Tickets for the Summer Festival 2019

Ticket sales for the Summer Festival have begun. Don’t miss out on the world’s most-acclaimed orchestras, legendary conductors, and virtuoso soloists.

Summer Festival


A Pianist Who Can Do It All

Wed, 11.09.

Keyboard poetry and intoxicating virtuosity: Evgeny Kissin plays Liszt.

Summer Festival


A Winter Journey in Summertime

Tue, 03.09.

Suggesting images of a sleigh ride through snow-covered, foggy landscapes, Tchaikovsky called his atmospheric First Symphony “Winter Dreams.” Tugan Sokhiev conducts.

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A Grand Night of Love

Wed, 04.09.

Daniel Harding conducts the second act of Tristan, starring Christine Goerke and Stuart Skelton.

Summer Festival


Tchaikovsky Trilogy

Thu, 29.08.

Riccardo Chailly, Kirill Petrenko, and Valery Gergiev, respectively, conduct Tchaikovsky's last three symphonies works that explore the power of fate.

Summer Festival


Summer Festival


Summer-Festival 2019

International classical music stars in the heart of Switzerland. Tickets are now available.

Piano Festival


Nine days of keyboard wizardry

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07. April 2019

Roche Young Commissions 2019

Marianna Liik and Josep Planells Schiaffino reporting what they have worked on and changed in their scores since the rehearsal.

27. March 2019

The Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turns 70

"It's like driving a Rolls Royce."

18. March 2019

Concert Overview Piano Festival 2019

Get yourself in the mood by taking a look at our concert overview of the 2019 Piano Festival!

14. March 2019

Happy Birthday, Bernard Haitink!

Bernard Haitink celebrated his 90th birthday on 4 March. Click on the link for an interview (in German) with Festival Executive and Artistic Director Michael Haefliger about the Dutch maestro, who will appear three times at LUCERNE FESTIVAL in 2019:

26. February 2019

Program Summer Festival

Get yourself in the mood by taking a look at our program overview of the 2019 Summer Festival! Tickets go on sale starting 25 March, 12.00 noon (Lucerne time)

25. February 2019

Three Questions for Conductor Iván Fischer

"Mozart Hungarian style" might be the theme for the concert on 13 April with which the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra will open this year's Easter Festival residency.

31. January 2019

Contract Extension Riccardo Chailly

Riccardo Chailly extends his contract as Music Director until 2023

30. January 2019


"…Go to This Concert?" - Festival dramaturge Susanne Stähr gives insider tips on selected concerts of the 2019 Easter Festival.

17. January 2019

Change of Program Summer Festival 2019

We would like to draw your attention to the following changes in the program for the Lucerne Festival Orchestra’s concerts:

16. January 2019

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

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

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