Verbier Festival Open Air Concert
Verbier Festival Junior Orchestra performing on the "La Chaux" alpine pastures.
Together with Téléverbier, the musicians of the Junior Orchestra will push the boundaries of classical music by interpreting major works by Mozart, Schumann and Chostakovitch on the alpine pastures of La Chaux at 2pm on Sunday, 28 July.
The Verbier Junior Festival Orchestra (VFJO) is an international orchestral training programme for musicians aged 15 to 18. They are coached by a roster of established musicians from around the globe, many of whom are Verbier Festival Orchestra alumni and who now perform in prominent orchestras including the London Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris, San Francisco Symphony, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and SWR Symphonieorchester Stuttgart.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Ouverture Die Zauberflöte K.610
Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Symphonie N° 1 en si bémol majeur op.38 « Le Printemps »
Dimitri Chostakovitch (1906-1975)
Ouverture festive op.96
Free concert open to everyone.
There is a charge for taking the lifts.