The Verbier Festival is arguably one of the most prestigious classical music events in the world. The quality of the participating artists as well as the originality of the programmes has established the festival as a culminating point in the music season. This series of TV programmes by Idéale Audience present the highlights of the 19th edition of the Verbier Festival, featuring renowned artists such as Neeme Järvi, Denis Matsuev, Menahem Pressler, Christoph Prégardien, and the Capuçon brothers.
Schumann: Scenes from Childhood, Op.15, Symphonic Etudes, Op.13; Rachmaninov: Etude-tableau Op.39 No.6, Etude-tableau Op.39 No.2, Etude-tableau Op.39 No.9, Prelude Op.32 No.12, Prelude Op.23 No.5, Sonata No.2 Op.36 I. Allegro agitato, II. Non allegro, III. Allegro molto; Tchaikovsky: Meditation Op.72 No.5; Scriabin: Etude Op.8 No.12; Shchedrin: Humoresque; Rossini/Ginzburg: Fantasy on "Largo al factotum" from "Il barbiere de Siviglia; Matsuev: Jazz improvisation