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Davos Festival

About the festival (7 - 21 August, 2021 - Davos, Switzerland)

What type of programmes does the festival offer?
The Davos Festival - young artists in concert invites young talented musicians to Davos for the length of two weeks. The programme contains works of classical and contemporary music of 20 and 21 century, especially chamber music, but also baroque music. The programme is completed by a large variety of side events, which allow free admission. The 2021 Festival is under the motto “Aequalis” and focuses on themes such as liberty, equality and sorority.

What are the venues like?
There are two larger concert venues: Hotel Schweizerhof and Congress Hall Davos. Other concerts take place in churches in and around Davos, the Kirchner Museum Davos, but also in historic venues such as on Thomas Mann’s magic mountain “Schatzalp”. Side events including exhibitions, singing classes, open stages take place in public venues.

Why should someone visit the festival?
The festival is considered to be the classic music festival of discovery: stars of tomorrow, rare programmes, unique alpine countryside.

How to get there?
2 hours by train from Zurich. 

Local accommodation
Large selection of hotels and accommodation are available. Click here to check festival hotels for special arrangements.

What can tourists visit nearby?
Kirchner Museum Davos, Glacier and Bernina Express on UNESCO World Heritage line Albula/Bernina, various hiking, walking and biking paths, world's best guest programme with over 60 activities in the region.

Dress code
There is no required dress code. Casual chic for evening concerts is suggested, for anything else come as you are. For Festival walking tour good shoes and rainproof cloths are recommended.

Food & Drink
Bar and smaller catering is operating before and after the concerts. If you wish to have dinner before concert a reservation is suggested. Restaurants usually work until 21:00.

                                          For more information click here to visit the website of the Davos Festival.