Steve Hackett Acoustic Trio - Fondation Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland

Steve Hackett Acoustic Trio - Fondation Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland

Fondation Beyeler Acoustic Trio show

12 December, 2019

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For several decades now, Steve Hackett has been covering wide musical territory: from progressive rock, to blues and jazz, to classical music. The gifted guitarist will be performing at the Fondation Beyeler with his acoustic trio, featuring Roger King on keyboard and Rob Townsend on saxophone and flute. The trio will reinterpret classic Genesis hits as well as solo pieces by Hackett. Steve Hackett has reduced the acoustic set to be played at the Fondation Beyeler to its musical essence, making this a one-of-a-kind concert. Only 200 guests will be able to attend this unique, intimate event. An intense musical experience awaits Genesis fans as well as devotees of this series of live concerts, which allows members of the audience to witness world-class musicians up close.

"An intimate evening with" is a concert series presented jointly by the Fondation Beyeler and Bayer, featuring musicians who made pop and rock music history. At the Fondation Beyeler, members of the audience are able to witness these artists up close in the museum's special atmosphere. Steve Hackett joins a distinguished list of outstanding artists of international standing, following up on sensational and highly praised performances by Patti Smith (2015), John Cale (2016) and Bryan Ferry (2018).

Felix Reiff, Country Manager Bayer Switzerland and CEO of Bayer Basel, says: "Together with our partner of many years, the Fondation Beyeler, we are proud to be able to present international pop and rock music legends who remain creative and productive to this day, in the intimate setting of a world-renowned museum."

Sam Keller, Director of the Fondation Beyeler, adds: "In partnership with Bayer, we are very happy to be able to organise an intimate concert with such a legendary musician, who will bring his unique sound to the Fondation Beyeler."