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Vorschaubild - Real utopias
Dossier
EN | DE
What are the characteristics of Swiss contemporary music ensembles? We have embarked on a survey – albeit one that is by necessity a work in progress.
Dossier
EN | DE
Was zeichnet in der Schweiz beheimatete Ensembles für zeitgenössische Musik aus? Eine Bestandsaufnahme als Work in progress.
Vorschaubild - Swiss ensembles in pursuit of the new
2019-06-25
EN | DE
Swiss contemporary music ensembles are lively communities formed by a common will. An expedition to the hotspots of a lively music scene.
Contemporary music
Johannes Knapp
2019-06-25
EN | DE
Ensembles für zeitgenössische Musik sind rege Willensgemeinschaften. Eine Expedition zu den Hotspots einer Musikszene, die Utopien zu leben weiss.
Contemporary music
Johannes Knapp
Vorschaubild - Want to release music?... Do it yourself!
2019-05-02
EN | FR
Many DIY artists produce their music. Here are insights into the working lives of 3 fascinating musicians: Orlando, Julian Sartorius and Ibn al Rabin.
Contemporary music, Pop
Julie Henoch
2019-05-02
EN | FR
Nombre d’artistes autoproduisent leur musique. Mise au point avec trois musicien-ne-s fascinant-e-s : Orlando, Julian Sartorius et Ibn al Rabin.
Contemporary music, Pop
Julie Henoch
Vorschaubild - New instruments from Switzerland
2018-08-09
EN | DE
Im Land der Hochpräzision rückt die Sensibilisierung der Instrumente in den Fokus. Sie eröffnet Interpreten wie Komponisten neue Spielfelder.
World music, Contemporary music, Classical music
Thomas Meyer
2018-08-09
EN | DE
In the high-precision land of the clock-makers, there’s a heightened sensibility about expanding the possibilities of musical instruments.
World music, Contemporary music, Classical music
Thomas Meyer
Vorschaubild - Too many cooks make a better broth
2018-06-21
EN | DE
Since 2011, a whole series of new music ensembles has sprung up in Basel. We look at what’s behind this trend, and what the consequences are.
Contemporary music
Anja Wernicke
2018-06-21
EN | DE
Seit 2011 wurden in Basel eine ganze Reihe von Neue-Musik-Ensembles gegründet. Woher der Trend rührt und was er für Konsequenzen nach sich zieht.
Contemporary music
Anja Wernicke

News

2019-06-26

neo.mx3 - a new online-platform for contemporary Swiss music

neo.mx3 is THE place for contemporary Swiss music - whether composed, improvised, electronic or transdisciplinary.

2019-05-10

From 4 to 7 June, the Swiss music scene is at MIDEM.

The Swiss delegation is looking forward to seeing you in Cannes! Get connected with Switzerland at the umbrella stand, the information central for Swiss Music and platform for its co-exhibitors.

2019-05-08

The winners of the Swiss Grand Award for Music 2019 are Cod.Act .

The Swiss Music Prize recognises and highlights the work of exceptional and innovative Swiss musicians. 14 musicians and ensembles also receive a Swiss Music Prize.

2019-04-23

Switzerland @jazzahead!2019 / 25 to 28 April in Bremen

The Swiss delegation is looking forward to seeing you in Bremen! Get connected with Switzerland at umbrella stand 6 C10, the information central for Swiss jazz and platform for its co-exhibitors.

2019-03-11

A new editorial feature for swissmusic.ch

Under the READ header, you can discover everything from film scores to independent record labels and effervescent rap scene. All sorts of thematic Dossiers on the Swiss musical landscape.

2019-02-14

Swiss Music Day on the public radio stations - 15th February

Option Musique, SRF1, RTR, Swiss Classic and some others radio stations introduce you to the swiss music with an exclusive programme. Listen to the selection of Option Musique below.

Vorschaubild - Serge Vuille : Music ahead !
2018-04-12
EN | FR
Interview with Serge Vuille, new artistic director of the prestigious Geneva contemporary music ensemble, Contrechamps.
Contemporary music
Julie Henoch
2018-04-12
EN | FR
Entretien avec Serge Vuille, nouveau directeur artistique du prestigieux ensemble de musique contemporaine genevois Contrechamps.
Contemporary music
Julie Henoch
Vorschaubild - The man-machine
2018-03-31
EN | DE
Festival Archipel 2018 explored the relationship between civilisation and the products of progress, and thereby stayed faithful to its very own theme.
Contemporary music
Johannes Knapp
2018-03-31
EN | DE
Das Festival Archipel 2018 beleuchtet das Verhältnis der Zivilisation zu den Produkten ihres Fortschritts und bedient damit sein ureigenes Thema.
Contemporary music
Johannes Knapp
Vorschaubild - From new repertoire to do-it-yourself opera
2018-03-22
EN | DE
Music communication in Switzerland is a broad field, well-funded and well-supported. But there are still times when it struggles to get recognition.
Contemporary music, Classical music
Rebekka Meyer
2018-03-22
EN | DE
Die Landkarte der Schweizer Musikvermittlung ist bunt, gut gefördert und gefordert. Um Anerkennung muss sie mitunter trotzdem ringen.
Contemporary music, Classical music
Rebekka Meyer

