Current events (12)
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Held in Okayama City once every three years, the Okayama Art Summit is an international exhibition of contemporary art, placed this year under the title «IF THE SNAKE».
Location: Several venues in Okayama city
Liechtenstein is the only country in the world named after the family name of the ruling monarch. Although it is a small country situated between Switzerland and Austria, Liechtenstein holds one of the most extensive private art collections in the world.
Location: The Bunkamura Museum of Art, Tokyo
Pianist Christian Chamorel, one of the few Swiss musician whose influence reaches far beyond the country’s borders, has performed in countless prestigious festivals and won many prizes in several international competitions in Italy, Austria, and Switzerland.
Location: Kobe Club, Kobe
Founded in 1875, the Musikkollegium Winterthur is the oldest active Orchestra in Switzerland.
Location: Toppan Hall, Tokyo
After a series of successful concerts in Switzerland in 2016, the Swiss trombone duo TWOBONES (Danilo Moccia & Paul Haag) and the Japanese trombone duo The Bon Bones (Yuu Uesugi & Itsumi Komano) are reuniting for a Japan tour.
Location: Miyagi, Iwate, Saitama, Tokyo, Shizuoka
The Basel-based trio SULP was founded in 2005 by Simon Dettwiler (schwyzerörgeli accordion), Matthias Gubler (saxophone) and Hannes Fankhauser (contrabass, tuba, alphorn).
Location: Tokyo, Nagano, Yokohama, Kyoto, Nara
Roman Signer (1938–) is a Swiss artist active since the 1970s. He uses daily objects like kayaks and furniture and try to cause movement with elements such as fire, water, and wind, in a humorous and sometimes absurd manner.
Location: The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
The Swiss "Lied Duo" of Raphaël Favre (Tenor) & Satoko Kato (Piano) join the Kitatopia International Music Festival 2019
Location: Kitatopia Tsutsuji Hall, Tokyo
Ahead of the first Japan solo exhibition of Karl Gerstner, a major figure in visual communication of the 20th century, Susanne Bieri D.Phil., Head of The Prints and Drawings Department of the Swiss National Library, shares insights on the career and legacy of the designer.
Location: ginza graphic gallery (ggg), Tokyo
After the success of their first tour in Japan in 2017, including a performance at Shibuya O-EAST, Swiss rock/pop band YOKKO returns to Japan!
Location: Tokyo, Saitama, Nagoya, Kyoto, Kobe, Osaka, Chiba
Yodel singer and composer Marie Theres von Gunten joins Japanese musicians to hold a special Swiss Christmas concert.
Location: International Christian University Chapel,
Yann Becker is a Swiss photographer based in Japan since 2010 who offers a very personal gaze on the archipelago.
Location: Gallery Kaze, Osaka
Past events (286)
This annual charity concert is organized by the non-pro-t organization MOCT to commemorate the humanitarian achievements of Dr. Marcel Junod, the ICRC-delegate who organized and provided medical support for the city of Hiroshima after the atomic bombing.
Location: Hiroshima City Nishi Ward Cultural Center Hall, Hiroshima
Musicologist and Biwa player Silvain Guignard will meet Zenpo Simura, a Shakuhachi player at the second series of the "To the sounds of the Japanese lute" this year.
Location: Amagasaki, Kyoto
Held during Tokyo Designer’s Week, this is the fi rst design exchange project realized from the partnership between the Swiss Society of Engineers andArchitects (SIA) and the Japan Institute of Design Promotion (JDP).
Location: JIDA gallery, Tokyo
Originally titled «Sils Maira», this film was produced in the Swiss Alps with Juliette Binoche as the main character.
Location: Many theaters in Japan
Christian Delafontaine, solo utist at the Yverdon Orchestra, and Christian Chamorel, a prize winning pianist, are both from Yverdon-les-bains in the canton of Vaud.
Location: Okayama, Hiroshima, Nara, Kyoto, Osaka
The trio composed of the jazz pianist Colin Vallon, Patrice Moret on doublebass and Samuel Rohrer on drums released their second recording in 2014 on the prestigious international label ECM Records.
Location: Tokyo, Osaka, Fukuoka, Okayama
It is well-known that the design and architecture school «The Bauhaus», created a lasting blueprint for modern design.
Location: Misawa Bauhaus Collection, Tokyo
Established in 1999 in Lausanne, this group of friends passionately revives the beginnings of jazz music in the 1920s and beyond.
Location: Nagasaki, Osaka, Tokyo
Ronin is a “zen-funk” quartet founded by Nik Baertsch in 2001 and is the frontrunner of the ECM new generation.
Location: Tokyo, Yokohama
Regarded as one of the most important figures in the contemporary Jewelry world, Otto Künzli’s work is based on a conceptual approach, which has been widely embraced by people beyond the jewelry field.
Location: Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, Tokyo
The duo concert by Yuki Kasai, a Swiss born violinist and Nana Hiwatari, a guitarist teaching at the Conservatory in Bern, features classical works ranging from the old masters to contemporary music, such as Piazzola.
Location: Tokyo Opera City, Omi Gakudo Hall
This unusual combination of voice, trumpet and guitar with full of wit and imagination emerged in 2009 from the Jazzwerkstatt (Jazz factory) Wien and Bern.
Location: Osaka, Okinawa, Tokyo