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Country and Region SwitzerlandBasel District
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Riehen, Basel District, Switzerland and various locations in Germany and France
Festival Contact Information

c/o Burghof Lörrach
Herrenstrasse 5
D-79539 Lörrach
Phone: (49) 76-21-940-8911
Fax: (49) 76-21-940-8914

Festival Description

STIMMEN—an international festival, is dedicated solely to vocal artists. The festival is situated in Lörrach, in the heart of Europe—in the 3-country-area (Germany, Switzerland, France) around Bale. It was founded in 1994. Also the program includes an extraordinary choice of vocal artists from all over the world. The international program creates an atmosphere of living, cultural exchange.

Part of the program includes a workshop-series—”Sommer Werkstatt Gesang”, where the participants can experience different vocal techniques and styles, taught by extraordinary singers and vocal teachers. The concert program includes musical ballads through times and cultures, and through the width and depth of singing. Starting with old vocal traditions, through the classical European period, to contemporary world music and experimental performances. It takes place in different venues and churches in the region.

For more information about the festival locations in Germany and France visit

Festival Dates July 4 - 28, 2013
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Slideshow Photo Credits:
  • In order of appearance
    • Bobble-Project with Bobby McFerrin and 21 singers from all over the world, Stimmen 09, photo by Juri Junkov
    • Bobby McFerrin and Voices, Stimmen 07
    • Rosenfels atmosphere, Stimmen 07


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