The Settimane Musicali di Ascona, with its rich programme of symphony concerts, chamber music evenings and single instrument recitals, has come to represent, over the last sixty years, the most important classical music festival in the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland. The world's most renowned artists have visited Ascona at least once, with many others returning several time.The concerts take place in the picturesque setting of the Churches Collegio Papio in Ascona and San Francesco in Locarno.Advance saleon www.ticketcorner.ch or at the Lago Maggiore Tourist Office, tel. 0848 091 091.
Step into the era of belle époque in Zermatt. Experience history and listen to fascinating tales. Meet Mark Twain and Simone de Beauvoir. And who actually was Lucy Walker? No registration required.
Let heritage guide Myriam Berney take you on a historical journey using the numerous fountains which adorn the streets of Aigle to help tell the story of the town's rich past and that of the marble from Saint-Triphon. Every Thursday until the 25th of September 2014.Rendezvous at 10h30 in front of the Town Hall.No bookings necessary. More information
The aim of the festival is to inspire young people to make films. Up-and-coming film-makers also have an opportunity to show their works to a wider audience. An internationally renowned film-maker will be on hand to reveal tips.