Menuhin Festival Gstaad

Saturday 19 - Thursday 24 August 2017

Founded in 1957 by Yehudi Menuhin, The Menuhin Festival Gstaad attracts some of the finest international musicians to perform and to teach at the academy.  This festival is set in the picturesque Bernese Oberland in Switzerland. The concerts are held in local churches and the Festival-Zelt, a large marquee where the Galas take place.

Programme

Festival-Zelt Gstaad
Gstaad Festival Orchestra   Jaap van Zweden conductor   Sol Gabetta cello
Edouard Lalo: Cello concerto   Mahler: Symphony no1

Rougemont Church - Seong-Jin Cho piano
Beethoven: Sonata no8 “Pathetique” and Sonata no30   Chopin: 4 Ballades

Lauenen Church - Ji-Young Lim violin and Seong-Jin Cho piano
Programme including: Brahms: Violin Sonata no2


Lauenen Church - Nicolas Altstaedt cello and Alexander Lonquich piano
Beethoven: Cello Sonatas

We will be staying in the 5* Ermitage Hotel in nearby Schönried ob Gstaad.
The hotel has a super restaurant, where we will have all our meals, beautiful gardens and 2 swimming pools. All of the rooms will have a balcony with a view over the gardens to the surrounding mountains.

Flights
London Heathrow - Geneva
19 Aug British Airways BA726 dep.11.35 arr.14.20  24 Aug BA731 dep.15.05 arr.15.50

Manchester - Geneva
19 Aug EasyJet EZY1949 dep.12.20 arr.15.10  24 Aug EZY1950 dep.14.15 arr.15.10
Cost per person: £2245 (no single room supplement)

The cost of this holiday will cover the following:

  • Flights to Geneva
  • 5 nights full-board at 5* Ermitage Hotel
  • All transfers
  • Tickets to 4 performances
  • Sightseeing trips
  • Services of tour escort, Richard Whibley
Travel insurance is not included

Details are correct at time of publishing (August 2017) but may be subject to change.

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