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The music festivals not to be missed this summer in Geneva

With the arrival of the fine summer days, music stages are blossoming in Geneva. Discover our selection of music festivals that will have you swaying to the beat this summer.

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Festival des Bastions

From 12 June to 6 September, Kiosque des Bastions

Classical music will ring out throughout the summer at the heart of les Bastions with the 3rd edition of the Festival des Bastions. For this event, the public will have the opportunity to attend a series of dinner concerts on the apron around the Kiosque des Bastions, by reservation only. Information and programming on the Festival des Bastions website

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Fête de la musique

From 24 to 26 June, Bastions and old town

This 31st edition of the Fête de la musique has bounced back and promises to be festive and federating, with three days of concerts, workshops and meetings of a host of different styles and flavours. In total, almost 450 free cultural offerings spread across 30 stages, almost half of which are in the open air. What better way to welcome the summer!

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The AMR in les Cropettes

From 29 June to 3 July, Parc des Cropettes

Like every year, the Association pour l’encouragement de la Musique impRovisée (AMR) will set up stall in Parc des Cropettes. With 27 free concerts on 2 stages, the festival celebrates jazz and improvisation, and most importantly the regional music scene! The full programme is available on the AMR website The AMR in les Cropettes

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Summer concerts in Saint-Germain

From 3 July to 5 September, Saint-Germain Church

Music lovers of every kind can meet in one of the oldest churches in Geneva for a series of one-hour concerts showcasing classical chamber music. The full programme on the Summer concerts in Saint-Germain website.

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Musiques en été

From 1 July to 26 August, Ella Fitzgerald stage

Flagship festival of the Geneva summer, Musiques en été, with its programme that is as eclectic as it is generous will serve up a blend of heritage and musical trends: jazz, hip-hop, chamber opera, soul, classical recital, folk, reggae and song: 25 free concerts at a rate of three per week can be enjoyed from 1 July to 26 August on the emblematic Ella Fitzgerald stage.

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Les Aubes musicales

From 24 July to 21 August, Bains des Pâquis

Be at les Pâquis pier at dawn (from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m.) to start your day to music. A priceless happening to share the dawn while listening to original compositions against the magnificent backdrop of Geneva bay. Programme available soon on les Aubes website.

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OSR à la Plage

18 to 20 August, Geneva beach

In a seaside atmosphere, the OSR welcomes the public to Geneva beach to make the most of the sunset over the bay. The 3rd edition of the OSR à la Plage festival promises to be a hit with classical music lovers and fans of cinema and jazz.

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La Bâtie-Festival of Geneva

Du 25 août au 11 septembre, plusieurs lieux de Genève

Some fifty theatre, dance, performance, music and cabaret events scattered around dozens of venues in Geneva and the Greater Geneva Area are on the programme of the 46th edition of La Bâtie-Festival of Geneva. A full programme available from 14 June on the La Bâtie-Festival of Geneva website.


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Article modifié le 01.07.2022 à 09:06