KKL in Lucerne opened the Piano Festival this weekend with Beethoven's concerts and soloist Rudolf Buchbinder – but behind the scenes there are unsightly sounds. Dominik Deuber, head of the Festival Academy, accuses the director Michael Haefliger of bullying. In October, writes the «NZZ am Sonntag», Deuber had turned to the Board of Trustees, because Haefliger «improperly curtailed his powers».
Haefliger himself does not comment on the allegations. And when Lucerne Festival It only means that the Board of Trustees will have the allegations "independently verified". Already last year, the festival had hit the headlines when Matthias Pintscher resigned from day to day as Principal Conductor of the Academy – "for personal reasons". (SUC)
Created: 17.11.2019, 17:02 clock