2020 Lucerne Summer Festival – 14 August to 13 September CANCELLED

2020 Lucerne Summer Festival


The Festival kicks off on August 14th with performances by the Lucerne Festival Orchestra under Riccardo Chailly; Beethoven’s First Symphony and Mahler’s First Symphony. Concert repeated next day with Beethoven’s First Piano Concerto replacing the Beethoven symphony, Martha Argerich at the keyboard.

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Lucerne sees the final farewell from Bernard Haitink after 65 extraordinary years of conducting

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Lucerne Festival [7] – Beethoven, Bruckner: Emanuel Ax (piano), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Bernard Haitink (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum (KKL) Luzern, Lucerne, 5.9.2019. (JR)

Bernard Haitink conducts the VPO (c) Lucerne Festival/Priska Ketterer

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Excellent programming from Gergiev, Kavakos and the Mariinsky at Lucerne Festival

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Lucerne Festival [6] – Debussy, Sibelius, Chausson, Ravel, Shostakovich: Leonidas Kavakos (violin), Mariinsky Orchestra / Valery Gergiev (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern (KKL), Lucerne, 31.8.2019. (JR)

Valery Gergiev (c) Manuel Jans/Lucerne Festival

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Great Bruckner’s Eighth in Lucerne with Nelsons and the Leipzigers

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Lucerne Festival [3] – Bruckner: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig / Andris Nelsons (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum (KKL) Luzern, Lucerne, 25.8.2019. (JR)

Andris Nelsons conducts the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
© Manuela Jans/Lucerne Festival

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