Gidon Kremer and Kremerata Baltica in 50th Sion Festival

Kremerata Baltica is giving three concerts on 22nd, 23rd, and 24th of August at 50th Sion Music Festival in Switzerland.

sion bildeThree unprecedented programs are prepared – “Seasons” along with soloists Gidon Kremer (violin) and Olesya Petrova (mezzo-soprano), accompanied withvideo
projections by Jonas Mekas, Rimas Sakalauskas, Adam Magyar, and Pingo van der Brinkloev. “Animal Harmonics” for children with Gidon Kremer (violin), Maria Fedotova (flute), and Michael Dangl (actor, narrator) and “Flamenco Project” with Rocío Bazán (flamenco vocals – cantaora), Ana Morales and David Pérez (flamenco dancers), Manuel Herrera and Jesús Guerrero (flamenco guitar), and conductor Jörg Bierhance.

Find more details about each event in our Events calendar.

Since 1963 this international music festival finds its home in a beautiful city of Sion. Every summer it proposes about 20 musical manifestations – concerts, open-air spectacles, musical meetings, competitions, etc. The Music Academy of Sion receives about 400 to 500 students from all over the world to follow master classes given by internationally acclaimed teachers. They are also given a chance to perform some forty “Musical Hours” in the main locations. Over the year the festival evolved from regional to international scale and this year celebrates its 50th anniversary.