Opernhaus Zurich

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Baroque has a name in Zurich

For more than 20 years now, the Opernhaus Zürich has had its own baroque orchestra under the leadership of Nikolaus Harnoncourt. The Orchestra La Scintilla is made up of the permanent members of the Zurich Opera House’s main symphony orchestra who play on historical instruments. Surprisingly, no conductor has been assigned as artistic director until […]

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The Dialogues make their mark in Zurich

One of the great masterpieces of the 20th century, Francis Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites is increasingly making its way into the repertoire of the great opera houses. After having already programmed it in 2004, the Oper Zurich proposes from 13 February to 5 March 2022, a new production by Jetske Mijnssen and offers Olga Kulchynska […]

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Berlin-Zurich, from the linden trees allee to the lakeside

The Opernhaus Zürich wasted no time in announcing the name of its new director, who will succeed Andreas Homoki from the 2025 season. Matthias Schulz is already a well-known figure in the music world, as he is currently the director of the Staatsoper Unter den Linden (where he joined in 2015). Born in Bavaria, Matthias […]

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Simon Boccanegra will definitly be in Zurich

While in Switzerland no date for the return of the performances on stage has been announced, the Zurich Opera is nevertheless welcoming Simon Boccanegra, who will be broadcast live on 6 December at 5 pm on ARTE TV and then available on the channel’s platform. In the title role of the great Verdi opera conducted […]