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From Sept. 8-29, 2013, Q2 Music offers new music coverage from Switzerland's 2013 Lucerne Festival. Founded in 1938, the annual classical music festival brings together premiere soloists and ensembles from all over the globe. This summer, the Lucerne Festival celebrates its 75th anniversary with the theme of "Revolution," highlighting composers from Beethoven to Stravinsky to Xenakis who have displayed a revolutionary bent. Q2 Music's coverage of the festival features a diverse array of 20th and 21st Century selections from modern music titans Luciano Berio and Bela Bartok to world premieres by Christian Mason and Dieter Ammann.
Sunday, September 29 at 6 pm, Q2 Music presents the final of its four-part series from the 2013 Lucerne Festival in Switzerland. Hear the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra performing music by Dmitri Shostakovich and Friedrich Cerha.
Sunday, September 22, 2013
Sunday, September 22 at 6 pm, Q2 Music presents Pablo Heras-Casada leading this Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra in a performance of seven milestones of vocal and instrumental modernism.
Sunday, September 15, 2013
Tonight at 6 pm, Q2 Music presents the second of four performances recorded at the 2013 Lucerne Festival, featuring world premieres from composer competition winners, Benjamin Attahir and Christian Mason.