News from Tenso 

News from Tenso Network Europe 

December 2015

In this issue
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Looking ahead of 2016, a year packed with Tenso activities, including no less than four editions of the Tenso Days, the festival for contemporary choral music, and much more. Read all about our plans for next year below !

Choirs in Space
Tenso Professionals Meeting Marseille, 
5-7 February 2016

This year's topic is all about getting away from the traditional concert setting. From spatial music to performances in extraordinary locations, or even under the blue sky - how do choirs work with this challenge ?

Our annual meeting brings together around 40 professionals in the field of music. Join us !

Sneak preview: Tenso Days 2016
Four editions: Mechelen (BE), Helsinki (FI), Copenhagen (DK), Amsterdam (NL)
2016 brings no less than four editions of Tenso Days, the festival for contemporary choral music. A sneak preview of what to expect :
  • Mechelen: 13-15 May, part of the Festival Mechelen hoort stemmen, including a premiere of Petra Vermote performed by amateur choirs from the Mechelen region together with the Tenso Choirs.
  • Helsinki: 25-18 August, with a special edition of the Tenso Young Composers Workshop, focussing on composing for choir and electronics.
  • Copenhagen: 21-27 October, with sessions of Tenso Young Composers Workshop, plus many more activities.
  • Amsterdam: 24-27 November, in collaboration with Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ.

Tenso Young Professionals 2016
We look forward to a year full of engaging activities for young composers, singers and conductors. All calls for the 2016 editions will be published coming January.

For more information and looking back at previous editions, have a look here :

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


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