The Lucerne Summer Festival is a progression of traditional music celebrations situated in Lucerne, Switzerland. Founded in 1938, it presently delivers three celebrations for each year, drawing in around 110,000 guests every year occurring since 2004 basically at the Lucerne Culture and Congress Center KKL planned by Jean Nouvel. Every celebration highlights inhabitant symphonies and soloists close by visitor exhibitions from universal gatherings and craftsmen, in 2017 including the Berlin Philharmonic, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Vienna Philharmonic, Emanuel Ax, Martha Argerich and Maxim Vengerov.
The biggest celebration is the Summer Festival Lucerne Festival in Summer, occurring in August und September and highlighting more than 100 occasions. Since 2003 it has been propelled by the Lucerne Festival Orchestra, Claudio Abbado's "ensemble of companions" made out of globally acclaimed soloists, chamber artists, educators, and individuals from the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, since 2016 coordinated by Riccardo Chailly.
Additionally established in 2003 was the Lucerne Festival Academy, made by the French author and conductor Pierre Boulez to unite youthful artists from around the globe to perform music of the twentieth and twenty-first hundreds of years, since 2016 drove by Artistic Director Wolfgang Rihm and Principal Conductor Matthias Pintscher. Universal craftsmen are additionally welcomed to be artistes étoiles and authors in-living arrangement, framing occasion around a yearly topic, late themes being "Funniness", "Personality" and "Mind".