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Anna Karenina

Ballet by Christian Spuck
After the eponymous novel by Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910)
Music by Sergej Rachmaninow, Witold Lutosławski, Sulkhan Tsintsadze and Josef Bardanashvili

Choreography Christian Spuck Musical director Paul Connelly Stage design Christian Spuck, Jörg Zielinski Costumes Emma Ryott Lighting designer Martin Gebhardt Video designer Tieni Burkhalter Sound collages Martin Donner Dramaturgy Michael Küster, Claus Spahn
Alexej Karenin
Anna Karenina
Graf Alexej Wronski
Konstantin Lewin
Kitty (Jekatarina Schtscherbazkaja)
Stiwa (Fürst Stepan Oblonski)
Dolly (Fürstin Darja Oblonskaja)
Fürstin Betsy Twerskaja
Betsys Begleiter
Gräfin Lidia Iwanowna
Gräfin Wronskaja
Prinzessin Sorokina
Alexej Karenin
Anna Karenina
Graf Alexej Wronski
Konstantin Lewin
Kitty (Jekatarina Schtscherbazkaja)
Stiwa (Fürst Stepan Oblonski)
Dolly (Fürstin Darja Oblonskaja)
Fürstin Betsy Twerskaja
Betsys Begleiter
Gräfin Lidia Iwanowna
Gräfin Wronskaja
Prinzessin Sorokina
Alexej Karenin
Anna Karenina
Graf Alexej Wronski
Konstantin Lewin
Kitty (Jekatarina Schtscherbazkaja)
Stiwa (Fürst Stepan Oblonski)
Dolly (Fürstin Darja Oblonskaja)
Fürstin Betsy Twerskaja
Betsys Begleiter
Gräfin Lidia Iwanowna
Gräfin Wronskaja
Prinzessin Sorokina
Alexej Karenin
Anna Karenina
Graf Alexej Wronski
Konstantin Lewin
Kitty (Jekatarina Schtscherbazkaja)
Stiwa (Fürst Stepan Oblonski)
Dolly (Fürstin Darja Oblonskaja)
Fürstin Betsy Twerskaja
Betsys Begleiter
Gräfin Lidia Iwanowna
Gräfin Wronskaja
Prinzessin Sorokina
Alexej Karenin
Anna Karenina
Graf Alexej Wronski
Konstantin Lewin
Kitty (Jekatarina Schtscherbazkaja)
Stiwa (Fürst Stepan Oblonski)
Dolly (Fürstin Darja Oblonskaja)
Fürstin Betsy Twerskaja
Betsys Begleiter
Gräfin Lidia Iwanowna
Gräfin Wronskaja
Prinzessin Sorokina
Alexej Karenin
Anna Karenina
Graf Alexej Wronski
Konstantin Lewin
Kitty (Jekatarina Schtscherbazkaja)
Stiwa (Fürst Stepan Oblonski)
Dolly (Fürstin Darja Oblonskaja)
Fürstin Betsy Twerskaja
Betsys Begleiter
Gräfin Lidia Iwanowna
Gräfin Wronskaja
Prinzessin Sorokina
Alexej Karenin
Anna Karenina
Graf Alexej Wronski
Konstantin Lewin
Kitty (Jekatarina Schtscherbazkaja)
Stiwa (Fürst Stepan Oblonski)
Dolly (Fürstin Darja Oblonskaja)
Fürstin Betsy Twerskaja
Betsys Begleiter
Gräfin Lidia Iwanowna
Gräfin Wronskaja
Prinzessin Sorokina
Alexej Karenin
Anna Karenina
Graf Alexej Wronski
Konstantin Lewin
Kitty (Jekatarina Schtscherbazkaja)
Stiwa (Fürst Stepan Oblonski)
Dolly (Fürstin Darja Oblonskaja)
Fürstin Betsy Twerskaja
Betsys Begleiter
Gräfin Lidia Iwanowna
Gräfin Wronskaja
Prinzessin Sorokina
Alexej Karenin
Anna Karenina
Graf Alexej Wronski
Konstantin Lewin
Kitty (Jekatarina Schtscherbazkaja)
Stiwa (Fürst Stepan Oblonski)
Dolly (Fürstin Darja Oblonskaja)
Fürstin Betsy Twerskaja
Betsys Begleiter
Gräfin Lidia Iwanowna
Gräfin Wronskaja
Prinzessin Sorokina
Alexej Karenin
Anna Karenina
Graf Alexej Wronski
Konstantin Lewin
Kitty (Jekatarina Schtscherbazkaja)
Stiwa (Fürst Stepan Oblonski)
Dolly (Fürstin Darja Oblonskaja)
Fürstin Betsy Twerskaja
Betsys Begleiter
Gräfin Lidia Iwanowna
Gräfin Wronskaja
Prinzessin Sorokina
Alexej Karenin
Anna Karenina
Graf Alexej Wronski
Konstantin Lewin
Kitty (Jekatarina Schtscherbazkaja)
Stiwa (Fürst Stepan Oblonski)
Dolly (Fürstin Darja Oblonskaja)
Fürstin Betsy Twerskaja
Betsys Begleiter
Gräfin Lidia Iwanowna
Gräfin Wronskaja
Prinzessin Sorokina

