The UBS Culture Foundation supports the composition and the première of new works by Swiss composers in contemporary classical music. The foundation supports renowned festivals and new concert programmes by professional ensembles and orchestras that include a world or Swiss premiere of a work by a Swiss composer.

We do not support

  • Non-Swiss ensembles or composers without permanent residence in Switzerland
  • Composers, festivals, orchestras or ensembles that have received support from the UBS Culture Foundation within the last three years
  • Students and projects developed in the context of education
  • The acquisition of musical instruments, the production of sound recordings, or the edition of musical work