Summer Festival

16.08.-15.09.2019

Four weeks of more than 100 concerts: International classical music stars in the heart of Switzerland. Online ticket sales begin on 25 March 2019, 12.00 noon (Swiss time)

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Fri.

16.

Aug

08.

Friday18.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Opening Concert

LUCERNE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA | Riccardo Chailly | Denis Matsuev

Rachmaninoff

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Sat.

17.

Aug

08.

Saturday11.00

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Family Concert

Orchestra and Chorus of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL Music Camp | Gerald Wirth

Traditional music from the Alps and Andes

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Sat.

17.

Aug

08.

Saturday18.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Symphony Concert 1

LUCERNE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA | Riccardo Chailly | Denis Matsuev

Rachmaninoff

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Sat.

17.

Aug

08.

Saturday21.00

KKL Luzern, Lucerne Hall

Late Night 1

Mivos Quartet | Saul Williams | Thomas Kessler

Kessler | Williams

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Sun.

18.

Aug

08.

Sunday19.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Symphony Concert 2

West-Eastern Divan Orchestra | Daniel Barenboim | Anne-Sophie Mutter

Sibelius | Beethoven

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Mon.

19.

Aug

08.

Monday19.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Recital 1 − Violin

Leonidas Kavakos | Yuja Wang

Mozart | Prokofiev | Bartók | Strauss

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Tue.

20.

Aug

08.

Tuesday19.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Symphony Concert 3

Chamber Orchestra of Europe | Bernard Haitink | Anna Lucia Richter

Schubert | Mahler

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Wed.

21.

Aug

08.

Wednesday19.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Recital 2 − Piano

Igor Levit

Beethoven

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Thu.

22.

Aug

08.

Thursday12.15

Lukaskirche

Debut 1

Winner of the Prix Credit Suisse Jeunes Solistes Competition


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Thu.

22.

Aug

08.

Thursday19.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Symphony Concert 4

LUCERNE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA | Riccardo Chailly | Leonidas Kavakos

Tchaikovsky | Stravinsky

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Fri.

23.

Aug

08.

Friday19.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Symphony Concert 5

Shanghai Symphony Orchestra | Long Yu | Frank Peter Zimmermann

Chen | Prokofiev | Rachmaninoff

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Sat.

24.

Aug

08.

Saturday15.00

Kirchensaal MaiHof

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Sat.

24.

Aug

08.

Saturday18.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Symphony Concert 6

LUCERNE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA | Riccardo Chailly

Mahler

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Sat.

24.

Aug

08.

Saturday21.00

KKL Luzern, Lucerne Hall

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Sun.

25.

Aug

08.

Sunday11.00

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Recital 3 − Piano

Igor Levit

Beethoven

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Sun.

25.

Aug

08.

Sunday15.00

KKL Luzern, Lucerne Hall

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Sun.

25.

Aug

08.

Sunday18.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Symphony Concert 7

Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra | Andris Nelsons

Bruckner

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Mon.

26.

Aug

08.

Monday19.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Symphony Concert 8

Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra | Andris Nelsons | Sir András Schiff

Bartók | Debussy | Stravinsky

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Tue.

27.

Aug

08.

Tuesday12.15

Lukaskirche

Debut 2

Jess Gillam | Zeynep Özsuca

Bartók | Poulenc | Britten

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Tue.

27.

Aug

08.

Tuesday19.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Symphony Concert 9

Mahler Chamber Orchestra | Jakub Hrůša | Emmanuel Pahud

Mendelssohn | Mozart | Schumann

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Wed.

28.

Aug

08.

Wednesday19.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Symphony Concert 10

Berlin Philharmonic | Berlin Radio Choir | Kirill Petrenko | soloists

Berg | Beethoven

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Thu.

29.

Aug

08.

Thursday12.15

Lukaskirche

Debut 3

Trio Eclipse

Beethoven | Brahms | Demenga | Gershwin

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Thu.

29.

Aug

08.

Thursday19.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Symphony Concert 11

Berlin Philharmonic | Kirill Petrenko | Patricia Kopatchinskaja

Schoenberg | Tchaikovsky

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Fri.

30.

Aug

08.

Friday19.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Symphony Concert 12

Mariinsky Orchestra | Valery Gergiev | Behzod Abduraimov

Rachmaninoff | Tchaikovsky

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Sat.

31.

Aug

08.

Saturday11.00

Lukaskirche

Modern 3

Yuko Kakuta | Yukiko Sugawara

Lachenmann | Andre | Kessler

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Sat.