Duration 2 H. 20 Min. incl. intermission after 1st part after approx. 1 H. Introduction 45 min before the performance.
A co-production with Den Norske Opera & Ballett / Nasjonalballetten, Oslo.

Past performances

September 2016

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February 2017

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March 2017

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June 2017

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July 2017

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Biographies


Christian Spuck, Choreography

Christian Spuck

Christian Spuck comes from Marburg and was trained at the John Cranko School in Stuttgart. He began his dance career with Jan Lauwers’ Needcompany and Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker’s Ensemble Rosas. In 1995 he became a member of the Stuttgart Ballet and served as the company’s resident choreographer from 2001 to 2012. In Stuttgart he created fifteen world premieres, including the story ballet Lulu. Eine Monstretragödie after Frank Wedekind, Der Sandmann and Das Fräulein von S. after E.T.A. Hoffmann.

Christian Spuck has also worked with numerous renowned ballet companies in Europe and the USA. The Return of Ulysses (guest performance at the Edinburgh Festival) was created for the Royal Ballet of Flanders, and Woyzeck (after Georg Büchner) was premiered at the Norwegian National Ballet Oslo. The ballet Die Kinder, premiered at the Aalto Ballett Theater Essen, was nominated for the «Prix Benois de la Danse». His ballet Leonce und Lena (also after Georg Büchner) likewise premiered in Essen and subsequently was taken over by the Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal and the Stuttgart Ballet. The world premiere of Poppea//Poppea for Gauthier Dance at the Theaterhaus Stuttgart was voted one of the ten most successful dance productions worldwide by the magazine Dance Europe in 2010 and was awarded the German Theatre Prize Der Faust in 2011 as well as the Italian Danza/Danza Award. Christian Spuck is also active in the field of opera. Gluck’s Orphée et Euridice at the Staatsoper Stuttgart (2009) was followed by Verdi’s Falstaff at the Staatstheater Wiesbaden (2010), Berlioz’s La Damnation de Faust (2014) and Wagner's Der fliegende Holländer (2017) at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. March 2021, his ballet Orlando after Virginia Wolf premiered at the Bolshoi theatre in Moscow.

Since the 2012/13 season, Christian Spuck has been director of Ballett Zürich. Thus far, his Romeo und Julia, Leonce und Lena, Woyzeck, Der Sandmann, Messa da Requiem (a co-production of the Oper and Ballett Zürich), Nussknacker und Mausekönig and Dornröschen have been shown here. The ballet Anna Karenina after Lew Tolstoy, which premiered in Zurich in 2014, was taken over by the Norwegian National Ballet Oslo and the Stanislavski Theatre in Moscow in 2016, as well as by the Korean National Ballet in Seoul, and the Bavarian State Ballet in 2017. For Winterreise, which premiered in October 2018 in Zurich, he was awarded with the «Prix Benois de la Danse 2019». In autumn 2019, he staged Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern (The Little Match Girl) by Helmut Lachenmann with Ballett Zürich, which was awarded «Production of the Year» by German magazine tanz.

