This is one of the most famous classical music festivals of the world and events in Switzerland, which is held in the mountain resort of Verbier in two weeks, since mid-July.
The purpose of the festival is to bring together the world's greatest musicians of our time on the same stage.
Date of the accounts for 1994 year. Founder and director is Martin Tyson Engstroem, which itself is a program of concerts, trying to preserve the originality of this musical event.
The festival has quickly gained popularity and became one of the most prestigious musical events in Europe. The best musicians and professionals come here to demonstrate their skills.
The festival is quite unusual and is a kind of academy for young musicians of all countries. Rich and intense program of the holiday includes many concerts (mainly chamber, but also symphonic and even jazz), large-scale concert grand opera, workshops, lectures, discussion, outdoor concerts and the opportunity to attend some rehearsals masters.
The festival has its own Youth Orchestra, under the control of the famous conductor James Levine, where they play more 100 musicians from different countries, including from Russia.
The magnificence of the alpine nature, comfort and magic of the town, Festival makes a very unusual, bright and has a special energy. Музыканты, fans and guests have the unique opportunity to enjoy all the splendor of alpine meadows, combined with beautiful music.
The festival consists of paid and free events. Ticket prices can be found on the official site.
Get to the venue can of Geneva and Zurich.
Machine: through Geneva – 1hours 45 min, Zurich – 3 hours.
Public transport: Geneva -2 hours 30 min, Zurich – 4-5 hours.
Free buses will run from 9 am to 6 pm. Free shuttles will take you from the Catalan park( the Catogne car park ) to the park Hermitage( the Ermitage car park) and the Salle des Combins before and after shows, as well as places of master classes. Timetable of buses and shuttles can be found at bus stops and on special boards.