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PROGRAM 2018 / 2019

THE BEAUTIES OF BACH

Panorama of Johann Sebastian Bach’s compositions for keyboard and voice

In partnership with The Glenn Gould Foundation

December 28, 2018 – 6:30pm

Location: Gstaad Chapel

Paul Gulda, harpsichord

The Well-Tempered Clavier J.S. Bach

January 4, 2019 – 6:30pm

Location: Rougemont Church

Nathalie Stutzmann, conductor, contralto

Leon Kosavic, bass

Bach in Contralto and Bass Voice!

January 5, 2019 – 6:30pm

Location: Lauenen Church

Alexandros Kapelis, piano

Berliner Baroker Solisten

The six piano concertos by J.S. Bach

TRIBUTE TO THE BARITONE DMITRI HVOROSTOVSKY (1962-2017)

December 29, 2018 – 6:30pm

Location: Lauenen Church

Edwin Crossley-Mercer, bass-baritone

Michel Dalberto, piano

Die Winterreise – 24 songs for voice & piano by Franz Schubert

CANDLELIGHT CONCERT

Duo Cant’Arpa

December 31, 2018 – 7:30pm

Location: St Joseph Church

Béatrice Villiger, soprano

Diane Pauvert, harp

Airs de Rossini, Bellini, Fauré, Mozart, Donizetti, Caldara, Händel, Paisiello

TRIBUTE TO YEHUDI MENUHIN (1916-1999)

January 1, 2019 – 6:30pm

Location: Rougemont Church

Christoph Croisé, cello

Otto Antikainen, violin

Laureate of the Gstaad New Year Music Festival Prize

during the Menuhin Competition in April 2018

Alexander Panfilov, piano

Sonata for Piano and Violin – Sonata for Piano and Cello

Violin, Cello and Piano Trio

TRIBUTE TO RICHARD STRAUSS (1864-1949)

January 3, 2019 – 6:30pm

Sasha Rozhdestvensky, violin

Viktoria Postnikova, piano

Violin Sonata in A major by Franz Schubert

Violin Sonata in E flat major by Richard Strauss

 

 

 

 

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