Basel 2008



'A Dance to the Music of Time'


The festival grew to encompass a week of musical and cultural illumination with old and new music colliding with dance, theatre and visual arts creating an event which was definitely more than music...


Featuring some of Basel's hottest young talent from various performance worlds including Mediva, Thomas Baumgartner Trio, Ulrike Hofbauer, Stefanie Grubenmann as well as renowned groups from further afield including Nik Bärtsch and his group Ronin. In venues around Basel including Imprimerie Basel, Parterre, Elisabethenkirche and Bird's Eye Jazz Club.


10. APRIL  - 21.00 Imprimerie Basel
ISTAMPITTA
Medieval dance with contemporary choreography


11. APRIL  - 21.00 Imprimerie Basel
DIDOS TRäNEN
800 years of heart  broken women told through music, dance, poetry and film


12. APRIL  - 21.00 Parterre
MEDIVA:PLUGGED
Medieval rock and roll with a touch of eastern promise 


13. APRIL  - 12.00 till 24.00 Imprimerie Basel
MINIMAL MAXILENGTH
12 hours of swiss minimal music from 14th -21st century
including CD-Release concert of  Nik Bärtsch‘s RONIN


14. APRIL - 21.00 Imprimerie Basel
FLÜGELEI
Freie Improvisationen auf und um einen Flügel


15. APRIL - 21.00 Imprimerie Basel
A MANY COLOUR'D COAT
Secular and sacred songs from the Islamic, Christian, Jewish and Neoplatonic traditions.


16. APRIL - 12.15 Elisabethenkirche
MEDIVALTA
Wild medieval music for wind band 


17. APRIL - 20.30 & 21.45 Bird's Eye Jazz Club
MEDIVA:PURE & THOMAS BAUMGARTNER TRIO
Medieval Jazz and jazzed up medieval music



THE EVENT WAS SUPPORTED BY

Kulturelles.bl
Artephilia Stiftung


MANY THANKS TO 

Matthias Reiser, Michael Heimrich, Barbara Germann, Barbara Strebel, Thomas Resch, Ulrike Hofbauer, Martin Burr, Tom Senn, Christoph Moor, WG Grenzi 3, Michelangelo Rinaldi, Jeremy Llewellyn, all the  'magic folding fairies'  and of course all the performers.


© Ann Allen 2013