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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.


 

Kremerata Baltica at 34 International Piano Festival in France

On August 3-5, in 34th International Piano Festival in La Roque d’Antheron, France Kremerata Baltica will give three concerts with well-known pianists- Marc-André Hamelin, Yulianna Avdeeva, and Mikhail Pletnev.

Major cultural event of the summer in Provence once again offers a rich program with up to five concerts a day. Renown musicians as well as new hopes of the future will cover all styles: classical, contemporary and baroque music with incursions into jazz and even electronic music. Most performances will be held in the magnificent “Parc du Chateau de Florans” (“Florans Castle Park). The acoustic qualities of the scene are ideal for piano recitals as well as concertos and symphonies.

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ARTISSIMO Festival Gala Concert

Kremerata Baltica is to appear at Gala concert “Years of Pilgrimage” at ARTISSIMO Festival in Jurmala, Latvia on August 8, Friday.

“Herman Braun Foundation” is carrying out a new project “Years of Pilgrimage.” Famous Latvian opera singers, jazzmen, soloists-instrumentalists, and orchestras are coming to entertain the audience.

“The name of the project encompasses several aspects of the reality of the contemporary life as a musician. Each renown musician is an ambassador of his own culture, school, methods of teaching. He is a pilgrim as well. Pilgrim or a wanderer is a traveler who is looking for experience, knowledge, wisdom and therefore goes on tour.” – Inna Davidova,  pianist-concertmistress, executive manager of “Herman Braun Foundation”

Other participants of the evening include Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, soloists Inga Kalna (soprano), Egils Silins (bass), Elina Buksa (violin), Mischa Maisky (violoncello), Ramon Jaffe (violoncello), Ksenija Sidorova (classical accordion), Janis Bombizo-Fedotovs (vibraphone), Daniil Bulayev (violin).

Find the tickets here.