Leonce und Lena21, 23 Nov; 08, 10, 12, 16 Dec 2021 Monteverdi15, 19, 22, 23, 27, 29 Jan; 04, 06, 10, 12, 20, 26 Feb 2022; 26, 29, 31 May; 03, 09, 11, 25 Jun 2023 Dornröschen10, 18, 23, 24, 28 Apr; 06, 11, 12 Jun 2022 Nussknacker und Mausekönig20, 25, 27, 29 Nov; 02, 03, 06, 08, 10 Dec 2022 On the Move14, 15, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 Jan; 02, 04, 11 Feb 2023 Anna Karenina19, 23, 25 Mar; 01, 02, 05, 06 Apr 2023


Paul Connelly, Musical director

Paul Connelly

Paul Connelly studierte am New England Conservatory in Boston und debütierte als Dirigent mit Gershwins Porgy and Bess im Rahmen einer Tournee der Houston Grand Opera. 1980 wurde er auf Einladung von Michail Baryshnikov Erster Kapellmeister des American Ballet Theatre und arbeitete dort mit Choreografen wie Jerome Robbins, George Balanchine und Anthony Tudor. Während dieser Zeit dirigierte er auch Vorstellungen des New York City Ballet sowie Gala-Veranstaltungen wie Nureyev and Friends und Baryshnikov and Co., ausserdem war er Gastdirigent beim National Ballet of Canada. Während der Zeit beim ABT war er an zahlreichen Film- und Fernsehprojekten beteiligt (u.a. Don Quixote). Zu seinen Opernaktivitäten in dieser Zeit gehören Brittens Death in Venice, Debussys Pelléas et Mélisande sowie Purcells Dido and Aeneas. Nach der musikalischen Leitung einer Ballettgala an der Wiener Staatsoper wurde ihm dort Rossinis Barbiere di Siviglia anvertraut, ein Erfolg, der den Anfang einer intensiven Dirigententätigkeit in Europa markiert. Einladungen führten ihn zum Staatsballett Berlin, das Ballett der Opéra Paris (Verfilmungen von Neumeiers Sylvia, Balanchines Jewels, Giselle, Roland-Petit-Abend), zum Orchestre Colonne in Paris, an das Opernhaus Nizza, ans Teatro di San Carlo in Neapel, an die Oper Oslo, zum Royal Ballet in London und in Birmingham, zum Het Nationale Ballet in Amsterdam, zum Tokyo Ballet, zum Semperoper Ballett Dresden und an die Mailänder Scala, wo er auf Einladung von Riccardo Muti die Opern Il turco in Italia, Die Zauberflöte oder Don Giovanni dirigierte. An der Scala leitete er auch eine Reihe von Ballettaufführungen, unter anderem Giselle, die auch verfilmt wurde. Auf DVD erschienen jüngst Mauro Bigonzettis Caravaggio mit dem Staatsballett Berlin und Nureyews Nussknacker mit dem Ballett der Wiener Staatsoper. Geplant sind weitere Ballettdirigate in Wien, Berlin, Dresden und Mailand.

Nussknacker und Mausekönig20, 25, 27, 29 Nov; 02, 03, 06, 08, 10 Dec 2022 Anna Karenina19, 23, 25 Mar; 01, 02, 05, 06 Apr 2023 The Cellist30 Apr; 06, 14, 18, 20 May; 15, 16, 20, 22 Jun 2023


