Lucerne Festival ranks as one of the premier classical music festivals in the world. Based in Lucerne, Switzerland, it has a 5 week Summer season, a week long Piano Festival in November, and a 9 day pre-Easter Festival. It has two resident ensembles. The first is the Lucerne Festival Orchestra, co-founded by the late Claudio Abbado and ceo Michael Haefliger with Riccardo Chailly appointed as its new Music Director in 2016. The second ensemble, the Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra was founded by Pierre Boulez and in 2016, Wolfgang Rihm became its new Artistic Director, with Matthias Pintscher conducting many of the orchestra’s performances.
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|Arts desk||David Nice reviews the Lucerne Easter Festival|
|Telegraph||Ben Lawrence review|
|Times||Rebecca Franks review|
|Guardian||Tom Service feature|
|New York Times||Michael Cooper comment|
|The Sunday Times||Hugh Canning review|
|The Guardian||Andrew Clements CD review|