Annual three-week music festival is held from mid-August to early September and features orchestral, choral, and chamber music, as well as dance performances.

 
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Away Travel Expert: Christine Loomis
FamilyExpert Rating 4.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Children aged 6 - 12 and 13 - 17
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  • There is no better place in Switzerland--or most of Europe-- for classical concerts than during the International Music Festival in Lucerne, each August and September. Performances are set in locations around the city, including the stunning new concert hall. The festival dates back to 1938 when the legendary Arturo Toscanini gave a concert at Haus Tribschen, once home of composer Richard Wagner.
  • The festival brings orchestras from the world over--the Berlin and Vienna Philharmonics, and in 2007 symphonies from London, San Francisco and Boston. You can buy tickets online, but many of the performances are free.
  • The festival welcomes children, offering free children's workshop concerts throughout the festival.

Address:
Located at Haus Tribschen, Richard Wagner's home.
Hirschmattstrasse 13
Lucerne
Switzerland
Price: Ticket prices range from 50 CHF to 100 CHF


Visitor Information


Telephone Number: 41 (0)41 226 44 80
Fax: 41 (0)41 226 44 85
Email: info@lucernefestival.ch
Price Information: Ticket prices range from 50 CHF to 100 CHF
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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