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

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June 2018
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© Susanne Diesner
Verdi: Messa da Requiem
Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique; Sir John Eliot Gardiner; Monteverdi Choir; Corinne Winters; Ann Hallenberg; Edgaras Montvidas


Veress, Liszt
Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra; Zsolt Hamar; Louis Schwizgebel

LucerneSilvesterkonzert «Viva la Diva»

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


Tchaikovsky: Iolanta
Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra; Valery Gergiev


Stravinsky, Dun
China Philharmonic Orchestra; Tan Dun


Liebermann, Mozart, Mahler
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra; Sakari Oramo; Martin Fröst
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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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The BRSO brings seldom performed works to Lucerne

Mariss Jansons © Brescia & Amisano
In a varied programme at Lucerne’s 2018 Easter Festival, Mariss Jansons conducted the BRSO and Choir in works by Stravinsky, Hummel and Beethoven.
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Mindful mission, perfect poet

Leif Ove Andsnes © Özgür Albayrak
The gifted Norwegian pianist brought a programme of varied and demanding works to the fourth recital of Lucerne’s renowned Piano Festival.
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Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra shines in Lucerne

Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony © Priska Ketterer | Lucerne Festival
A Tchaikovsky and Dvorak programme at the Lucerne festival featured star violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter. 
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Supreme command: Haitink in Lucerne

Christian Gerhaher and Bernard Haitink with the COE © Peter Fischli | Lucerne Festival
Close to the start of this summer’s Lucerne Festival, Bernard Haitink conducted an outstanding performance of Mozart and Mahler works that span the centuries.
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