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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William Christie; Andreas Homoki; Zurich Opera; Hartmut Meyer; Mechthild Seipel; Stéphanie d'Oustrac; Carmen Seibel
Valtinoni: Der Zauberer von Oz (The Wizard of Oz)
Kristiina Poska; Floris Visser; Zurich Opera; Gideon Davey; Deanna Breiwick; Rebeca Olvera
Nina Russi; Zurich Opera; Marianna Helen Meyer; Deniz Uzun; Carmen Seibel
Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor
Nello Santi; Damiano Michieletto; Zurich Opera; Paolo Fantin; Carla Teti; Venera Gimadieva; Ismael Jordi
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This revival of Christof Loy's 2014 production of Alcina launched the New Year at Oper Zürich in magnificent fashion.
Christian Spuck’s new ballet Messa da Requiem in Zurich, is a breathtakingly powerful achievement. But its profound impact is spurred by more than dance alone.
In David Hermann's new production, confusion reigns, but the performance is saved by the singing.
Just two and a half weeks before the première of its new Die Entführung aus dem Serail, the Zurich opera house programmed a semi-staged harmonie of the same favourite work.