Opernhaus Zürich

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Benjamin and Julie, the drama!

The director Ted Huffman is flying from success to success. After his acclaimed Monteverdi in Aix-en-Provence last summer, his new production is eagerly awaited at the Oper Zürich, especially as it is a Shakespearean drama. From 10 April to 18 May 2023, Charles Gounod‘s masterpiece Romeo and Juliet will be conducted by Roberto Forés Veses […]

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December masterpieces in Zürich

For December 2022, Oper Zürich has chosen safety by programming three great opera masterpieces: Puccini’s La bohème, Verdi’s La traviata and Puccini’s Tosca, but as it is almost Christmas, Sondra Radvanovsky, Jonas Kaufmann (alternating with Yusif Eyvazov) and Bryn Terfel are the gifts that adorn Tosca. Cherry on the Christmas tree, Juan Diego Flórez performs […]

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Change and continuity in Zürich

While Matthias Schulz, the new director of the Oper Zürich, one of Europe’s most prestigious Opera House, will only be in charge from the 2025/26 season onwards, he has just taken his first decision by requesting the extension of the contract of conductor Gianandrea Noseda, who will remain until at least the 2027/28 season. Noseda […]

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Massenet’s Manon with Piotr Beczala in Zurich

A new production is highly expected at the Oper Zurich. From April 7, 2019, Massenet’s other masterpiece Manon will be directed by Floris Visser and conducted by Marco Armiliato. But the most thrilling is certainly the cast with the great tenor Piotr Beczala who a great Werther as Des Grieux and an ideal as the […]

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Ligeti’s Le Grand Macabre at the Zürich Opera

Extravaganza: Ligeti’s Le Grand Macabre, extravagant opera is performed at the Zürich Opera from February 3rd, 2019. The new production from the famous Tatjana Gürbaca is conducted by the expert Tito Ceccherini. A wind of madness is blowing on Zurich!

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Incredible baritone Bryn Terfel performs Sweeney Todd

From 9 to 23 December 2018, the blood floods the Zurich Opera stage thanks to Steven Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd. As the monstrous Barber, incredible baritone Bryn Terfel will terrify the audience with his fellow mezzo Angelika Kirchschlager as Mrs. Lovett. Andreas Homoki directs and David Charles Abbell conducts.

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Così Fan Tutte in Zurich: Kirill Serebrennikov kept in Moscow

On 4 november 2018, at the Opernhaus Zurich Mozart’s Così Fan Tutte will be premiered with a bitter taste. It is so unusual for a Theater director to be under house arrest. For more than a year, Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov has been kept in Moscow. Thanks to the distance work accomplished with his co-director […]