Verbier Festival Highlights 2008 - Martha Argerich, Nikolai Lugansky, Yuja Wang, Joshua Bell, Julian Rachlin, Mischa Maisky and More
Argerich | Bell | Bashmet | Maisky | Berezovsky | Lugansky | Ebene Quartet | Wang | Weilerstein | Gilad | Honeck | Neuburger | Angelich | Rachlin | Power | Fröst | Guerrier | Pressler | Accardo | Tamestit | Capuçon
UBS Verbier Festival Orchestra
Manfred Honeck; Mischa Maisky
The Verbier Festival is one of the most prestigious classical music events, thanks to an outstanding programming in the gorgeous Swiss Alps framework.
For the 15th edition of the Verbier Festival, which took place from July 18th to August 3rd 2008, Medici Arts filmed the majority of the concerts which were proposed during the 17 days of the festival in the Salle Medran (2000 seats) and the Verbier Church (500 seats).
Some of the best performers in the world of classical music came together – Martha Argerich, Nikolai Lugansky, the rising star Yuja Wang, the violinists Joshua Bell, Julian Rachlin, or the cellist Mischa Maisky - this « best of » Verbier Festival offers the most amazing performances of the 2008 edition of the festival.
Shostakovich: Piano Quintet in G minor Op.57; Beethoven: Violin Sonata No.9 in A major Op.47 “Kreutzer”, Symphony No.6 in F major Op.68 “Pastorale”; Schubert: String Quartet No.14 in D minor; Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet Op.75; Ernst von Dohnanyi: Sextet in C major Op.37; Ravel: La Valse; Rimsky-Korsakov/Cziffra: The flight of the Bumble-bee; Brahms: Piano Quartet in C minor Op.60; Bruch: Kol Nidrei
Picture format NTSC 16:9
Release July 8, 2009
Total running time 100 mins
Booklet notes English
No. of discs 1