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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Erik Nielsen; Hans Neuenfels; Zurich Opera; Katrin Connan; Andrea Schmidt-Futterer; Claudia Boyle; Claire de Sévigné
Marco Armiliato; Graham Vick; Zurich Opera; Paul Brown [Set]; Aleksandrs Antonenko; Maria Agresta
Mozart: Don Giovanni
Riccardo Minasi; Sebastian Baumgarten; Zurich Opera; Barbara Ehnes; Tabea Braun; Susanna Phillips; Layla Claire
Cornelius Meister; Tatjana Gürbaca; Zurich Opera; Klaus Grünberg; Silke Willrett; Juan Diego Flórez; Anna Stéphany
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From devoted wife and mother to murdering avenger, Médée is is a challenging role. A new Zurich production firmly secures her place in the collective memory, perhaps for the wrong reasons.
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.