Jörg Zielinski, Stage design

Jörg Zielinski

Jörg Zielinskistammt aus Berlin und lebt seit 1991 in der Schweiz. Seine Ausbildung und sein Studium absolvierte er in Berlin, Basel und Zürich. Seine Produktionsleitung am Theater Basel und sei­ne leitende Mitarbeit bei «The Really Useful Group» brachten ihm Erfah­rungen mit internationalen Theaterproduktionen. Er arbeitete an der Expo.02 in Yverdon-les-Bains sowie bei der Rauminszenierung Hotel Offen in Baden mit. Seine Designerfahrungen sammelte er bei Vitra. Als Leiter des Ausstattungswesens am Opernhaus Zürich arbeitete er mit dem Shanghai Opera House zusammen. Aus dieser Zusammenarbeit entstanden Kontakte mit der National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts in Peking und der Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, wo er zu Vorträgen eingeladen wurde. Im Rahmen eines Masterstudiums hält Jörg Zielinski Vorträge an der Hochschule der Künste Bern. Er entwirft und realisiert Bühnenbilder und szenische Einrichtungen. Es entstanden Entwürfe für das Opernhaus Zürich, das Zürcher Kammerorchester, das Londoner Studio «United Visual Artists» und diverse freie Projekte. Seine Fotos wurden international publiziert und ausgestellt.

Anna Karenina19, 23, 25 Mar; 01, 02, 05, 06 Apr 2023


Emma Ryott, Costumes

Emma Ryott

Emma Ryott trained at Trent Polytechnic with a BA in Theatre Design. Ever since their first collaboration in 2003, Emma Ryott and Christian Spuck continued working together for ballet and opera productions, such as Lulu. Eine Monstretragödie in Stuttgart, Anna Karenina in Zurich, Oslo and Moscow, Romeo und Julia in Zurich, Woyzeck in Oslo and Zurich, Das Fräulein von S. in Stuttgart, Leonce und Lena in Montréal, Stuttgart und Zurich, Der Sandmann in Stuttgart und Zurich, Poppea/Poppea und Don Q. for Gauthier Dance, The Return of Ulysses for das Royal Ballet of Flanders, La Damnation de Faust at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Falstaff in Wiesbaden and Orfeo ed Euridice in Stuttgart. She also works closely with director Keith Warner. Their collaborations include Mathis der Maler at Theater an der Wien, Manon Lescaut at the English National Opera as well as La Damnation de Faust and Harbison’s The Great Gatsby at the Semperoper Dresden. Other designs were created for Sunset Boulevard and Manon Lescaut (Goteborg), Otello (Salzburg), The Heart of Robin Hood for the Royal Shakespeare Company (awarded with Elliot Norton Award for outstanding design), Rock ‘n Roll by Tom Stoppard (London Royal Court, West End and Broadway), Chekhov-trilogy directed by Jonathan Kent (National Theatre, London) and the New Year’s Day Concert, Vienna, 2016.

Leonce und Lena21, 23 Nov; 08, 10, 12, 16 Dec 2021 Monteverdi15, 19, 22, 23, 27, 29 Jan; 04, 06, 10, 12, 20, 26 Feb 2022; 26, 29, 31 May; 03, 09, 11, 25 Jun 2023 On the Move14, 15, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 Jan; 02, 04, 11 Feb 2023 Anna Karenina19, 23, 25 Mar; 01, 02, 05, 06 Apr 2023


