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Defiling the throne: David Alden's cumbersome Maria Stuarda disappoints in Zurich

By , 11 April 2018
***11
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Heinz Holliger’s new Lunea: pages from a poet’s life

By , 04 March 2018
****1
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Enlightenment through compassion: Claus Guth's stellar Parsifal in Zurich

By , 25 February 2018
*****
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Minimalistic new production of Idomeneo in Zurich

By , 04 February 2018
***11
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Simplicity the key to Ted Huffman's new Madama Butterfly in Zurich

By , 10 December 2017
****1
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Bodies inside a box: a colourless Fidelio in Zurich

By , 03 December 2017
***11
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Brecht and Weill’s Mahagonny in Zurich: a tale of excess and depravity

By , 05 November 2017
***11
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Neon and cubes in Zurich: a revival of The Barber of Seville

By , 01 October 2017
***11
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Wretched fates and quirky staging: Eugene Onegin in Zurich

By , 24 September 2017
****1
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“Smile despite your sorrows”: Franz Lehár’s valuable lesson in Zurich

By , 29 June 2017
****1
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Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera in Zurich: a danse macabre of pallid beauty

By , 07 June 2017
****1
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Effervescent music, unrelenting activity: Haydn’s Orlando Paladino in Zurich

By , 16 May 2017
***11
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Bieito's Fiery Angel burns bright in Zürich

By , 11 May 2017
*****
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Vaudeville and validation: a double-bill of Ravel operas in Winterthur

By , 08 May 2017
***11
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A delightful confection: Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore in Zurich

By , 07 April 2017
****1
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Provocation as part of the package: Massenet’s Werther in Zurich

By , 02 April 2017
****1
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A sizzling myth of matricide: Manfred Trojahn’s Orest in Zurich

By , 26 February 2017
*****
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A great crime of passion: Médée in Zurich

By , 22 January 2017
**111
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Zürich revives Loy's magnificently entertaining Alcina

By , 02 January 2017
*****
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Shaking fists at the fates: Christian Spuck's Messa da Requiem in Zurich

By , 03 December 2016
*****
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A disconcerting Entführung in Zurich explores the realms of “why not?”

By , 06 November 2016
***11
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Die Entführung: a semi-staged harmonie in Zurich

By , 17 October 2016
***11
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Torments, caprice and folly: a fine Figaro in Zurich

By , 15 October 2016
****1
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Great singing, but overwrought staging in Zurich's Der Freischütz

By , 13 October 2016
***11
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An alignment of love and madness: Bellini’s I puritani in Zurich

By , 29 June 2016
****1
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No fuss, no frills: a refreshing Così fan tutte in Zurich

By , 03 June 2016
****1
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On love and the realms of woe: Jens-Daniel Herzog’s Orlando in Zurich

By , 13 May 2016
****1
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Manifestations of trauma: Tcherniakov's Pelléas et Mélisande in Zurich

By , 08 May 2016
***11
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Ravens of misfortune: Barrie Kosky's innovative Macbeth opens in Zurich

By , 03 April 2016
*****
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Truth or Illusion? Purcell’s King Arthur resounds in Zurich

By , 27 February 2016
***11
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A murky tumult: Wagner’s Flying Dutchman in Zurich

By , 20 February 2016
***11
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Kurzak a deliciously devious Norina in Zurich's Don Pasquale

By , 17 January 2016
***11
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“To vanquish a terrible spell”: love reigns in Zurich's Turandot

By , 12 December 2015
*****
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Tics and tricks à la Marthaler: Il viaggio a Reims in Zurich

By , 06 December 2015
***11
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La bohème in Zurich: refiguring the old cliché

By , 01 November 2015
***11
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Feverish madness: Bizet's Pearl Fishers in Zurich

By , 25 October 2015
***11
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Love, loyalty and treason exposed: Bellini’s Norma in Zurich

By , 10 October 2015
*****
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Witness to a delicious aberration: Wozzeck in Zurich

By , 13 September 2015
*****
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A sparkling L'elisir d'amore with Damrau and Breslik in Zurich

By , 26 June 2015
****1
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I Capuleti e I Montecchi: the reinvention of a tragic tale

By , 21 June 2015
***11
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Tears, oblivion and hopeless love: Aida in Zurich

By , 06 June 2015
***11
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La Verità in Cimento in Zurich: On the Heels of a Baby-Swap

By , 25 May 2015
****1
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A better Violetta could not stray: La Traviata in Zurich

By , 21 April 2015
*****
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Suspicion and terror on the throne: A fine Anna Bolena in Zurich

By , 24 March 2015
****1
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Ambiguity with a capital “A”: Julietta on a rotating stage in Zurich

By , 17 February 2015
**111
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Bellini’s Norma in Zurich: “The heart you betrayed and lost”

By , 06 February 2015
***11
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All about that soprano: Stemme’s Isolde in Zurich one for the ages

By , 25 January 2015
****1
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Dreadful duplicity, misguided ardour: Luisa Miller in Zurich

By , 16 December 2014
***11
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Die Zauberflöte in Zurich: Celestial music, but a distracting production

By , 07 December 2014
**111
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Die Frau ohne Schatten: a Strauss extravaganza in Zurich

By , 27 November 2014
***11
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