The DVD recording of Jules Massenet's Werther has been included on the honory list of the German Record Critics' Award. +++ The interview with Director Andreas Homoki on CNN Money Switzerland is now available online. +++ In the revival Werther, Melissa Petit will sing the role of Sophie instead of Rebeca Olvera. Anaïk Morel takes over the role of Charlotte instead of Margarita Gritskova. +++ In the new production L'incoronazione di Poppea David Hansen takes over the role of Nerone instead of Valer Sabadus; Kristofer Lundin sings Liberto, Secondo Soldato and Console instead of Omer Kobiljak. +++ In the resumption of La traviata Omer Kobiljak takes over the role of Gastone instead of Iain Milne. +++ Jean-Sébastien Bou sings the role of Escamillo in the revival of Carmen instead of Levente Molnar. Rebeca Olvera will take over the role of Frasquita in the performances on 1 and 10 July in place of Sen Guo. Sen Guo sings all other dates (4, 7 and 14 July) as planned. +++ In the new production La forza del destino Marcelo Puente takes over the role of Don Alvaro instead of Yonghoon Lee. +++ Michael Fichtenholz will be appointed opera director at the Opernhaus Zürich from the 2018/19 season.