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Steven Prengels is a Belgian composer and artist. He studied at the Lemmens Institute, the University of Leuven, the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp and the Conservatory of Amsterdam. At the latter two he studied composition with Wim Henderickx. 

He works mostly for theatre, dance and opera. In recent years he collaborated with national and international artists as Alain Platel, Frank Van Laecke, Johan Simons and Arno Synaeve; and companies as les ballets C de la B,  NTGent, Opera Ballet Vlaanderen, Symfonieorkest Vlaanderen, Ruhr Triennale, Teatro Real Madrid and Münchner Kammerspiele.

For coming years, collaborations are planned with les ballets C de la B, Opera Ballet Vlaanderen, the Manchester Festival, Athens Epidaurus Festival, Bochum Schauspielhaus and Leipzig Schauspielhaus.

He divides his time between composing and working as a visual artist. 

Steven Prengels is professor of composition at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp.

(m u s i c ) t h e a t r e

Life and Fate, 2023

Mein Gent, 2022

Daidalos, 2020

C(H)ŒURS 2020 (postponed to 2022)

Berg, 2018

Menuet, 2018

nicht schlafen, 2016

Accattone, 2015

En Avant, Marche!, 2015

tauberbach, 2014

C(H)ŒURS, 2012

Gardenia, 2010

Exhibition, sept tableaux de/sur/pour 'La mariée mise à nu par ses célibataires, même' de Marcel Duchamp, 2009

f i l m

a day in the life, 2020

Quartett, 2020

Imaginary Concerts N°1-10, 2020

v i s u a l

In a landscape, DASfest (exposition), 2021

The Eye of the Beholder (exposition), 2019

Septemberfestival, De School van Gaasbeek (exposition), 2018

Exhibition (exposition), 2014






m u s i c

The Glass Bead Game, 2018

The World of Yesterday and Tomorrow, 2017

La dramaturgie d'une passion, 2015

Sisyphe, 2012

Wagner in Bayreuth, 2012

Morgenröte, 2010

Contrapunctus per augmentationem et diminutionem, 2008

Konstellation, 2008

Schäume, 2008

Le Reveil Tam-Tam, 2004