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From Thursday 01 November 2018
To Sunday 11 November 2018

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Fusions. Blending musical traditions

01.11.2018 - 11.11.2018

The concerts begin at 8.30 pm at the Alhambra et at 9 pm at the AMR-Sud des Alpes. Opening of the doors at 7 pm in the Alhambra. At 8pm in the AMR.

With the title "Fusions. Blending musical traditions", the edition 2018 of the Festival les Nuits du monde takes us on a journey along diverse trails of discovery through a particularly bold and inventive musical world.

Far from being some sort of cultural patchwork, the programme instead throws light upon the fascinating creative processes that help to shape rich, coherent soundscapes.

From the Mandinka guitar to the Ottoman cello, from Arabic-jazz maqâm and the popular polyphonic vocal traditions of the Mediterranean to imaginative Mongolian overtone singing and the ritualistic origins of The Rite of Spring, this programme calls on us to question some of our aesthetic divisions or categories.

These concerts and moments of interaction between the audience and musicians create a special time and space for dialogue and sharing.

Website and online box-office : http://www.adem-geneve.com/fr/festival-fusions

The concerts begin at 8.30 pm the Alhambra et at 9 pm at l'AMR-Sud des Alpes.


The World of mongolian overtone singing - Souffles des steppes

Thursday 1st november - 9 pm

AMR-Sud des Alpes, Geneva

Double concert, Cordes en liberté

- 1st part : The spirit of the mandika kora, Derek Gripper

- 2nd part : Eastern Exchanges - Duo Vasilis Kostas et Layth Sidiq

Friday 2nd november - 8.30 pm

Alhambra, Geneva

Double concert, Sufi variations

- 1ère partie : The Sufi trails of Syria and Pakistan, Ensemble Saba

- 2ème partie : The ottoman soul of cello

Saturday 3rd november - 8.30 pm

Alhambra, Geneva

Toledo, the centre of three worlds - young audiences show

Sunday 4th november - 4 pm

Alhambra, Geneva

When the canzone popolare crosses bel canto, Compagnia Trallalero, La Squadra genovese

Thursday 8th november, 9 pm

AMR-Sud des Alpes, Geneva

Jasser Haj Youssef - Trio "Sira", Love of maqâm

Friday 9th november, 8.30 pm

Alhambra, Geneva

The avant-garde of sevillian flamenco, Radix

Saturday 10th november, 8.30 pm

Alhambra, Geneva

Ritualistic dance and song from Russia and the Ukraine

Sunday 11th november, 5 pm

Alhambra, Geneva




120.- full price

90.- reduced price*

Price per evening (concert / double concert)

35.- full price

28.- reduced price*

15.- 20 ans/20 francs card

Younger audience concert

14.- adults

8.- children

5.- 20 ans/20 francs card



10, rue de la Rôtisserie - 1204 Geneva

Tramways & buses : 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 18, 19, 36, D

Stops : Molard and Bel-Air

AMR/Sud des Alpes

10, rue des alpes - 1201 Geneva

Buses : 1, 25. Stops : Cornavin et Alpes

Website http://www.adem-geneve.com/fr/festival-fusions