Lucerne Festival
Sundays @ 8PM

Founded in 1938, the annual music festival on the edge of Lake Lucerne attracts many top-name classical soloists and orchestras from around the world. These broadcasts from the KKL Concert Hall are hosted by Jeff Spurgeon and include special intermission features and interviews with Festival artists.


The final concert in this series from the 2017 Lucerne Festival Concerts is a show of straight Stravinsky, including longtime favorite The Rite of Spring and the Swiss premiere of Chant funebre, Op. 5.  Riccardo Chailly, the Lucerne Festival Orchestra and soprano Sophie Koch trace the creative arc of the composer, kicking off the program with his earlier works and sticking with Stravinsky as he searched for his creative identity.  The program culminates with The Rite of Spring -- and a Stravinsky we know and love.

Discover Classical will present the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra on Sundays at 8pm starting on August 5.