Wednesday, August 24, 2011

medici.tv Offers Eight Webcasts from France’s Annecy Festival - Today

Beginning this Wednesday, August 24, medici.tv will webcast eight concerts from the Annecy Classic Festival, set in France’s glorious Rhône-Alps region. The first concert presents works by Tchaikovsky, Liszt and Grieg, with Valery Gergiev leading his Mariinsky Orchestra and soloists Gautier Capuçon and Denis Matsuev. Among the other highlights, Capuçon and Matsuev will perform in separate concerts with Yuri Temirkanov and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, and Matsuev will give a solo recital. A full list of Annecy concerts can be found below.

Now in its fifth summer, medici.tv is the go-to venue on the web for classical music lovers to enjoy the world’s greatest artists performing at the most exclusive festivals. Earlier this month, medici.tv gave its first webcast from the world-renowned Salzburg Festival: a concert in which Renée Fleming sang an all-Strauss program with the Vienna Philharmonic under Christian Thielemann. In July, medici.tv webcast more than 20 live events from Switzerland’s Verbier Festival. medici.tv webcasts have also included concerts from other leading festivals including Aspen, Aix-en-Provence, Saint-Denis, Lucerne and Glyndebourne.

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