Martin Gebhardt, Lighting designer

Martin Gebhardt

Martin Gebhardt war Lichtgestalter und Beleuchtungsmeister bei John Neumeiers Hamburg Ballett. Ab 2002 arbeitete er mit Heinz Spoerli und dem Ballett Zürich zusammen. Ballettpro­duk­­­tionen der bei­den Compagnien führten ihn an re­­­­nom­­­mierte Theater in Eu­ro­­pa, Asien und Amerika. Am Opernhaus Zürich schuf er das Lichtdesign für In­szenie­run­gen von Jürgen Flimm, David Alden, Jan Philipp Gloger, Grischa Asagaroff, Matthias Hartmann, David Pountney, Moshe Leiser/Patrice Caurier, Da­miano Mi­chie­­letto und Achim Freyer. Bei den Salzburger Festspielen kreierte er die Lichtgestaltung für La bohème und eine Neufassung von Spoerlis Der Tod und das Mädchen. Seit der Spielzeit 2012/13 ist Martin Gebhardt Leiter des Beleuchtungswesens am Opernhaus Zürich. Eine enge Zu­sam­men­arbeit verbindet ihn heute mit dem Cho­reo­grafen Christian Spuck (u.a. Win­ter­­reise, Nussknacker und Mause­könig, Messa da Requiem, Anna Karenina, Woy­zeck, Der Sandmann, Leonce und Lena, Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern). In jüngster Zeit war er ausserdem Lichtdesigner für die Choreografen Edward Clug (u.a. Strings, Le Sacre du printemps und Faust in Zürich; Petruschka am Moskauer Bolschoitheater), Alexei Ratmansky, Wayne McGregor, Marco Goecke, und Douglas Lee. Mit Christoph Mar­tha­ler und Anna Viebrock arbeitete er beim Händel-Abend Sale und Rossinis Il viaggio a Reims in Zürich sowie bei Lulu an der Hamburgischen Staatsoper zu­sam­men und mit Jossi Wieler und Sergio Morabito an der Oper Genf für Les Huguenots. In der Spielzeit 2021/22 gestaltet er das Licht u.a. für Monteverdi und Le nozze di Figaro am Opernhaus Zürich.

Impulse22, 31 Oct 2021 Boléro / Le Sacre du printemps29 Oct; 07, 11, 14, 28, 30 Nov; 03, 04 Dec 2021 Le Comte Ory31 Dec 2021; 07, 09, 14, 16, 20 Jan 2022 Monteverdi15, 19, 22, 23, 27, 29 Jan; 04, 06, 10, 12, 20, 26 Feb 2022; 26, 29, 31 May; 03, 09, 11, 25 Jun 2023 Il turco in Italia20, 24, 27 Feb; 04 Mar 2022 Dornröschen10, 18, 23, 24, 28 Apr; 06, 11, 12 Jun 2022 Le nozze di Figaro19, 22, 25, 28 Jun; 01, 03, 07, 10 Jul; 23, 25 Sep; 07, 13, 15, 22 Oct 2022 Nachtträume30 Sep; 04, 09, 14, 16, 20, 21, 28 Oct; 10, 15 Nov 2022 Horizonte22, 23, 25, 26 Oct 2022; 12, 25 Mar 2023 Nussknacker und Mausekönig20, 25, 27, 29 Nov; 02, 03, 06, 08, 10 Dec 2022 On the Move14, 15, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 Jan; 02, 04, 11 Feb 2023 Anna Karenina19, 23, 25 Mar; 01, 02, 05, 06 Apr 2023 Orphée et Euridice07, 11, 14, 19, 23 May 2023 Lessons in Love and Violence21, 25, 27 May; 02, 04, 08, 11 Jun 2023


Tieni Burkhalter, Video designer

Tieni Burkhalter

Tieni Burkhalter studierte Bildende Kunst an der Zürcher Hochschule der Künste (ZHdK), wo er sich auf Video und Videoinstallation spezialisierte. Seine Werke wurden sowohl an Ausstellungen als auch an Experi­mentalfilmfestivals, u.a. der Videoex in Zürich und der Biennale de l’image en mouvement in Genf, gezeigt. Daneben war er als freier Mit­arbeiter für das Schweizer Fernsehen sowie für verschiedene Filmagenturen als Kameramann und Ausstatter tätig und unterstützt bis heute zahlreiche Zürcher Galerien in Zusammenarbeit mit ihren KünstlerInnen. Seit 2009 ist er als Videoproduzent für die Bühne tätig: Am Opernhaus Zürich waren seine Arbeiten bisher Teil von Der fliegende Holländer, Land des Lächelns (Inszenierung: Andreas Homoki), A-Life (Choreografie: Douglas Lee), Anna Karenina (Choreografie: Christian Spuck) und Pelléas et Mélisande (Inszenierung: Dmitri Tcherniakov). Für Dmitri Tcherniakov produzierte er ferner das Videodesign für Senza Sangue/Herzog Blaubarts Burg an der Staatsoper Hamburg, La Fille de Neige an der Opéra National de Paris und Tristan und Isolde an der Staatsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin.

