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Performer: Philharmonia Zürich

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ZürichArabellaNew production

Julia Kleiter (Arabella), Aleksandra Kubas-Kruk (The Fiakermilli) and chorus © Toni Suter
Strauss R.: Arabella
Fabio Luisi; Robert Carsen; Zurich Opera; Ann-Katrin Stöcker; Gideon Davey; Astrid Kessler

ZürichOtello

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

ZürichNussknacker und Mausekönig

Michelle Willems and Dominik Slavkovsky © Gregory Batardon
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker and the Mouse King
Christian Spuck; Ballett Zürich; Paul Connelly; Yannis Pouspourikas; Rufus Didwiszus; Buki Shiff

ZürichDie CsárdásfürstinNew production

Die Csárdásfürstin
Kálmán: Die Csárdásfürstin (The Gypsy Princess)
Ulf Schirmer; Jan Philipp Gloger; Zurich Opera; Franziska Bornkamm; Karin Jud; Annette Dasch; Pavol Breslik

ZürichCoralineNew production

Coraline
Turnage: Coraline
Ann-Katrin Stöcker; Nina Russi; Zurich Opera; Stefan Rieckhoff; Deanna Breiwick; Sandra Hamaoui
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Juan Diego Flórez successfully debuts as Rodolfo in Zurich's Bohème

Juan Diego Flórez (Rodolfo) and Ruzan Mantashyan (Mimì) © Toni Suter
In a reprise of Ole Anders Tandberg’s somewhat confused production, a solid cast performs a charming bohème, under the baton of Marco Armiliato.
***11
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Astrid Kessler nails the title role in Arabella in Zurich

Julia Kleiter (Arabella), Aleksandra Kubas-Kruk (The Fiakermilli) and chorus © Toni Suter
Using the Nazi regime as his Leitmotif, Canadian director Robert Carsen brings Richard Strauss’ Arabella to the Zurich stage. 
***11
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Nussknacker und Mausekönig revived at Ballett Zürich

Michelle Willems and Dominik Slavkovsky © Gregory Batardon
An inventive reimagining of this well-worn tale 
****1
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Luisi leads, Rana reigns in an extraordinary concert in Zurich

Fabio Luisi conducts Philharmonia Zürich © Monika Rittershaus
The extraordinary Italian pianist Beatrice Rana and the Philharmonia Zürich orchestra under Fabio Luisi lit up the stage in an unforgettable performance. 
*****
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Fidelio in Zurich: singing fine, but staging, “Nein!”

Anja Kampe (Leonore) and Andreas Schager (Florestan) © Herwig Prammer

In its revival here in Zurich, the soloists and choir of Beethoven's Fidelio give stellar vocal performances. But having done away with any real set, the opera was not without its shortcomings.

**111
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