2017 program

  • Ticket sales at the Villars Tourist office, T +41 (0)24 495 32 32,
  • Tickets also available at the hall one hour before the concert
  • CHF 45.- / AVS 35.- / Students CHF 25.- / Free entry for children up to 12 years
  • Free entry for the children’s concert in Ollon February 22

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Tuesday February 21, 2017 – 8 PM

Grande salle de Villars

>> Carte blanche au Maestro <<

Mark Drobinsky

La Camerata Russe
Andrei Kroujkov conductor
Mark Drobinsky cello
Maxim Salnikov bayan
Simon Pellaux  trumpet
Simon Adda-Reyss piano

Peter Warlock – Capriol, Suite for Strings

Sir Edward Elgar – Concerto for cello and strings op. 85

Nikolai Chaykin – Concerto for bayan and strings

Dimitri Chostakovitch – Concerto n° 1 for piano, trumpet and strings op. 35

Wednesday February 22, 2017 – 4 PM

Grande salle d’Ollon

>> Conte & Musique : Children’s Concert <<

Andrei Kroujkov

Andrei Kroujkov

La Camerata Russe
Andrei Kroujkov conductor
Nadège Berger narrator

With the generous support of the Commune of Ollon

Elena Lebedeva – A Little Magic Bag of Dwarfs

A compilation of Nordic, Russian and Oriental tales

Free entry, A collect will be organized in favor of the Association KyféKoi, that organizes outings for persons with handicap, for an afternoon, for a whole day or even a couple of days.

At the end of the concert, a snack will be served to all the children, offered by la Boulangerie Charlet and La Baudelière.

Thursday February 23, 2017 – 8 PM

Grande salle de Villars

>> La Magie des voix: Airs d’opéra <<

Daria Rybak

Daria Rybak

La Camerata Russe
Andrei Kroujkov direction
Daria Rybak soprano
Alice Ruxandra Bell mezzo-soprano
Aaron Pryce-Lewis baritone

Gioacchino Rossini – Overture from the opera The Barber of Seville

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Non più andrai, extract from The Marriage of Figaro

Christoph Willibald Gluck – Che farò senza Euridice, extract from the opera Orpheus and Eurydice

Gaetano Donizetti – Quel guardo, il cavaliere, extract from the opéra-bouffe Don Pasquale

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Il core vi dono, extract from the opéra-bouffe Così fan tutte

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Là ci darem la mano, extract from the opera Don Giovanni

Giuseppe Verdi – Overture from the opera Nabucco

Georg Friedrich Händel – Ah ! mio cor ! extract from the opera Alcina

Gaetano Donizetti – Bella siccome un angelo, extract from the opera Don Pasquale

Gaetano Donizetti – O mio Fernando, extract from the opera La Favorite

Léo Delibes – Dôme épais le jasmin, extract from the opera Lakmé

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Soave sia il vento, extract from the opéra-bouffe Così fan tutte

Friday February 24, 2017 – 8 PM
Grande salle de Villars

>> Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald with Big Band and Strings <<

Villars Vanguard Jazz Orchestra

Villars Vanguard Jazz Orchestra

La Camerata Russe
Preparation Andrei Kroujkov

Villars Vanguard Jazz Orchestra
Joana Jantet chant
Preparation Wolfgang Hanninger

A Première at the Classiques de Villars: cross-over between the classic orchestra and the big band ! Recordings by Ella Fitzgerald, arranged by Nelson Riddle.


But Not for Me – Embraceable You – I Only Have Eyes For You – I Won’t Dance – I’ve Got a Crush On You – I’ve Got Beginner’s Luck – Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off – Love Is Here to Stay – Love Me Or Leave Me – Someone To Watch Over Me – Soon – Things Are Looking Up

Sunday February 26, 2017 – 6 PM
Grande salle de Villars

>> Jazz ! <<

Thierry Lang Trio

Thierry Lang Trio

Thierry Lang Trio

Thierry Lang piano
Henri Känzig contrebasse
Andi Pupato percussions

Program subject to change