Die Odyssee13, 21, 28 Nov; 04, 07, 11, 15, 16, 26 Dec 2021; 08, 16 Jan 2022 Il trovatore17, 24, 27 Sep; 06, 11, 16 Oct 2022 Anna Karenina19, 23, 25 Mar; 01, 02, 05, 06 Apr 2023 Le nozze di Figaro19, 22, 25, 28 Jun; 01, 03, 07, 10 Jul; 23, 25 Sep; 07, 13, 15, 22 Oct 2022


Martin Donner, Sound collages

Martin Donner

Martin Donner, Jahrgang 1974, ist seit Mitte der neunziger Jahre als Komponist, Produzent und Musiker tätig. Musikalisch vielseitig interessiert, arbeitet er seit 2000 als freischaffender Künstler in verschiedenen Projekten und Formationen. Dabei setzte er sich intensiv mit der Ästhetik und Produktion elektronischer Musik auseinander. In Kooperation mit der Agentur «Publikmacher» baute er ein digitales Klangarchiv für das Internet auf und war von 2001-2003 Dozent für Audioproduktion an der Medienwerkstatt Stuttgart. Seit 2002 komponiert er regelmässig Musik für verschiedene internationale Theater und Tanzkompanien. Dabei arbeitete er mit Christian Spuck, Rene Pollesch und Hans Kresnik zusammen. Von 2004 bis 2010 lebte Donner in Berlin, wo er einem fortbildenden Studium der Kultur- und Medienwissenschaften an der Humboldt Universität nachging. In Folge entstanden neben seiner Musik auch theoretische Texte und Klanginstallationen. Seit 2010 lebt Donner wieder in Stuttgart.

Anna Karenina19, 23, 25 Mar; 01, 02, 05, 06 Apr 2023


Alexander Jones,

Alexander Jones

Alexander Jones comes from Great Britain. He received his dance training at the Royal Ballet School in London. In 2004 he won the gold medal in the Adeline Genée Competition and the Dame Ninette de Valois Prize. In the 2005/06 season he became a member of the Stuttgart Ballet, where he was appointed principal dancer in 2011/12. In Stuttgart he has appeared as Armand Duval in Neumeier’s Kameliendame, Romeo in Cranko’s Romeo und Julia, in the title roles of Cranko’s Onegin and Kevin O’Days Hamlet, as Basilio in Maximiliano Guerra’s Don Quixote and in MacMillan’s Lied von der Erde. He has also danced in choreographies by Balanchine, Robbins, Ashton, Schaufuss, Tetley, Béjart, Haydée, van Manen, Forsythe, Lee, McGregor, Clug, and Spuck. Alexander Jones has been a first soloist of Ballett Zürich since the 2015/16 season. Here he has danced Prince Siegfried in Alexei Ratmansky’s Schwanensee reconstruction, Albrecht in Patrice Bart’s Giselle and Romeo in Romeo und Julia, Nathanael in Der Sandmann and Vronsky in Anna Karenina (all by Christian Spuck), among others.

Dornröschen18, 28 Apr 2022


Filipe Portugal,

Filipe Portugal

Filipe Portugal studied in Lisbon and, after his first engagement with the Portuguese National Ballet, was engaged by the Ballett Zürich in 2002. Here he danced solo roles in numerous choreographies by Heinz Spoerli (including Cinderella, Der Nussknacker, Schwanensee, Don Quixote, Coppélia, Giselle and Ein Sommernachtstraum). From 2009 to 2011 he was principal dancer at the Portuguese National Ballet. He returned to the Ballett Zürich in 2011 and has starred in numerous ballets by Christian Spuck, including Pater Lorenzo in Romeo und Julia, King Peter in Leonce und Lena, Doctor in Woyzeck, Karenin in Anna Karenina and Spalanzani in Der Sandmann. He has also appeared in choreographies by Mats Ek, Jiří Kylián, Hans van Manen, William Forsythe, Douglas Lee and Martin Schläpfer. Parallel to his dancing career, Filipe Portugal works successfully as a choreographer. Among his most recent works for the Ballett Zürich are Dialogos to the music of Swiss jazz musician Nik Bärtsch and disTANZ. He also choreographs for the Charlotte Ballet (USA) and the Stuttgart Noverre Society. In 2014 Filipe Portugal was awarded the «Tanzpreis der Freunde des Balletts Zürich».



