Korneel Van Neste is a young, Belgian countertenor. He started his studies in Leuven at LUCA School of Arts campus Lemmens with Annelies van Gramberen, and then continued his Masters in (Early Music) singing at the Royal Conservatory The Hague with Rita Dams, Peter Kooij, Robin Blaze, Pascal Bertin and Michael Chance.
As a soloist he sang in oratoria from composers such as Pergolesi (Stabat Mater), Vivaldi (Stabat Mater), J.S. Bach ( St. John Passion) and Telemann (various cantates). He sang the role of Morphée in the opera ‘Atys’ by Lully led by Sébastien Marq.
Korneel Van Neste is very passionate about historical notation and polyphony and sings regularly with ensembles such as Currende (led by Erik Van Nevel), Diskantores (led by Niels Berentsen) and Vocem Flentium (led by Arnout Malfliet).
Since 2018 he’s a member of the ensemble Cappella Pratensis.