Raphael Immoos, grew up in Brunnen (SZ), is professor of choral conducting and conductor of various vocal ensembles at the Hochschule für Musik in Basel and artistic director of the Summer Academy Thun. From 2000 to 2013 he conducted the Basel Academic Orchestra and from 2004 to 2013 the vocal ensemble Cappella Nova. Since 2013 Raphael Immoos has been artistic director of the Basler Madrigalisten. Radio and CD recordings, guest appearances with choirs and orchestras as well as jury activities and master classes in Switzerland and abroad are evidence of his versatile activities. He is particularly interested in researching rarely performed works of the 19th and 20th centuries, especially Swiss music, and in cultivating and promoting new music of our time.