The Benjamin of yesterday and tomorrow

At 63, George Benjamin is one of the most prominent composers of our time. After the huge success of Written on Skin, premiered in 2012 in Aix-en-Provence, Lessons in Love and Violence, his third opera, premiered in London in 2018, will be performed at the Zurich Opera House from 21 May to 11 June 2023 […]


After Brussels, Rachmaninov in Zurich

While the Bozar in Brussels opens the ball of the Rachmaninov 2023 festivities (on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of his birth), the Opernhaus Zürich and the Tonhalle-Gesellschaft Zürich are joining forces for a concert cycle that begins on 12 February 2023, at the Opera House. The Piano Concerto No. 3 will be performed […]


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 […]