Rencontres Musicales | Vivaldi : Les Quatre Saisons


The Rencontres Musicales is the cultural event of the summer! For this 2022 edition, the musicians of the Gli Incogniti ensemble will perform on Tuesday 2nd August at 7pm in the parish church of Champéry.


– Amandine Beyer, violin and direction
– Stéphane Lambiel, narrator


“The Italian influence

What is the purpose of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons in this edition dedicated to Johann Sebastian Bach? Through these sublime Seasons, let us simply remember Bach’s wonderment when he discovered Italian music and Vivaldi’s audacity in making the violin a solo instrument! And as nothing was more natural at the time than to plagiarise or more honourable than to be plagiarised, let us imagine with what enthusiasm Bach was going to be inspired by these scores, while nevertheless adding his own touch of genius…


Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Chaconne from the Partita for solo violin in D minor BWV 1004

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

The Four Seasons
– Concerto No. 1 in E major, Op. 8, RV 269, “La primavera
– Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 8, RV 315, “L’estate
– Concerto No. 3 in F major, Op. 8, RV 293, “L’autunno
– Concerto No. 4 in F minor, Op. 8, RV 297, “L’inverno

Opening hours

Tuesday 2 August 2022 at 7 pm.
Doors open at 18:30.



Ticket prices per concert:
- Adult: CHF 35.-
- Student / apprentice : CHF 15.-
- Children -15 years old : Free entrance

Festival pass:
- Special price: CHF 220.-

Useful links


Église Saint-ThéoduleRue du Village 511874Champéry
Get directions

Champéry Catholic Chuch

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