Verbier Festival

Philanthropic Partners

The Verbier Festival thanks its 2018/2019 philanthropic partners for their precious support. Their investments make it possible for the Verbier Festival to nurture the world’s most talented young musicians and to build a community of exchange between great masters and young musicians.

Principal Philanthropic Partner

The Verbier Festival expresses special thanks to:


for her extraordinary support.

CHF 200,000 and more

Yves Paternot Legacy Fund

CHF 100,000 and more

Fondation si bémol
Susanne & Bruno Klohe³
Porter Foundation of Switzerland²
Caroline & François Reyl¹
Viktor Vekselberg¹
Anonymous¹ ²




The Chairman’s Circle is a group of valued supporters who are passionate about the mission of the Verbier Festival. Its members make an annual contribution of 100,000 Swiss francs for a minimum period of three consecutive years.

Learn more: marina.gross@verbierfestival.com__



CHF 50,000 and more



Fondation Coromandel
Alexis Gregory
Eduard Wulfson
Fondation Ystale
Anonymous in the name of

CHF 20,000 and more

Patron Friends

Mia & Anders Bergendahl,
_Heineman Foundation²
Françoise & Guy Demole³
Dietmar Müller Elmau, Schloss Elmau²
Frederica & Patrice Feron²
Marie-Claude & Charles Firmenich
Fondation de la Caisse d’Épargne et
_de Prévoyance de Lausanne
Fresh Leaf Charitable Foundation
International Music & Art Foundation
Christina & Pierre De Labouchère²
Chrystèle & Julien Schoenlaub²
Nadia Moretto-Sela & David Sela²
Hélene & Pierre Vareille² / Fondation Vareille
Société Gustav Mahler de Genève

CHF 10,000 and more

Benefactor Friends

Fondation Zdenek et Michaela Bakala
Peter Brabeck-Letmathe²
Sylviane & Frank Destribats²
Catherine & Thierry Fauchier-Magnan²
Antoine & Christina Firmenich²
Isabelle & Jacques Gay²
Suzie & Bruce Kovner²
Jonathan Leitersdorf²
Manz Privacy Hotels Switzerland³
Béatrice Mermod-Hentsch²
Mireille-Louise & Louis Morand,
_Louis Morand & Cie SA²
Penelope & Aldo Osti²
Louise Paternot²
Béatrice & Christian Schlumberger²
Ingrid Sutej & Anna Barry²
Sophie & Daniel Thierry²

¹ Member of Chairman’s Circle
Donations are made directly to the Verbier Festival Foundation except where noted below:
² Donation made through The Friends of the Verbier Festival
³ Donations made directly to the Verbier Festival Foundaton and through The Friends of the Verbier Festival
Donations of less than CHF 10,000 are not listed here.
Updated 22 May 2019