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Performer: Iain Milne

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ZürichCoralineNew production

Coraline
Turnage: Coraline
Ann-Katrin Stöcker; Nina Russi; Zurich Opera; Stefan Rieckhoff; Deanna Breiwick; Sandra Hamaoui

ZürichOtello

Otello
Verdi: Otello
Daniele Rustioni; Graham Vick; Zurich Opera; Paul Brown; Aleksandrs Antoņenko; Guanqun Yu; Juan Jesús Rodriguez

ZürichGirl with a Pearl EarringWorld premiere

Girl with a Pearl Earring
Wirth: Girl with a Pearl Earring
Peter Rundel; Ted Huffman; Zurich Opera; Andrew Lieberman; Annemarie Woods; Lauren Snouffer; Thomas Hampson
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Sweeney Todd: Zurich ventures into a bloody musical

Bryn Terfel (Sweeney Todd) and Barry Banks (Pirelli) © Monika Rittershaus
Hats off to Andreas Homoki, Artistic Director at the Zurich Opera House, for staging a musical around “the chill of ghostly shadows”.
***11
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A florid perversity: Barrie Kosky fires up Die Gezeichneten in Zurich

John Daszak Alviano) © Monika Rittershaus
Barrie Kosky’s production of Franz Schreker’s Die Gezeichneten (The Branded) is in keeping with what was long considered one of the early 20th century’s most scandalous works. 
****1
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Minimalistic new production of Idomeneo in Zurich

Joseph Kaiser (Idomeneo) and Anna Stéphany (Idamante) © Monika Rittershaus
In Jetske Mijnssen’s new production of Idomeneo, all order of human entanglements, sorrows and pain run rampant.
***11
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Mahagonny in Zurich: a tale of excess and depravity

Annette Dasch (Jenny Hill) © Tanja Dorendorf
The backstory doesn’t bode well: three fugitive criminals decide to found a city that will pander to society’s most vital needs: food, sex, warfare, and alcohol.
***11
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Bieito's Fiery Angel burns bright in Zürich

Ausrine Stundyte (Renata) and Leigh Melrose (Ruprecht) © Monika Rittershaus
A powerful and emotional staging by Bieito with five-star performances from both leads.  
*****
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