A brilliant Summer Season in Crans-Montana

In Crans-Montana, the music reached for the sky...

In collaboration with the Fondation des Rencontres de Crans-Montana and the Remontées mécaniques de Crans-Montana (CMA), Crans-Montana Classics had the pleasure to present a music day on the heights of the Resort.

The artistic Director of CMClassics, Michael Guttman, propososed a very eclectic program : vocals, jazz, brass band, Alpenhorn, classical...:

  • Michael Guttman and Alexander Gurning, together with music students
  • Coro Versilia - Capezzano Monte, Tuscany choir
  • L'Ensemble Choral Pro Arte de Sion, Valaisian choir
  • Le Hot Club de Berne, gipsy jazz quartet
  • L'Echo des Cerniettes, alp horn players from Fribourg
  • Le Choeur d'Hommes de Lens, men's choir
  • La Fanfare Echo des Bois de Crans-Montana, brass band

A very warm ambiance in a winter scenery...

Many thanks to all those who contributed to this great success!
See you next year !


At the end of the Summer Season 2017, Crans-Montana Classics thanks you most warmly!

Thank you to the gifted musicians who enchanted our public with deeply emotional renderings during the exceptional concerts of the last weeks.

Thank you to the Master Classes' professors Shlomo Mintz, Cihat Askin, Sonig Tchakerian and Sungsic Yang who shared their experience with unlimited dedication.

Thank you to the pianists Alison Rhind and Sander Sittig who patiently and with great intuition accompanied the lessons.

Thank you to all students who participated in the classes with enthusiasm and offered the public their youthful approach to music and unforgettable Concerts.

Thank you to the host families who opened their home to the students and supported them materially and emotionally.

Thank you to the management and staff of the Hôtel Royal who offered the Master Classes a congenial and professional environment.

Thank you to the Le Régent Congress Centre for their support and flexibility.

Thank you to the Hotel Crans Ambassador for the very good collaboration for the Garden Party of the Swiss National Day.

Thank you to all volunteers who generously and efficiently worked behind the scene.

Thank you to the Restaurant l'Arnouva for a sympathetic and convivial raclette.

Thank you to the Authorities, Donors, Sponsors and Friends who made possible this wonderful Summer program.

Thank you to all of you for sharing with us this wonderful time and our musical enthusiasm.

We are now looking forward to seeing you on January 1st, 2018 for the traditional New Year's Gala Concert at Le Regent at 5 pm with the orchestra Cameristi della Scala, Milan.
Conductor: Sergey Smbatyan. Piano: Jan Lisiecki.
With the support of the Francis and Marie-France Minkoff Foundation.
More information here soon.

We warmly thank our Patrons and Friends for their generous and unwavering support, especially

Les Rencontres de Crans-Montana

De Pury Pictet Turrettini & Cie    


See here the program 2017.

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Crans-Montana Classics presents every year its Violin Master Classes under the direction of Shlomo Mintz.

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