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The Gstaad New Year Festival

HIGHLIGHTS

PROGRAM 2018 / 2019

CHRISTMAS CONCERT

December 27, 2018 6:30 pm

Location: Eglise de Château d’Oex

Duo Tchiki, Jacques Hostettler & Nicolas Suter, marimbas

Benjamin Righetti, organ

Beatrice Villiger, soprano

Choeur de poche Saanen

 

THE BEAUTIES OF BACH PART I

December 28, 2018 – 6:30 pm

Location: Gstaad Chapel

Paul Gulda, harpsichord

The Well-Tempered Clavier, J.S. Bach

TRIBUTE TO THE BARITONE DMITRI HVOROSTOVSKY (1962 – 2017)

December 29, 2018 – 6:30 pm

Location: Lauenen Church

Edwin Crossley-Mercer, bass-baritone

Michel Dalberto, keyboard

Schubert’s “Die Winterreise” – 24 songs for voice & piano

 

TRIBUTE TO CLAUDE DEBUSSY (1862-1918)

December 30, 2018 – 5:00 pm

Location: Grand Hotel Park

Rosemary Forbes-Butler, soprano

Caroline Haffner, keyboard

 

CANDLELIGHT CONCERT: DUO CANT’ARPA

December 31, 2018 – 7:30 pm

Location: St Joseph Church

Béatrice Villiger, soprano

Diane Pauvert, harp

Pieces de Rossini, Caldara, Fauré, Mozart, Bochsa, Doret, Händel, Bellini, Paisiello

 

TRIBUTE TO YEHUDI MENUHIN (1916-1999)

January 1, 2019 – 6:30 pm

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, keyboard

Sonata for Piano and Violin, Sonata for Piano and Cello and Violin, Cello and Piano Trio

 

TRIBUTE TO RICHARD STRAUSS (1864-1949)

January 3, 2019 – 6:30 pm

Location: Grand Hotel Park

Sasha Rozhdestvensky, violin

Viktoria Postnikova, keyboard

Violin Sonata in A major by Franz Schubert

Violin Sonata in E flat major by Richard Strauss

 

THE BEAUTIES OF BACH PART II

Bach in Contralto and Bass Voice!

January 4, 2019 – 6:30 pm

Location: Rougemont Church

Nathalie Stutzmann, conductor, contralto

Leon Kosavic, bass

Orfeo 55 Chamber orchestra

 

THE BEAUTIES OF BACH PART III

January 5, 2019 – 6:30 pm

Location: Lauenen Church

Alexandros Kapelis, keyboard

Berliner Barok Solisten

The six piano concerti, J.S. Bach

 

 

 

 

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