new music - musical heritage 

Rens Tienstra

Composer, conductor, musicologist, teacher and programmer, 
Rens Tienstra's performance practice encompasses the entire treasure trove of music history, from the oldest known notations to newly written compositions.


A seasoned orchestral, ensemble and choral conductor working with all ages in all musical genres.


An oeuvre of contemplative chamber works, rewarding choral music and well-crafted orchestrations.


A sought-after lecturer, scholar and author of seven books, performance editions and musicological studies.

Gregorian chant

Leader of three chant groups, festival director, teacher and expert in Low Countries chant.


Lecturer, art teacher at the Mauritshuis Museum, author of several music methods for children.