Annelies Van Parys (°1975) studied composition with Luc Brewaeys at the Royal Conservatory Ghent. In 2011 she received the prestigious Laureateship from the Royal Flemish Academy for Arts and Sciences of Belgium. Since 2014 she is also a member of this Royal Academy.
The work of Annelies Van Parys has been performed by renowned Belgian ensembles (Ictus, Nadar, Spectra, Oxalys, …) and ensembles abroad (SMCQ Montreal, Cantus Zagreb, NYNME New York, Recherche Freiburg …). Her music has been conducted by Otto Tausk, Sian Edwards, James Wood and Arturo Tamayo, … Her Second Symphony featured in the opening concert of the ISCM World Music Days 2012.
Since 2007 Annelies Van Parys is a House Artist of Muziektheater Transparant. The production RUHE (Collegium Vocale Ghent) received more than 100 performances worldwide. Muziektheater Transparant also produced Index of Memories (VocaalLAB Nederland), An Oresteia (Asko|Schönberg) and her chamber music arrangement of Debussy’s Pelléas et Mélisande (Oxalys).
In 2014 she composed her first opera Private View in commission of Muziektheater Transparant. This opera was awarded with the first FEDORA - Rolf Liebermann Prize for Opera 2014 and was one of the 14 winners of Music Theatre Now 2015, an international competition organized by the International Theatre Institute. Annelies Van Parys won for Private View as well the SABAM AWARD 2015 in the category contemporary classical music.
Her compositions has performed at major festivals and venues all over the world and she is frequently asked as a jury member for international composition competitions.
Annelies Van Parys teaches at the Royal Conservatory Brussels and is ‘Honorary Ambassador’ for the Royal Conservatory Ghent.
|Private View - (Season 2015-2016)||Composition|
|And you must suffer - (Season 2015-2016)||Composition|
|Private View - (Season 2014-2015)||Composition|
|Pelleas et Melisande - (Season 2011-2012)||Musical adaptation|
|An Oresteia - (Season 2010-2011)||Composition|
|An Index of Memories - (Season 2009-2010)||Composition|
|RUHE - (Season 2006-2007)||Composition|
|And you must suffer - (Current season)||Composition|
|Private View - (Current season)||Composition|
|Diary of One Who Disappeared - (Current season)||New composition|
|The Channel / Crossing Borders - (Current season)||Composition|