Arts Global


Past Events

Past information on each event can be found by clicking on its date

09 December 2006

Christmas Soirée, Villa Principe Leopoldo

At this traditional Christmas Soirée the Foundation presented Mark Milhofer tenor, Isabelle Perrin harp and Vladimir Guryanov piano. Arriving guests were greeted by the Alphorn ensemble Amici Corno delle Alpi Ticino.

The evening commenced with cocktails preceding the performance. The programme and photographs can be seen by clicking on the date above.

04 December 2006

An Evening of Christmas Music in the City of London

It was an atmospheric experience for the 170 guests in attendance as the famed Tenebrae chorus performed by candlelight at the beautiful Merchant Taylors' Hall.

The concert was generously sponsored by Investec Private Bank.

Click on the date above for the full programme.

01 December 2006

Marie-Stéphanie Janecek plays Dvořák

Marie-Stéphanie Janecek performed Dvořák's Cello Concerto with the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Geoffrey Simon.

09 November 2006

Reception / Soirée at the Swiss Embassy in Beijing

The Swiss Ambassador to China co-hosted, with Lausanne's Beau-Rivage Hotel, a glittering soirée at the Beijing Embassy. The Swiss Global Artistic Foundation provided two outstanding young pianists, Ms Jin Yuan and Mr Yang Xioafan, to play for some of Beijing's most prominent business leaders.

12 October 2006

Investec Soirée: "Out of the Ordinary"

The success of last year's programme for Investec Trust prompted a repeat. This year the cocktail reception and musical performance took place at Geneva's verdant Restaurant Hôtel du Parc des Eaux-Vives.

The event was indeed "Out of the Ordinary" and quite unforgettable for it. Click on the date for details.

05 October 2006

Jours des Arts III

The Foundation returned to the idyllic Château de Montcaud for the third annual Jours des Arts retreat, from 5-8 October.

This year's theme was especially appropriate to the Avignon region: Impressionism--the imaginative world of Debussy, Ravel, Mallarmé, Monet and Gauguin.

Please click on the date above for the full programme.

05 August 2006

Recital by Antoine Rebstein

The Swiss Global Artistic Foundation sponsored an appearance by Antoine Rebstein at the Crans-Montana Festival Les Sommets du Classique.

18 July 2006

Northwest Mahler Festival

Concert by the Northwest Mahler Festival Orchestra, Geoffrey Simon Music Director.

The Swiss Global Artistic Foundation sponsored an appearance by the 18-year-old Korean violinist Hahn-Bin as soloist in Sarasate's Carmen Fantasy.

21 June 2006

Summer Garden Party and Concert

A musical programme and gathering for the Friends of the Foundation was held at the Beau-Rivage Palace in Lausanne to mark the end of the 2005-6 concert season.

16 June 2006

The Annual Red Cross Ball

The Foundation brings a quartet of alphorns from Switzerland for the Red Cross Ball.

12 May 2006

The 2006 Elizabeth Brockman Master Class, Awards and Grants in Classical Music

A master class by Geoffrey Simon and a Foundation-sponsored performance by violinist Hahn-Bin.

10 May 2006

Gala Concert and Dinner with Joshua Bell, for the Philharmonia Orchestra

A memorable event was hosted by the Ambassador of Switzerland to the UK and Mrs Alexis P. Lautenberg, at their London residence. It benefited the Philharmonia Orchestra and the Swiss Cultural Fund in Britain.

The renowned violinist Joshua Bell appeared with the young Swiss cellist Marie-Stéphanie Janecek, presented by the Swiss Global Artistic Foundation.

26 April 2006

The Annual Christie's Soirée

Held at Christie's Great Rooms at St James's, London, the evening commenced with a champagne cocktail and Dr Timothy Hunter's introduction to the Old Master Pictures to be auctioned on 28 April.

The musical performance which followed included the British debut of the Geneva-based Quatuor Terpsycordes, presented by the Swiss Global Artistic Foundation in association with the Swiss Cultural Fund in Britain. The programme was completed by Isabelle Perrin harp and Mark Milhofer tenor.

For the concert programme, please click on the date above.

01 March 2006

Cocktail Party and Musical Soirée

A Cocktail Party and Musical Soirée for the Friends of the Swiss Global Artistic Foundation, held at the majestic Hôtel Victoria in Glion.