The SRF Kulturplatz has devoted a whole program to the Opernhaus Zürich and, among other things, reports on this year's season opening party and accompanies the artists and staff in their work. The program is available online in the SRF Media Library. +++ Michael Fichtenholz will be appointed opera director at the Opernhaus Zürich from the 2018/19 season. +++ In the revival Werther, Melissa Petit will sing the role of Sophie instead of Rebeca Olvera. +++ In the new production Madama Butterfly, the following roles are exchanged: Uncle Bonze is sung by Ildo Song, instead of Stanislav Vorobyov. The Imperial Commissioner is sung by Stanislav Vorobyov instead of Ildo Song. +++ Opernhaus Zürich is nominated for the International Classical Music Award 2018 (ICMA) with Messa da Requiem, Rachmaninov Piano Trios and Scheherazade by Rimsky-Korsakov. +++ In the concert performance of the opera La Fille du régiment, the tenor René Barbera will sing the role of Tonio instead of Javier Camarena.