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The Verbier Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary!

Verbier Festival 2013 – With Evgeny Kissin, Yuja Wang, Renaud and Gautier Capuçon...

The Verbier Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary! Verbier Festival 2013 – With Evgeny Kissin, Yuja Wang, Renaud and Gautier Capuçon...

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This was THE most anticipated evening of this 2013 edition: a gala concert gathering the most iconic stars of the Verbier Festival!

Whether they are regulars of the Festival or young artists coming there for the second time, they all have in common an extraordinary talent and unlimited admiration for what has become one of the most prestigious events on the classical music planet.

Thus, Yuri Bashmet, Renaud and Gautier Capuçon, Leonidas Kavakos, Martin Fröst, Evgeny Kissin, Mischa Maisky, Menahem Pressler but also Daniil Trifonov and Yuja Wang – among others – pay tribute to the festival celebrating together this 20th anniversary! The highlight of the night was certainely the Chopin Preludes, performed in their original version or in transcriptions for other instruments.

Program

  • Franz Schubert, Piano Trio No. 1 in B-flat Major, D. 898
    • 2. Andante un poco mosso
  • Antonín Dvořák, Piano Quintet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 81
    • 2. Dumka. Andante con moto
  • Göran Fröst, Klezmer dance No. 3
  • Monty Alexander, Improvisation on "Happy Birthday"
  • Sergei Prokofiev / Mikhaïl Pletnev, Cinderella, Suite for 2 Pianos
    • Cinderella's Waltz
    • Gallop
  • Frederic Chopin / Dmitry Sitkovetsky, 24 Preludes, Op. 28
    • Prelude No. 1 in C major (piano)
    • Prelude No. 2 in A minor (transcription for viola and piano)
    • Prelude No. 3 in G major (transcription for violin and piano)
    • Prelude No. 4 in E minor (transcription for clarinet and piano)
    • Prelude No. 5 in D minor (piano)
    • Prelude No. 6 in B minor (transcription for cello and piano)
    • Prelude No. 7 in A major (piano)
    • Prelude No. 8 in F sharp minor (transcription for viola and piano)
    • Prelude No. 9 in E major (transcription for viola and piano)
    • Prelude No. 10 in C sharp minor (piano)
    • Prelude No. 11 in B major (transcription for violin and piano)
    • Prelude No. 12 in G sharp minor (piano)
    • Prelude No. 13 in F sharp major (piano)
    • Prelude No. 14 in E flat minor - piano
    • Prelude No. 15 in D flat major (transcription for string quartet and double bass)
    • Prelude No. 16 in B flat minor (piano)
    • Prelude No. 17 in A flat major (transcription fo violin and piano)
    • Prelude No. 18 in F minor (piano)
    • Prelude No. 19 in E flat major (transcription for violin and piano)
    • Prelude No. 20 in C minor (piano)
    • Prelude No. 21 in B flat major (transcription for violon and piano)
    • Prelude No. 22 in G minor - piano
    • Prelude No. 23 in F major (transcription for cello and piano)
    • Prelude No. 24 in D minor (piano)

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Anaïs Spiro
  • Venue: Salle des Combins (Verbier, Switzerland)
  • Production date: 2013
  • Recording date: 28 Jul. 2013
  • Duration: 1 h 49 min
  • Production: © Idéale Audience / MUSEEC
  • Available version(s): EN

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