Manuel Renard,

Manuel Renard

Manuel Renard was born on Guadeloupe (France). He trained at the Académie Internationale de Danse des Antilles, at the Alvin Ailey Dance Center in New York and at the Atelier Rudra-Béjart in Lausanne, and won first prize in the Confédération Nationale Française de Danse Competition for 1998 and 1999. Subsequent engagements with Maurice Béjart’s Compagnie M, the Monte Carlo Ballet and Ballett Basel saw him dance choreographies by Maurice Béjart, Claude Brumachon, Sidi Labi Cherkaoui, Johan Inger, Jorma Elo, Mauro Bigonzetti, Nacho Duato, Richard Wherlock and Angelin Preljocai. He joined Ballett Zürich for the 2012/13 season, since when he has been seen in such roles as Friar Lawrence in Christian Spuck’s Romeo and Juliet, von Rothbart in Heinz Spoerli’s Swan Lake, the doctor in Spuck’s Woyzeck and Karenin in Spuck’s Anna Karenina. He has also appeared in choreographies by William Forsythe, Sol León/Paul Lightfoot, Mats Ek and Wayne McGregor; and he has presented his works La Part des Anges and Indignons-nous as part of the company’s Young Choreographers programme. Last season his roles included Rotbart in Alexei Ratmansky’s reconstruction of Swan Lake and Coppola in Christian Spuck’s Der Sandmann.

 



Katja Wünsche,

Katja Wünsche

Katja Wünsche comes from Dresden and was trained at the Staatliche Ballettschule Berlin. She has won prizes at numerous ballet competitions. From 1999 to 2012 she danced in the Stuttgart Ballet, including as a principal dance from 2006. She danced leading roles in choreographies by John Cranko (Romeo und Julia, Der Widerspenstigen Zähmung, Onegin), John Neumeier (Endstation Sehnsucht, Die Kameliendame), Marcia Haydée (Dornröschen, La Sylphide, La fille mal gardée) and Christian Spuck (Lulu, Der Sandmann, Leonce und Lena, Das Fräulein von S.) and ballets by Forsythe, Kylián, León/Lightfoot and Goecke. In 2007 she was awarded the German Dance Prize Future (for promising young artists) and the German Theater Prize Der Faust. Katja Wünsche has been a first soloist with Ballett Zürich since the 2012/13 season. She has been seen in Zurich as Julia in Spuck’s Romeo und Julia, Lena in Leonce und Lena, Marie in Woyzeck, Anna Karenina and Kitty in Anna Karenina and Clara in Der Sandmann. She has also performed in choreographies by Sol León/Paul Lightfoot, Douglas Lee, Martin Schläpfer, Wayne McGregor and Marco Goecke. In 2014 she was awarded the «Tanzpreis der Freunde des Balletts Zürich».

