The Luna Tent has now been installed alongside the château of Nyon and the stage is set for the start of Luna Classics, the prestigious classical music and arts festival which will run from the 19th – 31st August in the town. The opening night’s performance under the big “moon” tent will be Nelson Goerner on piano, Paul Meyer on clarinette with the Menuhin academy soloists and young talents of 2013 . There are still tickets available for some of the main events and for performances in the Temple of Nyon. Tickets for concerts in the Temple start at just 30 CHF.
Meanwhile, the annual festival of living arts (FAR) began in Nyon on the 13th August and continues until the 23rd at different venues around the town. This year the festival celebrates its 30th anniversary. For the full programme see here Photo below – FAR parade in the old town of Nyon.
Next week the last of the local summer music festivals, the “Jval” Open Air rock and music festival will take place on the 28, 29 and 30th of August in the lovely setting of the vineyards in Les Serraux Dessus (near Begnins). Free navettes (buses) will be provided from both Gland and Nyon to this festival, parking at the festival is restricted and car sharing is encouraged! See here for map and times of buses. A variety of acts are on the line up from the rock of Belgian band BRNS to Polar. See full programme here. Video below – Polar with ” I want your soul”