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  • XVII AKSHAM
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  • Running After the Sun Marie Kruttli Trio
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  • Speak Low feat. Julian Sa... Lucia Cadotsch
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  • Microcosmoism Samuel Rohrer
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  • Sisyphe Colin Vallon Trio
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  • Kohäsion Trio Heinz Herbert
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  • Q Luzia Von Wyl
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  • One More Piece Of Chocolate Nicole Johänntgen
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  • Radical OESTETIK
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  • The Night Comes Soon Jean-Paul Brodbec...
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  • Hotzen AUL
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  • Love Unknown Lorenzo De Finti ...
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  • Incandenza (Live) Kappeler / Zumthor
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  • Dance! Ohad Talmor & Chr...
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  • L'Orage L'Orage
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  • Laissez Passer TootArd
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  • Duša Šume Šuma Čovjek
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  • El Argentino Aureliano Marin
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  • Nanluli Jacob Salem & Som...
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  • Virose Da Cruz
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  • Tany Be (Comp Edit) Lindigo (Alma Neg...
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  • Bêtes féroces Orchestre Tout Pu...
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  • Restrictus Mario Batkovic
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  • Alrozana Hassan Taha / Ens...
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  • Vishnja Elina Duni
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  • Brahim's Dream Amine & Hamza
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  • The Getaway Bahur Ghazi's Pal...
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  • Embrüf II Christian Zehnder...
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  • Tibetan Joy and Suffering Porok Karpo
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  • Le Banquet Ezko Kikoutchi
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  • Contingency Oscar Bianchi
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  • Esquisse : "le Froid" Walter Feldmann
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  • Safran im Februar Kimmig–Studer–Zim...
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  • CORNO SONORO Edu Haubensak
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  • Breathe Stefan Keller
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  • Gravity's Rainbow Michael Pelzel
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  • Spuren Katharina Rosenbe...
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  • Anakyklikon Antoine Fachard
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  • Pocket Enemy Daniel Zea
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  • Grünschall 2 Peter Conradin Zu...
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  • Nünix Ambäck
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  • Trois Jeunes Filles Kristina Fuchs Rö...
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  • Freitag der 18te Hujässler
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  • Le Ranz des Vaches Jütz & Shakulimba
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  • Die Rächer von Miglieglia Christoph Pfändle...
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  • Ausschnitt aus "Dr Stiär" Chammerart und Co...
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  • Ausschnitt aus "Still und... Coro Cantarina, I...
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  • Palace Quartett Robin Mark
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  • Zalpgah Draegers Karsumpel
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  • Me söttid go Matthias Lincke's...
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  • Meitlin von Blofelden tan... Tritonus
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  • La pulce d'acqua SULP
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  • Ausschnitt aus "Konfidenz... TOPF
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  • Ausschnitt aus "Stamme" Alpin Project
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  • Die stolzi Mülleri Silberen
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  • Hinz rockt Zugluft
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  • Schäfli-Schottisch Stadtländer
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  • Jodel plus Blues +Jodel+
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  • feeling Ländlerorchester ...
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Research

neo.mx3

Platform dedicated to the presentation of Swiss composers and performers from the contemporary music scene.

Mx3 - popular music

Platform dedicated to the presentation of Swiss artists and performers from the folk music scene.

Mx3

Platform dedicated to the presentation of Swiss artists from the world of pop, jazz and world music.

Swiss Music Magazine

A journal about Swiss music life, music societies and musical politics.

Gateway to Swiss folk music

Archives of Swiss folk music of yesterday and today.

Petzi Clubs & Festivals

Guide and Agenda to the main Swiss clubs and Festivals of world music and pop.

Jazz Biographies

Biographical collection of Swiss Jazz.

RISM Switzerland

Archives of scores and sheet music from Swiss libraries.

culturalpromotion.ch

Directory of public and private Swiss institutions supporting cultural organizations and projects.

Musinfo

Directory of Swiss composers, performers, improvisers, ensembles and authors on the contemporary music scene.

Swiss National Sound Archives

Swiss sound archives.

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