Program 2017

Composer Seminar with Wolfgang Rihm
Monday, 14 August
Saturday, 19 August
Ensemble of LUCERNE FESTIVAL ALUMNI |  Wolfgang Rihm | Dieter Ammann Michel van der Aa | Participants in the Composer Seminar | Participants in the “Conducting Fellowship”        


Master Class in Conducting with Heinz Holliger and Matthias Pintscher
Tuesday, 15 August – Thursday, 31 August
Orchestra of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY | Heinz Holliger | Matthias Pintscher | Students of the Master Class in Conducting
 

Béla BartókThe Wooden Prince Sz 60. A dancing-play in one act
Charles Koechlin Les Bandar-log (Scherzo des singes), Op. 176
Claude Debussy Khamma (orchestrated by Charles Koechlin)
György Ligeti Concerto for Violin and Orchestra    

40min 3
Friday, 18 August | 18.20 | KKL Luzern, Lucerne Hall

Orchestra of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY | Heinz Holliger

“Ape Dance for Orchestra: The First Jungle Book Setting”


Symphony Concert 9
Sunday, 20 August | 10.30 | KKL Luzern, Concert Hall
Orchestra of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY | Heinz Holliger | Patricia Kopatchinskaja

Claude Debussy Khamma
Charles Koechlin Les Bandar-log (Scherzo de singes), Op. 176
Heinz Holliger Violin Concerto Hommage à Louis Soutter


40min 5
Wednesday, 23 August | 18.20 | KKL Luzern, Lucerne Hall

Ensemble of LUCERNE FESTIVAL ALUMNI | Participants in the Composer Seminar | Participants in the “Conducting Fellowship” | Wolfgang Rihm   

“Classical Music, Composed Today”


40min 6
Thursday, 24 August | 18.30 | KKl Luzern, Lucerne Hall

Orchestra of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY | Matthias Pintscher

“Musical World Theater: Friedrich Cerha’s Spiegel
 

Identity 4
Saturday, 26 August | 11.00 | KKL, Luzern, Lucerne Hall
Ensemble of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY | Heinz Holliger | Natalia Zagorinskaya | Ivan Ludlow


Bernd Alois Zimmermann Kontraste. Music for an imaginary ballet for orchestra
György Kurtág Messages of the Late R.V. Troussova for soprano and chamber ensemble, Op. 17 
Heinz Holliger Lunea. 23 sentences by Nikolaus Lenau for baritone and ensemble


Late Night
Saturday, 26 August | 22.00 | KKL, Luzern, Lucerne Hall
Ensemble of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY | Matthias Pintscher | Patricia Kopatchinskaja | David Kadouch | Martin Adámek


György Ligeti Piano Concerto
Michel van der Aa Hysteresis for clarinet, ensemble and tape
György Ligeti Violin Concerto


Special Event Day Opening
Sunday, 27 August | 9.45 | KKL Luzern,  Europaplatz
Orchestra of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY
  

John Luther Adams Sila. The Breath of the World
European premiere  

Special Event Day

Sunday, 27 August | KKL, Museum of Art
Musicians of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY

Pierre Boulez Initiale
Wolfgang Rihm Sine nomine I
Enno Poppe Zug
Sándor Veress Dyptichon for wind quintet
György Ligeti String Quartet No. 1
György Ligeti Six Bagatelles for wind quintet
György Kurtág Wind quintet, Op. 2
György Kurtág Offizium breve in memoriam Andreae Szervánsky, Op. 28
Béla Bartók Divertimento for String Orchestra
Sándor Veress Four Dances from Transsylvania


Symphony Concert 16
Monday, 28 August | 19.30 | KKL Luzern, Concert Hall
Orchestra of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY | Matthias Pintscher


Friedrich Cerha Spiegel I-VII
Swiss Premiere


40min 9
Thursday, 31 August | 18.30 7 KKl Luzern, Lucerne Hall
Orchestra of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY | Matthias Pintscher

“A Dancing Doppelgänger: Bartók’s Wooden Prince


Symphony Concert 21
Saturday, 2 September | 14.30 | KKL Luzern, Concert Hall
Orchestra of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY | Matthias Pintscher | Jeffrey Means, Gregor Mayrhofer | Jay Campbell


Lisa Streich Segel for orchestra (world premiere Roche Young Commissions)
Matthew Kaner Encounters (world premiere Roche Young Commissions)
Luca Francesconi Das Ding singt for cello and orchestra (world premiere | commissioned by LUCERNE FESTIVAL)
Béla Bartók The Wooden Prince, Sz 60, Op. 13


Tour Concerts:

Sunday, 3 September | 18.00 | Cologne, Philharmonie

Orchestra of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY | Matthias Pintscher | Jay Campbell

Claude Debussy Khamma
Luca Francesconi Das Ding singt for cello and orchestra (world premiere | commissioned by LUCERNE FESTIVAL)
Béla Bartók The Wooden Prince, Sz 60, Op. 13

Monday, 4 September | 20.00 | Hamburg, Elbphilharmonie
Orchestra of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY | Matthias Pintscher


Friedrich Cerha Spiegel I-VII