Tickets for the Piano Festival

Experience nine days of magic at the keyboard from legends like Rudolf Buchbinder,  Dame Mitsuko Uchida, Evgeny Kissin, Arcadi Volodos, Igor Levit, Víkingur Ólafsson, and many more.

Piano Festival


All Five Beethoven Concertos

Sat, 16.11.

The great pianist Rudolf Buchbinder will perform all five concertos by Ludwig van Beethoven over two concerts.

Piano Festival


Not To Be Missed

Mon, 18.11.

Enjoy an all-Schubert evening with Mitsuko Uchida. The Japanese Grande Dame of the art of the keyboard will play three of his piano sonatas in her recital.

Piano Festival


Virtuoso Mastery!

Wed, 20.11.

With the “Pathétique,” the “Tempest,” and the “Waldstein” Sonatas, Evgeny Kissin looks ahead to the Beethoven Year 2020.

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Into the Heart of Romanticism

Thu, 21.11.

Poetry and fireworks are ensured when Arcadi Volodos plays works by the Romantic masters Liszt and Schumann.

Piano Festival


Beethoven’s Spirit…

… comes to life through Igor Levit’s hands. This extraordinary pianist continues with his cycle of the complete Beethoven sonatas, this time with a program that includes the “Appassionata.”


In October Riccardo Chailly and the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA go on tour to La Scala in Milan, Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzen.

On Tour


Piano Festival


Nine days of keyboard wizardry

November brings the master pianists to Lucerne. Ticket sales for the Piano Festival have begun.


05. September 2019

A New Top-Class Partner for Lucerne Festival

The Kühne Foundation to Begin Its Role as a Main Sponsor in 2020.

03. September 2019

Roche Young Commissions 2021

The Commissions for 2021 Have Been Awarded to the Composers Kirsten Milenko and Alex Vaughan.

02. September 2019

Lucerne Festival Online


29. August 2019

Request Concert

The issue of power is clearly addressed at this concert. The power to decide for yourself what the Festival Strings Lucerne and Daniel Dodds will perform was up to you!

19. August 2019

Live Streams

The LUCERNE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA under Riccardo Chailly and Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, and the Orchestra of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ALUMNI: Enjoy the highlights of the 2019 Summer Festival via free livestreams.

16. August 2019

Chailly conducts Strauss

In 2017, Riccardo Chailly and the Lucerne Festival Orchestra focused on a composer who had yet to appear on this elite ensemble's programs: Richard Strauss.

15. August 2019

The History of the Festival in Sound

The latest CD release in the Historic Performances series is here. It focuses on the soprano Edith Mathis.

01. July 2019

Fritz Gerber Award 2019

Martina Kalt, Marta Sanchez Paz, and Francisco Olmedo Molina Receive the 2019 Fritz Gerber Award

26. June 2019

Day by Day 2019

The Day by Day Festival Guide contains information about all of the concerts in the Summer Festival. An overview page allows you to see all events on a given day at a glance.

14. June 2019

From the Andes to the Alps

The 2019 Music Camp at Lucerne Festival

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