A bright spot in the late November grey: for nine days during the Piano Festival, the masters of the art of the keyboard gather in Lucerne. Ticket sales have already begun.

Piano Festival



Who doesn't dream of becoming a star? Young Performance makes the music dance.

On Tour


Chamber Music Highlight in Andermatt

The summer of music will be getting an extension – at The Chedi Andermatt: on 30 October 2016 members of the Berlin Philharmonic will be joined by the pianist Yu Kosuge to perform works by Brahms and Fibich.

The Russians Are Coming!

This year's "Day of the Keyboard" in Lucerne will explore the secrets of the Russian Piano School – with three recitals and a lecture.

Piano Festival


Keyboard Whizkid

Wed, 23.11.

They are the quintessence of the art of Baroque composition: Igor Levit will play Bach's "Goldberg Variations."

Piano Festival



DIVAMANIA - on tour in Switzerland

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Easter Festival


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.

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.

Summer Festival


The 2016 summer of music may have ended, but already the new year is on the horizon: at the beginning of November you can find detailed information on the 2017 Summer Festival programming here.


16. August 2016


Divamania - Einmal ein Start sein! Die neue Produktion von Young Performance

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.

19. July 2016

Memorial Concert: Aurèle Nicolet zu Ehren

The flutist Aurèle Nicolet died on 22 January at the age of 89. The flutist Aurèle Nicolet died on 22 January at the age of 89.

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! http://www.metmuseum.org/events/programs/met-live-arts/ligeti

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.

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.

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.

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