Verbier Festival
Verbier Festival 2017
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VF Unlimited Playground

The VF Unlimited Playground programme offers a wide range of day-time activities designed for audiences of all-ages to discover music, other cultures, the rhythm of the Festival and Verbier itself.

Les Petits Festivaliers

The Verbier Festival’s work with young people is rooted in the belief that access to culture from an early age is key to self-confidence and respect for others. Les Petit Festivaliers workshops and activities are offered to children aged 7 to 14.

Music in Motion

Discover the beauty and history of Val de Bagnes, explore nature accompanied by a live musical soundtrack and enter the smallest and most mobile concert halls in the world!


Ebonit Saxophone Quartet (KEYSTONE/Jean-Christophe Bott)

Open Air

Free open-air concerts at Place Centrale, ‘en altitude’ on the slopes of La Chaux and a spotlight brass bands from Val de Bagnes!

Fanfare Avenir de BagnesPlace Centrale


Stories and text set to music—an introduction to classical music through a world of imagination.

Sand Animation

Chess by Neva Foundation


Founded by the Timchenko family, the Neva Foundation fosters cultural exchanges and the outreach of Russian culture through projects and partnerships facilitating transmission and sharing. The Foundation develops and supports projects in the core areas of culture, sports and education.

The Neva Foundation organises the third edition of Chess by Neva Foundation at the Verbier Festival. Learn the basics of the game, play in a tournament and witness the stars of the Festival take on International Grand Master Vladimir Kramnik—ranked among the top 5 players in the world—in a simultaneous match.

Chess by Neva Foundation

Open Rehearsals

Watch some of the world’s leading conductors in rehearsal with the finest young orchestra players on the planet.

VFJO General Rehearsal