Tenso welcomes newest member: Zbor Slovenske filharmonije

  • 19th April 2016

We are happy to announce that Zbor Slovenske filharmonije joined our network as the 20th member. Since the 2012/2013 season, the choir’s artistic leader has been Martina Batič. The choir’s membership brings the total amount of new members in 2016 to five: earlier this year, Zbor HRT (HR), Chamber Choir Ireland (IE), Eesti Filharmoonia Kammarkoor (EE) and…

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Four new members join Tenso Network Europe

  • 25th March 2016

In the last couple of months, Tenso Network Europe welcomed four new members, bringing the total membership to 19 choirs from 15 European countries. In January, Croation Zbor HRT was the 16th member of the network, followed recently by Chamber Choir Ireland (IE), Eesti Filharmoonia Kammarkoor (EE) and Polski Chór Kameralny (PL). Click on…

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Sebastian Androne is awarded the 2015 Tenso Young Composers Award

Sebastian Androne is awarded the 2015 Tenso Young Composers Award

  • 14th March 2016

The 2015 edition of the annual Tenso Young Composers Award – which comprises a commission for a piece for chamber choir, to be performed by Tenso members – was granted to Romanian composer Sebastian Androne. Workshop in Marseille Three young composers – Sebastian Androne, Sofia Borges and Léo Collin – were invited for…

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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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