Musikdorf Ernen

In 2023 we celebrate the 50th concert season in the music village of Ernen - a milestone!

Festival Musikdorf Ernen

«It takes a combination of nature and art and friendship.» – György Sebők

The Festival Musikdorf Ernen is known for high quality concerts within idyllic mountains and intimate atmosphere. Rich in tradition, it is among the most important Swiss Festivals for Classical Music and stands out due to its manifold and imaginative programming.

The 50th concert season 2023 is themed «Milestones».

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50th concert season 2023 | Milestones

Baroque music, piano recitals, Jazz concerts, literature, orchestra and chamber music. A unique music festival in the Swiss Alps.

"I'm sure it's too expensive." Wrong! In Ernen, tickets are affordable for everyone. And you don't have to dress up extra chic either.

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Concert introductions as podcasts

In these podcasts, Jonathan Inniger introduces you to the concert programmes of the "Baroque" and "Chamber Music plus" series - for relaxed pre- and post-listening at home or on the road. With the help of musical examples, he sheds light on individual works or composers, reflects on historical contexts and considers the juxtaposition of works within a concert programme. 

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50 years Musikdorf Ernen

When György Sebők, worldwide renowned as piano pedagogue, started the first masterclass for piano and chamber music in the small mountain village Ernen in 1974, he could not have guessed that fifty years later the Musikdorf Ernen would be an internationally renowned, big festival of classical music.

We celebrate the 50st concert season under the motto «Milestones». Number 50 is a milestone in the development of the festival in the mountain village. Therefore we search for musical milestones too: Some works and composers have been marked as milestones by music historiography. Others lie hidden as milestones that have to be discovered. And for sure, many musicians have their personal milestones to bring along when we say: The Musikdorf Ernen celebrates its 50st concert season with a total of 50 concerts.