With its 150-year-old music academy and the world-famous Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, Basel’s rich orchestra scene boasts an incredible amount of talent. The Collegium Musicum Basel, which celebrates its 65th birthday this year, contributes to Basel’s musical landscape through a continuous artistic dialogue with music tradition and a healthy curiosity for contemporary forms.The award-winning conductor and musical director Kevin Griffith successfully leads his 60 professional musicians, who perform works from Viennese classics to the late Romantic period and music of the early 20th century.