Clemens Heil

Clemens Heil


The musicians excelled themselves under the brilliant baton of Clemens Heil.
— Deutschlandfunk


Annette Förger

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Music Director of the Luzerner Theater since 2016, German conductor Clemens Heil has built a reputation as a mindful and sensitive interpreter both in opera and on the concert platform. With a particular interest in bringing contemporary and 20th century repertoire centre stage, he has worked with composers such as Mauricio Kagel, Peter Eotvos, Sofia Gubaidulina and HK Gruber.

Clemens Heil has started his tenure in Lucerne with an acclaimed production of Luigi Nono’s pivotal work Prometeo (in collaboration with the Lucerne Festival and the SWR Experimentalstudio), in autumn 2016. He opens the 2017/18 season with Ligeti’s Le grand Macabre in a staging by Herbert Fritsch, another collaboration with the Lucerne Festival...