september, 2021

thu02sep19:30London @ Gstaad Menuhin Festival 2021Welcome to the English Baroque Music Concert with Rachel Podger & friendsSaanen near Gstaad (CH), Church - église - Kirche

Event Details

Maurice Steger | recorder – Blockflöte & director
Rachel Podger | Baroque violin – Barockvioline
Sebastian Wienand | harpsichord – Cembalo
Daniele Caminiti | theorbo & Baroque guitar – Theorbe & Barockgitarre
Christoph Dangel | Baroque cello – Barockvioloncello



In the continuation of his great project “Mr Handel’s Dinner” (recorded by Harmonia Mundi in 2019), the Zurich recorder player Maurice Steger, through a programme especially thought out for the Festival, is looking forward not only to paying tribute to a city – London – which has done a great deal for the development of his instrument, but also to share the stage with one of the most famous Baroque violinists of today’s scene, the British Rachel Podger. During her stay in the area, she will share her vast experience with the students of the Gstaad Baroque Academy, she who, in addition to attending the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, is a renowned teacher on both sides of the Atlantic, from the Guildhall to Juilliard School, as well as in Bremen and Innsbruck.


Music by Geminiani, Babell, Handel, Castrucci, Purcell (among others)
CHF 125/105/65/40





(Thursday) 19:30


Saanen near Gstaad (CH), Church - église - Kirche

Kirche Saanen, Dorfstrasse, 3792 Saanen, Schweiz

Saanen near Gstaad (CH), Church - église - KircheKirche Saanen, Dorfstrasse, 3792 Saanen, Schweiz