Orchestra of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY 2019

Call for applications


Submission period

Thu Nov 22, 2018 at 5 AM UTC

End of submission period

Mon Feb 11 at 10:59 PM UTC

Results date

Fri Mar 15 at 5 PM UTC
Friday, 16 August - Monday, 2 September 2019
Arrival Day in Lucerne: Friday, 16 August
Departure Day from Lucerne: Monday, 2 September

Through daily rehearsals and master classes, participants of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY will work on contemporary orchestral, ensemble, and chamber music repertoire by an exciting range of composers, including George Benjamin, Wolfgang Rihm, Bruno Maderna, Thomas Kessler, and many others. Each participant's work will be supervised by internationally acclaimed conductors, composers, and musicians. Academy participants will perform the works which they have prepared in several concerts that are part of the programming for the Summer Festival.
There is no fee for the application and for active participation in the Orchestra of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY. Travel, accommodation, and meals, as well as instrumental parts are provided by the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY.

Profile of Participants
– Advanced music students and professional musicians
– Age limit: 30 years
– Course language: English

Details of the application process are available at: