Askonas Holt at the Verbier Festival 2016

Known for presenting some of the world’s finest artists, the 2016 Verbier Festival begins this Friday, 22 July, running until 7 August. Askonas Holt conductors, singers and instrumentalists appear throughout the festival; details are below and you can view the full line-up on the festival website
Many performances will be streamed live on – find out more here.
23 July: Daniel Harding conducts Verbier Festival Junior Orchestra in Mahler’s ‘Rückert-Lieder’ with baritone Stephan Ganz. Watch Daniel and members of the orchestra talk about the ensemble in this video.
23 July: Andreas Ottensamer is joined by Ksenija Sidorova and Christoph Traxler to perform works by Bach, Schubert, Soler, Piazzolla and the Beatles. 

25 JulyDmytro Popov and Sylvia Schwartz join the Verbier Festival Orchestra and conductor Charles Dutoit for a concert performance of Bizet’s ‘Carmen’ – live on

27 JulyAndreas Ottensamer and the Jerusalem Quartet perform Mozart’s Quintet for clarinet and strings – broadcast by Espace 2.

28 JulySir András Schiff performs Bach, Haydn and Beethoven in this play/direct programme with the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra – live on
30 JulySir András Schiff is joined by the Jerusalem Quartet for Weinberg and Brahms quintets.

3 AugustMichael Tilson Thomas conducts the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra in works by Cage, Ligeti and Beethoven, with violinist Christian Tetzlaff – live on

7 AugustMichael Tilson Thomas conducts Mahler’s Third Symphony, joined by contralto Nathalie Stutzmannlive on
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