Wednesday 21 June marks the official start of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. Which means it’s time to look ahead at all the great festivals happening in and around the Alps.
In particular, the wonderful Verbier Festival – a world-acclaimed classical musical event – will be taking place between Friday 21 July and Sunday 6 August.
Imagine waking up each morning in your luxury Verbier chalet or apartment to the sound of sweet choral music, taking in the breathtaking mountain views whilst you tuck into your alpine breakfast spread. Imagine heading down the where all the action is taking place and enjoying a whole day of activities. Imagine retiring to your luxury chalet after a wonderful day of classical music to be greeted with a five-course, locally-sourced meal for you and your family.
Verbier Festival is musical excellence in the Swiss mountains. It brings together talented musicians from all corners of the globe to take part in a dense, exciting programme of concerts and workshops, all in beautiful alpine surroundings.
Since 1994, the Festival has attracted visitors and musicians with a passion for classical music. With its stunning scenery, museums, artistic endeavours and architecture, Verbier is a cultural hotspot – making it the perfect location for this event.
Martin Engstroem is the founder and creative genius behind the Festival and has worked tirelessly over the years to combine big stars in the classical music world with young, budding talent.
This year’s programme will include Strauss’ Salome and Elektra, conducted by Charles Dutoit and Esa-Pekka Salonen respectively. Verbier Festival Orchestra will also be performing Mahler’s Symphony no. 9.
The line-up will also feature names such as Joshua Bell, Renaud Capucon, Andràs Schiff, Janine Jansen, Italians Gianandrea Noseda and Antonio Pappano, Sokolov, Kissin and Lugansky.
For tickets prices, visit the website here.
If you are planning on coming to Verbier Festival, you may also be considering your accommodation options. Why not make your experience on the slopes one to never forget by booking with Luxury Rentals Verbier. Browse of carefully-chosen selection of ski chalets and apartments here.
For more information, or to book one of our luxury chalets, get in touch with Luxury rentals Verbier on +41 77 417 19 69 or fill out our online enquiry form here.