Susanne Stähr © Priska Ketterer
Susanne Stähr © Priska Ketterer
Looking Ahead to the Summer Festival


with Susanne Stähr (in German)


Are you already curious about the next Summer Festival but not sure exactly which concerts to choose? Our dramaturg Susanne Stähr will take you on a tour of the program, presenting the highlights and revealing her personal favorites. In addition, she will share insights from behind the scenes and amusing stories about the classical music business.

Event Venue

KKL Luzern, Auditorium

Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern
Europaplatz 1
CH-6005 Luzern

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  • Arrival | Parking Facilities

    The KKL Luzern is located right next to Lucerne railway station. On account of the traffic and parking situation, it is recommended during Festival season that visitors use public transportation. 

    Arriving by train & bus
    Take advantage of a 40% discount on public transport to Lucerne. You can find more Information here: to the SBB offer.

    Arriving by Auto
    Lucerne has a dynamic system to indicate parking availability that makes parking in the city easier for you. You can find a list of all parking garages in the City of Lucerne here: see List.

    Various train stations outside the City of Lucerne have a Park & Ride offer for those traveling by train to Lucerne. The following train stations, which have abundant parking spaces, are especially handy: Sursee, Rotkreuz, Zug, Wolhusen, Arth-Goldau, and Sarnen.

    Flying to Switzerland
    Reserve your flight directly with SWISS , the Official Airline of Lucerne Festival. 

    Concierge Service for Your Travel Planning
    Do you prefer to have your trip planned, with an emphasis on the “extra” in service? Then the travel experts at Bucher Reisen are readily available to help you.

  • Cloakroom

    An unguarded coat check room is located at the entrance to the auditorium.

  • Wheelchair Seating

    The Auditorium of the KKL Lucerne has two wheelchair spaces available on special terms. Accompanying persons cannot be assured of obtaining a seat in the same price range or in the general vicinity. Ground-level entrances in the KKL Luzern take you directly into the foyers, from where elevators lead to the auditorium level. 

    To reserve wheelchair spaces please call our ticket sales office directly at +41 (0)41 226 4480. Wheelchair spaces are always made available as soon as online ticket sales begin but can only be reserved by telephone.

  • Access to venues | Late admission

    Doors for events in the auditorium of the KKL Luzern open 30 minutes before the start of the event. In consideration of the audience, late visitors will be admitted at the discretion of the auditorium staff. For specific events, it is possible that no late admission will be allowed and that there will be no intermission.

    If an event is missed due to late arrival, the purchase price cannot be refunded.

  • Gastronomy

    In the KKL Luzern
    In the mood for a cocktail at the Seebar? Coffee and fine pastries at the Le Piaf? Or would you prefer a multi-course menu in the Gault MiIlau-rated restaurant Lucide? The culinary possibilities in the KKL Luzern are many and varied. Before the concert begins, you can reserve your drinks and snacks for intermission at the KKL information desk in the main lobby of the KKL Luzern. Overview of the restaurants

    In Lucerne
    Within walking distance of all event venues you can find a wide variety of restaurants, bars, and cafés. The Lucerne Tourism office will gladly assist you in making your selection. Overview of Lucerne Tourism