Friends of Lucerne Festival

They love classical music as well as sharing outstanding concert experiences. This is why the Friends of Lucerne Festival support one of the world’s leading music festivals.


Who are the Friends?

The Friends are an indispensable partner of Lucerne Festival: with their personal commitment and generous annual donations, they make a valuable contribution to the financial security and sustainability of the Festival. In doing so, they are not only committed to promoting the Festival today, but also to its further development. For example, the Friends foster outstanding young talent within the framework of the Lucerne Festival Academy and Music for Future, thus creating a basis for the artistic work of tomorrow.

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Support Lucerne Festival

Firmly anchored in Lucerne as a city of music and throughout Switzerland, and at the same time internationally networked, the Friends of Lucerne Festival offer you the opportunity to heighten your concert experience through exclusive discussions with artists, encounters with music experts or rehearsal visits while also becoming part of a community of music enthusiasts and the “festival family”.

Become a Friend: your advantages
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Corporate Friends

The Corporate Friends are a network of entrepreneurs who are committed to ensuring that Lucerne hosts the greatest concentration of eminent international orchestras year after year – and who make unforgettable festival experiences possible for their guests.


Young Friends

Do you like classical music and enjoy going to concerts, especially with people like yourself? The Young Friends attend concerts together at reduced rates and meet before or after to share their passion for classical music.

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Thank you

We would like to thank our Friends for their support. A very special thanks is due to:

Thomas Abegg | Nachlass Ernest I. Ascher | Bâloise Holding AG | Stanley Bergman | Regula Bibus-Waser | Dr. Christian Casal and Katja Biella Casal | Projekt Villa Serdang | Oswald J. Grübel | Berthold Herrmann and Dr. Mariann Grawe-Gerber | André and Rosalie Hoffmann | Dr. Rudolf W. Hug | Dr. Klaus Jenny | Bruce and Suzie Kovner | Katharina Marchal-Kovarbasic | Dr. Urs Mühlebach | Dr. Christoph M. Müller and Sibylla M. Müller | Makoto Nakao | Dr. Lutz and Christiane Peters I Dr. Annemarie S. Reynolds | Charlotte Scheidegger-Vonlanthen | Carla Schwöbel-Braun | Monique and Dr. Thomas Staehelin-Bonnard | Dr. Dolf and Maria Stockhausen I Alan Vickery I Margrit Wullschleger-Schmidlin


Foundation Friends of Lucerne Festival
Hirschmattstrasse 13 | Postfach | CH-6002 Luzern
Isabelle Köhler | +41 41 226 44 52 |
Claudia Cavallari | +41 41 226 44 14 | (ticketing)
Hana Javorska | +41 41 226 44 15 |

Bank details
Foundation Friends of Lucerne Festival | Credit Suisse AG
CH08 0483 5025 6252 0100 3 | BIC: CRESCHZZ80A

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