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The initials AMG are a guarantee of the very best in music, from classical, romantic and baroque to works by more modern composers.
The Arena Literature Initiative is a meeting place for authors, representatives of the media and readers.
Founded in 1947, Atlantis has become a Basel institution – a favourite among night-owls and gourmets alike.
Since 1980 the Basel Sinfonietta has been presenting contemporary music, performing both well-known and less familiar works with unusual and experimental sounds.
In addition to the works of the great Johann Sebastian Bach, the Basler Bach Chor also performs contemporary choral works.
The Basler Gesangsverein is one of the largest mixed concert choirs in the Basel region.
The Basler Madrigalisten give between twelve and sixteen concerts each year in Switzerland and around the world.
The Basler Streichquartett (Basel String Quartet) renders interpretations of some of the greatest works for quartets.
The Camerata Variabile Basel is a group of young musicians dedicated to the performance of chamber music.
The Collegium Musicum Basel is one of the most sought-after professional orchestras in Basel.
The Ensemble Phoenix is a group of around 25 musicians dedicated to the performance of contemporary music.
The «station for new music» is a cultural hotspot for contemporary music from the 20th and 21st centuries.
Since 1926 Basel's Gesellschaft für Kammermusik (Chamber Music Company) has performed in the classically styled Hans-Huber Hall at the Stadtcasinos.
Since it was founded 30 years ago, the Kammerorchester Basel has evolved into one of the world's leading international chamber orchestras.
The Kaserne Basel is the largest centre in north-west Switzerland for the free contemporary theatre, dance and performance scene and for innovative popular music.
The Knabenkantorei Basel (Basel Boys' Choir) consists of around 45 treble choristers and 35 male voices and is known well beyond the borders of the city.
The Literarisches Forum has set itself the goal of inspiring the Basel population to read more. It holds four readings each year, to which you are cordially invited.
The Literaturhaus organises discussions and open forums on the topic of literature, the media or society.
For more than 140 years the City of Basel Music Academy has been providing musical education at all levels.
Both on and off the stage, the choir's passion – and at the same time its lightheartedness – never fails to impress.
The Neue Orchester Basel ensemble consists entirely of trained professional musicians.
Parterre is not only a popular restaurant, it also offers a broadly diversified programme of events, making it a popular haunt for the culturally aware.
The Sinfonieorchester Basel (Basel Symphony Orchestra) is one of the most famous orchestras in Switzerland. It is made up of more than 100 highly qualified, highly motivated musicians.
St. Jakobshalle is located on the south-eastern edge of the city, set in spacious and tranquil parkland.
The Stadtcasino is the most famous concert hall in the city and a first-class venue for events of all kinds.
With its versatile repertoire, Stadtmusik Basel is a good example of how wind music can sound in the 21st century.
Located in the premises of the old Warteck brewery, Sud has a varied programme aimed at encouraging people of all ages to explore culture in all its forms.
The bird’s eye is one of the most popular jazz clubs in Europe. Musicians and guests alike enjoy the intimacy of the small club, which has excellent acoustics.