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|What’s on| October 13 – 15

The ‘Piano im Pool’ Festival 2017 takes place this Thursday to Saturday (12 – 14 October) at the Neubad (Bireggstrasse 36, 6003 Luzern). Utilising the unique acoustics of an empty swimming pool the festival aims to promote national and international talents from the fields of jazz, classical music and pop. This year the focus will be on different areas of jazz and classical music. The event opens on Thursday evening with a performance by Leo Tardin at 20:00 who gave a memorable performance at the event 3 years ago! Tickets cost CHF 29.- and can be brought online here. For more information please visit the official website.


Air & Space Days 2017 takes place at the Verkehrshaus (Lidostrasse 5, 6006 Luzern) this weekend! There is a full programme over the 3 days including an airshow by the PC-7 TEAM of the Swiss Air Force which takes place on Saturday afternoon from 14:00 – 15:00. For flying enthusiasts this is an event not to be missed as they will have various crafts in all shapes and sizes on display – from paragliders to helicopters! Tickets cost CHF 30.- for adults and CHF 15.- for children (ages 6 -16). For more details and the full program click here.


Pilates im Pool is brought to you by the Piano im Pool festival and takes place on Saturday morning from 10:00 – 11:00 with teacher Stephanie Bütschi. This is a unique opportunity to try a pilates class in an empty swimming pool accompanied by live piano music! The session costs CHF 29.- and you will need to bring you own mat. To sign up online please click here.

On Saturday evening the KKL will be screening Oscar award winning film La La Land as part of their ‘21st Century Concerts‘ series. The musical score for the film will be played live by the 21st Century Symphony Orchestra! Tickets start from CHF 40.- and can be brought online here. Please note the film will be shown in English with German subtitles. For more information please visit the official website.


The Bürgenstock Autumn Festival takes place this weekend at the Bürgenstock Kapelle (6363, Bürgenstock). The ensemble includes Esther Hoppe (violin), Christian Poltéra (Violoncello), Andreas Ottensamer (clarinet) and José Gallardo (Piano). There is a performance on Saturday evening at 18:00 and on Sunday morning at 11:00. Tickets cost CHF 95.- and can be purchased by contacting the Hotel Villa Honegg either by phone 041 618 32 00 or email For more details please see the official flyer.

And don’t forget! Sunday is the last day of the Luzerner Määs! The stalls are open until 18:00 and the rides at the Luna Park stay open until 20:00! For more information please click here.