Tenso Days Mechelen 2015 – the highlights

  • 14th July 2015

Tenso Days Mechelen 2015 (15 – 17 May) turned out to be a true demonstration of the many aspects of contemporary choral music: from new works coming into being at the Tenso Young Composers Workshop, to the performance of works from around the European continent by top-notch chamber choirs. The…

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Tenso Days 2015 Mechelen – update

Tenso Days 2015 Mechelen – update

  • 7th May 2015

For choral music fans around Europe, it is becoming a May tradition : for an overview of contemporary choral music, performed by the top professional choirs in Europe, the Belgian city of Mechelen is the place to be. Three Tenso choirs perform Cappella Amsterdam (NL) under conductor Daniel Reuss will…

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Calls for young singers and young composers now open

Calls for young singers and young composers now open

  • 25th January 2015

This year is set to become a very busy one for young and ambitious musicians, be it singers, conductors or composers. As we are in the middle of sifting through the applications for Tenso’s first Masterclass for Conductors, the calls for this year’s Tenso Europe Chamber Choir and Tenso Young Composers Workshop have now been…

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Tenso Days 2015 Mechelen

Tenso Days 2015 Mechelen

  • 5th January 2015

From 15 to 17 May 2015 music lovers are once again invited in Mechelen (Belgium) for another Tenso adventure. For the third Tenso Days Mechelen, Flanders Festival has invited the renowned Belgian composer Wim Henderickx to write a new work for many voices: he will set up a unique co-operation between Tenso members Cappella Amsterdam,…

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2014 Tenso Young Composers Award goes to Georgi Sztojanov

2014 Tenso Young Composers Award goes to Georgi Sztojanov

  • 11th December 2014

Young composer Georgi Sztojanov (BU/HU, 1985) has been awarded the 2014 Tenso Young Composers Award. Together with Francesca Le Lohé (UK, 1990) and Nuno Da Rocha (PT, 1986), he made it to the second round of the Tenso Young Composers Workshop 2014 which took place in Copenhagen on 27 and…

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Looking back at the highlights of Tenso Days 2014 Riga

Looking back at the highlights of Tenso Days 2014 Riga

  • 1st November 2014

Tenso Days is our international choir festival aimed at a large and general audience of music lovers – a showcase of the very best of chamber choir performances. Taking place from 17-22 October 2014, Tenso Days 2014 Rīga was hosted by Tenso member Latvijas Radio Koris in cooperation with RIGA 2014 (European capital of culture…

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Tenso Days Rīga from 17 – 22 October 2014

Tenso Days Rīga from 17 – 22 October 2014

  • 8th October 2014

Tenso Days is an international choir festival aimed at a large and general audience of music lovers – a showcase of the very best of chamber choir performances. It illustrates Tenso’s ongoing commitment to new creation and the performance of contemporary choral works. The Tenso Days are hosted in turn by…

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Three young composers to the 2nd round of the TYCW 2014

  • 22nd May 2014

During the Tenso Days in Mechelen, the first round of the Tenso Young Composers Workshop (TYCW) took place (16-18 May 2014). Under supervision of James Wood and Leo Samama, six young composers worked on their sketches with the DR Vokalensemblet. Three composers were selected to participate in the second round of…

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