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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 - On the trail of Swiss-French rap
Dossier
EN | FR
In its French-speaking part, Switzerland has a rich and plentiful rap culture. The following dossier covers its journey from past to present.
Dossier
EN | FR
Dans sa partie francophone (la Romandie), la Suisse est riche d’une culture rap foisonnante. Panorama d’hier à aujourd’hui.
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
Vorschaubild - Elina Duni: finding lightness
2018-06-12
EN | FR
Elina Duni s’oriente vers plus de légèreté et de liberté en musique. Avec un album solo à la clef.
Jazz
Debra Richards
2018-06-12
EN | FR
A debut solo album, Partir, is just one aspect of Elina Duni's new found freedom in music and songwriting after a journey into the pain of loss.
Jazz
Debra Richards
Vorschaubild - Rootwords, world citizen rapper
2018-06-01
EN | FR
With the release of his second album, Warning Signs, the English rapper Rootwords continues to reveal his conscious lyrics.
Pop
Sophia Bischoff
2018-06-01
EN | FR
A la lueur de la sortie de son deuxième album, Warning Signs, le rappeur anglophone Rootwords continue de dévoiler ses verbes conscients.
Pop
Sophia Bischoff
Vorschaubild - Irène Schweizer : musical alchemist
2018-05-18
EN | FR
Lauréate du Grand Prix suisse de musique 2018, Irène Schweizer est récompensée pour sa persévérance et son parcours hors des sentiers battus.
Jazz
Christian Steulet
2018-05-18
EN | FR
Irène Schweizer, laureate of the Swiss Grand Award of Music 2018, is celebrated for her perseverance and her musical road less travelled.
Jazz
Christian Steulet
Vorschaubild - 36-hour music marathon
2018-05-04
EN | FR
At the Cully Jazz Festival, Robin Girod and Nelson Schaer embarked on a real 36-hour musical marathon. We followed them.
Jazz, Pop
Céline Gex
2018-05-04
EN | FR
Au Cully Jazz Festival, Robin Girod et Nelson Schaer se sont lancés dans un véritable marathon musical de 36 heures. Nous les avons suivis.
Jazz, Pop
Céline Gex

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

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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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  • CORNO SONORO Edu Haubensak
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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.

Directory

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