July 9-21, 2024 • Lake Como

LacMus Festival

Villa del Balbianello
Castello Durini
Grand Hotel Tremezzo
Terrazza a lago nel Parco di Mezzegra

The Festival

LacMus is an international classical music festival held every summer on Lake Como, one of the most fascinating places in Italy.

Founded by pianist Louis Lortie and conductor Paolo Bressan, the festival combines together the magic of music with the uniqueness of the venues and landscapes on Lake Como.

A music festival on the shores of Lake Como

The festival features some of the most internationally recognized music artists, together with some of the most promising young students of prestigious music academies. The result is the creation of new synergies between young talents and famous artists.

The Artists

Louis Lortie
Paolo Bressan
Ton Koopman
Emmanuel Pahud
Les Vents Français
Jaemin Han
Richard Galliano
Christiane Karg
Sophie Koch
Renè Barbera
Louis Lortie
Paolo Bressan
Ton Koopman
Emmanuel Pahud

The Venues

The festival is held in venues with a unique historical, architectural and scenic value, providing the audience a way to live an immersive musical experience surrounded by nature, architecture, art and history.

Culture and Innovation

LacMus Festival is not just about music: creating and spreading “culture” in a wide sense is a key point of its mission.

...and the music of the vesper bells comes stealing over the water, one almost believes that nowhere else than on the lake of Como can there be found such a paradise of tranquil repose.

Mark Twain

The Innocent Aboard, 1869

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