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“The music says it all. Mozart is cool.” So said the self-confessed “opera ignoramus” Doris Dörrie before she grabbed hold of one of the sacred cows of the operatic repertoire and transformed it into a “hippie musical”. Mozart’s Così fan tutte (“Thus…

Total running time
179 mins
In the dense forest planted on the stage of the Haus für Mozart by director Claus Guth is the home of the rugged macho Don Giovanni. Assisted by his unsavory accomplice Leporello, he lures the ladies with the heady scent of danger. Christopher…
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177 mins
This ballet, choreographed by James Kudelka, and set to Vivaldi’s celebrated score, describes the four seasons in a man’s life – from the exuberance of youth in “Spring” to the resignation and compassion of old age in “Winter”. Kudelka created the…
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49 mins

This exciting open-air staging of Nabucco was one of the classical highlights in summer 2007. The vast production of the Verdi masterpiece at St. Margarethen took place amidst the intoxicating scenery of a rustically romantic Roman quarry, which…

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122 mins
Epic staging of Aida with special lighting effects, pyrotechnics and monumental elements: horses, elephants and more than 400 participants are set against the backdrop of the wild-romantic quarry of St. Margarethen. The impressive and breathtaking…
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150 mins
The Verbier Festival is one of the most prestigious classical music events, thanks to an outstanding programming in the gorgeous Swiss Alps framework. For the 15th edition of the Verbier Festival, which took place from July 18th to August 3rd 2008…
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100 mins
The unique atmosphere at the Verbier Festival has been capturing the imagination of all who attend for nearly 20 years: artists of all generations and genres and - most of all - their audiences. The magnificent concerts of Mozart’s Symphony No. 25…
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51 mins
The Verbier Festival, held each summer in the Swiss Alps, has developed over seventeen years into one of the most important classical music festivals in Europe, bringing together great musical talent and dedicated music lovers alike from across the…
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53 mins
One reviewer of Susan Graham's Verbier Festival recital praised her 'radiant voice' and marveled at her ability to convey the subtle nuances of what seems like 'her second native language'. Her programme offers a 'tasting menu' of the French mélodie…
Total running time
60 mins
Four decades after bursting onto the European musical scene, American pianist Stephen Kovacevich remains one of the great living soloists, chamber musicians and conductors. Also known as Stephen Bishop, he has appeared on concert stages worldwide…
Total running time
95 mins