Q2 Music at the 2013 Lucerne Festival

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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.

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Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Performs Shostakovich and Cerha

Sunday, September 29 at 6 pm, Q2 Music presents the final of its four-part series from the 2013 Lucerne Festival in Switzerland. 

Pablo Heras-Casado Steps in for Injured Pierre Boulez at Lucerne

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 instrumental modernism. 


Listen: World Premieres from Benjamin Attahir and Christian Mason

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Q2 Music presents the second of four performances recorded at the 2013 Lucerne Festival, featuring world premieres from competition winners Benjamin Attahir and Christian Mason. 


Iannis Xenakis and Bela Bartok Live from Lucerne

Sunday, September 08, 2013

Sunday, September 8 at 6 pm, Q2 Music presents the first of four performances recorded live at the 2013 Lucerne Festival in Switzerland.