Guide to classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Lucerne, Switzerland

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LucerneCzech Philharmonic on tour

Janáček, Dvořák
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Jiří Bělohlávek; Truls Mørk

LucerneSilvesterkonzert «Wann darf ich klatschen?»

Rossini, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Massenet, Kreisler, Beethoven
Zurich Chamber Orchestra; Rachel Harnisch; Albrecht Mayer; Daniel Hope; Sebastian Knauer


Strauss R.
Lucerne Festival Orchestra; Riccardo Chailly

LucerneMozart, Sibelius

Mozart, Sibelius
Daniel Dodds; Festival Strings Lucerne; Sir James Galway

LucerneMozart, Mahler

Mozart, Mahler
Chamber Orchestra of Europe; Bernard Haitink; Christian Gerhaher
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All-Brahms chamber concert closes Lucerne's piano festival

Passion and intensity in a recital of Brahms' chamber music in Lucerne.
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Vibrant Handel in Lucerne

Under conductor Emmanuelle Haïm, the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra stepped out of its classical Romantic core repertoire to play an evening of Handel. 
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Prima Donna at the Lucerne Festival

Planners of the Lucerne Festival at the Kultur und Kongresshaus Luzern (KKL) set out to change the preconception that conductors are generally male. With a theme entitled “Prima Donna”, the aim is to promote female conductors.
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Bruckner Supreme: Haitink in Lucerne

Many think that Bruckner’s Eighth Symphony points to a kind of cosmic grandeur, and little else can match the power and excellence of its finest performance. The Lucerne concert proved them right.
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Neuwirth’s Le Encantadas in Lucerne

At the Lucerne Festival, composer Olga Neuwirth, Ensemble Contemporain and a sound team from IRCAM recently shone in a theatrical performance of an complex and ocean shore-inspired score.
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