31.

Aug

08.

Saturday18.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Symphony Concert 13

Mariinsky Orchestra | Valery Gergiev | Leonidas Kavakos

Sibelius | Chausson | Ravel | Shostakovich

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Sat.

31.

Aug

08.

Saturday21.00

KKL Luzern, Lucerne Hall

Late Night 3

JACK Quartet

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Sun.

01.

Sep

09.

Sunday11.00

KKL Lucerne, whole house

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Sun.

01.

Sep

09.

Sunday19.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Symphony Concert 14

Orchestra of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY | Ruth Reinhardt | David Fulmer | Sir George Benjamin

Liik | Planells Schiaffino | Rihm | Benjamin | Ammann

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Mon.

02.

Sep

09.

Monday19.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Symphony Concert 15

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra | Zubin Mehta

Pártos | Schubert | Berlioz

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Tue.

03.

Sep

09.

Tuesday12.15

Lukaskirche

Debut 4

Daniel Lebhardt

Bach | Bartók | Brahms

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Tue.

03.

Sep

09.

Tuesday19.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Symphony Concert 16

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam | TBA | Tabea Zimmermann

Brahms | Bartók | Tchaikovsky

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Wed.

04.

Sep

09.

Wednesday19.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

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Thu.

05.

Sep

09.

Thursday12.15

Lukaskirche

Debut 5

Pablo Ferrández

Bruch | Shostakovich | Franck

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Thu.

05.

Sep

09.

Thursday19.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Symphony Concert 18

Vienna Philharmonic | Andrés Orozco-Estrada | Leonidas Kavakos

Dvořák | Korngold

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Fri.

06.

Sep

09.

Friday19.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Symphony Concert 19

Vienna Philharmonic | Bernard Haitink | Murray Perahia

Beethoven | Bruckner

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Sat.

07.

Sep

09.

Saturday16.00

Südpol

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Sat.

07.

Sep

09.

Saturday18.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Symphony Concert 20

Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra | Lahav Shani | Vilde Frang

Bruch | Bruckner

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Sun.

08.

Sep

09.

Sunday11.00

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Recital 4 − Piano

Maurizio Pollini

Brahms | Nono | Beethoven

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Sun.

08.

Sep

09.

Sunday18.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Symphony Concert 21

Orchestra of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY and the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ALUMNI | Riccardo Chailly

Mosolov | Schoenberg | Maderna | Rihm

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Mon.

09.

Sep

09.

Monday19.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Symphony Concert 22 – räsonanz Donor Concert

London Symphony Orchestra | Sir Simon Rattle | Barbara Hannigan

Abrahamsen | Messiaen

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Tue.

10.

Sep

09.

Tuesday12.15

Lukaskirche

Debut 6

Bomsori Kim | Michail Lifits

Schumann | Sibelius | Prokofiev | Waxman

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Tue.

10.

Sep

09.

Tuesday19.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Symphony Concert 23

London Symphony Orchestra | Sir Simon Rattle

Haydn | Britten | Rachmaninoff

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Wed.

11.

Sep

09.

Wednesday19.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Symphony Concert 24

Orchestre National de France | Emmanuel Krivine | Evgeny Kissin

Liszt | Mussorgsky

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Thu.

12.

Sep

09.

Thursday12.15

Lukaskirche

Debut 7

Esmé Quartet

Mendelssohn | Schubert

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Thu.

12.

Sep

09.

Thursday18.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Symphony Concert 25 – Mozart-Da Ponte Cycle 1

musicAeterna orchestra and chorus of Perm Opera | Teodor Currentzis | soloists

Mozart

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Fri.

13.

Sep

09.

Friday19.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Sinfoniekonzert 26

musicAeterna orchestra of Perm Opera | Teodor Currentzis | Cecilia Bartoli

Mozart

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Sat.

14.

Sep

09.

Saturday16.00

Südpol

Music Theater

Ensemble ascolta

Adámek | Smolka

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Sat.

14.

Sep

09.

Saturday18.30

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Symphony Concert 27 – Mozart-Da Ponte Cycle 2

musicAeterna orchestra and chorus of Perm Opera | Teodor Currentzis | soloists

Mozart

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Sun.

15.

Sep

09.

Sunday16.00

KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

Symphony Concert 28 – Mozart-Da Ponte Cycle 3

musicAeterna orchestra and chorus of Perm Opera | Teodor Currentzis | soloists

Mozart

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