Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra

Founded in 2005 and considered one of the top chamber orchestras in the world, the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra is made up of artists who were formed in the Verbier Festival training programmes and now hold positions in leading international ensembles.

Mannheimer Philharmoniker

Mit leidenschaftlicher Spielfreude, mitreißenden Interpretationen und einem hohen Qualitätsanspruch konnten die Mannheimer Philharmoniker rasant die Aufmerksamkeit der internationalen Musikszene gewinnen.

Hamburger Symphoniker

Founded in 1957, the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra has been the resident orchestra of the Laeiszhalle since 2017.

Maria Joao Pires

Born on 23 July 1944 in Lisbon, Maria João Pires gave her first public performance at the age of 4 and began her studies of music and piano with Campos Coelho and Francine Benoît, continuing later in Germany, with Rosl Schmid and Karl Engel.

Gabor Takacs-Nagy

Born in Budapest, Gábor Takács-Nagy began studying the violin at the age of eight. As a student of the Franz Liszt Academy, he won First Prize in 1979 in the Jeno Hubay Violin Competition and later pursued studies with Nathan Milstein.

Augustin Dumay

International critics have compared Augustin Dumay to the great violinists of the 20th century, describing him as a “great classical stylist”, a reputation underscored by his outstanding recordings for Deutsche Grammophon.

Jean-Frédéric Neuburger

Jean-Frédéric Neuburger has rapidly established himself as one of the most gifted musicians of his generation. Involved in contemporary music, he is internationally recognized as an interpreter and as a composer.

Alissa Margulis

The Guardian describes Alissa Margulis’ playing as “exceptional“, Ivry Gitlis praises it as “a revelation” and Martha Argerich calls her a “strong musical personality”.

Rachmaninoff International Orchestra
Mikhail Pletnev

Born of a singular moment in history, the Rachmaninoff International Orchestra embodies the vision of its founder, Mikhail Pletnev, and his commitment to dismantling barriers through the universal language of music.

Klara Min

“Poised and poetic, soulful and tenderly enquiring…she plays with sincerity Mazurkas brought out the most of Klara Min’s reflective and sensitive side”
— Colin Anderson, Classical Source London, on Klara Min’s Wigmore Hall Debut

Nicolas Dautricourt

“…Dautricourt is not afraid to use a gruff tone, which he also deployed in an athletic, exhausting reading of Bartok’s Sonata no.1 that closed the evening. Most impressive was the hallucinatory Adagio, but the feral, percussive final Allegro was not far behind.” — The Strad

JJ Bui

Canadian-born pianist JJ Jun Li Bui won the 6th prize at the 18th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition at the age of 17, the youngest competitor of the competition.

Máté Szücs

Hungarian born violist Máté Szücs has had a career as an award winning soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player. Máté was principal viola in the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra from 2011 to 2018 where he also appeared as a soloist playing the Bartók Viola Concerto in September 2017.

Alexander Schimpf

The musical publications called Alexander Schimpf an exceptional pianist early on in his career.

Salome Jordania

Winner of New York Concert Artists Worldwide Competition, Georgian pianist Salome Jordania has performed solo recitals as well as with orchestras in Germany, Azerbaijan, Austria, Armenia, Italy, Spain, Austria, Israel, Ukraine, The Netherlands, France, Russia, Mexico and various states of the USA. She will be giving her debut recital in Berlin Philarmonie in March of 2023.




Gabor Takacs-Nagy releases Beethoven’s Complete Symphonies on Deutsche Grammophon. DG and the Verbier Festival present the first physical release on their joint label Verbier Festival Gold. Over a 13-year period (2009–2022), Gábor Takács-Nagy and the Verbier Festival...

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Jean-Frédéric Neuburger performs at Philharmonie de Paris for the premiere of the Duras Song Project on 6 June 2023. Click here for full details and tickets.

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Maria-João Pires plays Mozart – Conductor Kazuki Yamada – @ARTE Concert
On Stage at Wigmore: Augustin Dumay
Martha Argerich & Maria João Pires play Concerto for Two Pianos, KV 365. Conducted by Daniel Harding