THE FRIENDS

INTEGRAL TO THE SUCCESS

OF THE VERBIER FESTIVAL

The Friends Association
of the Verbier Festival

The Friends of the Verbier Festival first took shape in 1993, when a group of music-loving donors was inspired by Martin T:son Engstroem’s idea for a two-week festival of classical music in the Swiss Alps of Valais.

Even after more than 25 years, Martin Engstroem feels that the Verbier Festival is “a waking dream”. That dream would not have been realised without the consistent generosity and personal commitment of the Friends. Their support for the Festival as a whole, and notably for its learning programmes and major artistic projects, has been crucial to its rise to the top: the Verbier Festival is now one of the world’s most renowned classical music events, blazing a trail into the 21st century.

Board Members

  • Mme Catherine de Marignac, Présidente
  • Mme Sabine Popescu Dutruit, Vice-Présidente
    & Chargée de la promotion et des relations avec les institutions et la population locale
  • Mme Bermet Akaeva, Chargée des contacts presse et des relations avec les pays russophones
  • M. Hans Bölsterli, Trésorier et Ambassadeur des Amis aux Etats-Unis
  • Mme Peggy Czyzak-Dannenbaum, Ambassadrice des Amis au Royaume-Uni
  • Mme Jorien Crol-de-Groot, Chargée de l’hébergement pour la Verbier Festival Academy
  • Mme Véronique Fellay, Chargée de la promotion des relations avec les milieux immobiliers locaux
  • Mme Dawn Sarasin, Chargée des dîners après-concert
  • M. Patrice Feron

 

 

Contact Details

Association des Amis du Verbier Festival
Rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau 4
1800 Vevey
Suisse

+41 (0)21 925 90 66
amis@verbierfestival.com