Saturday, 25 August 2018, 17.00

Guild Concert– Basel Cello Quartet

Basel Cello Quartet: Beatrice Blanco, Deborah Tolksdorf, Joachim Müller-Crépon, Karolina Öhmann

Free admission for children and youths up to 18 years of age - made possible by the Goekmen-Davidoff Foundation.

Come along with us on a journey through the epochs and experience a seldom heard formation of four cellos in the historic Zunfthaus zur Schmiden. The Basel Cello Quartet will take you through a thrilling and diverse programme ranging from classical to the world of film music and the pops. 

As the high point and core of the "surprise concert", arrangements and works by Thomas Demenga will be performed. As one of the leading cellists and composers of recent decades, he combines classic style elements with contemporary sounds in his work in a poetic manner.



Friday, 2 November 2018, 19.00

The Criminal Dinner at Zunfthaus zur Schmiden

An ample portion of excitement and a fine three-course menu: Help solve the murder mystery of the famous Professor William Chattney and enjoy culinary pampering while you do.

The piece, "Testament à la Carte" takes you on a thrilling manhunt. Play the detective, laugh and be part of it all. Your suggestions to the actors impact the course of the criminal drama – anything can happen. Be on your guard!

Look forward to a truly special crime spectacle at Zunfthaus zur Schmiden. Performance in German.

Price per person: CHF 139 (including three-course menu)

Film shoot in the Zunfthaus


We teamed up with a partner,, to produce an interesting film about our historic event location. The result is this brief, succinct video clip that introduces our showpiece in the heart of Zurich Niederdorf in just 80 seconds.

Take a look and be inspired!  (in German)

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