It was a great pleasure for me and for the orchestra to rehearse and perform Alma Deutscher’s violin concerto with her as part of the Festival frauenkomponiert 2018.
It’s encouraging and impressive to see how the project has grown since 2014/15 and that Basel has become a centre of music by women composers.
As part of the Festival frauenkomponiert 2018 in Zurich, Basel and Bern from 7th–11th March we will be premiering the orchestral work commissioned for the festival by Heidi Baader-Nobs, Evasion.
As part of the Festival frauenkomponiert 2018 in Zurich, Basel and Bern from 7th–11th March we will be premiering Agnes Tyrrell’s ouveture from the oratorio “Die Könige in Israel” (The kings in Israel), written around 1880.
One of the highlights of the frauenkomponiert Festival will certainly be Alma Deutscher’s performance of her own violin concerto.
The first Basel Viol Day combines lectures, workshops and a concert to offer an interesting and entertaining day for all viol aficionados.
JessTalks is the title of a new project exploring performance perspectives and cultural exchange within the framework of contemporary music.
On 4th December 2016 the Fondation Beyeler (Riehen/Basel) will be celebrating Wassily Kandinsky’s 150th birthday with a day of special events and activities in and around the exhibition “Kandinsky, Marc & the Blue Rider”.
Following on from its groundbreaking events of 2015 and 2016, the ideal and real planning of the third edition of frauenkomponiert in March 2018 is underway.