Annelies Van Parys

Annelies Van Parys

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.


Productions with Annelies Van Parys

Production Function
Notwehr - (Current season)Composition
Diary of One Who Disappeared - (Current season)New composition
Prey - (Current season)Composition
Holle Haven - (Season 2021-2022)Cast, Composition, co-creation
Lost & Found - (Season 2021-2022)Composition
Diary of One Who Disappeared - (Season 2021-2022)New composition
Diary of One Who Disappeared - (Season 2020-2021)New composition
Private View - (Season 2020-2021)Composition
Usher - (Season 2020-2021)Composition
Holle Haven - (Season 2020-2021)Cast, Composition, co-creation
Usher - (Season 2019-2020)Composition
Diary of One Who Disappeared - (Season 2019-2020)New composition
Usher - (Season 2018-2019)Composition
Diary of One Who Disappeared - (Season 2018-2019)New composition
The Channel / Crossing Borders - (Season 2017-2018)Composition
And You Must Suffer - (Season 2017-2018)Composition
Diary of One Who Disappeared - (Season 2017-2018)New composition
And you must suffer - (Season 2016-2017)Composition
Private View - (Season 2016-2017)Composition
Diary of One Who Disappeared - (Season 2016-2017)New composition
The Channel / Crossing Borders - (Season 2016-2017)Composition
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