A Twelve-Hour Musical Journey Through Switzerland

On 2 April 2023, with the programme “sCHhhh – Traversée expérimentale en Helvétie”, the Archipel festival will showcase the quality and diversity of musical creation in Switzerland. From midday to midnight, audiences will have the chance to hear performances from twelve duos from around the country, covering a wide range of types of sound art.

The Archipel festival in Geneva is staging an extraordinary project demonstrating the quality of musical creation in our country. In “sCHhhh – Traversée expérimentale en Helvétie” (sCHhhh – An Experimental Journey Across Switzerland), 24 artists from cities, the countryside and all the different linguistic regions of the country will come together to create an incredible day-long sonic odyssey.

From midday to midnight, the Salle communale de Plainpalais will be reverberating with experimental music and sound art. Various styles are featured, with written and improvised compositions, songs, some acoustic pieces and some electronic. Some are part of the artists’ repertoires while others, commissioned by Archipel, will be performed for the first time ever.

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