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Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Lucerne, Switzerland

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December 2018
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LucerneSilvesterkonzert «Viva la Diva»

© Sandra Ludewig
Handel, Porpora, Mozart, Rossini, Donizetti, Dostal, Massenet, Stolz, Lehár, Strauss I, Holländer, Straus, Bernstein
Zurich Chamber Orchestra; Simone Kermes; Willi Zimmermann


© Alexander Shapunov
Tchaikovsky: Iolanta
Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra; Valery Gergiev


Stravinsky, Dun
Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra; Tan Dun; Ralph van Raat; Wenqing Lian; Wenwen Liu


© JanOlav Wedin
Liebermann, Mozart, Mahler
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra; Sakari Oramo; Martin Fröst


© Monika Hoefler
Anne-Sophie Mutter; Chamber Orchestra Vienna-Berlin


© Matthias Baus
Bach: Mass in B minor, BWV232
Philippe Herreweghe; Collegium Vocale Gent; Dorothée Mields; Hana Blažíková; Alex Potter
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Elegy, energy and epic dimensions: Dvořák and Brahms in Lucerne

The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra © Manuel Ajans | Lucerne Festival
The Lucerne Festival audience recently celebrated a superb solo performance by cellist Kian Soltani, the 2018 winner of the annual Credit Suisse Young Artist Award, who played with the Vienna Philharmonic.
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Haitink brings out the best in the COE

Bernard Haitink conducts the Chamber Orchestra of Europe © Priska Ketterer
The Chamber Orchestra of Europe under conductor Bernard Haitink dazzled the Lucerne Festival audience with a programme of works by Mendelssohn and Schubert. 
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Fingerlos and El Mouissi perform Schumann’s Dichterliebe at Lucerne

Sascha El Mouissi and Rafael Fingerlos © Lucerne Festival | Peter Fischli
The gifted baritone Rafael Fingerlos lit up Lucerne’s Lukaskirche with Dichterliebe, the song cycle of 16 poems by Heinrich Heine.
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Marvel and fantasy as the Lucerne Festival begins

Riccardo Chailly and Lang Lang © Priska Ketterer | Lucerne Festival
Works by Stravinsky and Mozart launched this year’s Lucerne Festival, whose theme is “Childhood”.
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The Showy and the Sublime in Lucerne

George Li © Simon Fowler
English and Russian repertoire for Switzerland's oldest symphony orchestra. 
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Schumann, Rachmaninov and Bernstein: all in the rush of spring

Denis Matsuev © Columbia Artist Management
The Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra under Jansons treated the Lucerne Festival audience to works by Schumann and Bernstein. But it was pianist Matsuev’s Rachmaninov that electrified the hall.
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