souloflight-singlecover2.jpg
LOCKDOWN/ART SONGS
A Soul of Light

Based on a saying by the Hindu philosopher and mystic Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902), the 7min song is featured in an Art Video evoking the suffering and hope of the Poor, the Hungry and the Homeless...

quarantunesBG2.jpg
LOCKDOWN/ART SONGS
Quarantunes

Art songs around poetry : Japanese Zen poetry (historic Koans, Tanka's and Haiku's), ancient Chinese poetry from the Book of Odes (Tang Dynasty), Hindu, Jewish, Biblical and American poetry, etc...

shutterstock_35809984small.jpg
VOICE/ART SONGS
Song of Zachary

One of our latest art songs, titled 'Blessed be the Lord', in honor and defense of all families who welcome and joyfully embrace a (first) child into their hearts !

DAK_Site_projects_bread_MainPic.jpg
SACRED/CANTATAS
Break your Bread

This cantata is a testimony to the poor, the rejected and the oppressed. It aims to evoke respectfully their lament, their despair and pain - their call for help amidst the world's triumphant laugh and scorn.

DAK_Site_projects_civilization_MainPic.j
VOICE/ART SONGS
Civilization

Honoring the lost lives, the memory and the legacy of the victims of slave trade routes and their descendants,
- a sad march in remembrance of all enslaved humans from past and present times...

EARTH_Planet.jpg
SYMPHONIC/POEMS
Earthscapes

New symphonic poems, centered around the marvelous and sublime places and ecosystems around our world....

liberame-singlepic_edited_edited.jpg
VOICE/ART SONGS
Christmas prisoner

Christmas poem for tenor & soprano voices, children choir and orchestra on the Latin 'Libera Me' and on a French poem text written by a prison inmate: 'Pascal' from Clairvaux Prison, France...

DAK_Site_projects_viacrucis2_MainPic.jpg
PROJECTS/ART SYNESTHESY
Langley's Via Crucis

Since centuries, the tragic unfolding of the Crucifixion and Death of Jesus-Christ has inspired and called upon the talent and the dedication of artists of all disciplines - most of all from great Painters...

DAK_Site_projects_incipit_MainBG.jpg
ORCHESTRAL/POETRY
Incipit

Various personal poetic musings on love, life , hope, despair and faith - recited with a newly  composed and dedicated orchestral backdrop

téléchargement-(1).jpg
ORCHESTRAL/MEMORIAL
March of the Forgotten

A modest contribution through Art to honor the memory of the innumerable victims of a vicious ideology of hatred, jealousy, lies and criminally violent politics 

shutterstock_43483390_edited.jpg
ORCHESTRAL/CHORALE
Ein Feste Burg

A meditation on Psalm 46 by Martin Luther, also known as the 'Battlehymn of the Reformation'. Treated here as a fugal variation on the revered chorale melody by M. Luther...

DAK_Site_projects_howlong_MainPic.jpg
PROJECTS/ORATORIOS
How long still?

This new oratorio is a musical contribution to worldwide efforts to preserve the splendor of God's work, and to support the rise of a new consciousness about our responsibility towards nature.

DAK_Site_projects_calame_MainPic.jpg
ORCHESTRAL/POETRY
Calame

Texts by the Belgo-Moroccan poet Mokhtar Es-Saïdi, recited and set on music by Dimitri Arnauts on a dedicated symphonic backdrop...

davidbw.jpg
VOICE/PSALMS
Lamentation

To support the relief effort after the catastrophic Beirut explosion, I've teamed up with l’Œuvre d’Orient to present you a new song and art video - whilst inviting you to donate to the urgent humanitarian needs...

enlaluz-sitepic_edited_edited.jpg
VOICE/ART SONGS
En la luz

The highly talented, up and coming soprano, Shelzie RAMOS sings a poem by Juan Antonio Corretjer, the great writer and poet from the Island of Puerto Rico.

DAK_Site_projects_michaelis_MainPic.jpg
SACRED/LITURGICAL
Requiem Sancti Michaelis

The recorded première of this Requiem took place during Miguel Arnauts' funeral ceremony at Saint Catherine church in Duisburg, Belgium, on 17 February 2018.