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3 Questions to Daniel Hope

A special year: Menuhin's 100th birthday. What is his greatest legacy in your opinion?

What shoud I choose to characterize the extraordinary 75 year long career of one of the greatest musicians of all times? Maybe Menuhin's debut 1924 in San Francisco at the age of 7, or his first performance in Berlin 1929 after which Albert Einstein said: „Now I know that there is a God in heaven.“, or the concert and legendary record of the Elgar concerto under the direction of the composer 1932... 

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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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Beethoven4all

The Anniversary Project Beethoven4all Is In Full Swing!

The first event is just around the corner: a guest appearance with the FC Thun at the Canton Derby between FC Thun and the YB from Berne on 25 May 2016. Some 140 school children and teenagers will come together for the first time at this event – an exciting moment. At 5.30 pm in the Stockhorn Arena in Thun you can expect rousing football together with body percussion and cool dance steps!

The next big event...

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