Sa 20:00

Liza Lim Portrait

Ensemble Phoenix Basel

Australian composer Liza Lim is undisputedly one of the most exceptional voices in the field of New Music. As a researcher, composer and educator, she writes music with an open mind and a broad horizon. Recurring central questions in her compositional work are based on the examination of rituals of Asian culture and resulting political and ecological concerns. The «Liza Lim Portrait» documents her work with two weighty pieces, an early work and a current composition from 2017.


Ensemble Phoenix Basel, Jürg Henneberger (musical direction)


Liza Lim (*1966): «Garden of Earthly Desire» for ensemble (1988/89)
Liza Lim (*1966): «Extinction Events & Dawn Chorus» for ensemble (2017)


Concert introduction with Jürg Henneberger at 19:00


90 minutes, with break


CHF 35.-/25.-/15.- (free choice at the box office or in advance)
Free admission applies to persons with residence permit N, F or S. / CHF 5.- students of the Hochschule für Musik FHNW and the Musicology Seminar of the University of Basel / CHF 10.- members Colourkey and children under 12 years.


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Guests can now choose their own admission price between three different price levels.
CHF 35.- / 25.- / 15.-


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Students of the Academy of Music FHNW and of the Seminar of Music of the University Basle will still enjoy an entry fee of CHF 5.-.
Colourkey holders and children under 12 years will pay CHF 10.-

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