The Stage Is Set for Summer!

More than 100 concerts, all in four weeks. Enjoy the international stars of classical music right in the heart of Switzerland.

Summer Festival

12.08.-11.09.2016

Ligeti Forward

Starting in June the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ALUMNI and Alan Gilbert will perform a series of three concerts in New York honoring György Ligeti on the 10th anniversary of his death.

On Tour

03.06.-05.06.2016

A Day Full of Music

Five conductors, four composers, a violin virtuosa, a master pianist, and a blues singer — all of them female. In keeping with the Festival theme “PrimaDonna,” the Day of Experience showcases the power of women.

Summer Festival

12.08.-11.09.2016

Nelsons Conducts Mahler

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

Notice of Change of Schedule

Sat, 03.09.

The Organ Recital with Iveta Apkalna on 3 September 2016 has had to be rescheduled from 11.00 am to 10.00 pm. Tickets which have been purchased remain valid or can be returned at the original point of purchase.

Summer Festival

12.08.-11.09.2016

LUCERNE FESTIVAL on Tour

The LUCERNE FESTIVAL ALUMNI and Alan Gilbert are performing a three-part concert series in New York in honor of György Ligeti.

Piano Festival

19.11.-27.11.2016

A glimmer of light in late November grey: lasting nine days, Lucerne’s Piano Festival attracts the top talents of the international keyboard scene – both legendary masters and emerging stars – to the idyllic setting of Lake Lucerne.

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Easter Festival

01.04.-09.04.2017

A Spectacular Start to the Festival Year: The Easter Festival includes a focus on sacred music, whether in the KKL or through concerts in the atmospheric ambience of Lucerne’s churches.

News

24. May 2016

The History of the Festival in Sound

The latest CD in the Historic Performances series is here. And what a case it makes for rediscovering a great conductor of the past: Paul Kletzki.

10. May 2016

Recital - Organ

The Organ Recital with Iveta Apkalna on 3 September 2016 has had to be rescheduled from 11.00 am to 10.00 pm. Tickets which have been purchased remain valid or can be returned at the original point of purchase.

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.

18. April 2016

Salle Modulable

Gemeinsam für ein neues Theater Luzern. Der offizielle Kurzfilm zum Projekt.

12. April 2016

Memorial Concert for Pierre Boulez

If you missed the Memorial Concert for Pierre Boulez in which about 120 Alumni of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY participated last month in Lucerne, please watch this video to see what it was all about.

08. April 2016

The Easter Festival 2016

Highlights of this year's Easter Festival, presented by our Artistic and Executive Director, Michael Haefliger.

04. April 2016

LUCERNE FESTIVAL ALUMNI Worldwide: Berlin

Berlin is unsurprisingly a gathering point for many LUCERNE FESTIVAL ALUMNI – at least for now. We spoke with some of them about their evolving relationships with Berlin.

01. March 2016

LUCERNE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA

New Music Director Riccardo Chailly and Festival Intendant Michael Haefliger offer insights into the Orchestra’s future plans.

06. January 2016

Highlights 2015

Ein Rückblick auf das Festivaljahr 2015.

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