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Performer: Zurich Opera

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ZürichI vespri sicilianiNew production

I vespri siciliani
Verdi: Les Vêpres siciliennes (I vespri siciliani)
Fabio Luisi; Calixto Bieito; Zurich Opera; Aída-Leonor Guardia; Ingo Krügler; Quinn Kelsey; Bryan Hymel

ZürichLohengrin

Lohengrin
Wagner: Lohengrin
Simone Young; Andreas Homoki; Zurich Opera; Wolfgang Gussmann; Susana Mendoza; Kwangchul Youn; Piotr Beczała

ZürichCarmen

Carmen
Bizet: Carmen
Robert Trevino; Matthias Hartmann; Zurich Opera; Volker Hintermeier; Su Bühler; Martin Gebhardt; Teresa Rotemberg

ZürichBoris GodunovNew production

Boris Godunov
Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov
Kirill Karabits; Barrie Kosky; Zurich Opera; Rufus Didwiszus; Klaus Bruns; Michael Volle; Oksana Volkova

ZürichDas tapfere SchneiderleinNew production

Das tapfere Schneiderlein
Mitterer: Das tapfere Schneiderlein
Ann-Katrin Stöcker; Kai Anne Schuhmacher; Zurich Opera; Tobias Flemming; Luca Bernard; Nathan Haller
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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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Iphigénie en Tauride in Zurich: a bright success in a black grave

Cecilia Bartoli (Iphigénie) © Monika Rittershaus
Cecilia Bartoli leads a great cast in Gluck’s masterpiece, presented in Zurich in a new insightful production by Andreas Homoki.
*****
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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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Bartoli fireworks bring down the house in Zurich

Lawrence Brownlee (Don Ramiro) and Cecilia Bartoli (Angelina) © Monika Rittershaus (2015)

Nothing on New Year’s Eve could have been more festive than the spirited production of Rossini’s La Cenerentola that Zurich Opera staged with Cecelia Bartoli in the lead role.

****1
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