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Ballet in black to pointed parody: Zurich’s junior ensemble takes to the stage

By , 11 February 2018
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Minimalistic new production of Idomeneo in Zurich

By , 04 February 2018
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A stunning double-bill of ballets by León/Lightfoot and Crystal Pite in Zurich

By , 13 January 2018
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Simplicity the key to Ted Huffman's new Madama Butterfly in Zurich

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

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

By , 05 November 2017
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A mix of soap and sweetmeats: The Nutcracker and the Mouse King in Zurich

By , 14 October 2017
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Neon and cubes in Zurich: a revival of The Barber of Seville

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

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

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

By , 07 June 2017
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Modern choreography meets the Baroque: A double-bill “Corpus” in Zurich

By , 27 May 2017
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Effervescent music, unrelenting activity: Haydn’s Orlando Paladino in Zurich

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

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

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

By , 02 April 2017
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A Swan Lake reconstruction: Ratmanksy's living theatre in Zurich

By , 18 March 2017
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A sizzling myth of matricide: Manfred Trojahn’s Orest in Zurich

By , 26 February 2017
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Animal instinct, humanity and some serious hustle: a stellar Quintett in Zurich

By , 11 February 2017
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A great crime of passion: Médée in Zurich

By , 22 January 2017
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A Russian Reality Revisited: A new cast for Anna Karenina in Zürich

By , 15 January 2017
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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
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Die Entführung: a semi-staged harmonie in Zurich

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

By , 15 October 2016
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Stravinsky Ballets in Zurich: Petrushka and The Rite of Spring

By , 14 October 2016
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Great singing, but overwrought staging in Zurich's Der Freischütz

By , 13 October 2016
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Footprints XII in Zurich: Today’s choreography, tomorrow’s dancers

By , 02 July 2016
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An alignment of love and madness: Bellini’s I puritani in Zurich

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

By , 03 June 2016
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Serving dark powers and evil games: Spuck’s Der Sandmann in Zurich

By , 28 May 2016
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On love and the realms of woe: Jens-Daniel Herzog’s Orlando in Zurich

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

By , 08 May 2016
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The pulp of great fiction: Christian Spuck’s Romeo and Juliet in Zurich

By , 16 April 2016
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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
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A murky tumult: Wagner’s Flying Dutchman in Zurich

By , 20 February 2016
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Ratmansky brings Swan Lake back to its nearly original ballet idiom

By , 06 February 2016
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Kurzak a deliciously devious Norina in Zurich's Don Pasquale

By , 17 January 2016
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Four works, four choreographers: The new "Restless" in Zurich

By , 20 December 2015
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Baiba Skride's Tchaikovsky at the centre of a Russian triple bill in Zurich

By , 13 December 2015
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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
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La bohème in Zurich: refiguring the old cliché

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

By , 25 October 2015
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Airbound, Earthbound: Zurich's Junior Ballet dazzles in New Creations

By , 18 October 2015
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Three Choreographers, Three Masterpieces: Zürich Ballet Triple Bill

By , 11 October 2015
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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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