It is no month that the Lucerne Festival the positive balance sheet of his Easter festival, has sent out: 9000 visitors, that meant 88 percent capacity utilization. But now the conclusion is, next year there will be no Easter-Festival. The Piano Festival will be held next fall for the last Time.
We have analyzed the activities and now wishes to sharpen the profile: Advisor to English, the justification for what was yesterday presented to the media is, in the most beautiful of the Company. Wants to strengthen you in the future, especially one's own projects: The Lucerne Festival Orchestra, which extended the reputation of the festival, on tours abroad. Or the Lucerne Festival Academy, in the musicians, conductors and composers to deal with Contemporary. And finally, the former Academy participants, the Alumni are also increasingly active internationally. These institutions are also riding the two weekends the best of the abolished Festivals to be replaced.
To include "success factors", which should more than in the past, Intendant Michael Haefliger, Executive and Board of Trustees President Hubert Achermann is also the especially for Lucerne-developed concert formats: The Free concerts, "40min", for example, the day or the concert, transfer to the Inseli. And of course you want to continue to get the most important orchestra in Lucerne: Symphony concerts remain the core of the festival.
Financial Considerations had played with this realignment, says Michael Haefliger; but they were not the main thing: "We have noticed that the development of the own projects of promising. You are what give the Festival its identity and its aura".
stop the shows once again, was never Haefligers recipe: this is one of the success factors of the Lucerne Festival.
Created: 07.05.2019, 14:18 PM