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Les Alpes
13 July – 1 September 2018

Dear Music Friends

Come celebrate a multifarious offering of music performed by eminent international artists in a breathtaking setting every summer at the Gstaad Menuhin Festival & Academy.
In order to bring each festival to a successful close with a balanced budget we are dependent on your generous support as friends and sponsors. The yearly contribution is CHF 2’200.–.

As a member of the association of «Festival Friends» you profit from the following benefits:

Your ticket orders will be processed before the official start of ticket sales on 1 February, provided they reach us on time

You receive two complimentary tickets for the best seating for four concerts of your choice in the festival tent

You receive parking permits near the church in Saanen and near the festival tent

You are invited to a concert and festive dinner at the Gstaad Palace following the annual meeting of the Festival Friends

You receive two vouchers for a glass of champagne at the Festival Friends Bar in the festival tent

Admittance to the Festival Friends Lounge in the tent (pre-concert introductions / talks)

Free admission to the Gstaad Academy (master classes for piano, conducting, voice, strings, Baroque music)

You are listed as a Festival Friend in every weekly festival programme


As a sponsor you can choose the amount of your contribution; every donation is appreciated.
Thank you for choosing to support the festival and thus guarantee the continued first-class musical standard.


Music Needs Friends. Whether past, present or future, an event such as the Gstaad Menuhin Festival & Academy requires a great deal of private support in order to endure. The contributions from the Association of Festival Friends cover nearly 10% of the annual budget and provide a guarantee for the high standard of the festival concerts. Become a member of this group of music lovers and benefit from its many advantages as well!

A donation is possible in any amount. Every contribution is very welcome.

Registration is possible at any time.