Verbier Festival

The Friends of the Verbier Festival are the beating heart of the Verbier Festival. In return for their unfailing support, members benefit of numerous advantages, from priority booking to exclusive events.

Priority booking for the 2017 edition

  • Tuesday 6 December 2016 for the Friends in the Golden Circle, Benefactor, Donor and Associate categories
  • Friday 9 December 2016 for Patrons, Friends, individual/couple/young person & performer members
  • Wednesday 14 December 2016 for the general public


The Friends of the Verbier Festival distinguish  9 different membership categories.

NameDonation (in CHF)
Young Person & Performer1from 100.-
Memberfrom 200.-
Couplefrom 350.-
Friendfrom 500.-
Patronfrom 1’000.-
Associatefrom 2’500.-
Donorfrom 5’000.-
Benefactorfrom 10’000.-
Golden Circlefrom 20’000.-

1 Upon proof of entitlement. The “young person” rate applies up to 30 years of age and the “performer” rate is for musicians performing in the current season.


Each membership category benefits of a unique set of exclusive advantages:

Your membership is TAX-DEDUCTIBLE (both in Europe and in the United States)


  • Exclusive pre-sales before the ticket office opens to the general public
  • Access to the best seats (limited availability)
  • Advance preview of the programme
  • Free entry to Verbier Festival Academy activities and Verbier Festival Junior Orchestra, and also some of general orchestral rehearsals in the Salle des Combins
  • Reduced-price tickets for the Christmas Concert in Verbier


  • Access to the Friends’ private bar, the “Café Schubert” (drinks at reduced prices)
  • Invitation to the Friends’ barbecue/raclette event during the Festival
  • Access to a programme of exclusive activities and offers (guided backstage tours, opportunities to meet the artists and management, etc.)

Starting from the Patron category, Friends are eligible for exclusive benefits.

Donations in kind and scholarships

  1. Loan of a Chalet, Apartment, Room: all the advantages listed in the category “Patron” (room) or in the category “Associate” (apartment/chalet), plus two free Festival tickets (subject to availability).
  2. Creating a scholarship to sponsor a participant of learning programmes of the Verbier Festival: all the advantages listed in the category “Associate”, plus possibility to create a “named” scholarship and possibility to meet the scholarship recipient during the Festival.
  3. Organisation of an after-concert dinner with the performers: all the advantages listed in the category “Benefactor”.

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Tax Benefits

Swiss Friends

In Switzerland, every donation made to the Friends of the Verbier Festival is tax-deductible at the 20% net income rate.
The rule applies to groups and organisations as well as individuals.

Other nationalities

Thanks to new agreements, our generous supporters in Europe and United States can enjoy the same benefit.

For more information about the Transnational Giving Europe (TGE), please click here.

About the donations from the United States, you can find out more information on the website of our partner, King Baudouin Foundation United States :

Information & contact

Sarah Rohner-Jermann
in charge of the Friends
+41 21 925 90 66