"None of the great composers considers mandoline to be a concert instrument. Therefore they don't compose music for it. That being said, I have a solution: I can rearrange the music that I like for the mandoline. I have been doing it for thirty years."
The grammy-nominated mandolinist Avi Avital, who is the world’s most exciting musicians joins the Verbier Festival for the first time. He tells us what is being a mandoline player in the classical world.
Enter behind the scenes at the Verbier Festival 2015 – one of the most renowned festival of classical music in the world! Every year since 2011, medici.tv has accompanied the live webcasts with a selection of interviews shot with the best artists of our time. This year is no exception: with the Verbier Festival 2015 comes a collection of new interviews, all available on medici.tv!
Lucerne Festival 2005
Luc Bondy (stage director), William Christie (music director) – With William Shimell (Hercules) and Joyce DiDonato (Dejanira)