KLOSTERS CHRISTMAS CONCERTS: 15 - 17 December 2023
Friday, 15 – Sunday, 17 December 2023
At the Silvretta Parkhotel in Klosters and in the
Church of St. Jakob
You can find detailed information in our brand new brochure.
On Friday evening again a lounge concert with flying dinner at the Silvretta Parkhotel, on Saturday classical in the church of St. Jakob and on Sunday Christmas sounds, also in the church. What Stephen Johns, Artistic Director of the ROYAL COLLEGE OF MUSIC, London, and artistic director of the Christmas concerts, can already announce:
The musicians are booked and they are very much looking forward to coming – some again, others for the first time. Almost all of the young talents study(ed) at the RCM. For the first time, the singer, Maddie Boreham, a wonderful soprano, Christopher Michie, a top flutist, the cellist Marion Portelance (from Canada), Emmanuel Webb, violinist as well as the violist Hattie Quick (both from GB), will honour Klosters. Theodore Uggla, tenor soloist, Méline Le Calvez, clarinettist and Hamish Brown, piano/organ return. Elisa Netzer, a wonderful harpist from Switzerland, will also enchant the audience once again. The LUND SWITZERLAND SINGERS from Sweden and the ladies’ choir THE KLOSTERS LONDON SINGERS from London will add their usual sparkle to the concerts.
Saturday, 24 June 2023, 2.30 pm, at the Steinbock hotel
SAVE THE DATE!
Friday, 16 December – Sunday, 18 December 2022
At the Silvretta Parkhotel and in the
Church of St. Jakob
See our brochure 2022
The Friday concert with an Apero Riche at the Silvretta Parkhotel will be, as usual, a more intimate evening with a chance to see all of our artists up close and personal. The programme will feature Christmas carols as well as some shorter classical works.
On Saturday evening at the Church of St. Jakob, the artists and soloists will have their chance to shine. RCM vocal stars Charlotte Bowden (soprano) and Dafydd Jones (tenor) will share the stage with instrumental soloists such as the Swiss harpist Elisa Netzer, the French clarinettist, Méline Le Calvez and British trumpeter, Ruby Orlowska. The string quartet are Swiss violinist David Nebel, Turkish violinist Elif Ece Cansever, Japanese violist Otoha Tabata, and British‘ cellist Max Calver. Hamish Brown will return as our pianist.
The highlight of Saturday evening will be the world premiere of Swiss composer Tobias Krebs‘ commissioned work for Organ, String Quartet and Choir inspired by the SOUNDS OF KLOSTERS.
Speaking of Choirs, on Sunday’s Christmas Concert at the Church of St. Jakob Klosters’ favorite ensemble, THE LUND SWITZERLAND SINGERS, as well as the KLOSTERS LONDON SINGERS will close the weekend with an evening of Christmas spirit and joy. As per tradition, the prgoramme will include Christmas carols where the audience can sing along, as well as a selection of joyful and sacred repertoire that is appropriate for the season. The choirs will also perform on Friday and Saturday.
Saturday, 25 June 2022, 14.30 pm
SAVE THE DATE!
General Assembly (only for members) at the Hotel Chesa Grischuna
After the business part: Afternoon Tea Concert with Elisa Netzer (Harp) and Tommaso Maria Maggiolini (Flute), a duo from Ticino.
More information – click here.
December 10 – 12, 2021
new: 7 pm
at the Casa Antica
at the Church St. Jakob
Sunday, 12.12.2021, 5 pm
at the Church St. Jakob
The lounge concert on Friday evening had to be rescheduled at short notice for current reasons. It will be a joyful music evening gathering with atmospheric songs and classical pieces performed by choirs and soloists from all over the world, starting at 7 pm in the Casa Antica. Afterwards we will take shuttles to a dinner at the Alpenrösli. Somewhat less formal than the church concerts, but with a rich repertoire full of wonderful music.
Saturday evening’s concert will feature an evening of classical music masterpieces in the beautiful church of St. Jakob in Klosters. Performers include the highly popular LUND SWITZERLAND SINGERS, the KLOSTERS FESTIVAL SINGERS, a string quartet and four young soloists accompanied by the piano and / or organ. Many of the young international and Swiss musicians are Royal College of Music students or alumni. Music of Handel, Mozart, Rota, Schubert and much more, including popular choir music from Sweden will be performed.
The CHRISTMAS CONCERTS KLOSTERS Sunday Concert is another highlight of the weekend and one of the most popular. The concert will include a lot of Christmas repertoire, including opportunities for the public to sing along. We will additionally hear the music of Debussy, Fauré, Martin, Britten and much more played by our international young soloists, string quartet and choirs – a perfect way to kick-off the Christmas season in Klosters.
26 June 2021,
Invitation to our General Assembly at the Hotel Piz Buin
Our members have received the invitation to the General Assembly by mail. Should this not be the case: please write an email.
Even as a non member you are cordially invited to a foretaste of the concerts in December with a performance over an Apéro starting at 3.30 pm at the Hotel Vereina – don’t miss our soloists from the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra!
December 11th – 13th, 2020
According to the decision of the Federal Council, events with more than 50 participants can no longer take place.
Therefore, the KLOSTERS CHRISTMAS CONCERTS 2020 will unfortunately have to be postponed. Further information will follow here.
Saturday, June 27th 2020, 2.30 pm
Invitation to our General Assembly at the Hotel Chesa Grischuna
Julieth Lozano, graduate of the Royal College of Music London and soloist of the KLOSTERS CHRISTMAS CONCERTS for the last two years, will honour us again this summer and enchant us with her beautiful voice and artistic skills. She will be joined by the young Swiss violinist Laia Braun, who was also at the RCM and is now studying at the Basel Music Academy with the world-famous violinist Rainer Schmidt. Together with Marco Scilironi (piano) they will offer an afternoon concert for members and friends of KLOSTERS MUSIC FESTIVAL. We look forward to seeing you – please send your registration to Linda.Oswald@KlostersMusicFestival.ch
Brochure Christmas Concerts 2019 (please click on it) Our collaboration with Stephen Johns, the ROYAL COLLEGE OF MUSIC CHAMBER ENSEMBLE, Dr. Felix Bagge, the LUND SWITZERLAND SINGERS, the KLOSTERS FESTIVAL SINGERS and a select group of young soloists, is guaranteed to warm your hearts this pre-Christmas season. Here you get the programme – have a look at it! Tickets will be available by 15th November. Click here for more information on ticket sales.