LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY New Leadership
Starting in the summer of 2016 the composer Wolfgang Rihm will take over the overall artistic leadership of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY. The director and composer Matthias Pintscher will support him as Principal Conductor.
A Warm Welcome to Riccardo Chailly!
The LUCERNE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA greets its new Music Director, the Italian Riccardo Chailly. Starting in 2016 he will lead the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA into the future, beginning with a performance of Mahler’s „Symphony of a Thousand“.
Radio and Television Broadcasts
Many of the concerts that take place during LUCERNE FESTIVAL in Summer are broadcast over radio and television. You can find an overview listing of these here (in German)
Tickets for the Piano Festival
Ticket sales for LUCERNE FESTIVAL at the piano have begun. You can look forward to Sir András Schiff, Radu Lupu, Maurizio Pollini, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Lise de la Salle, Angela Hewitt, Piotr Anderszewski, and m much more.
You can find an overview of all program changes that have been made since the publication of the printed program for the Summer Festival here.
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LUCERNE FESTIVAL’s Blog
Fascinating background about the major artists and works of the Festival, glimpses behind the scenes, interviews and reports about Festival encounters, CD tips and trivia from the world of music – all that can be found (in German) on the LUCERNE FESTIVAL blog.