Let's sharpen our ears for the music of the 21st century!
The "Roche Young Commissions" were created in 2013 as part of the partnership of Roche with Lucerne Festival and the Lucerne Festival Academy: Every two years this program gives out commissions for new works to two emerging composers. This summer, the Lucerne Festival Contemporary Orchestra (LFCO) will yet again premiere two exciting new scores. Get to know them in our podcast "Deep Listening: New Music".
Portuguese conductor Rita Castro Blanco will conduct the world premiere of Hovik Sardaryan's new work Ikone. Talking to dramaturge Mark Sattler, Rita explores how she approached this new composition.
Ikone will have its world premiere on 26 August, with Rita Castro Blanco conducting the Lucerne Festival Contempoary Orchestra (LFCO). Read more here.
Hear Hovik Sardarian talk about his work here (in German).
Lucerne Festival | July 2023