Daniel Reuss (1961) studied choral conducting with Barend Schuurman at the Rotterdam Conservatory. He became artistic director of Cappella Amsterdam in 1990, which he turned into a full-time professional ensemble that is now one of the most sought-after in the Netherlands. With this ensemble he recorded a number of critically acclaimed CDs, such as Lux Aeterna (awarded with the Diapason d'Or 2009), a CD with psalms by Sweelinck, and a CD with Janáĉek's Choral Works, which was awarded an Edison. The CD Missa Solemnis, recorded with the Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century, also met with critical acclaim. 2018 saw the release of a CD with works by Josquin des Prez.
Daniel Reuss was chief conductor of the RIAS Kammerchor in Berlin from 2003 to 2006. With this choir he also recorded a number of CDs to critical acclaim, including Le vin herbé (Martin), Solomon (Handel) and Les noces (Stravinsky). The CDs received various awards, including the Preis der Deutsche Schallplattenkritik, the Echo Award, the Diapason d'Or and Choc du Monde de la Musique.
From 2008-2013 Daniel was also chief conductor of the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir. He regularly works with ensembles throughout Europe, such as the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, MusikFabrik, the Scharoun Ensemble and the Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century. He has also been chief conductor of the Ensemble Vocal Lausanne since 2015.