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Martin Engstroem, Verbier Festival founder

The behind-the-scenes innovator on working with great artists and changing the landscape

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In 2023, the Verbier Festival celebrates its 30th anniversary. The man behind classical music’s most coveted festival speaks to Gramophone Editor in Chief James Jolly about his relationship with classical music, the journey that led him to create the Verbier Festival, the relationship between genius and character, and some of his most memorable encounters with legendary musical figures like Carlos Kleiber.
Presented with the generous support of Madame Aline Foriel-Destezet.

  • verbier
  • verbier festival
  • gramophone
  • james jolly
  • 30th anniversary
  • music
  • classical music
  • medici
  • medici.tv
  • Carlos Kleiber
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