Top jazzmen head for Lausanne Wednesday, 29 October, 2008 This year’s Onze Plus festival in Lausanne kicked off on Wednesday night with performances by some of the jazz world’s biggest names over four nights. Brad Mehldau and Gabor Gado both played gigs on Wednesday, with Switzerland’s Thierry Lang taking the stage on Thursday night. WRS’s Conor Lennon spoke to RSR Espace 2 show Jazzz’s Yvan Ischer.
Lausanne: City on the rise Monday, 19 May, 2008 Lausanne is… vertical. Let’s get that out of the way now. Just 375 meters above sea level at the lakefront, the landscape abruptly climbs 500 meters over the distance of a short 10-minute city drive to Le Chalet-à-Gobet in upper Lausanne.