Honorary Professor at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels and currently at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel.
At sixteen: third prize in the Queen Elisabeth Piano Competition in 1964. Studied at the Queen Elisabeth College of Music. He has appeared as soloist with numerous orchestras, including the St Petersburg Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London, the Orchestre National de Belgique, the Orchestre de la Radio-Télévision Luxembourgeoise, the Residentie Orkest in The Hague, I Fiamminghi and the Franz Liszt Orchestra in Budapest.
Frequently performed in chamber music formation with musicians such as José Van Dam, Augustin Dumay, Miriam Fried, Silvia Marcovici, Gérard Caussé, Michaela Martin, Walter Boeykens, Frans Helmerson, the quartet Ysaÿe, the quartet Melos and the quartet Enesco.
His recordings are numerous.
Vanden Eynden was often a jury member in international competitions, primarily on the jury of the International Queen Elisabeth Competition. He was also artistic advisor for some festivals such as in Stavelot.
He has built a solid career as an international soloist. At the same time, he is an honorary professor at the Brussels Conservatory of Music and currently at the Chapelle Musicale Reine Elisabeth. He is also artistic director of the Eduardo Del Pueyo Music Centre.