Get in the mood for Easter

Get in the mood for Easter and hear classical masterpieces in Lucerne’s churches and the KKL performed by Teodor Currentzis, Thomas Hengelbrock, Mariss Jansons, Emanuel Ax, Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Julia Lezhneva, Anna Prohaska, and many other artists.

Easter Festival


For the Adventurous

Sat, 08.04.

Wolfgang Rihm has composed an evening-length work of sacred music: the “Requiem-Strophen,” based on texts ranging from Michelangelo to Bobrowski. Mariss Jansons will conduct the Swiss premiere.

Easter Festival



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New: Our Annual Magazine

Our programming for 2017 has now been published, and in a completely new format.

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DIVAMANIA - on tour in Switzerland

Summer Festival


Four weeks of more than 100 concerts: International classical music stars in the heart of Switzerland. Sign up for our reminder and you will receive an e-mail reminder a few days before tickets go on sale.



Nine days of keyboard wizardry

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09. January 2017

Soundzz.z.zzz...z 2017

LUCERNE FESTIVAL and the Kunstmuseum Lucerne have fostered cooperation in various formats, with a particular interest in the diverse relationships between visual expression and sound.

16. November 2016

Interview mit Martin Meyer

Die «russischen Klavierschule»: Der Klavierexperte Martin Meyer im Gespräch.

08. November 2016

The History of the Festival in Sound

The latest CD release in the Historic Performances series is here. It focuses on the violinist Wolfgang Schneiderhan.

17. October 2016

Magazine 2017

With our new annual magazine, we want to give you more than just an overview of all of the concerts we have planned.

04. October 2016

Summer 2016

Highlights of Lucerne Festival in Summer 2016

16. August 2016


Divamania -The New Young Performance Production

22. July 2016

Interview with Anne-Sophie Mutter

It’s hard to believe: Anne-Sophie Mutter is celebrating the 40th anniversary of her debut at LUCERNE FESTIVAL! An interview with the great German violinist.

07. June 2016

Ligeti Forward

Last weekend, the Alumni and Alan Gilbert performed Ligeti Forward, a series of three concerts as part of the NY PHIL BIENNIAL in New York in cooperation with MetLiveArts!

24. May 2016

Nelsons Conducts Mahler

Last summer, Andris Nelsons and the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA preformed works by Haydn and Mahler. And now their stirring interpretations are available on DVD.

21. April 2016

Interview mit Herbert Blomstedt

«In Leipzig ist der Gewandhauskapellmeister die wichtigste Person nach dem Bürgermeister». Herbert Blomstedt über seine enge Beziehung zum traditionsreichen Gewandhausorchester, mit dem er am 5. und 6. September in Luzern gastiert.

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