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18. June 2018

Fritz Gerber Award 2018

The saxophonist Sara Zazo Romero, the violinist Alexandre Guy, and the percussionist Thomas Soldati have received the Fritz Gerber Foundation Award.

15. June 2018


Get a special and an exclusive insight into the one-year project INORI by Karlheinz Stockhausen with interviews, videos and photos.

08. June 2018


The theme of this year's Summer Festival is "Childhood." And so our podcast series (available only in German) looks into the lives of the major composers to explore the question of how they spent their childhood.

04. June 2018

Orchestra camp

Lucerne Festival and Superar Suisse to jointly launch an international orchestra camp with 130 children and teenagers at the start of this year's Summer Festival

29. May 2018

Change of Program

Change of Program for Symphony Concert 8 on 24 August 2018: in place of the originally planned Debussy Ravel program, Riccardo Chailly will conduct an all-Ravel concert focused on dance-related works.

28. May 2018

Mendelssohn and Tchaikovsky

Riccardo Chailly and the Lucerne Festival Orchestra awaken the musical imagery of both works in a colourful, fresh, and enchanting performance.

23. May 2018

Change of Program

Symphony Concert 5 on 21 August 2018: In place of the originally scheduled Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77 by Johannes Brahms, Lisa Batiashvili will play the Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35 by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Tickets remain valid.

13. April 2018

The Easter Festival 2018

Highlights of this year's Easter Festival

25. March 2018

Changes for Symphony Concert 30

Since the conductor Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla is expecting a child in Summer, she will unfortunately not be able to perform at Lucerne Festival on 15 September. We are very pleased to announce that as her substitute we have been able to engage Omer Meir Wellber