LUCERNE FESTIVAL is the preeminent festival of orchestras. Where else can you marvel at so many top international ensembles, one after the other, in a four-week span each summer? Orchestras that enjoy a close association with the Festival have shared personal greetings, and we will also be showing an excerpt from their past performances in Lucerne, drawing on previously unreleased video recordings.
Riccardo Chailly and the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA | Mahler
Sir George Benjamin, Reinhold Friedrich, LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY | Rihm
Jakub Hrůša, Emmanuel Pahud, Mahler Chamber Orchestra | Mozart
Bernard Haitink, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra | Bruckner
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, LUCERNE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA | Shostakovich