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Rencontres Musicales d’Évian – Unveiling of the 2017 line-up

The Rencontres Musicales d'Évian, created in 1976 on the initiative of Antoine Riboud, at that time CEO of BSN (to later become the Danone Group) and directed for many years by Mstislav Rostropovich, was revived in 2014 with the Modigliani Quartet entrusted with the festival's artistic direction.

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European Day of Early Music, 21 March 2017

There's a party on 21 March, the day of the spring solstice, and all Early Music lovers are invited to join! For the fifth straight year, the European Network for Early Music (more commonly known by its French initials, REMA), is organizing the European Day of Early Music (EDEM).

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New CD Release Florian Uhlig – Piano Concertos Vol. 2 with Ravel, Tailleferre, Boulanger, Françaix, March 10th, 2017

Florian Uhlig’s second album featuring French piano concertos is devoted to compositions from the early 20th century by Maurice Ravel, Jean Françaix, Nadia Boulanger and Germaine Tailleferre.

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A Festival Programme Exploring Identities

The 2017 Bergen International Festival invites you to explore a diverse programme filled to the brim with gifted ensembles and musicians.

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“Rising Stars” Tour: The Armida Quartet is invited to the most prestigious European Concert Halls

The Armida Quartet has already defined itself among the leading string quartets of its generation with a remarkable career trajectory in recent years. The Quartet was chosen by four major German concert halls as part of the “Rising Stars” scheme of the European Concert Hall Organization (ECHO).

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Shakespeare’s Sonnets to open Bergen International Festival next year

As this year’s Festival rounds up to record breaking sales and visitor numbers, the Bergen International Festival launches the spectacular opening performance of 2017.

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