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Sat 18 May

Das Rheingold

Opera by Richard Wagner
Mon 20 May

Die Walküre

Opera by Richard Wagner
Wed 22 May


Opera by Claudio Monteverdi
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The international interest in our interpretation of Richard Wagner's Ring des Nibelungen is many times greater than our small house has seats for. For this reason, we are particularly pleased to be able to offer the second Ring cycle as streaming to those at home. The performances will be broadcast live from the opera house on 18, 20, 24 and 26 May and will remain available free of charge for a month afterwards.

Trailer «Atonement»

Through a deliberate false statement, Briony Tallis, a pubescent, overzealous writer (in Marston's case: choreographer) in 1930s England, puts her older sister’s unfit lover in prison and destroys the lives and loves of two people. Her feeling of guilt accompanies her to the end of her life.


Ian McEwan and Cathy Marston about «Atonement»

Ian McEwan, author of «Atonement», paid a visit to Ballett Zürich and talked about what the ballet version of his book evokes in him.

Trailer «Carmen»

«An all-round successful, sensitive and fast-paced production that did full justice to Bizet's masterpiece»

Deutschlandfunk , 08.04.24


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Don't know it, never heard of it, what's that supposed to be? We have created a playlist for you with selected hits from our current program. 

Trailer «A Midsummer Night's Dream»

The British composer Benjamin Britten set Shakespeare's popular «A Midsummer Night's Dream» to music with an incredible joy of experimentation: in the realm of the fairies, we hear the baroque influence of Henry Purcell with harpsichord and countertenor, while folk and barbershop elements are used with the theatre-loving rustics.


Insights into an orchestra rehearsal with Duncan Ward

We spoke to Duncan Ward, the conductor of this year's Opera Studio production at Theater Winterthur, and listened in on an orchestra rehearsal.