Daniel Reuss (born 1961) has been artistic director of Cappella Amsterdam since 1990. From 2003 until 2006 he was chief conductor of the RIAS Kammerchor in Berlin and between 2008 till 2013 he was the artistic director and chief conductor of the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir. Several recordings with his ensembles brought Reuss international acclaim in the form of nominations and prizes.
At the invitation of Pierre Boulez, Reuss taught and conducted at the summer 2006 Lucerne Festival Academy. He regularly participates in workshops for singers and conductors. Reuss has been invited to conduct chamber ensembles and orchestras throughout Europe. Among these may be mentioned the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, MusikFabrik, Scharoun Ensemble and the Radio Chamber Philharmonic. More details
Grete Pedersen has received international acclaim for her stylistically assured and musically convincing performances. Through a great number of concerts in Norway and abroad, recordings for radio and television, and CD recordings, she has become one of the most noted and sought-after conductors in the Nordic countries.
Conductor, composer, musicologist and formerly virtuoso percussionist James Wood has worked with many Tenso choirs, such as RIAS, Helsingin kamarikuoro and Latvijas Radio Koris, among others. His compositions have been performed by choirs in and outside Europe. For more details, see his full biography.
He has been coach and conductor of Tenso Workshop for Young Composers since 2010. In 2016, he will join the coaching team of the masterclass for conductors.