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Verbier Festival celebrates Chamber Music

Verbier Festival 2011

Verbier Festival celebrates Chamber Music Verbier Festival 2011


Some of today's most brilliant soloists come together to perform duos, quartets and quintets at a Verbier Festival unlike any other!

Rising star and renowned artists have always participated in the Verbier Festival and the 2011 edition confirms it. For the eighteen years of the Festival, some of the best chamber music performances were planned: Yuja Wang, Leonidas Kavakos and Gautier Capuçon opened the concert with the Piano trio No. 2 by Mendelssohn, followed by Leonidas Kavakos and Joshua Bell performing Ysaÿe and by Denis Matsuev, Julian Rachlin and Roby Lakatos in Monti's Csardas. Then Kissin, Repin, Bashmet and Maïsky performed thePiano quartet by Brahms. Finally, the two masters of the piano, Martha Argerich and Evgeny Kissin excelled in Paganini Variations by Lutoslawski.


  • Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 66
    • 1. Allegro energico e con fuoco
    • 2. Andante espressivo
    • 3. Scherzo. Molto allegro – quasi presto
    • 4. Finale. Allegro appassionato
  • Eugène Ysaÿe, Sonata for Two Violins, Op. posth.
  • Vittorio Monti, Csárdás
  • Johannes Brahms, Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 25
    • 4. Rondo alla Zingarese: Presto
  • Witold Lutosławski, Paganini variations for Two Pianos


  • Directed by:
    • Isabelle Soulard
  • Venue: Salle des Combins (Verbier, Switzerland)
  • Production date: 2011
  • Duration: 1 h 01 min
  • Production: © Idéale Audience – Museec
  • Available version(s): EN

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