Life Is Live | 14 – 23 August

Music is finally returning – played live and shared with other listeners! Enjoy the artistry of Martha Argerich, Cecilia Bartoli, Herbert Blomstedt, Igor Levit, the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA, and many more.

Life Is Live

14.08.-23.08.2020

Safely Attending Your Concert Notwithstanding Coronavirus

To ensure worry-free enjoyment of your concert, we have worked with the KKL Luzern to prepare a plan for safeguarding health and are continually coordinating with the responsible authorities to keep this up to date.

Life Is Live

14.08.-23.08.2020

Connected

Let’s stay in touch online! From now until mid-August, when the new, shortened edition of the Summer Festival begins, we will present a variety of new digital content for you to enjoy, including livestreams, music videos, and children’s concerts.

Vocal Fireworks

Fri, 21.08.

Cecilia Bartoli sings Baroque hits and rarities by Handel and his peers.

Life Is Live

14.08.-23.08.2020

Belated Debut

Fri, 14.08.

Herbert Blomstedt leads the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA for the very first time  when he ascends the podium to conduct two all-Beethoven evenings.

Life Is Live

14.08.-23.08.2020

An Artist Who Brings You to Your Knees

Sat, 15.08.

Don’t miss Martha Argerich playing one of her signature pieces: Beethoven’s First Piano Concerto.

Life Is Live

14.08.-23.08.2020

The Glorious Seven

Sun, 16.08.

Soloists from the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA gather to play dazzling and delightful septets by Mozart and Beethoven.

Life Is Live

14.08.-23.08.2020

Home Match

Tue, 18.08.

The young tenor Mauro Peter, a native of Lucerne, makes his Festival debut with the two best-known lieder cycles by Robert Schumann.

Life Is Live

14.08.-23.08.2020

The Spirit of Beethoven …

Sun, 23.08.

… from Levit’s hands: The extraordinary pianist Igor Levit continues with the next two installments of his cycle of the complete Beethoven sonatas, playing such works as the Pathétique and Moonlight.

Life Is Live

14.08.-23.08.2020

Beethoven Finale in November

Our Musical Weekend in late fall focuses on Beethoven – and on Patricia Kopatchinskaja and Igor Levit. The complete program is now available here.

Life Is Live

14.08.-23.08.2020

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Life Is Live

“Life Is Live” is the name of the set of programs that LUCERNE FESTIVAL is offering in the summer of 2020 over a ten-day period in August. Online ticket sales is on!

Beethoven Farewell

20.11.-22.11.2020

"Beethoven Farewell"

The grand Beethoven finale with Patricia Kopatchinskaja and Igor Levit. Ticket sales for the Summer Festival have begun.

Connected

Let’s stay in touch online, from now until mid-August, when the new shortened edition of the Summer Festival begins. This is the space where we hope to engage you with a variety of digital content.

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