Established in 1956 by Wolfgang Schneiderhan and Rudolf Baumgartner,
the Lucerne Festival Strings are one of Switzerland ’s most frequently touring orchestra. The renowned chamber orchestra regularly performs in the European music centers and tours extensively throughout the world: 2002 in South Africa, 2003 in Turkey and - with an
overwhelming success - in the United States (having given ten concerts in cities such as Washington, Philadelphia, Houston,
Atlanta, etc.) and 2004 in South America (major cities of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Peru and Ecuador).
The broad repertoire of Lucerne Festival Strings ranges from works for string ensemble to extended chamber orchestra and from Baroque to