Worth listening to

Paul Klee played the violin and created a poetics of art based on questions of music theory. Claude Monet and Gerhard Richter painted to music. The Icelandic performance artist Ragnar Kjartansson has his own folk rock band. The relationships between music and visual art are diverse and have a long history. The Fondation Beyeler often involves musical connections in the programs accompanying the exhibitions. It shows the artists' personal relationships to music and invites you to concerts by well-known musicians, thus creating new, vital connections to the exhibitions and the works.

Bryan Ferry

Saturday, March 17, 2018, 6.30 p.m.

The British singer and former Roxy Music frontman Bryan Ferry is appearing live at the Fondation Beyeler.

In conversation with the novelist and art essayist Michael Bracewell, Bryan Ferry will be talking about his work and about the inspiration he derives from art. Afterwards he will perform an exclusive acoustic set in the intimate setting of the museum.

Price: CHF 100 / Young Art Club, Art Club & Friends CHF 75
Ticket includes museum admission.

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Prometheus, 2016

Mikhail Rudy, 2015

Ragnar Kjartansson and The All Star Band, 2015

Marc Ribot, 2015

Marc Almond, 2015

Dominique Horwitz, 2015

Vox Clamantis hommage to Arvo Pärt, 2014

Vox Clamantis hommage to Arvo Pärt, 2014

Robyn Schulkowsky, 2014

Interview Jaan-Eik Tulve (Conductor), 2014