Daniel Reuss was born to German parents in the Netherlands in 1961, and studied choral conducting with Barend Schuurman at the Rotterdam Conservatory. In 1990, he became director of Cappella Amsterdam, which he turned into a full-time professional ensemble and is still directing today. He conducted the RIAS Kammerchor for the first time in 2000; during his four years as artistic director of the choir (2003-6), they made five recordings for harmonia mundi.
Daniel Reuss is regularly invited to conduct chamber orchestras and vocal ensembles throughout Europe: Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Concerto Köln, MusikFabrik, Collegium Vocale Gent, Hilliard Ensemble, Accentus Choeur de Chambre, among others. At the invitation of Pierre Boulez, Daniel Reuss teached and conducted at the summer 2006 Lucerne Festival Academy. In February 2007, he made his debut at the English National Opera, with Handel’s Agrippina.
Daniel Reuss has also become artistic director and chief conductor of the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir in September 2008.
"Warum is das Licht…" : choral works opp.54, 74, 92, 104, 109, 110, 112
Choral Works: Moravian Choruses, Nursery Rhymes, etc.
"The Renaissance Master": sacred music, chansons, etc. (CD-book)
Miserere mei Deus. De Profundis. Deploration on the Death of Ockeghem
"Inferno". Motets for six and eight voices
Lux Aeterna. Three Fantasies after Hölderlin.
Golgotha, oratorio (Geneva, 1949)
Le Vin herbé, chamber oratorio after Tristan et Iseut (J. Bédier)
Mass for double choir a cappella / Songs of Ariel. With Messiaen : Cinq rechants
Stabat Mater. Seven Répons des Ténèbres
Updated September 2010