Tickets for the Piano Festival

Sun, 25.11.

Piotr Anderszewski will dedicate himself to Bach’s “Well-Tempered Clavier” and Beethoven’s “Diabelli Variations.”

Piano Festival


Now on Sale: Tickets for the Easter Festival

Enjoy what are sure to be musical highlights with Emmanuelle Haïm or Teodor Currentzis, Bernard Haitink or Riccardo Chailly, Janine Jansen or Sandrine Piau.

Easter Festival


An Organist Pop Star

Fri, 23.11.

Cameron Carpenter will pull out all the stops when he performs Bach’s “Goldberg Variations” and Howard Hanson’s “Romantic Symphony.”

Piano Festival


New CD: Nathan Milstein in Lucerne

Passionate sound, boundless virtuosity: “Nathan the Great” performs the Mendelssohn and Dvořák violin concertos.

Brahms and His Heroes

Wed, 21.11.

Sir András Schiff combines Brahms’s late piano pieces with works by his models: Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, and Schumann.

Piano Festival


Piano Festival


Heutiges Hightlight!

Sun, Luzern, Concert Hall

Bertrand Chamayou

All concerts

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. Online ticket sales for the Easter Festival have begun.

Summer Festival


Summer-Festival 2019: Our Subscription Series

International classical music stars in the heart of Switzerland. The Summer Subscriptions can be ordered starting now until 6 February 2019.


07. November 2018

Lucerne Train Station Closure

The train station in Lucerne will be closed for construction work on 17 and 18 November 2018.

05. November 2018

Clariant is the new Theme Sponsor of Lucerne Festival in Summer

Lucerne Festival is pleased to announce that Clariant, one of the world’s leading companies for specialty chemicals, will become the new Theme Sponsor of Lucerne Festival in Summer starting in 2019.

31. October 2018

The 2019 Subscription Series: Looking Forward to a Summer of Music

We have completely redesigned and expanded our subscription series for the Summer Festival. In addition to the popular weekend packages, we now offer a wide range of theme-based subscriptions, which you can already order beginning immediately.

30. October 2018

Program Easter Festival

Get yourself in the mood by taking a look at our program overview of the 2019 Easter Festival! Tickets go on sale starting 12 November, 12.00 noon (Lucerne time)

30. October 2018

Looking Ahead: The 2019 Summer Festival

With this preview, we would like to offer you an overview of the upcoming Summer Festival 2019. We have completely redesigned and expanded our subscription series, which can be ordered starting now until 6 February 2019.

11. October 2018


The LUCERNE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA is touring again with its Music Director Riccardo Chailly. Follow their Shanghai residence on our blog.

24. September 2018

Special Offer: “Look | Listen | Enjoy – Together at the Concert”

What could be lovelier than introducing young listeners to the enchanting world of classical music?

19. September 2018

Summer 2018

Highlights Summer Festival 2018

02. September 2018

Rebecca Saunders is named recipient of the tenth composition to be commissioned in the Roche Commissions series

The ninth work commissioned in the series, Reading Malevich by Peter Eötvös, will receive its world premiere on 1 September by the Lucerne Festival Academy and Matthias Pintscher.

14. August 2018

The History of the Festival in Sound

The latest CD release in the Historic Performances series is here. It focuses on the Violinist Nathan Milstein.

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