After the resounding success of JessTalks in January-February and March (Basel), the final events in this season will take place on Thursday 23rd May (in English) and on Friday 24th May (in German). Not to be missed!
The world-class ensemble Kammerorchester Basel, conducted by Jessica Horsley, will play works by Giorgio Colombo Taccani (world premiere), Junghae Lee (Swiss premiere) and Heidi Baader-Nobs in the in the next installment of JessTalks.
Karla Hartl’s review of the Festival frauenkomponiert 2018 is now available online.
On 1st February in the Musikschule in Riehen (in German) and on 2nd February in the Druckereihalle im Ackermannshof, Basel (in English and German) JessTalks will be taking a fresh look at new music.
On Monday 17th December at 6.15 pm, Stefan Brotbeck will be putting questions on life, creativity and freedom to conductor, barytonist/violist and researcher Jessica Horsley.
On the road with les trombones de bâle as part of the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the Merian gardens in Basel.
frauenkomponiert orchestral concert on Radio SRF2 Culture on 19th April 2018 at 8–10 pm.
The orchestral work for this year’s festival was written by Swiss composer Heidi Baader-Nobs with Mariana Doughty as viola soloist.
The interactive concert for school children in Münchenstein near Basel with actress Barbara Schneebeli was one of many great moments of the Festival frauenkomponiert 2018.
According to the critic Sigfried Schibli in his review of the orchestral concert in Bern, the piece has, “the most important quality for an overture: it makes you want to hear more!”.