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BaselFinal rounds and winner announcement

Finalists of the Basel Composition Competition

BaselBach, Gubaidulina, Beethoven

Bach, Gubaidulina, Beethoven
Orchestre national de Lyon; Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider; Gidon Kremer

BaselTonhalle Orchester Zürich / Antoine Tamestit / Paavo Järvi

Berlioz, Brahms
Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich; Paavo Järvi; Antoine Tamestit
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Nature, science and mathematical algorithms with the Basel Sinfonietta

A quartet of contemporary works in Basel, with Rebecca Saunders' traces proving shocking, but cohesive.
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Tribute to the Shtetl: Richard Wherlock’s Tevye in Basel

Slolem Aleichem's classic of Yiddish literature is familiar through the musical “Fiddler on the Roof”. Choreographer Richard Wherlock’s adaptation retells the story in vibrant, contemporary dance.
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A striking Lucia di Lammermoor in Basel

For his new production of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor in Basel, director Olivier Py underscored an emotive kaleidoscope of events with unparalleled creativity and imagination. 
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Hailing from No-man’s land: Pelléas et Mélisande in Basel

Debussy’s Pelléas et Mélisande emerges from an almost transcendent realm and creates a languorous atmosphere, even if it leaves some questions unanswered and realities unexplored
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Love finds a balm for pain in Basel

Lydia Steier’s colourful production of Alcina in Basel was as much a lesson in conflict resolution as it was in the power of love.
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A Case of Confused Identity

Johan Inger's new Peer Gynt ballet fails to convince in Basel
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