The Conductor

The founder, leader and conductor of the choir, Morten Schuldt-Jensen, serves as a professor in choral and orchestral direction at the musical conservatory in Freiburg. In the period 1999-2006 he was choir master at the Gewandhaus i Leipzig and has through the years been a guest conductor for, e.g., DR Radiokammerkoret, MDR Rundfunkchor, NDR Rundfunkchor, and RIAS Kammerchor. He founded and served as leader since 2001 for the professional Gewandhaus Kammerchor and is now the leader and conductor for the "Immortal Bach Ensemble", one of the best vocal ensembles in Europe.  As Choir Master he has worked with conductors like Sir Simon Rattle, Sir John Elliot Gardiner, Herbert Blomstedt, Riccardo Chailly, Philippe Herreweghe, René Jacobs, Marcello Viotti, Jiri Behlolavek, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Peter Schreier, Lothar Zagrosek and many others in productions for, e.g., Berliner Philharmoniker, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Freiburger Barockorchester, and DR  Radiosymfoniorkestret. Morten Schuldt-Jensen serves as a conductor at festivals in, e.g., Schleswig-Holstein, Rheingau, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, at the Stimmen-Festival i Lörrach and MDR Musiksommer, in Thomaskirche and Gewandhaus in Leipzig, Philharmonie in Berlin, and Köln, Kioi Hall in Tokyo and at tours in, e.g., Spain, Korea, Germany, and France. He has conducted several Danish and foreign orchestra, among these Gewandhausorchester (Leipzig), Akademie für Alte Musik (Berlin), Batzdorfer Hofkapelle (Dresden), Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum (Leipzig), Bodø Sinfonietta (Norge), Helsingborg Symfoniorkester, DR Radio-UnderholdningsOrkestret as well as Tivoli, Aalborg, Odense, and Sønderborg symphony orchestras.