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«Die Gezeichneten»

The trailer for our new production

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Barrie Kosky’s production focuses on the hallucinatory aspect of Verdi’s «Macbeth».

Revival 27 Sep 2018
30 Sep; 07, 14, 19 Oct 2018

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Sun28Oct

Mozart / Strauss / Schostakowitsch

1st Philharmonic Concert

Francesco Piemontesi, born and brought up in Locarno, is one of the most outstanding Swiss pianists of our time. Invited to perform by renowned orchestras throughout the world, he will now be giving his first guest appearance with the Philharmonia Zurich. Daniele Rustioni, who most recently conducted Puccini’s Madama Butterfly at Zurich Opera House, will be at the rostrum.

28 Oct 2018

 
News 

News

Intendant Andreas Homoki and Ballet director Christian Spuck extend their contract until 2025, Gianandrea Noseda becomes the new General Music Director from the 2021/22 season. +++ Michael Fichtenholz is appointed opera director at Opernhaus Zürich from the 2018/19 season. +++ Heinz Holligers Lunea was voted «World premiere of the year» by the magazine Opernwelt. Lunea is an homage in 23 life pages to the poet Nikolaus Lenau (libretto: Händl Klaus) in the production of Andreas Homoki. Heinz Holliger himself was at the podium. +++ Juan Diego Flórez is awarded the «Opus Klassik» as «Singer of the Year» for his Mozart album with our Orchestra La Scintilla under Riccardo Minasi. Our solo double bassist Roman Patkoló receives the «Instrumentalist of the Year» award for his album The Six Seasons. Other winners who also perform at Zurich Opera House during the current season include Cornelius Meister (Conductor of the Year) and Regula Mühlemann (Young Artist of the Year/Singer). Congratulations! +++ 22 opera houses, 14 countries, one new opera season for Europe. The European culture channel ARTE Concert presents outstanding productions, great classics, exciting novelties and rediscoveries of the most important opera stages in Europe on its new digital ARTE Opera Season. On 18 October, Orphée et Eurydice will be broadcast live from the Opéra Comique. +++ Alexander Kaimbacher takes over the role of Piet vom Fass in the new production Le Grand Macabre instead of Michael Laurenz. +++