Raphael Immoos, from Brunnen, Schwyz, a longstanding professor for choral conducting and head of Choral and Orchestral Sessions at the Hochschule für Musik Basel. Conductor of the Akademisches Orchester Basel from 2000 to 2013. Artistic director of the Basler Madrigalisten since 2013, and of the Sommerakademie Thun since 2015. Frequent radio and CD recordings, guest appearances, as well as selection committee activities and master classes at home and abroad. 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.