LUCERNE FESTIVAL traditionally programs its Summer Festival around a general thematic concept that runs through the choice of works like a leitmotif. Since 2019, the Clariant Foundation has committed itself to being a Theme Sponsor of the Summer Festival. This commitment also includes support for the Public Viewing event, which is the annual live broadcast of the Opening Concert at Lucerne’s Inseli Park, as well as the grand opening reception. The Clariant Foundation did also sponsor the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA residency in Shanghai, which took place in October 2019.
Clariant, one of the world’s leading corporations for specialty chemicals, and LUCERNE FESTIVAL have together enjoyed a close partnership for years. From 2011 to 2018, Clariant was active as Concert Sponsor of the Festival and in this capacity supported the Shanghai residency of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA in October 2018.
As a globally active company headquartered in Switzerland, Clariant feels a close connection to the Festival and its international and premium-quality allure. What they share is a commitment to excellence and support for young talent.