Forum Wallis XIII,6-10 June2019,Schloss Leuk (CH) Forum Wallis is a Swiss Contemporary Music Festival based in Valais/Switzerland. Founded in 2006 it is yet one of the major Contemporary Music Festivals in Switzerland. Forum Wallis is organised by the newest local ISCM section in Switzerland,IGNM-VS. It is always staged over the Whitsun holiday. Forum Wallis is dedicated to Contemporary Music in toto, but also focusses on the works of living Swiss and Valaisan composers and performing artists. The festival can look back on an exceptional history, with hundreds of premières, spectacular productions and numerous composers featured from across the globe. Among the highlights of its first decade have beenStockhausen's 'Helicopter String Quartet' performed by the Arditti Quartet with André Richard and Air Glaciersover the Swiss Alps in 2015, Heinz Holliger's 'Alpcheer' in 2010 with the original sCHpillit, and 2016's performance by the Pendulum Choir. Exhibitions have presented the work of world renownedartists such as Valentin Carron and Günther Uecker. Forum Wallis ismember ofSwissfestivals andof theEuropean Conference of Promoters of New Music ECPNM. This years edition will present the works of about 50 composers from 25 different countries, performed by internationally acclaimed ensembles and musicians such asAventure, Luis Tabuenca, Simone Conforti, Zafraan Berlin, UMS ´n JIP, Contrechamps, Hans-Peter Pfammatter, Manuel Mengis,Jonas Imhof,Fabian Panisello,Miguel Pérez Iñesta andStefano Gervasoni.
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