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Guide to Classical Music, Opera and Dance in Switzerland

Whether you're interested in Basel, Geneva or Zurich, take a look at the Swiss homepage on Bachtrack. Here's the place to discover events in classical music, opera and dance in Switzerland.
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Postcard from Zurich

In Zurich for some culture? Here is reviewer Sarah Batschelet's insider's guide on what to see and where to eat.
Gstaad Chapel © David Karlin | Bachtrack Ltd

Postcard from Gstaad

Since childhood, my three most enduring passions have been music, skiing and food. So when the organiser of Sommets Musicaux de Gstaad, Thierry Scherz, asked me to spend a few days reviewing the festival - three nights of concerts with top class performers, dining with the artists in the uber-posh Gstaad Palace and two days of skiing in some of the loveliest scenery in Switzerland, it was, to misq
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ZürichKonrad oder das Kind aus der KonservenbüchseNew production

Konrad oder das Kind aus der Konservenbüchse
Näther: Konrad oder das Kind aus der Konservenbüchse
Ann-Katrin Stöcker; Claudia Blersch; Zurich Opera; Elisa Alessi; Irène Friedli; Katharina Peetz

BernBruckners Dritte | 2. Symphonikonzert

Baker, Bruckner
Bern Symphony Orchestra; Mario Venzago; Claire Huangci

BernLate night concert | BSO Jazz Band and Special Guest

Bern Symphony Orchestra Jazz Band

ZürichHäuptling Abendwind

Häuptling Abendwind
Offenbach: Evening Breeze, or the Horrible Feast
Thomas Barthel; Rüdiger Burbach; Zurich Opera; Anja Furthmann; Katharina von Bock; Fabienne Hadorn

ZürichDie Gezeichneten (The Branded)New production

Die Gezeichneten (The Branded)
Schreker: Die Gezeichneten (The Branded)
Vladimir Jurowski; Barrie Kosky; Zurich Opera; Giedrė Šlekytė; Rufus Didwiszus; Klaus Bruns; John Daszak
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The earthly and the transcendental in Zurich

Janine Jansen © Marco Borggreve
Works by Alban Berg and Gustav Mahler recently heralded this year’s concert season in Zurich, where Artist in Residence Janine Jansen gave a superb performance. 
***11
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Elegy, energy and epic dimensions: Dvořák and Brahms in Lucerne

The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra © Manuel Ajans | Lucerne Festival
The Lucerne Festival audience recently celebrated a superb solo performance by cellist Kian Soltani, the 2018 winner of the annual Credit Suisse Young Artist Award, who played with the Vienna Philharmonic.
*****
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Haitink brings out the best in the COE

Bernard Haitink conducts the Chamber Orchestra of Europe © Priska Ketterer
The Chamber Orchestra of Europe under conductor Bernard Haitink dazzled the Lucerne Festival audience with a programme of works by Mendelssohn and Schubert. 
*****
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Fingerlos and El Mouissi perform Schumann’s Dichterliebe at Lucerne

Sascha El Mouissi and Rafael Fingerlos © Lucerne Festival | Peter Fischli
The gifted baritone Rafael Fingerlos lit up Lucerne’s Lukaskirche with Dichterliebe, the song cycle of 16 poems by Heinrich Heine.
***11
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Marvel and fantasy as the Lucerne Festival begins

Riccardo Chailly and Lang Lang © Priska Ketterer | Lucerne Festival
Works by Stravinsky and Mozart launched this year’s Lucerne Festival, whose theme is “Childhood”.
****1
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