Lucerne Festival: Berlin Philharmonic in a class of their own

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Lucerne Festival [3] – Schnittke, Bruckner: Tabea Zimmermann (viola), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Daniel Harding (conductor). Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern (KKL), Lucerne, 1.9.2022. (JR)

Tabea Zimmermann (viola) & Daniel Harding (conductor) (c) Priska Ketterer/LF

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A joyful Porgy and Bess at the Lucerne Festival

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Lucerne Festival [2] – Gershwin, Porgy and Bess (concert performance): Soloists, NDR Vokalensemble, NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester / Alan Gilbert (conductor). Kultur- und Kongresszentrum (KKL) Luzern, Lucerne, 25.8.2022. (JR)

Alan Gilbert conducts soloists and NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester in Porgy and Bess at Lucerne © Peter Fischli/LF

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Wagner at the Lucerne Festival: stellar singing and fine playing from the Budapest Festival Orchestra

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Lucerne Festival [1] – Wagner: Soloists, Budapest Festival Orchestra / Iván Fischer (conductor). Kultur- und Kongresszentrum (KKL) Luzern, Lucerne, 23.8.2022. (JR)

Budapest Festival Orchestra’s Die Walküre, Act I © Priska Ketterer

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Lucerne Summer Festival 2022 – 9 August to 11 September 

‘Diversity’ is the theme of the Lucerne Summer Festival 2022

Lucerne Festival Orchestra to perform with Music Director Riccardo Chailly as well as Jakub Hrůša
The Chineke! Youth Orchestra and the Chineke! Orchestra, respectively, will appear at the beginning and end of the Festival
The Lucerne Festival Academy and the LFCO will focus on the work of composer-in-residence Thomas Adès and collaborate with ‘artiste étoile’ Tyshawn Sorey.
Both the composer and multifaceted instrumentalist Tyshawn Sorey and the soprano Angel Blue will be ‘artistes étoiles.’
22 orchestras will make guest appearances in Lucerne over a single month; in addition to the Berlin and Vienna Philharmonic Orchestras and the Royal Concertgebouworkest, the Cleveland Orchestra and the Philadelphia Orchestra are scheduled to appear.

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Valery Gergiev and the Mariinsky Orchestra in a mixed Russian programme at Lucerne

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Lucerne Summer Festival [3] – Borodin, Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky: Mariinsky Orchestra / Valery Gergiev (conductor). Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Lucerne (KKL) 29.8.2021. (JR)

Valery Gergiev conducts the Mariinsky Orchestra © Peter Fischli

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Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin at the Lucerne Summer Festival – two works, two worlds

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Lucerne Summer Festival [2] – Schubert, Beethoven: Staatskapelle Berlin / Daniel Barenboim (conductor). Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Lucerne, 27.8.2021. (JR)

Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim (conductor) © Peter Fischli

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