Music

Nerve, soul and memory

David Virelles's music combines cultural influences from Africa, Western Europe, America and the Afro-Caribbean diaspora. Photograph: José Silva Jazz lecturer...

Focus Renaissance

GIANNA BARTSCH ___ A renaissance in 2021: what follows questions the past, outlines new approaches and breathes new life into old ideas. Thus, for instance,...

A woman and her bass

Student portrait Jeanaine Jarret Holding her double bass, and with a microphone close to her lips, Jeanaine Jarret gives groovy bass lines a flowing melody. Sh...

Recorder

Large or small, a classical Renaissance piece or a modern interpretation: the recorder is more versatile than its reputation. Photograph: Regula Bearth © ZHdK ...

Focus Unusual pairs

GIANNA BÄRTSCH ___ At first glance, things don’t really seem to fit — yet a second glance reveals: What a duo! Unconventional co-productions, amazing connec...

The king and the pirates

Like every organ, the organ at the Toni-Areal is unique. It has been specially adapted to the hall to ensure perfect acoustics. Photograph: Regula Bearth @ZHdK...

Music is my language

portrait Just before relocation: Anna Gebert in her apartment in Trondheim in spring 2020. Photograph: Leikny Havik Skjærseth In her eventful life, Anna Gebe...

Focus Raw

BY GIANNA BÄRTSCH ___ Everything begins in a raw state. It is the starting point, the point of departure. This issue focuses on the raw and leads back to or...