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The Offbeat - gigs we love this November

The Offbeat - gigs we love this November

Mid Morning Mix

Musician Maximillian Haft brings us three more gigs happening this November.

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Jonathan Nott talks 'provocative' classical music at OSR

Jonathan Nott talks 'provocative' classical music at OSR

Mid Morning Mix

Jonathan Nott is the Music & Artistic Director at the Orchestra de la Suisse Romande (OSR). He talks to Katt Cullen on the Mid Morning Mix about making classical music provocative and why music...

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Celtic Woman's Tara McNeill

Celtic Woman's Tara McNeill

Mid Morning Mix

Celtic Woman's Tara McNeill talks to World Radio Switzerland's Katt Cullen ahead of their Zurich show.

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Chris Von Rohr from Krokus

Chris Von Rohr from Krokus

Mid Morning Mix

In the words of Krokus - "nothing is more powerful than a powerul song". Here's Katt Cullen's FULL call with Chris Von Rohr from Krokus, ahead of their gig at Baloise Session.

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Beatrice Stirnimann on Baloise session

Beatrice Stirnimann on Baloise session

Mid Morning Mix

The Baloise Session takes place in Basel. It's a series of 10 events, each featuring 2 incredible artists.  We catch up with festival CEO Beatrice Stirnimann before the first event...

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Jonathan Griffith on Carmina Burana

Jonathan Griffith on Carmina Burana

Mid Morning Mix

  The music of Carmina Burana was written by Carl Orff based on poems from the 11-13th century. Themes in the poems are relatable throughout the decades, such as the fickleness of fort...

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Variations Musicales de Tannay 16-29 August

Variations Musicales de Tannay 16-29 August

Mid Morning Mix

  Wilson Hermanto is the conductor for Orchestra ‘Cameristi della Scala’ – performing on the 24 August at the classical music festival: Variations Musicales de Tannay.

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Bains de Paquis - openair concerts in Geneva at 6am

Bains de Paquis - openair concerts in Geneva at 6am

Mid Morning Mix

Image: Facebook - @bainsdepaquis   Philippe Constantin, Coordinator of the Aubes Concerts at Bains de Pâquis, tells us more about the history of the Bains de Pâquis city...

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Montreux Jazz Festival 2019 (28 June - 13 July)

Montreux Jazz Festival 2019 (28 June - 13 July)

Mid Morning Mix

  Mathieu Jaton, Montreux Jazz Festival CEO, & Rémi Bruggmann, Artistic Director for the Montreux Jazz Lab & Lizsto Club stages talk to Katt Cullen on the Mid Morni...

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Kings Singers - Acappella in Sion this weekend

Kings Singers - Acappella in Sion this weekend

Mid Morning Mix

  The Kings Singers will perform this SUNDAY 26th May in Sion at 5pm as part of the Riches Heures de Valère programme of concerts.  In this interview we talk to Edd...

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Flying Bach: Breakdance, ballet & Bach

Flying Bach: Breakdance, ballet & Bach

Mid Morning Mix

  Flying Bach is a show of juxtaposition - combining breakdance, ballet and bach!  Michael Rosemann, Flying Steps Academy Co-Director & Performer, and Classical Perfor...

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A Viennese Ball in Geneva

A Viennese Ball in Geneva

Mid Morning Mix

  This Summer, there will be a Viennese Ball held in Geneva for the very first time. It has been 10 years in the making, but now Brigitte Lüth has the determination to make it happen! ...

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Don Mescall jams in the studio

Don Mescall jams in the studio

Mid Morning Mix

Don Mescall is a singer, songwriter and producer. He's written songs for Sir Cliff Richard, Backstreet Boys, Lonestar, Geri Halliwell & Ronan Keating, amongst others. He tells WRS that h...

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Gadget Guru - Synth-a-slider

Gadget Guru - Synth-a-slider

Gadget Guru

I want this to be the new soundtrack to my life...

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Baloise Session - Intimacy is guaranteed

Baloise Session - Intimacy is guaranteed

Mid Morning Mix

  Kicking off on the 19th October, Baloise Sessions festival will be featuring stars such as John Legend and George Ezra. Mark Butcher spoke with festival CEO Beatrice Stirnimman to ask her...

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Blue Balls Festival

Blue Balls Festival

Mid Morning Mix

    Set around Lake Lucerne, Blue Balls Festival 2018 is set to host national and international stars for the next nine days. Hear all about this year's great line-up and check ...

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Imam Baildi at Paleo

Imam Baildi at Paleo

Mid Morning Mix

Imam Baildi are busy at Paléo Festival in Nyon this year! They played on the opening day and you can catch them again today at the Dome tent at 5pm on Tuesday 18th July 2018. ...

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From Bern to Hollywood; Sophie Huber on Blue Note Records

From Bern to Hollywood; Sophie Huber on Blue Note Records

Mid Morning Mix

Discover the story of the legendary record label Blue Note Records in Sophie Huber's documentary; BLUE NOTE RECORDS: BEYOND THE NOTES  

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Swiss Up! - Yodeling

Swiss Up! - Yodeling

Swiss Up!

One of the big Swiss folksy traditions is the Yodel. A very particular style of singing that you might be a little familiar with. But what's the historical background of yodelling and were will...

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FILM NUT - Blue Note Records; Beyond the Notes & Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

FILM NUT - Blue Note Records; Beyond the Notes & Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Film Nut

Aired 11th June 2018 Swiss releases 13/14 June 2018   Films covered this week are: Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Pope Franci...

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Juliette Schack talks about Le FestiVolt

Juliette Schack talks about Le FestiVolt

Mid Morning Mix

Juliette Schack joins us in the studio to talk about the very first edition of Le FestiVolt, to be held in Ferney Voltaire in neighbouring France this 9-10 June

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Prisme at Ensemble Vide - Denis Schuler & Alex Babel

Prisme at Ensemble Vide - Denis Schuler & Alex Babel

Mid Morning Mix

Artistic Director of Ensemble Vide Denis Schuler and Eklekto Artistic Director, Conductor + Composer Alexandre Babel join Katt in the WRS studio...

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The smooth sounds of the big Taiko drum with KODO

The smooth sounds of the big Taiko drum with KODO

Mid Morning Mix

Kodo are masters of the Japanese Taiko drum and for over 35 years they've been thrilling audiences worldwide with their high-energy blend of traditional drumming, dance and vocal performance. ...

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UN Orchestra, featuring Menuhin Junior Prize winner Rennosuke Fukuda

UN Orchestra, featuring Menuhin Junior Prize winner Rennosuke Fukuda

Mid Morning Mix

Antoine Marguier, Founder, Artistic Director and Conductor of the UN Orchestra, joins us in the studio to talk about the upcoming concert on Saturday 17th March at the Victoria Hall, Geneva. 

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