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[Tenso Network] News from Tenso September 2016 – call for young composers and more

News from Tenso Network Europe
September 2016

In this newsletter :
callA new selection of composers will be invited for workshops taking place in November during Tenso Days Amsterdam in Amsterdam (the Netherlands) from 24 to 27 November 2016

During two sessions, five or six new composers will work on (fragments of) a choral score with  Ensemble Aedes, composer/conductor James Wood and composer Leo SamamaTwo or three of the composers will be selected for a follow-up workshop in Mechelen in May 2017.

Composers aged under 30, or recently graduated, are invited to apply. Deadline October 15.

Tenso Young Composers Workshop Mechelen 2016 

tdcphThe Nordic Choir Expedition, organized by five Tenso members, started with Tenso Days Helsinki in August (pictures). Next stop, 21-27 October 2016 Tenso Days Copenhagen (DK), with concerts, the second round of our Tenso Young Composer Workshop, and more.

The selected composers for the second round are:

Young composers will work with Helsingin kamarikuoro James Wood and Leo Samama

Ars Nova Copenhagen
picture (c) Ditte Capion
Tenso Days Amsterdam 
tdaAfter seven years Tenso Days will be back in Amsterdam (NL). The festival takes place in Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ from Thursday 24 November through Sunday 27 November. The international festival for contemporary choral music will be hosted by Cappella Amsterdam and Nederlands KamerkoorInvited choirs: Polski Chór Kameralny (PL) and Ensemble Aedes (FR).

Tenso Days Amsterdam with concerts by top choirs, Tenso Masterclasses for Conductors and Tenso Young Composer Workshops, and much more!


James Wood working with Arndt Martin Henzelmann - Helsinki 2016 picture (c) Leo Samama
parisIn 2017, our annual conference, hosted by accentus will take place in the Philharmonie in Paris (FR). An international audience of professionals from the field of music will discuss the relation between text and (choral) music. In the next newsletter, we will announce speakers, registration and more. 
Tenso Professionals Meeting Porto 2014
summerRelive our summer’s activities :


Tenso Europe Chamber Choir 2016
picture (c) Leo Samama

The activities of Tenso Network Europe are supported by the Culture Programme of the European Union.  

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