Changes for the concerts of the Lucerne Festival Orchestra

For Yannick Nézet-Séguin who had to cancel due to illness, Yuja Wang, Gregory Ahss and Raphael Christ, as well as Jakub Hrůša will take over the musical direction

Yannick Nézet-Séguin had to cancel the concerts with the Lucerne Festival Orchestra on 21 and 24 August due to illness. The Lucerne Festival Orchestra and the pianist Yuja Wang will perform without conductor on Saturday, 21 August: The concert masters Gregory Ahss and Raphael Christ as well as Yuja Wang will take over the musical direction. On Tuesday, 24 August, Jakub Hrůša will conduct the Lucerne Festival Orchestra. On 21 August, the piano concerto in D minor K. 466 by Wolfgang Amadé Mozart will be performed as planned with Yuja Wang. But the concert night will open with Mozart’s Ouverture to The Abduction from the Seraglio and close with Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in A major which was originally planned for 24 August. On 24 August, Jakub Hrůša will conduct the Prague Symphony D-Dur by Mozart and the Symphony No. 6 op. 60 by Antonín Dvořák.

The new programs

Saturday, 21 August 2021 | 18.30 | Lucerne Festival Orchestra 5
Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Gregory Ahss und Raphael Christ concert masters and musical direction
Yuja Wang piano and musical direction

Wolfgang Amadé Mozart Ouverture to The Abduction from the Seraglio, K. 384 (Ahss/Christ)
Wolfgang Amadé Mozart Concerto for piano and orchestra in D minor, K. 466 (Wang)
Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92 (Ahss/Christ)

Tuesday, 24. August 2021 | 19.30 | Lucerne Festival Orchestra 6
Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Jakub Hrůša conductor

Wolfgang Amadé Mozart Prague Symphony D-Dur
Antonín Dvořák Symphony No. 6 D-Dur op. 60

The tickets remain valid for both concerts.

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