Altitude Magazine N° 12.

15 ALTITUDE english version ______5 August 2022, 19:00 Romance Ballesteros Golf Course Around 60 musicians, most of them from the Valais, will perform orchestral and lyrical pieces in the arena on hole 13 of the Ballesteros course, under the baton of a young and talented Ukrainian conductor. Valéik Philharmonik Orchestra - Margaryta Grynyvetska, conductor - Anastasia Golub, soprano - Antoni Lliteres, tenor. ______13 August 2022, 19:00 Tango Ballesteros Golf Course An exploration of tango will take the audience from the classics of the 1930s to Nuovo Tango with two emblematic figures, Piazzolla and Rovira. Two Argentinean dance couples will illustrate this magical, sensual and sometimes acrobatic pas de deux. Lysandre Donoso, bandoneon - Ivo de Greef, piano - Michaël Guttman, violin - Ariel Eberstein, double bass The String Quartet Master Classes will be back in the spotlight this summer. Our Music Director, Michael Guttman, has once again been able to secure the collaboration of the Jerusalem Quartet, which will share its experience with four internationally renowned quartets from 6 to 12 August. ______6 August 2022, 19:00 Opening concert St. Christopher's Chapel Before embarking on the training of the four quartets selected for the Master Classes, the Jerusalem Quartet will perform an exceptional concert. The programme includes works by Haydn, Bartók and Tchaikovsky. ______8 and 10 August 2022, 18:00 Public Master Classes Centre de Congrès le Régent Experience a Master Class as a privileged opportunity to deepen, through a single work, all the musical technique and sensitivity that can influence an entire career. As the teachers and participants come from all over Europe and Japan, the lessons will be given in English. ______9 August 2022, 19:00 Participants' concert Chapelle N.D. de Crêtaz-d’Asse The four quartets participating in the Master Classes in concert at Notre-Dame de Crêtaz d'Asse, on the heights of Aminona. The programme of the concert will be defined during the first days of the Master Classes by the quartet of teachers. ______12 August 2022, 19:00 Closing concert Chapelle St-Christophe An exceptional opportunity to see and hear the results of the work accomplished by the teachers and their students during this third edition of the CransMontana Classics String Quartet Master Classes Finally, the month of September promises to be as eclectic as it is attractive: ______10 September 2022, 20:00 Duo W - organ and saxophone Montana Station Church In 2005, saxophonist Vincent Barras and organist Vincent Thévenaz met to create an original project: Duo W. Their repertoire is off the beaten track. Combining their interests and specialities, they bring a breath of fresh air to their instruments. Together, they have created a vast repertoire of inventive, colourful, hair-raising arrangements that highlight the colours of their two instruments. ______17 September 2022, 19 :00 Igudesman & Joo Centre de Congrès le Régent Aleksey Igudesman and Hyung-Ki Joo are two classical musicians who have rocked the world with their unique and hilarious show that combines comedy, classical music and popular culture. Their YouTube clips have garnered over 35 million views and the duo has been featured on television in several countries. Equally at home in classical concert halls or in stadiums in front of 18,000 people, their dream is to make classical music accessible to a wider and younger audience. ______25 September 2022, 17:00 Jazz piano recital Salle de Martelles, Chermignon The visually impaired pianist and composer Moncef Genoud, who has chosen Chermignon as his home, is establishing himself as one of Switzerland's leading jazz artists. In 1997, he officially represented the Montreux Jazz Festival in New York, Detroit and Atlanta. Since then, he has performed with groups ranging from duos to sextets and even symphony orchestras. We will hear him in solo with original compositions and rearranged jazz standards.