Su 20:00

Noriko Hisada Portrait

Ensemble Phoenix Basel

Foto: Ensemble Phoenix Basel

Ensemble Phoenix Basel © Felix Groteloh

The Japanese composer Noriko Hisada is a quite exceptional voice of Japan whose music is performed far too rarely. The Ensemble für Neue Musik Zürich has been championing the music of this composer, who was still unknown in Europe at the time, for over 30 years and premiered her quintet «Prognostication» in Boswil in 1991 with Jürg Henneberger at the piano. Ensemble Phoenix Basel now presents this work together with the seven-part ensemble piece «Led by the Yellow Bricks», written 25 years later and inspired by Lyman Frank Baum's children's book «The Wizard of Oz».

19:00 Concert introduction with Sebastian Gottschick and Jürg Henneberger


Jürg Henneberger (piano solo), Ensemble Phoenix Basel, Sebastian Gottschick (musical direction)


Noriko Hisada (*1963): «Prognostication» for 5 instruments (1990) 15'
Noriko Hisada: «Led by the Yellow Bricks» for piano and 5 instruments (2015) 55'


115 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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Colourkey holders and children under 12 years will pay CHF 10.-

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The season tickets include almost all events of the season 22/23.

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