What you always wanted to know about the Opernhaus, but were afraid to ask

With the film «Theater Magic» we launch our new short film series!


The trailer of «Così fan tutte»

For Kirill Serebrennikov, Mozart's opera is not a frivolous comedy of confusion, but an excitingly modern story about gender relationships.


Madama Butterfly

Revival of the successful production of Ted Huffman with Hui He and Piero Pretti in the title roles.

Revival 25 Nov 2018
30 Nov; 02, 08, 14 Dec 2018


Song recital

Lise Davidsen

James Baillieu, Piano

Songs by Edvard Grieg, Jean Sibelius, Richard Wagner, Johannes Brahms and Richard Strauss

06 Dec 2018



Intendant Andreas Homoki and Ballet director Christian Spuck extend their contract until 2025, Gianandrea Noseda becomes the new General Music Director from the 2021/22 season. +++ Michael Fichtenholz is appointed opera director at Opernhaus Zürich from the 2018/19 season. +++ 22 opera houses, 14 countries, one new opera season for Europe. The European culture channel ARTE Concert presents outstanding productions, great classics, exciting novelties and rediscoveries of the most important opera stages in Europe on its new digital ARTE Opera Season. +++ SRF Kulturplatz dedicates an entire episode to the case of Kirill Serebrennikov and our new production Così fan tutte (in German).