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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

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:

10. December 2018

Prix Credit Suisse Jeunes Solistes for 2019

Percussionist Marianna Bednarska is the winner of the Prix Credit Suisse Jeunes Solistes for 2019

06. December 2018

International Classical Music Award (ICMA)

The two most-recent releases in our Historic Performances series have both been nominated in the Historical category for the International Classical Music Award (ICMA), which will be presented at the KKL Lucerne in 2019.

26. November 2018

7th Christoph Delz Foundation Composition Competition

Of the three compositions for solo piano newly written by the three prize winners and finalists, the jury (Lisa Streich, Marco Stroppa, Michel Roth, Mark Sattler, and Nicolas Hodges) was most impressed by Tsukamoto's composition "Zickenzone." She will rec