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Venue: Culture and Congress Centre: Concert Hall, Lucerne

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AddressLucerne
6005
Switzerland
Google maps47° 3' 1.152" N 8° 18' 42.592" E
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LucerneNYE Concert with Vesselina Kasarova and Richard Galliano

© Richard Galliano (c) Vincent Catala
Offenbach, Donaudy, Piazzolla, Galliano, D'Arienzo, Traditional, Rossini, Capua, Tosti
Zurich Chamber Orchestra; Vesselina Kasarova; Richard Galliano; Willi Zimmermann

LucerneMigros-Kulturprozent-Classics

© Matthias Creutziger
Strauss R., Mahler
SWR Symphony Orchestra; Teodor Currentzis

LucerneMigros-Kulturprozent-Classics

© Denis Matsuev
Stravinsky
Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra; Valery Gergiev; Denis Matsuev

LucerneMigros-Kulturprozent-Classics

© Xiomara Bender
Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky
Russian National Orchestra; Mikhail Pletnev; Lucas Debargue
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Valery Gergiev and the Mariinsky bring a Russian programme to Lucerne

Valery Gergiev conducts the Mariinsky Orchestra © Manuela Jans | Lucerne Festival
The very talented Uzbek pianist Behzod Abduraimov is an artist whose musicality transcends the mere virtuosic prowess.
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Petrenko brings unexpected delicacy to Schoenberg and Tchaikovsky

Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Kirill Petrenko and the Berlin Philharmonic © Peter Fischli | Lucerne Festival
Capable of being defiant when needed, Kopatchinskaja impresses with the seemingly infinite timbral variety of her pianissimos.
*****
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A marriage of three great minds: the Gewandhaus in Lucerne

Andris Nelsons conducts the Leipzig Gewandhaus © Peter Fischli | Lucerne Festival

As part of a programme of works by Mozart, Debussy and Stravinsky, conductor Andris Nelsons recently paired up the venerable Gewandhausorchester Leipzig with the fine German pianist, Martin Helmchen.

*****
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Nézet-Séguin and Kavakos: the stars come out in Lucerne

Leonidas Kavakos, Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the Lucerne Festival Orchestra © Peter Fischli | Lucerne Festival
Conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s recent debut with the Lucerne Festival Orchestra was a dazzling Beethoven-Shostakovich programme that epitomised the “power of music”.
*****
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A rich and powerful spectrum: Chailly conducts Rachmaninov in Lucerne

Riccardo Chailly conducts the Lucerne Festival Orchestra © Peter Fischli | Lucerne Festival

In an all-Rachmaninov evening, Riccardo Chailly and the Lucerne Festival Orchestra open the 2019 festival with a brilliant exploration of the relation of music to power.
*****
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Haitink conducts Mozart and Bruckner in Lucerne

Bernard Haitink © Todd Rosenberg
A concert repertoire played by the fine Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Bernard Haitink conducting, was a promising alliance for the last concert of this year’s Easter festival in Lucerne.
****1
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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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