“I would not have missed this concert under any pretext,” says an old gentleman, elegant in his vest austrian. It is obviously not the only one: a dense crowd gathers, on Sunday evening, the doors of the salle des Combins the festival of Verbier, Switzerland, which opened its 26th edition (July 18). In the tail, it is learned that the shoes are “not really practical” in the mountains and the airport of Munich is “the most beautiful of Europe”.

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Recognizable from afar, with his long white hair, the cellist Mischa Maisky enters the room, embraces a admirer, will sit. The artistic director Valery Gergiev says its up to Rodion Chtchedrine ; the Russian composer of 86 years, one of the composers flagship of the soviet era and modern Russia, came to listen to his Concerto Dolce for viola, string orchestra and harp, written there are twenty-two years. A …

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