Artistic partnership between Vevey Spring Classic and Vibiscum Festival

14 December 2023

The Vevey Spring Classic and the Vibiscum Festival are thrilled to announce the start of an exclusive annual artistic partnership with an exceptional open-air concert on Place du Marché in Vevey featuring the eminent Belcanto tenor Juan Diego Flórez.

This union between two emblematic festivals in the same city illustrates their shared commitment to offering a unifying musical experience in an extraordinary setting.

Together with the Strumentisti del Teatro alla Scala and the Vevey Spring Classic Festival Orchestra, the Peruvian superstar will perform a unique concert on Sunday afternoon, June 2nd 2024 (Closing Concert of the Vibiscum Festival), promising an experience rich in elegance, virtuosity and finesse – traits that have forged his reputation.

Juan Diego Flórez, a phenomenon in the world of opera, will captivate both the general public and the most discerning musical connoisseurs.

A regular presence on prestigious stages such as the Metropolitan Opera in New York, Royal Opera House in London, Vienna State Opera, Salzburg Festival, Teatro alla Scala in Milan and Opéra national de Paris, Juan Diego Flórez has left an indelible mark of excellence in Belcanto roles by Rossini, Bellini and Donizetti.

The presence of Daniel Müller-Schott, one of the world’s leading cellists, performing Saint-Saëns’ beloved Concerto, will add a magical touch to this grandiose afternoon, under the direction of Maestro Wilson Hermanto. An unforgettable event in a unique setting that will delight music lovers from all horizons.

Juan Diego Flórez

The King of Belcanto 

Sunday, June 2nd, 2024     Place du Marché, 16:00

Rossini  La gazza ladra Overture                                                                                    
Rossini  Il Signor Bruschino: “Deh tu m’assisti amore” 
Rossini  Semiramide: “La speranza più soave” 
Rossini  Semiramide Overture                                                                                       
Bellini  I Capuleti e i Montecchi: “È serbata a questo acciaro”                                                        
Tchaikovsky  Eugene Onegin: Polonaise                                                                              
Saint-Saëns  Cello Concerto No. 1  
Tchaikovsky  The Nutcracker: Waltz of the Flowers                                                              
Donizetti  L’elisir d’amore: “Una furtiva lagrima” 
Verdi  La Traviata: “Lunge da lei – O mio rimorso!”

Strumentisti del Teatro alla Scala et Vevey Spring Classic Festival Orchestra

Juan Diego Flórez, tenor
Daniel Müller-Schott, cello
Wilson Hermanto, conductor