Archive for the music Tag

Family Classes at Music Together

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During the cold winter months it’s sometimes hard to find the right activity to stimulate your young child’s imagination and ability to learn, while at the same time making new friends. If you’re feeling a bit stuck for ideas and are dreading the freezing winter months ahead, take a look at the list of upcoming Family Classes at Music Together in Geneva, which will begin on the 11th of January […]

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Did You Say Concerto?


How would you like to take your children on a musical journey of discovery across time, from Vivaldi to Mozart and beyond? “Concerto, vous avez dit concerto?” is a special family concert that will be taking place at the Théâtre Forum Meyrin on Thursday 13th of March 2014 at 7pm. Suitable from age 6, the show will last approx. 1 hour so still perfect for an early bedtime!   Directed by Philippe […]

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It’s a Family Classic


Mark your diary for the next “concert en famille” by Geneva Camerata on Saturday 18th of January 2014 at the salle Frank-Martin in Geneva (Collège Claparède, 3 Rue de la Vallée). These family concerts are a relaxed & enjoyable way to introduce your little ones to the best classical pieces and have fun together. Each concert has a musical theme developed through a series of wonderful compositions the young audience can delight in. […]

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A Midsummer Night at the Bains

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A local treasure with a long history dating back to 1872, the Bains des Pâquis hold a special place in the hearts of those who have lived here all their lives or just for a few years. The Bains des Pâquis are the place to go for a delicious fondue au crémant, a relaxing hammam or a long day at the beach. Not only that, Expat Husband and I love to come to the Terrasse Bar […]

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All New Caribateens

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There are changes ahead for this year’s edition of the Caribana music festival, which takes place from the 5th to the 9th of June 2013 in Crans-sur-Nyon (Canton Vaud). The line-up of extraordinary international artists covering a mix of styles and genres will remain a cornerstone of this fine event: from Tinie Tempah to Kaiser Chiefs, Sexion d’Assaut and Fun the programme is packed with great names, so make sure you book tickets now!   […]

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The Geneva Music Scene


Expats often complain that Geneva is “too quiet” and doesn’t offer much in terms of night-life or music gigs. If you’ve heard this a million times before and would like to hear a different drummer, take a look at our interview with Paolo H. – one third of DJ & music events team Indie Nation. Their vision is simple and quite clear: bring glamorous Indie Rock’n’Roll back in town – can’t say fairer than that, […]

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Caribana Festival: The Lights Are On!


Get your dancing shoes on for the 22nd edition of the Caribana Festival, which takes place this week from Wednesday the 6th of June till Sunday the 10th in Crans-sur-Nyon, Canton Vaud. This year’s line-up is looking pretty amazing with names such as Gossip, Lou Reed, Marina & the Diamonds and Charlie Winston set to get the mood going on one of Switzerland’s finest music festivals. With a unique mix of styles […]

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