GAIA 2021
Music Festival Oberhofen
on Lake Thun

(Spark of the Gods)


Thursday 5 to
Sunday 9 May 2021

Klösterli Oberhofen
Schloss Oberhofen
Parkhotel Gunten
Stadtkirche Thun
Kirche Hilterfingen
Kirche Scherzligen

GAIA Music Festival Oberhofen

A festival celebrates pure life – a little later than usual

“The whole world plays Beethoven. We play Beethoven’s world.”

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Dear music lovers, Ladies and Gentlemen,

"The good is always obvious," wrote Ludwig van Beethoven, the composer whose music is (or was) to be heard like no other in 2020. Despite the standstill, we have been keeping busy and working diligently to postpone the GAIA Festival.

I am therefore particularly pleased to announce that we will take you on our musical journey through Beethoven's world on Lake Thun from 24 to 27 September 2020. That the GAIA Music Festival will still take place in the year of Beethoven's 250th birthday is thanks to the flexibility of our musicians and venues, as well as the dedication of our GAIA team.

Dates still have to be found for the musical-theatre production "Die Kreutzersonate" by Lukas Bärfuss, but the premiere will definitely take place in 2020.

I would like to take this occasion to thank you all. This would not have been possible without your sympathy and support.

We are already looking forward to an extraordinary birthday celebration with you. Even if the good seems painfully far at the moment, we are all the more pleased to see and hear you again, gathered in the name of the music.

Until then, we wish you all the very best,

Gwendolyn Masin,
Founder and Artistic Director