Lucerne Festival Announces 2024 Season

By Francisco Salazar

The Lucerne Festival has announced its 2024 season. Here are the vocal performances.

Kent Nagano conducts Wagner’s “Die Walküre” with a cast that includes Simon Bailey, Maximilian Schmitt, Sarah Wegener, Åsa Jäger, and Dimitry Ivashchenko.

Performance Date: August 21, 2024

The Klangforum Wien, Cantando Admont, and Beat Furrer perform Beat Furrer’s “Begehren.”

Performance Date: Sept. 1, 2024

The Jupiter Ensemble, Thomas Dunford, and Lea Desandre perform works by Hande and Vivaldi.

Performance Date: Sept. 8, 2024

Susanna Mälkki conducts an all-Mahler program that includes Wiebke Lehmkuhl and Eric Cutler.

Performance Date: Sept, 8, 2024

Antonello Manacorda conducts Dvorak and Mahler with soloist Anna Prohaska.

Performance Date: Sept. 9, 2024

Alan Gilbert conducts Arnold Schoenberg’s Gurre-Lieder with soloists Stuart Skelton, Christina Nilsson, Jamie Barton, Michael Schade, Michael Nagy, and Thomas Quasthoff.

Performance Date: Sept 15, 2024