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This recording of Janacek’s String Quartet No. 1 is set in the intimate atmosphere of Villa Tugendhat, one of the prototypes of modern architecture in Europe. The work, inspired by Leo Tolstoy‘s novella The Kreutzer Sonata, uses a principle of…
Length
46 mins
Prog. No.
6516
This program features a concert by Libera, a 32-member boy choir from South London. An 18-piece orchestra accompanies the performance that includes both sacred and popular music, from Be Still My Soul and Amazing Grace, to Morning Has Broken and…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
6158
Friar Alessandro is a modest monk living in the hilltop monastery of Assisi and an award winning recording artist. He is a charming and spiritual young man with a gentle tenor voice whose musical message of hope, peace and brotherly love is…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
5690
There are only very few artists of his calibre - artists whom you might deservedly call a grand dame, or a grandseigneur of their instrument. Andras Schiff undoubtedly is one of those few. For his recital at the Verbier Festival, he chose two…
Length
47 mins
Prog. No.
7550
The Simon Bolivar Big Band was created in 2010 by the Venezuelan drummer Andres Briceño and Valdemar Rodriguez, professor at the Simon Bolivar Conservatory of Music in Venezuela. The band was set up with the aim to promote Jazz music throughout…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
6411
Quatuor Ébène gathers here at the Verbier Festival to perform two milestones of the string quartet repertoire. The stunning virtuosity of four chamber musicians, their outstanding understanding of the Classical and Romantic styles, and last but not…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
6061
The legendary group FFF (the French Federation of Fonck) finally returns to the stage after years of absence (and a surprise concert last October at the Bus Palladium). The core : Marco Prince, Yarol Poupaud, Krishoo Monthieux and Nicolas Baby, aka…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
6174
Anne Sofie von Otter's appearances at the Verbier Festival are events that always endure in the memories of the listeners. Her performance of Brahms Lieder from the years 2007 and 2010 show us why. Her collaboration with Markus Werba, Christoph…
Length
57 mins
Prog. No.
6069
John Cage's Sonatas and Interludes revolve around the principle of "prepared piano". This concept, coined by the American composer, is to hinder the piano through various objects (screws, rubber and other elastic) placed in its crate and also between…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
6172
Schubert and Liszt are among the two greatest Romantic composers for the piano. The lyricism of their music, the stunning virtuosity of their pieces have extended a huge fascination on performers and audience alike. Evgeny Kissin, the true star of…
Length
50 mins
Prog. No.
6060