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Trio Rafale performs in Cardiff
The Swiss Ambassador’s Award Concert series enjoyed another successful year in 2014 with warmly-received performances by Trio Rafale in London, Cardiff, Edinburgh and Belfast. The trio (Maki Wiederkehr on piano, Daniel Meller on violin and Flurin Cuonz cello) played a recital of Beethoven, Brahms and Swiss composer Jannik Giger at London’s Wigmore Hall (October 14), Cardiff’s Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (October 15), Edinburgh’s The Balmoral (October 16) and the Ulster Bank Belfast Festival at Queen’s (October 17).
The Swiss Ambassador’s Award Concert series was started in 1998 and serves as a unique platform to promote young Swiss musicians and raise funds for the Swiss Cultural Fund UK The concert tour is also an opportunity to showcase Swiss culture across the UK and to connect with the Swiss communities in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
South Wales Swiss Society
5 December 2014
6 December 2014
Raclette & Santa
North Wales Swiss Society
6 December 2014
Swiss Christmas Event with Santa
A date for
Mansion House Concert in Cardiff
16 February 2015
details will be available here
Parliament building in Berne
Until 30 Nov the iconic parliament building in Berne ( Bundeshaus) is again the focus of the light and sound show Rendez-vous Bundesplatz. This year’s theme is “A Journey Through Time in Paradise”. Details here