at the Conservatory of Brussels. She improved her singing by studies with Alfred Deller and Erik Werba.

Greta De Reyghere's career led her to appear in the major European countries and to Canada, and at the major international festivals, where she sang with the most famous the baroques ensembles, such as La Petite Bande, La Chapelle Royale, The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Ricercar Consort, ů under the direction of de Gustav Leonhardt, Sigiswald Kuyken, Philippe Herreweghe, Ton Koopman, ... She also sang under the direction of Pierre Bartholomée, Pierre Cao, Robert King, Laszlo Heltay... She appeared in recitals of Lieder with Guy Penson, Jean-Claude Van den Eynden and Luc Devos.

Greta De Reyghere's discography includes about fifty recordings, from the music of the Baroque to the music of the 20th century. Currently she teaches at the Royal Conservatory of Liège.

Source: Collegium Instrumentale Brugense & Capella Brugensis Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (August 2001)
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Aryeh Oron (August 2001)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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As

Works

Paul Dombrecht

Soprano

BWV 245

Philippe Herreweghe

Soprano

BWV 225-230 [1st]

Sigiswald Kuijken

Soprano

BWV 21, BWV 225-230, BWV 243

Patrick Peire

Soprano

BWV 233-236

Ricercar Consort

Soprano

BWV 4, BWV 38, BWV 106, BWV 131, BWV 152, BWV 182, BWV 202

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