A bright spot in the late November grey: for nine days during the Piano Festival, the masters of the art of the keyboard gather in Lucerne. Ticket sales have already begun.

Piano Festival


Virtuosity, Poetry, and Affirmation

Sat, 26.11.

Just a few days before his 70th birthday, Rudolf Buchbinder gives us a gift by performing works by Liszt and Schumann.

Piano Festival


Do You Love Brahms?

Sun, 27.11.

In twos, threes, and fours: Lars Vogt and friends perform chamber music by Johannes Brahms.

Piano Festival


Chamber Music Highlight in Andermatt

The summer of music will be getting an extension – at The Chedi Andermatt: on 30 October 2016 members of the Berlin Philharmonic will be joined by the pianist Yu Kosuge to perform works by Brahms and Fibich.

Keyboard Whizkid

Wed, 23.11.

They are the quintessence of the art of Baroque composition: Igor Levit will play Bach's "Goldberg Variations."

Piano Festival



DIVAMANIA - on tour in Switzerland

Easter Festival


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Summer Festival


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17. October 2016

Magazine 2017

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

04. October 2016

Summer 2016

Highlights of Lucerne Festival in Summer 2016

03. October 2016

«Goldmädchen» bei Kinderkulturfest

Die Pro Juventute Kanton Luzern veranstaltet am Sa. 5. November ein Kinderkulturfest.

16. August 2016


Divamania -The New Young Performance Production

22. July 2016

Interview with Anne-Sophie Mutter

It’s hard to believe: Anne-Sophie Mutter is celebrating the 40th anniversary of her debut at LUCERNE FESTIVAL! An interview with the great German violinist.

19. July 2016

Memorial Concert: Aurèle Nicolet zu Ehren

The flutist Aurèle Nicolet died on 22 January at the age of 89. The flutist Aurèle Nicolet died on 22 January at the age of 89.

07. June 2016

Ligeti Forward

Last weekend, the Alumni and Alan Gilbert performed Ligeti Forward, a series of three concerts as part of the NY PHIL BIENNIAL in New York in cooperation with MetLiveArts! http://www.metmuseum.org/events/programs/met-live-arts/ligeti

24. May 2016

Nelsons Conducts Mahler

Last summer, Andris Nelsons and the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA preformed works by Haydn and Mahler. And now their stirring interpretations are available on DVD.

24. May 2016

The History of the Festival in Sound

The latest CD in the Historic Performances series is here. And what a case it makes for rediscovering a great conductor of the past: Paul Kletzki.

21. April 2016

Interview mit Herbert Blomstedt

«In Leipzig ist der Gewandhauskapellmeister die wichtigste Person nach dem Bürgermeister». Herbert Blomstedt über seine enge Beziehung zum traditionsreichen Gewandhausorchester, mit dem er am 5. und 6. September in Luzern gastiert.

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