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Zürich Opera - Season Preview
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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Ravel, Poulenc, Dvořák
London Philharmonic Orchestra; Howard Griffiths; Güher Pekinel; Süher Pekinel
Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake
Marius Petipa; Lev Ivanov; Alexei Ratmansky; Ballett Zürich; Zurich Junior Ballet; Rossen Milanov; Pavel Baleff; Jérôme Kaplan
Mozart: Don Giovanni
Riccardo Minasi; Sebastian Baumgarten; Zurich Opera; Barbara Ehnes; Tabea Braun; Susanna Phillips; Layla Claire
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Not all choreographers take on a gruelling tabletop assignment before defining the movements of a performance. Yet to reconstruct the 1895 Mariinsky Theatre production of Swan Lake, Alexei Ratmansky did just that.
Iván Fischer and the Budapest Festival Orchestra lit up Zurich’s historic Tonhalle with a stellar double-bill of Mendelssohn and Mahler.
In the hands of director Hans Neuenfels, the Swiss première of Manfred Trojahn’s Orest was widely anticipated for its “splashes of gore and commensurate splatters of sound”.