Medici.tv To Air Verbier Festival Gala And SALOME Live From Salzburg Festival

This week medici.tv will offer two major events live-streamed from the Verbier Festival and the Salzburg Festival.

On Wednesday, July 25, medici.tv will celebrate the Verbier Festival's 25th anniversary with 10-hours of uninterrupted live-streamed content including performances, interviews, and archival footage from the Verbier Festival, culminating in a special gala concert featuring performances by some of classical music's greatest musicians.

On Saturday, July 28, medici.tv will broadcast the sold-out premiere of Romeo Castellucci's new production of Richard Strauss's Salome starring Asmik Grigorian live from the Salzburg Festival.

The 10-hour livestream event celebrating the Verbier Festival's 25th anniversary kicks off at 5:00AM New York Time (11:00AM Verbier Time) with a recital by Romanian cellist Andrei Ioni?? and South Korean pianist Seong-Jin Cho. Following this, medici.tv will offer a one-of-a-kind experience via live-stream, including a behind-the-scenes look at the festival, artist interviews, and archival footage from the past decade of world-class music-making. Crowning this unique event is the Verbier Festival's 25th anniversary gala concert, featuring a star-studded line-up of more than 35 soloists, including Lisa Batiashvili, Martin Fröst, Evgeny Kissin, Denis Matsuev, Mikhail Pletnev, Sir András Schiff, Daniil Trifonov, Yuja Wang, and many more. Valery Gergiev, the festival's Music Director, will lead the program conducting the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra. This special performance begins at 12:00PM New York Time (6:00PM Verbier Time). medici.tv will continue to live-stream select performances from the Verbier Festival through the festival's final performances this summer on August 5.

On July 28, 2018, medici.tv will broadcast the sold-out premiere of Romeo Castellucci's new production of Richard Strauss's Salome with Franz Welser-Möst conducting the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and featuring Lithuanian soprano Asmik Grigorian in the title role. Grigorian made her acclaimed Salzburg debut last summer as Marie in Berg's Wozzeck. She will be joined by John Daszak as Herod, Anna Maria Chiuri as Herodias, and Gábor Bretz as Jochanaan. The performance will begin at 2:00PM New York Time (8:00PM Salzburg Time).

medici.tv Celebrates 25 Years of the Verbier Festival

July 25, 2018

Verbier Festival

Verbier, Switzerland

10-hours of festival performances, interviews, behind-the-scenes, content, and archival footage.

The programming begins with a recital featuring Andrei Ioni??, cello, and Seong-Jin Cho, piano at 5:00AM New York / 10:00AM London / 11:00AM Verbier.

The 10-hour event culminates with the 25th Anniversary Gala Concert, broadcast live from the Verbier Festival at 12:00PM New York / 5:00PM London / 6:00PM Verbier. The artists to be featured:

Sergei Babayan

Kristóf Baráti

Lisa Batiashvili

Renaud Capuçon

Gérard Caussé

Alexandra Conunova

Seong-Jin Cho

Caroline Dowdle

Edgar Moreau

Vilde Frang

Martin Fröst

Ilya Gringolts

Nobuko Imai

Andrei Ioni??

Leonidas Kavakos

Evgeny Kissin

Daniel Lozakovich

Mischa Maisky

Denis Matsuev

Mikhail Pletnev

Thomas Quasthoff

Julien Quentin

Vadim Repin

Rias Kammerchor

András Schiff

Dmitry Sitkovetsky

Gábor Takács-Nagy

Blythe Teh Engstroem

Daniil Trifonov

Kirill Troussov

Maxim Vengerov

Yuja Wang

Tabea Zimmermann

Pinchas Zukerman

Valery Gergiev, Music Director

Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra

medici.tv Live-Streams Richard Strauss's Salome from the Salzburg Festival

July 28, 2018

Salzburg Festival

Salzburg, Austria

2:00PM New York / 7:00PM London / 8:00PM Salzburg

CONDUCTOR Franz Welser-Möst
PRODUCTION Romeo Castellucci
CHOREOGRAPHER Cindy Van Acker
ARTISTIC COLLABORATOR Silvia Costa
DRAMATURG Piersandra Di Matteo
SETS COLLABORATOR Alessio Valmori
LIGHTING COLLABORATOR Marco Giusti

HERODES John Daszak
HERODIAS Anna Maria Chiuri
SALOME Asmik Grigorian
JOCHANAAN Gábor Bretz
NARRABOTH Julian Prégardien
PAGE Avery Amereau
FIRST JEW Matthäus Schmidlechner
SECOND JEW Mathias Frey
THIRD JEW Patrick Vogel
FOURTH JEW/SLAVE Jörg Schneider
FIFTH JEW David Steffens
FIRST NAZARENE Tilmann Rönnebeck
SECOND NAZARENE Pawe? Trojak*
CAPPADOCIAN Neven Crni?*
FIRST SOLDIER Henning von Schulman
SECOND SOLDIER Dashon Burton

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

*Participants of the Young Singers Project - supported by KÜHNE-STIFTUNG

About medici.tv

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