Guide to Classical Music, Opera and Dance in Zürich

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postcard from zurich

Postcard from Zurich

In Zurich for some culture? Here is reviewer Sarah Batschelet's insider's guide on what to see and where to eat.
Zürich Opera - Season Preview

Myth, magic and sacrifice: the new season in Zurich

Zurich Opera and Ballet present seasons packed with new productions of dark works that are dominated by myth, magic or sacrifice. From Greek myth to magic bullets to giving up the one you love, it’s a powerful season destined to move Swiss audiences.
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ZürichZurich Ballet: Mixed BillNew production

Various, Bryars
Hans van Manen; Jacopo Godani; William Forsythe; Ballett Zürich; Keso Dekker; Mélanie Borel; Giulia Tonelli; Katja Wünsche

ZürichAnna Karenina

Rachmaninov: Anna Karenina
Christian Spuck; Zurich Junior Ballet; Paul Connelly; Emma Ryott; Jörg Zielinski

ZürichBrunchkonzert: Goldberg-Variationen

Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV988
Juliana Georgieva; Daniel Kagerer; Barbara Oehm

ZürichOrestNew production

Trojahn: Orest
Erik Nielsen; Hans Neuenfels; Zurich Opera; Katrin Connan; Andrea Schmidt-Futterer; Claudia Boyle; Claire de Sévigné
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Zurich's Quintett

 Zurich’s new triple-bill ballet programme bridges the 20 and 21st centuries with choreography by three different contemporary masters: Jacopo Godani, Hans van Manen, and William Forsythe.
****1
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A triple bill in Zurich: a case for the brilliance of youth

A young conductor and pianist recently brought a sell-out crowd to the Tonhalle in Zurich for Stravinsky, Mozart and Beethoven.
***11
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A great crime of passion: Médée in Zurich

From devoted wife and mother to murdering avenger, Médée is is a challenging role. A new Zurich production firmly secures her place in the collective memory, perhaps for the wrong reasons.
**111
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Quintessential Rachmaninov from La Fenice

Migros Kulturprozent Classics recently treated the Zurich audience to a triple bill of distant musical cousins: Rossini, Wagner and Rachmaninov.
**111
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