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Musique & Famille - Foreword

Yoga Week

Yoga at Gstaad Menuhin Festival

Yehudi Menuhin’s friendship with Indian yogi B.K.S. Iyengar is well known and led to the latter coming to visit the maestro in Saanenland a number of times. In order to celebrate and continue this tradition, the yoga instructors from the region are offering courses at the shores of Lake Lauenen at 10 o’clock in the morning from 8 to 12 August (weather permitting, of course). 

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3 Questions to

3 Questions to Maurice Steger

Your programme is an interesting potpourri: How did this come about? 

My programme combines works of various family members of music clan and showcases their interesting differences. In the Saanen Church a cantata by an uncle of Johann Sebastian Bach will be played and as a contrasting juxtaposition the famous Coffee Cantata by the maestro himself...

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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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