Tickets for the 2018 Easter Festival

Ticket sales for the Easter Festival have begun. You can enjoy masterpieces of sacred music, as well as classical music stars like Riccardo Chailly, Mariss Jansons, Sir András Schiff, Julia Lezhneva, and Rolando Villazón.

Easter Festival


Summer Subscriptions 2018

Would you like to make sure you can enjoy the best of the best? You should try the attractive subscription specials we’ve put together. Immerse yourself in the colorful world of the Festival and experience a series of highlight concerts!

Russian Easter

Wed, 21.03.

Beguiling melodies, clever collages: Riccardo Chailly and the Filarmonica della Scala dedicate themselves to music by Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich, and Stravinsky.

Easter Festival


Spring Awakening

Sun, 25.03.

Schumann’s “Spring Symphony” and Rachmaninoff’s “Paganini Rhapsody” are the pieces with which Mariss Jansons and the Russian keyboard virtuoso Denis Matsuev will greet the loveliest season of the year.

Easter Festival


New: Our Annual Magazine

Our programming for 2018 has now been published!

Ordering from Our Shop

If you would like to receive items from our shop in time for Christmas, please make sure to submit your orders no later than 20 December.

Summer Festival


Four weeks of more than 100 concerts

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.


13. December 2017

Kian Soltani wins the 2018 Credit Suisse Young Artist Award

The Credit Suisse Young Artist Award for 2018 goes to the cellist Kian Soltani.

13. November 2017

Magazine 2018

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

06. November 2017

The History of the Festival in Sound

The latest CD release in the Historic Performances series is here. It focuses on the conductor Wilhelm Furtwängler.

27. October 2017

Program Easter Festival

Get yourself in the mood by taking a look at our program overview of the 2018 Easter Festival! Tickets go on sale starting 13 November, 12.00 noon (Lucerne time)

20. September 2017


The LUCERNE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA is touring for the first time with its Music Director Riccardo Chailly. Follow the progress of the orchestra's Asian tour on our blog.

20. September 2017

Summer 2017

Highlights of Lucerne Festival in Summer 2017

08. September 2017

extension of the Contract

Executive and Artistic Director Michael Haefliger extends his contract at Lucerne Festival until 2025

05. September 2017

Roche Young Commissions 2019

Composition Commissions for the 2019 Roche Young Commissions Awarded to Marianna
Liik and Josep Planells Schiaffino.

24. July 2017

Ark Nova

For the first time in Tokyo: Lucerne Festival Ark Nova, September 19-4 October 2017

16. May 2017

The History of the Festival in Sound

The latest CD release in the Historic Performances series is here. It focuses on the conductor Carl Schuricht.

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