Tickets for the Piano Festival

Advance ticket sales for LUCERNE FESTIVAL at the Piano have begun. Experience nine days of magic at the keyboard from legends like Martha Argerich, Evgeny Kissin, Daniil Trifonov, Leif Ove Andsnes, and many more.



Improvising on Demand

Mon, 20.11.

The Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero doesn’t just play what’s written in the score. She also improvises on themes that the audience suggest to her.



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


A Pair of Viennese Classics

Sun, 26.11.

Two piano concertos in one evening: the Polish pianist Piotr Anderszewski plays Haydn and Mozart.



Enjoy Lucerne

Enjoy the variety Lucerne during the Piano Festival - with these special offers from our hotel partners



Easter Festival


The perfect way to get in the mood for the Easter season!

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.

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. 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.

20. April 2017

Fritz-Gerber-Award 2017

Alice Belugou, Hana Hobiger, and Rahel Kohler are the winners of the 2017 Fritz Gerber Award

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