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Illuminationen Nr. 5: Automat und Organismus

Michael Kleine & Johannes Keller

The «Arciorgano» is a reconstruction of an organ with 31 keys per octave developed by Nicola Vicentino in the 16th century. The artist Michael Kleine and the musician Johannes Keller stage a solo for this wonder instrument. The exotic instrument died out as late as the Renaissance. The specimen of its inventor was burned after his death from the plague. A few years ago, a single one was rebuilt according to the surviving plans. Its lute can be similar to a human voice. Its bellows are like the lungs of a breathing organism. The regularity of its breath captivates us. We synchronise ourselves with him.


Michael Kleine (concept, staging), Johannes Keller (music, programming), Johanna Bartz (Traversflöte), Arthur Wilkens (Gesang)


60 minutes, no 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.


New Pricing Policy

With the start of the season 22/23, a new pricing policy will apply at Gare du Nord.
Guests can now choose their own admission price between three different price levels.
CHF 35.- / 25.- / 15.-


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Persons with a residence permit N, F or S.

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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Prices freely selectable CHF 350.- / 250.- / 150.-
The season tickets include almost all events of the season 22/23.

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