Our Offices & Partners Abroad

Music

Discover Soundscapes

Pro Helvetia provides annual grants for the production of sound recordings with international potential. A selection is presented below. Creating a new repertoire is key to the development and continued existence of a band or a musical project. This is why Pro Helvetia contributes to the production of new works of music. Each year around …

17.07.2019
Supported sound recordings, 2018
Music

Exploring worlds of music

Pro Helvetia provides annual grants for the production of sound recordings with international potential. A selection is presented below. Creating a new repertoire is key to the development and continued existence of a band or a musical project. This is why Pro Helvetia contributes to the production of new works of music. Each year around …

26.11.2018
Christian Marclay: «Composer in residence» @Huddersfield Contemporary Musical Festival 2018
Music

Composition for 20 pianos

Christian Marclay – more widely known as a visual artist – will be participating at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival hcmf// (16 – 25 November 2018) as Composer in Residence. The festival is due to stage the world premiere of his «Investigations», a piece for 20 pianos. Visual art meets music Christian Marclay (born 1955) …

13.11.2018
Classical:NEXT De Doelen, Foto: Guido Pijper
Music

«Classical:NEXT»

Pro Helvetia is issuing a call for applications from those wishing to attend «Classical:NEXT», the network meeting and trade fair for classical and contemporary music that will take place from 16 to 19 May 2018 in Rotterdam. «Classical:NEXT» is a forum for musicians and experts from all sectors of classical and contemporary music. From event …

10.01.2018
Operadagen Rotterdam, Schouwburg
Music

«Operadagen Rotterdam 2018»

Pro Helvetia is launching a call for music theatre practitioners wishing to attend the international network meeting at the «Operadagen Rotterdam». The «Operadagen Rotterdam» have become established as an international platform in the music theatre sector. From 18 to 27 May 2018, this Festival will present new forms of contemporary music theatre, along with a …

Music

Itinerant jazz

Across Switzerland, 25 Swiss jazz clubs host ten up-and-coming Swiss groups for a total of 60 concerts from 14 January to 19 February 2017. In a veritable tour d’horizon, «Suisse Diagonales Jazz» brings to the fore originality and artistic potential and gives young bands an opportunity to make a name for themselves in a linguistic …

05.01.2017
Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2016
Music

Huddersfield contemporary music festival (UK)

Running from 18 to 27 November, the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival showcases the works of several Swiss composers, including Michael Wertmüller, Beat Furrer and Daniel Zea. Pride of place, however, goes to cellist and composer Alfred Zimmerlin, whose composition and improvisation talents can be admired in combination with the Arditti Quartet, Trio Kimmig Studer Zimmerlin …

23.11.2016
Music

High priority jazz promotion

With its three-year support programme, Pro Helvetia fosters selected young Swiss jazz bands that have already gained transregional acclaim, have undertaken international concert tours, and whose goal it is to enhance their presence on the international scene. The programme includes financial contributions towards tours, coaching offers and assistance in publicity matters. Call for applications 2017-2019 …

13.07.2016