First class sound
Renowned conductors and soloists
International recognition

The Luzerner Sinfonieorchester is the resident orchestra at the KKL Luzern, the culture and congress center built according to plans by architect Jean Nouvel and opened in 1998. As Switzerland’s oldest symphony orchestra, it has gained international recognition far beyond its region.

Highlights of the season 2023/24

  • Concert highlight

    Guestperformance in Engelberg with Pilar Policano on June 21st 2024

    The Swiss debut of the 16-year-old violin virtuoso Pilar Policano from Buenos Aires. Certainly a concert highlight and your opportunity to accompany this rising star in the violin world at the very beginning of what is sure to be a stellar career. For the second time and on the way to becoming a tradition, the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra will be performing in the Kursaal in Engelberg this summer.


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  • Concert highlight

    Our chamber music matinees

    It is time to try: the chamber music series of the LSO plays “favorite pieces” of the audience and the musicians*. Works could be proposed by both groups, which were then combined into programs in function of practicability and aesthetics. The result is quite amazing.

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  • Portrait

    Pilar Policano

    Violinist Pilar Policano, winner of the Grand Prix at the V. Yankelevitch International Violin Competition, winner of the first prize in the “Junior” category at the International Violin Competition in St. Petersburg, unanimous winner of the jury prize and first prize winner at “Nouvelles Etoiles Paris 2022”.

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  • Portrait

    Khatia Buniatishvili

    Pianist Khatia Buniatishvili will play an exclusive extraconcert to the Pianofestival “Le Piano Symphonique” on October 19 2024 at KKL Luzern. Read more about the magical Pianist!

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Our next concerts

Talent developement at Luzerner Sinfonieorchester

  • assistant conductor position and conducting week 2024

    Conducting week for young conductors with the Luzerner Sinfonieorchester under the direction of chief conductor Michael Sanderling. At the end of the course, one of the participants will be elected for the new position of assistant conductor for one year.

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Exceptional musical performances and innovative programs are only possible thanks to the support of a wide circle of sponsors and patrons.

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On stage

Workshop, creative center, home

Since 2020, the Luzerner Sinfonieorchester has had its own rehearsal rooms. But the Orchesterhaus has become much more: In addition to orchestra rehearsals, the Orchesterhaus is also home to chamber music concerts and programs for music education.

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