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.

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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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Three for One

Sat, 31.08.

Ravel's "Tzigane," Chausson's "Poème," and a Sibelius Serenade: "artiste étoile" Leonidas Kavakos serves up a trip of violin delicacies all on the same concert. 

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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.

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The Violin Whisperer

Fri, 23.08.

Wide-spanning melodies and breath-taking virtuosity: Frank Peter Zimmermann loves Prokofiev's First Violin Concerto.

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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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19. July 2019

Change of Program Mauricio Pollini

Maurizio Pollini has decided not to play Ludwig van Beethoven's "Hammerklavier "Sonata but instead to perform Beethoven's last two piano sonatas: No. 31 in A-flat major, Op. 110 and No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111.

15. July 2019

Be on the Lookout: Online Ticket Purchase Scams

We are receiving increasing reports of untrustworthy Internet platforms offering and selling concert tickets to LUCERNE FESTIVAL events at highly inflated prices.

05. July 2019

Change of Program Summer Festival 2019

Symphonie Concert 8 of the 2019 Summer Festival on Monday, 26 August

01. July 2019

Fritz Gerber Award 2019

Martina Kalt, Marta Sanchez Paz, and Francisco Olmedo Molina Receive the 2019 Fritz Gerber Award

26. June 2019

Day by Day 2019

The Day by Day Festival Guide contains information about all of the concerts in the Summer Festival. An overview page allows you to see all events on a given day at a glance.

14. June 2019

From the Andes to the Alps

The 2019 Music Camp at Lucerne Festival

03. June 2019

The 2019 Summer Series: Power Struggles

Our summer blog series (in German) will explore this year's Festival theme of "Power."

21. May 2019

Happy Birthday Heinz Holliger!

The composer, oboist, and conductor Heinz Holliger turns 80! He’ll celebrate this milestone birthday at the Summer Festival!

07. May 2019

Lucerne Festival To Build On Its Strengths

Lucerne Festival is planning the future: As of 2020 Lucerne Festival will focus on developing the Summer Festival! This strategy will center on the in-house projects:

02. May 2019

DVD: Chailly Conducts Ravel

Waltzes and wild revels, ecstasy and elegance: in the summer of 2018, the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA and Music Director Riccardo Chailly thrilled the audience with an all-Ravel evening.

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