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Beethoven and his world – Klosters Music 2020

Internationally renowned artists Sir Andras Schiff; Die Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen under the baton of Pablo Heras-Casado; Martin Helmchen; Veronika Eberle; Vienna Piano Trio and Benjamin Appl (picture); Maurice Steger and Il pomo d’oro; the Basel Chamber Orchestra and Christiana Karg (picture) under the baton of Riccardo Minasi; Quatuor Modigliani; Gershwin Piano Quartet; and many more will be performing in Klosters this summer.

What for a long time had been a distant prospect has now become reality, to the delight of all music lovers: experience and enjoy musical moments and cultural magic moments together. Klosters attracts with its unique atmosphere and impressive mountain scenery – both are united in “Beethoven and his world”.

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Christiane Karg_c Gisela Schenker

Klosters Music 2020 with Christiane Karg and Benjamin Appl

As one of the most sought-after lyrical sopranos, Christiane Karg (picture) is known for her interpretations on the opera stage. At the Mozart Opera Gala on 2 August, Christiane Karg can be heard exclusively in Klosters, together with the Basel Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Riccardo Minasi.
Benjamin Appl is "a voice that belongs to the old great masters of the Lied" (Süddeutsche Zeitung), he was Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau's last student. Together with pianist Simon Lepper and the Vienna Piano Trio, Benjamin Appl will open Klosters Music 2020 with the concert "A Golden Age" on 31 July.

«Mozart Opera Gala» with Christiane Karg
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Online pre-sales are open again

Concert tickets for Klosters Music can now be booked online again. The number of seats is limited due to the protection concept, we recommend an early reservation. The rebooking of the purchased concert tickets to the concert hall of the Arena has been completed. The ticket holders were informed personally on 3 June and will receive the rebooked tickets towards the end of June.

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Veronika Eberle_c_Felix Broede

Beethoven’s violin concerto with Veronika Eberle

On Friday, August 7, Veronika Eberle (photo) and The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, conducted by Pablo Heras-Casado, will meet in the concert hall of the Arena Klosters. The program includes Beethoven's Violin Concerto – the work with which the exceptional German violinist made her debut with the Berliner Philharmoniker at the age of 16 (!).

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Christiane Karg_c_Gisela Schenker

«Mozart Opera Gala» with Christiane Karg

On Sunday, 2 August, there will be a premiere in the Prättigau. The Mozart Opera Gala will give you the opportunity to experience musical magic moments from Mozart's world of opera. Arias of longing such as Pamina's "Ach, ich fühl's, es ist verschwunden" from the Magic Flute will be combined with the overtures of the operas – ideal for immersing oneself in these masterpieces. The multiple award-winning soprano and well-known Mozart singer Christiane Karg (photo) and the Basel Chamber Orchestra are the performers.

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Our Soloists

At Klosters Music 2020 you can look forward to the following soloists:
Sir András Schiff, Christiane Karg, Veronika Eberle, Martin Helmchen (picture), Maurice Steger, Benjamin Righetti, Andrè Schuen and Pablo Barragán.

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Our Chamber Music formations

Whether in trio, quartet or ensemble – chamber music is represented at Klosters Music 2020 as follows:
Schumann Quartett (picture), Vienna Piano Trio, Gershwin Piano Quartet, Quatuor Van Kuijk, Pavel Haas Quartet and Il pomo d'oro.

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Become a member of the Patrons’ Association

The Patrons’ Association Art & Music, Klosters actively supports the high quality concert programme of "Klosters Music" and increases the attractiveness and charisma of Klosters together with the local partners. Become a member now and benefit from numerous advantages.

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Kit Armstrong in Concert

The celebrated exceptional artist, whom Alfred Brendel once described as "the greatest musical talent I have encountered in my entire life", performed two piano concertos by Haydn and Mendelssohn-Bartholdy with the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen.

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Maurice Steger in Concert

The recorder virtuoso Maurice Steger successfully presented his new program at Klosters Music: "Mr. Handel's Dinner" , together with La Cetra Barockorchester & Vokalensemble Basel. Once again he dazzled the audience with his exciting playing and dynamic stage presence.

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Successful premiere of Klosters Music

With the crowning final concert of the violinist Christian Tetzlaff and the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, the ten-day festival "Klosters Music" ended on Sunday. Among the highlights were performances by Sir András Schiff, Kit Armstrong and Maurice Steger.

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Lecture on Johann Sebastian Bach by Dr. Christine Blanken on 3rd of August 2019

Who was Johann Sebastian Bach? On the occasion of our Bach Discovery Days, Dr. Christine Blanken talks about the great composer and his European role models.

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Impressions of Steven Isserlis and Connie Shih

The British cellist Steven Isserlis and the Canadian pianist Connie Shih were enthusiastic about Klosters.

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Jazz on Madrisa Alp with Virtual Jazz Reality

Virtual Jazz Reality and Adelia Douw inspired with their jazz numbers on Madrisa.

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Impressions of Mr Handel’s Dinner with Maurice Steger

Impressions about the concert with Maurice Steger and La Cetra Barockorchester Basel

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Impressions of shape & sound

What are the connections between music and art? The sculptor Christian Bolt and the composer Wolfgang-Michael Bauer gave insights into their working methods.

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Impressions Modigliani Quartet and Adam Laloum

The first concert of this year's series was given by the Modigliani Quartet from Paris and the pianist Adam Laloum, who also lives in France.

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Klosters Music ceremonially opened

Klosters Music was ceremoniously opened on Friday evening. Click here for the pictures.

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Greeting Kurt Steck, Mayor, Klosters-Serneus

Kurt Steck, the mayor of Klosters-Serneus, welcomes our concert guests in our programme brochure.

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Detailed Programmes are available now

In a few days it will be time: Klosters welcomes world-class artists. The detailed programmes for the first and second weekends of Klosters Musik are now available online.

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Klosters Music, a first on Madrisa Mountain

Klosters Music diversifies: Debuts on the Madrisa-Alp, and also with varied jazz music performed by well known South African Trumpeter Ian Smith and his band, Virtual Jazz Reality, at the Öpfelsee Amphitheatre on the 28 July 2019.

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Wolfgang-Michael Bauer, Andrin Schütz, Christian Bolt

Premiere of Shape & Sound

In an illustrative lecture recital, Swiss sculptor and artist Christian Bolt as well as Austrian composer Wolfgang-Michael Bauer will showcase the affiliation between sculpture, painting and music.

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Welcome!

Our artistic director David Whelton invites you to a personal programme insight to experience additional information about the Klosters music concert 2019.

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Volunteers @ Klosters Music

Would you like to help us to offer unique concert experiences for the artists and our guests in Klosters? Support us in functions such as seating instructions, ticket control, box office and serving drinks.

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Heinz Brand, Vizepräsident Stiftung Kunst & Musik Klosters, Daniela Lütjens Präsidentin Förderverein Kunst & Musik Klosters, Franziska von Arb Geschäftsführerin Klosters Music und Rolf Theiler, Präsident Stiftung Kunst & Musik Klosters (v.li.).

Patrons’ Association Art & Music, Klosters

Without the generous support of donators and friends the unique concerts would not be possible. Find out more about our Patrons' Association Art & Music, Klosters and the possibilities of membership.

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