Yves Bondue

(b. 1966, Ypres).

Belgian composer of mostly chamber, vocal and piano works that have been performed in Europe; he is also active as a playwright.

Mr. Bondue is self-taught as a composer.

Among his honours is the award of national artistic promotion from SABAM (2001).

As a playwright, he has worked as an actor, composer, musician, and writer with his own production company Cie. de OorSprong since 1998, creating new compositions, music-theatre works and plays, as well as the experimental project of improvised music Ears in Heaven.

His primary publishers are Golden River Music and Lantro Music.


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Leonie van den Dyck (incidental music), 3 male voices, sitar, double bass, piano, toys, objects, 1993

Irish Whiskey (theatre-soundscape), hurdy-gurdy, violin, prepared piano, percussion, 1994

Nueva Germania (incidental music), 8 voices, piano, 1995

Black Cat and POEtry (theatre-soundscape), dizi (transverse flute from China), konghou (harp from China), violin, prepared piano, synthesizer, percussion, 1997

De Hutkoffer (music-theatre work for children), 1997

Masques Ostendaises (incidental music), male voice, violin, piano, accordion, 1998

Gemeenschap (opera, libretto by Wim Dewulf, after Franz Kafka), 1998


Bedreigde stad, 2 speakers, percussion, string orchestra, 1994

Suite Normande, clarinet, guitar, violin, large orchestra, 2001

Caleidophones, violin, large orchestra, 2001

Truc de cirque, symphonic band, 2003


Tch'i, flute, piano, 1991

Oktober variaties, violin, piano, 1991

Isolectio, flute, violin, viola, cello, 1994

Tussen stof 2 en oud hout, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, 1994

Klokhuis, soprano recorder (+ tenor recorder), marimba, 1994

Vier Ruïnes, violin, cello, piano, 1995

Toy Story, flute, 1997

Speel goed!, flute, 1997

REM (Rapid Ear Movements), violin, cello, piano, 1997

Parabolus in Musica, bass clarinet, 2 accordions, 1998

Licht, string quartet, 1993–99

Magma, violin, cello, piano, 1999

Trisagion, clarinet/trumpet, piano, 1999

Kameleon, flute, clarinet, 2 pianos, xylophone, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass, 2001

Zabava, E-flat clarinet, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2002


Geronimo in het verband (cantata), mixed chorus, piano, 1996


Cinq Chansons (text by Maurice Maeterlinck), soprano, clarinet, piano, 1994

Serenum Erit (text by Guido Gezelle), soprano, clarinet (+ bass clarinet), piano, 1998

Zolang de zon zingt, 2 altos, clarinet, guitar, violin, piano, 2000–01

Boink Kadul, voice, guitar, fixed media, 2001


Bärenfang I, 1989

Bärenfang II, 1990

Zeven Haïkus, 1990

Vijf Haïkus, 1994

Habanera, 1994

Clusters, 1999

Étude, 2003


Fatum Organa, 2000


Isolectio. Arco Baleno (Radio 3: R397001, 1996)

Parabolus in Musica. Arcus Trio (Mupro: AC981107 L1, 1998)

Serenum Erit. Lotustrio (Phaedra, 1999)

Tussen Stof 2 en oud hout; Trisagion. Ebony Klarinettenkwartet (Mupro: AM010915 L1, 2001)

Zolang de zon zingt. To Milo; Trio Scarbo (Sjanteboetiek: 2311, 2001)

Boink Kadul. (Golden River Music, 2001)

Kameleon. Arco Baleno (2002)