Opernhaus Zürich

Opernhaus Zürich

The Zürich Opera House (German: Opernhaus Zürich) is an opera house in the Swiss city of Zürich. Located at the Sechseläutenplatz, it has been the home of the Zürich Opera since 1891, and also houses the Bernhard-Theater Zürich. It is also home to the Zürich Ballet.
Enjoy a delightful assortment of ballets and operas from the Opernhaus Zürich.This magnificent Swiss opera house with its architectural grandeur is definitely one to add to your bucket list.

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Opernhaus Zürich
  • La Belle Hélène (1997)

    A superficial view may regard Offenbach’s lightweight masterpiece, La belle Hélène, as „merely“ an opera buffa. But closer scrutiny of this charming, imaginative firework of intrigue makes one thing clear: the story of the Greek queen who started off the Trojan war is, in this version, a humorous...

  • Il barbiere di Siviglia (2001)

    Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioachino Rossini, from Opera Zurich, 2001. Directed by Felix Breisach, conductor Nello Santi. Starring Vesselina Kasarova, Manuel Lanza, Reinaldo Macias, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Carlos Chausson, Valeri Murga, Peter Kalmán. Performed in Italian.

  • Cello Suites - In den Winden im Nichts (2004)

    Cello Suites - In den Winden im Nichts by J. S. Bach, from Zurich Opera Ballet, performed at Zurich Opera House, 2004.

  • Cinderella (2003)

    Cinderella by S. Prokofiev, from Zurich Opera Ballet, performed at Zurich Opera House, 2003. Conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev, starring François, Karine Seneca, Stanislav Jermakov, Marine Castel, Jozef Varga, Nicolas Blanc. Performed in German.

  • Peer Gynt (2008)

    Peer Gynt by E. Grieg, from Zurich Opera Ballet, performed at Zurich Opera House, 2008. Conductor Eivind Gullberg Jensen, starring Philipp Schepmann, Arman Grigoryan, Christiane Kohl, Marijn Rademaker, Julie Gardette, Huiling Zhu, Juliet Brunner, Sarah-Jane Brodbeck, Ana Carolina Quaresma, Agnies...

  • Swan Lake (2009)

    Swan Lake by P. I. Tchaikovsky, from Zurich Opera Ballet, performed at Zurich Opera House, 2009. Conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev, starring Polina Semionova, Rothbart, Stanislav Jermakov, Karin Pellmont, Zurich Opera Ballet & Orchestra, Vladimir Fedoseyev.

  • Pelléas et Mélisande (2016)

    Pelléas et Mélisande by C. Debussy, from Oper Zürich, performed at Zurich Opera House, 2016. Directed by Dimitry Tcherniakov, conductor Alain Altinoglu, starring Jacques Imbrailo, Corinne Winters, Kyle Ketelsen, Brindley Sherratt, Yvonne Naef, Damien Göritz, Charles Dekeyser, Father of Pelléas. P...

  • Fidelio (2004)

    Fidelio by L. V. Beethoven, from Zurich Opera, 2004. Directed by Jürgen Flimm, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt, starring Jonas Kaufmann, Alfred Muff, László Polgár, Christoph Strehl, Gabriel Bermúdez, Camillia Nylund, Elizabeth Rae Maguson and Boguslaw Bidzinski. Performed in German and subtitled ...

  • Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria (2002)

    Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria by C. Monteverdi, from Zurich Opera, performed at Zurich Opera House, 2002. Directed by Klaus Michael Grüber, conductor Nikolas Harnoncourt, starring Jonas Kaufmann, Thomas Mohr, Vesselina Kasarova, Dietrich Henschel, Martina Janková, Cornelia Kallisch, Isabel Rey, M...

  • Fidelio (2008)

    Fidelio by L.v. Beethoven from Opernhaus Zürich, performed at Opernhaus Zurich, 2008. Directed by Katharina Thalbach, conductor Bernard Haitink. Starring Melanie Diener (Leonore), Roberto Saccà (Florestan), Sandra Trattnigg (Marzelline), Alfred Muff (Rocco), Lucio Gallo (Don Pizarro), Zurich Oper...

  • Great Arias - Paoletta Marrocu-Macbeth - Vieni! t’affretta! and La luce...(2001)

    Great Arias Paoletta Marrocu - Macbeth: "Vieni! t'affretta" and "La luce langue", by G. Verdi, from Opernhaus Zürich, 2001. Conductor Fritz Weller-Möst, starring Paoletta Marrocu (Lady Macbeth).

  • Great Arias - J. Galstian - Iphigenie en Tauride - O toi qui prolonges....(2001)

    Great Arias Juliette Galstian - Iphigénie en Tauride: "Oh toi qui prolonges mes jours" and "Je cède a vos désirs", by C.W. Gluck, from Opernhaus Zürich, 2001. Conductor William Christie, starring Juliette Galstian (Iphigénie)

  • Great Arias - Deon van der Walt - Iphigenie en Tauride - Quell language...(2001)

    Great Arias Deon van der Walt - Iphigénie en Tauride: "Quell langage accablant pour un ami" and "Divinité des grands âmes", by C.W. Gluck, from Opernhaus Zürich, 2001. Conductor William Christie, starring Deon van der Walt (Pylade)

  • Great Arias - Thomas Hampson - Macbeth - "Mi si affaccia un pugnal?....." (2001)

    Great Arias Thomas Hampson - Macbeth: "Mi si affaccia un pugnal?" and "Pièta, rispetto, amore", by G. Verdi, from Opernhaus Zürich, 2001. Conductor Fritz Weller-Möst, starring Thomas Hampson (Macbeth)

  • Great Arias - R. Gilfry - Iphigenie en Tauride - "Dieux qui me........" (2001)

    Great Arias Rodney Gilfry - Iphigénie en Tauride: "Dieux qui me poursuivez" and "Dieux! Protecteurs de ces affreux rivages - La calme rentre dans mon coeur!", by C.W. Gluck, from Opernhaus Zürich, 2001. Conductor William Christie, starring Rodney Gilfrey (Oreste).