January 2016 highlights of The Lucerne Festival

January 2016 highlights of The Lucerne Festival

Mondays at 8:00 p.m.

Håkan Hardenberger (Jan 11) Robert Henderson's Variation Movements for solo trumpet (1967)

The four-part series from the Lucerne Festival in Switzerland wraps up this season with pianist Kristian Bezuidenhout, trumpeter Håkan Hardenberger and pianist Nikolai Lugansky on the final three programs.

1/4       Mozart: Piano Concerto Bruckner: Symphony No. 5 (Kristian Bezuidenhout, p; Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam; Daniel Harding, cond)

1/11      Haydn: Symphony in C Brett Dean: Trumpet Concerto, Dramatis Personae R. Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, A Hero’s Life (Håkan Hardenberger, tr; Boston Symphony Orchestra; Andris Nelsons, cond)

1/18      Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini, Symphonic Fantasy after Dante Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9 (Nikolai Lugansky, p; St. Petersburg Philharmonic; Yuri Temirkanov, cond)