Concert impressions

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Bus Service 2016

Musique & Famille - Foreword

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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Festival Opening 2016

Opening of the Festival 2016

So much for the weather: the sun shone only in people's hearts on Thursday night a t the opening of the 60th Gstaad Menuhin Festival & Academy. Thanks to the Labèque sisters, true to their reputation — generous and completely invested in their art form — and a multicolour programme the tone ot this edition under the motto Musique & Famille was set. Not to mention the audience that made the temperature rise in the Saanen Church. There are more than 70 concerts more to look forward too...

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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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