Apples & Olives Festival in Zurich

Source: Apples & Olives.

New Amsterdam Records is pleased to announce the 2018 Apples & Olives Festival! After two successful editions in 2014 and 2016, the Swiss festival returns from March 7-10 in Zürich clubs EXIL and Moods, showcasing unexpected connections between contemporary classical, avant-garde pop, improvised and jazz music on all four evenings. This year’s festival is programmed by an international team of curators, consisting of conductor and violinist Etienne Abelin (CH), pianist and composer Nik Bärtsch (CH) and NewAm co-founder and co-artistic director Judd Greenstein.

See below for the full festival line-up, and for more information please visit

Wednesday, Mar. 7, 8:00pm – EXIL
Nik Bärtsch (CH) with students from
Zurich University of the Arts
Greg Fox (US)

Thursday, Mar. 8, 8:00pm – EXIL
Nicolas Stocker (CH)
Daniel Wohl (FR / US)

Friday, Mar. 9, 8:30pm – Moods
Bent Knee (US) with students from
Zurich University of the Arts
Marena Whitcher (CH) and ensemble

Saturday, Mar. 10, 8:30pm – Moods
Maarja Nuut & HH
Kaspar Ewald’s Exorbitantes Kabinett