PRE-CONCERTCAST: Explore the secrets of the works performed this summer at the Verbier Festival / In this episode, Gabriel Prokofiev talks about his Pastoral 21 project, a new creation commissioned by the Verbier Festival Academy
Join our team of musicologists and music journalists as they dive into the heart of musical works and meet the artists who perform them. Our Pre-concertcasts offer an enlightened and passionate preview of what’s in store this summer at the Verbier Festival.
In this episode, composer Gabriel Prokofiev answers journalist Charlotte Gardner’s questions about his Pastoral 21 project. The composer and DJ’s new creation, commissioned by the Verbier Festival Academy for chamber ensemble, electronics and processed field recordings, is a response to Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony, and will premiere as part of Verbier Festival Unlimited this summer.
Conversation in English
tuesday 27 july
panorama / pastoral 21
Preview of Pastorale 21 / Gabriel Prokofiev – Alumni and soloists of the Verbier Festival Academy
14:00 to 15:00 — Terrasse Chalet d’Adrien+ more info
Thursday 29 july
gabriel prokofiev / pastoral 21
A new creation commissioned by the Verbier Festival Academy for chamber ensemble, electronics and processed field recordings in response to Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony.
21:00 to 22:00 — Espace Saint-Marcbuy tickets