Lucerne Festival in Summer (Lucerne Festival im Sommer)

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Country and Region SwitzerlandLucerne
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland
Festival Contact Information

Lucerne Festival in Summer
Hirschmattstrasse 13
6002 Luzern
Switzerland
Phone: (41) 41-226-44-00
Fax: (41) 41-226-44-60
Email: info@lucernefestival.ch

Festival Description

The Lucerne Festival was established in 1938, when Arturo Toscanini conducted a memorable Concert de Gala in front of Richard Wagner‘s former residence on Tribschen. Since 2003, Lucerne Festival once again has its own orchestra thanks to the Lucerne Festival Orchestra established and conducted by Claudio Abbado. Over 100,000 visitors come to Lucerne every year to see the events. The festival has become one of the most important festivals in Switzerland and is recognized internationally. A member of the EFA since 1952.

Festival Dates August 16 - September 15, 2013
Festival Links http://www.lucernefestival.ch

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