Directed by world-famous Japanese conductor Seiji Ozawa, the prestigious Academy takes up residence in the Auditorium, bringing with it the 27 prizewinners from the class of 2015. With a quartet masterclass and a full orchestra rehearsal, both open to the public, in addition to two concerts, the Seiji Ozawa International Academy of Switzerland invites audiences to discover some of the most promising musical talent of our time.
To mark its residence at the Fondation Louis Vuitton, on the 1st of July, 2015, the Seiji Ozawa International Academy of Switzerland performed an exceptional concert highlighting the quartets formed by the Academy and showcasing its orchestral work, directed by Seiji Ozawa.
Ludwig van Beethoven – 3rd movement of Quartet no. 16 in F Major op. 135
Edvard Grieg – Holberg Suite op. 40 (movements 1, 4, and 5).
The Seiji Ozawa International Academy Switzerland
Orchestra with all the musicians, under the baton of Seiji Ozawa
(July 1st 2015, 29 min. © Fondation Louis Vuitton - 2015)