Guide to Classical Music, Opera and Dance in Zürich

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ZÜRICH BALLET AND OPERA GUIDES
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ZürichMigros-Kulturprozent-Classics

Janáček, Dvořák
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Tomáš Netopil; Truls Mørk

ZürichEugene OneginNew Production

Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin
Stanislav Kochanovsky; Barrie Kosky; Zurich Opera; Rebecca Ringst; Klaus Bruns; Peter Mattei; Olga Bezsmertna

ZürichVadim Repin & Daniel Hope

Vivaldi, Turnage, Rimsky-Korsakov
Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra; Sascha Goetzel; Vadim Repin; Pelin Halkacı Akın; Daria Zappa Matesic; Daniel Hope

ZürichTosca

Puccini: Tosca
Paolo Carignani; Robert Carsen; Zurich Opera; Anthony Ward; Anja Harteros; Brian Jagde
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A mix of soap and sweetmeats: The Nutcracker and the Mouse King in Zurich

In an entirely new version of the ballet, choreographer Christian Spuck wanted to explore the darker realms and fantasy of the ETA Hoffmann narrative that inspired Tchaikovsky’s suite.
***11
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Neon and cubes in Zurich

Questionable identities, clandestine messages, love and money are the stuffs of Gioacchino Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia, revived again in Zurich.
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Brett Dean meets Beethoven: The new Tonhalle Maag’s first concert this season

This wasn’t just any concert. The Zurich Tonhalle’s new season was opening in a brand new hall in the trendy Züri-West quarter of the city.
****1
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Wretched fates and quirky staging: Eugene Onegin in Zurich

Barrie Kosky’s atypically conservative production of the Russian classic was marked by musical direction and vocal performances of the highest order.
****1
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Zürich Opera - Season Preview

Strong new season from Zurich Opera

At Zurich Opera, Andreas Homoki, the Intendant since 2012, and Music Director Fabio Luisi have built a strong season, with a range of new productions unveiled for 2017-18
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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.
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