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Guide to Zurich Opera

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ZürichKonrad oder das Kind aus der KonservenbüchseNew production

Konrad oder das Kind aus der Konservenbüchse
Näther: Konrad oder das Kind aus der Konservenbüchse
Ann-Katrin Stöcker; Claudia Blersch; Zurich Opera; Elisa Alessi; Irène Friedli; Katharina Peetz

ZürichSweeney ToddNew production

Bryn Terfel (Sweeney Todd) and Barry Banks (Pirelli) © Monika Rittershaus
Sondheim: Sweeney Todd
David Charles Abell; Andreas Homoki; Zurich Opera; Michael Levine; Annemarie Woods; Sir Bryn Terfel; Angelika Kirchschlager

ZürichLes Pêcheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers)

Les Pêcheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers)
Bizet: Les Pêcheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers)
Pavel Baleff; Jens-Daniel Herzog; Zurich Opera; Mathis Neidhardt; Sybille Gädeke; Brian Mulligan; Olga Kulchynska

ZürichHänsel und GretelNew production

Marina Prudenskaya (Witch) © T+T/Tanja Dorendorf
Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel
Markus Poschner; Robert Carsen; Zurich Opera; Fabio Luisi; Michael Richter; Gideon Davey

ZürichSemele

Semele
Handel: Semele
William Christie; Robert Carsen; Zurich Opera; Patrick Kinmonth; Cecilia Bartoli; Deniz Uzun
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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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Hansel and Gretel reloaded in Zurich

Marina Prudenskaya (Witch) © T+T/Tanja Dorendorf
Engelbert Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel has appeal for all ages, but Robert Carsen’s production is a different take on the beloved fairy tale.
***11
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Sensuality and solidarity in Zurich's new Così

Andrei Bondarenko (Guglielmo), Ruzan Mantashyan (Fiordiligi) and Francesco Guglielmino (“Sempronio”) © Monika Rittershaus
If ever a new production of a Mozart opera had a riveting backstory, this one is it. 
*****
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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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A metaphor for the modern world in Zurich

Julie Fuchs (Poppea) © Monika Rittershaus
Calixto Bieito sets Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea in a hedonist, decadent society whose citizens are defined by their egotism, ambition and sexual exploits.
****1
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