• Tenso Young Composers Award Winner 2016 : Aftab Darvishi

    Tenso Young Composers Award Winner 2016 : Aftab Darvishi

  • Tenso Days 2016 Copenhagen

    Tenso Days 2016 Copenhagen

  • Selection Second Round TYCW 2016-2017

    Selection Second Round TYCW 2016-2017

  • Tenso Days Helsinki 2016

    Impression of Tenso Days Helsinki 2016

  • Tenso Europe Chamber Choir 2016

    Tenso Europe Chamber Choir 2016

  • Welcome Polski Chór Kameralny

    Welcome to the newest member : Polski Chór Kameralny

WORDS IN MUSIC in choral art – conference

The 2017 Tenso Professionals Meeting will take place in the Philharmonie in Paris (FR), 23 & 24 January 2017. An international audience of professionals from the field of music will discuss the relation between text and (choral) music.
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Tenso Young Composers Award for Aftab Darvishi

The jury has awarded a commission for a new choral work to Aftab Darvishi (Iran,1987). With rather simple means, she wrote a convincing piece that is both contemporary and moving. Read more and listen to the workshop pieces …

Tenso Young Composers Workshop 2016-2017

For the second round Lillie Harris, Sarah Lianne Lewis and Miguel Bastos have been selected. Read more or see photo’s of the first round during the TYCW, Tenso Days 2016-2017 Amsterdam, or listen to the recordings. With Ensemble Aedes and James Wood…

Tenso Days 2016 Amsterdam

After seven years back in Amsterdam (NL) on November 24-27 : the international festival for contemporary choral music, hosted by Cappella Amsterdam and Nederlands Kamerkoor. Invited choirs: Polski Chór Kameralny (PL) and Ensemble Aedes (FR).
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Focus on Central Europe: extra composers workshop

As part of Tenso’s project 14-18 : from Poetry to Music, we organize a special edition of the composers workshop for young composers from Central Europe, taking place in Ljubljana (Slovenia) 19-21 April 2017. More information …