Concert impressions


Bus Service 2016

Musique & Famille - Foreword

Opera Gala

Angela Gheorghiu replaces Anja Harteros

Angela Gheorghiu, the star of the lyrical scene, will sing on 28th August at 6 pm at the Festival-Tent with baritone Bryn Terfel at the opera gala. The soprano replaces Anja Harteros, who had to cancel at the last minute. Together with Gianandrea Noseda and the London Symphony Orchestra, Angela Gheorghiu will perform pieces by Verdi (Otello) and Puccini (Tosca) that showcase her brilliance and capture the audience and critics around the world. A glamour diva - but most of all a great artist.


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«Beethoven4all» & the Ninth with Antonini

Beethoven 9th Symphony

For months 140 children and teenagers from the Canton of Berne (8 school classes) have been deeply absorbed in the music of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. DJ Janiv Oron has spun this world famous work on his turntables and through his mixing consoles in order to create a truly unique version of the Ninth Symphony. This new version served as the basis for captivating and inspiring the youngsters for this compelling and challenging project. 

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Gstaad Menuhin Festival 2016

Happy Birthday, Yehudi!

The Gstaad Menuhin Festival has doubled its efforts in order to celebrate fittingly the 100th anniversary of the birth of its founder. Many artists spontaneously suggested that they would like to pay homage to the maestro, such as his disciple Daniel Hope (24 July), pianist András Schiff (who will dedicate three concerts to him at the end of July) or violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja (20 August). But if two dates stand out above all...

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