The first cycle of change
Music on its own might not change the world, but it can definitely contribute to it said Artistic Director Christoph Müller on launching the ambitious program cycle called CHANGE. As the echoes of the last notes from this year’s Gstaad Menuhin Festival & Academy fade away, he offers his ...
Echoes of life - Interview with Alice Sara Ott
Two years after its planned premiere in Gstaad, pianist Alice Sara Ott finally brings her ‘Echoes of Life’ project to the Gstaad Menuhin Festival. GstaadLife spoke with Alice ahead of her concert in the Festival Tent on Sunday 13 August.
GstaadLife No 5 | Editorial
In this issue, we are honoured to feature two remarkable women who have dedicated their lives to the pursuit of artistic excellence: pianist Alice Sara Ott and painter/sculptor Setsuko. Both have roots in Japan but have also embraced the influences of other cultures and traditions. Both have ...
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Insights from violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja
Initiating dialogues with music.
Today, the 67th Gstaad Menuhin Festival & Academy will begin its three-year programme cycle “Change". Christoph Müller, Artistic Director of the Gstaad Menuhin Festival & Academy, talks about the feedback, wishes and attitudes pursued by the new festival theme. The focus is on departure, ...