How to reply to an interview invitation sent on behalf of someone else?

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David in Stockholm, Sweden

42 months ago

I have received an invitation for an interview which am not sure how to reply to. I would be grateful if someone can help me in this regard.

The thing is the email is sent by the secretary on behalf of the Professor:

Dear David Y,

I would like to invite you, on behalf of prof. x, for an interview ...

Prof x, Dr y and z will call you on:
Date & time
The interview would last for about one hour

Could you inform us on which tel.nr. we should call you and send your reply to x@y.n.q

Kind regards,
Ms z Secretary of Prof. x

My question is when I reply:
1- should I address the professor, the secretary, both of them or the interview committee? (e.g. Dear Prof. x,)
2- should I only send the reply to the requested email x@y.n.q or also cc it to the secretary (she has send it to me and cc to x@y.n.q)
3- they have asked me to submit a research proposal but haven't given me any deadlines for that. Can I ask when is the deadline and how?

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David in Stockholm, Sweden

42 months ago

Great advice! Thanks a lot :)

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