The Lucerne Festival Orchestra with Riccardo Chailly. © Peter Fischli/Lucerne Festival
The Lucerne Festival Orchestra with Riccardo Chailly. © Peter Fischli/Lucerne Festival

Great musical experiences need strong partners. We thank all our partners and supporters for their generous and loyal commitment.


Summer Festival

Main Sponsors

Credit Suisse has supported Lucerne Festival as a Main Sponsor since 1993. Among other things, this makes the annual "Lakeside Symphony" public broadcast possible.

The focus of the cooperation with the Kühne Foundation is on supporting the Lucerne Festival Orchestra and other selected projects.

In 2023, we welcome Dr. Christoph M. Müller and Sibylla M. Müller as new Main Sponsors. Both are committed to supporting extraordinary and therefore costly projects that otherwise could not be realized.

Roche has been a partner of the Lucerne Festival Academy since 2003 and supports the Summer Festival as a long-standing Main Sponsor.

As a partner of Lucerne Festival since the 1990s and a Main Sponsor since 2003, Zurich has been pursuing the goal of making classical music accessible to a broad audience.

Theme Sponsor

The Clariant Foundation supports Lucerne Festival as a Theme Sponsor and starting in 2021 additionally supports Music for Future.



Dr. Hans-Dieter Cleven | Family Goer | Regula Gerber | Dr. Dolf und Maria Stockhausen | Berthold Herrmann and Mariann Grawe-Gerber | Carla Schwöbel-Braun | Monique und Dr. Thomas Staehelin-Bonnard | Dr. Dolf und Maria Stockhausen 


Arthur Waser Foundation | Credit Suisse Foundation | Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation | Fritz-Gerber-Stiftung für begabte junge Menschen | Hilti Foundation | Strebi-Stiftung Luzern

Grants & Subsidies

Kanton Luzern
Stadt Luzern

Cooperation Partners

Musikstadt Luzern

Lucerne Festival is a member of Swiss Top Events

Lucerne Festival Forward

Founding Partner

As a founding partner of Lucerne Festival Forward Swiss Re underlines its long tradition of supporting leading cultural institutions and events.


Carla Schwöbel-Braun | Gitti Hug | Landis & Gyr Foundation | Pro Helvetia, Arts Council of Switzerland | Walter B. Kielholz Foundation