The event offers a whole range of musical performances, from the pomp of symphonic masterpieces to the intimacy of its recitals. Whilst the festival is mainly dedicated to classical music it also provides a glimpse onto jazz and other word music. Free concerts abound in the bars and cafés around town, open rehearsals and workshops, conferences and presentations of concerts. Music lovers and the curious from all background will be delighted.
Other events enrichen the festival:
- Look out budding stars: the Verbier Festival Academy will be running public master classes led by internationally renowned performers! Every day, the festival’s participants display their talent in a free concert.
- Two orchestras - the Verbier Festival Orchestra and the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra – will give many outstanding performances.
- The Verbier Festival Discovery teaches through fun, with workshops and educational activities for the very young.
- Keep your ears and eyes open for the Fest’Off which takes place in the streets of Verbier and up on the mountain pastures; musicians could be hiding anywhere...