This November, WQXR returns to the Lucerne Festival in Switzerland. Founded in 1938, this festival attracts many top-name classical soloists and orchestras from around the world. Concerts were recorded in the Lucerne Hall of the KKL (Kultur und Kongresszentrum Luzern) on the banks of Lake Lucerne.

WQXR's 2016 Lucerne Festival broadcasts air at 9 pm on Tuesdays in November.

Nov. 1: Marin Alsop Leads the Sao Paolo Orchestra
Nov. 8: Bernard Haitink Leads the Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Nov. 22: Barbara Hannigan Leads the Mahler Chamber Orchestra

Support for these broadcasts comes from the American Friends of the Lucerne Festival.

Recently in WQXR at the 2016 Lucerne Festival

Lucerne Festival: Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Listen to WQXR's final broadcast from the Lucerne Festival. Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra in works by two Mahlers.

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Lucerne Festival: Barbara Hannigan Leads the Mahler Chamber Orchestra

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

At 9 pm on Tuesdays in November, WQXR takes you to the Lucerne Festival to hear some of the world’s finest performances in a gorgeous Swiss setting.

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Lucerne Festival: Bernard Haitink Leads the Chamber Orchestra of Europe

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

At 9 pm on Tuesdays in November, WQXR takes you to the Lucerne Festival to hear some of the world’s finest performances in a gorgeous Swiss setting.

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Lucerne Festival: Marin Alsop Leads the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

At 9 pm on Tuesdays in November, WQXR takes you to the Lucerne Festival to hear some of the world’s finest performances in a gorgeous Swiss setting.

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