The trailer of «Maria Stuarda»

Gaetano Donizetti placed the fiery duel of the two queens at the heart of his opera – thus creating one of the most dramatically effective moments in his entire oeuvre

Diana Damrau sings Maria Stuarda

Serena Farnocchia sings Elisabetta in «Maria Stuarda»
Enrique Mazzola conducts «Maria Stuarda»

«The most beautiful, true, saddest thing that has happened on this stage in recent years»

Tages-Anzeiger for the premiere of «Werther»

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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. +++ Opernhaus Zürich is nominated for the International Classical Music Award 2018 (ICMA) with Messa da Requiem, Rachmaninov Piano Trios and Scheherazade by Rimsky-Korsakov. ++++ The recordings of Messa da Requiem, Frank Martin and the Mozart arias by Juan Diego Flórez are nominated for the German Record Critics' Award 2018. +++ Jean-Sébastien Bou sings the role of Escamillo in the revival of Carmen instead of Levente Molnar. +++ The recording of Jules Massenets Werther is now available on DVD! +++ In the revival Luisa Miller Nino Machaidze takes over the role of Luisa Miller instead of Maria Agresta.