Leonce und Lena08, 10 Dec 2021 Peer Gynt21, 24, 27, 29 May 2022


Anna Khamzina,

Anna Khamzina

Anna Khamzina comes from Russia and received her dance education at the Natalia Trishina and Yuly Medvedev School of Classic Dance. She was a principal dancer at the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theater in Moscow, where she appeared as Giselle, in the title role of John Neumeier's Die kleine Meerjungfrau (for which she was awarded the Golden Mask Theater Prize), as well as in Vladimir Burmeister's Schwanensee and La Esmeralda, Dmitry Bryantsev's Illusive Ball and Pierre Lacotte’s La Sylphide. She has also worked with choreographers such as Jiří Kylián, Jorma Elo and Nacho Duato. From 2013 to 2015 she danced at the Aalto Ballet Theater Essen. There she was seen as the Good Fairy (Cinderella), Titania (Ein Sommernachtstraum) and Giselle (David Dawson). She has been a member of the Ballett Zürich since the 2015/16 season. She has appeared as Odette/Odile in Alexei Ratmansky's Schwanensee reconstruction, as Olympia in Christian Spuck's Der Sandmann, in Forsythe's Quintett and Godani’s rituals from another when, as well as in the title role of Christian Spuck's Anna Karenina.



Francesca Dell'Aria,

Francesca Dell'Aria

Francesca Dell’Aria comes from Italy. She received her training at the Elmhurst School and the Birmingham Royal Ballet. After an engagement with the Slovak National Ballet, she was a member of the Bayerisches Staatsballett from 2010 to 2014. She has belonged to Ballett Zürich since the 2014/15 season and has appeared in choreographies by William Forsythe (New Sleep, workwithinwork, In the middle, The Second Detail), Jiří Kylián (Gods and Dogs, Falling Angels), George Balanchine, Hans van Manen (Kammerballett) Jacopo Godani, Douglas Lee, Edward Clug, Marco Goecke (Nijinski), and Crystal Pite. She also appeared in the title role of Christian Spuck’s Anna Karenina and as Myrtha in Patrice Bart’s Giselle. She was awarded with the «Tanzpreis der Freunde des Balletts Zürich» in 2019.

Dornröschen18, 28 Apr 2022 Peer Gynt21, 26, 27 May 2022


William Moore,

William Moore

William Moore is British and studied at the Royal Ballet School in London. He has won prizes at international ballet competitions. He has belonged to the Stuttgart Ballet since 2005 and was appointed as principal dancer there in 2010. Important roles were Siegfried in Schwanensee, Lensky in Onegin and Lucentio in Der Widerspenstigen Zähmung (all by John Cranko), Armand in Neumeier’s Kameliendame, Leonce in Christian Spuck’s Leonce und Lena, the title role in Marco Goecke’s Orlando, Albrecht in Giselle by Anderson/Savina, Colas in Ashton’s La fille mal gardée. In 2012 William Moore was awarded the German Theater Prize «Der Faust». Since the 2012/13 season he has been first soloist with Ballett Zürich. Important roles include Romeo in Spuck’s Romeo und Julia, Vronsky in Anna Karenina, the Nutcracker in Spuck’s Nussknacker und Mausekönig, Mephisto in Faust by Edward Clug, Petruschka in the choreography by Marco Goecke, and Diaghilev in Goecke’s Nijinski. He has also appeared in pieces by Wayne McGregor, Sol León/Paul Lightfoot, Douglas Lee, and Jiří Kylián. In 2018 he received the «Tanzpreis der Freunde des Balletts Zürich».

Dornröschen10, 23, 24 Apr 2022 Peer Gynt21, 27 May 2022


Cristian Alex Assis,

Cristian Alex Assis

Cristian Alex Assis is a native of Brazil. He studied at the Mannheim University of Music and Performing Arts, on a scholarship awarded by the Brasilia International Dance Seminar. He was a member of the Munich-based Bavarian State Ballet from 2010 to 2012, and came to Ballett Zürich for the 2012/13 season. Since then he has been seen in various roles including Wronski in Christian Spuck’s Anna Karenina, Tybalt in Spuck’s Romeo and Juliet and the drum major and the captain in Spuck’s Woyzeck, in further choreographies by William Forsythe andEdward Clug and in Martin Schläpfer’s Forellenquintett. In the reconstruction of Swan Lake by Alexei Ratmansky he was seen as Rotbart.



Tars Vandebeek,

Tars Vandebeek

Tars Vandebeek was born in Belgium, and studied at the Royal Ballet School of Antwerp. He won a gold medal at the International Competition of Dance in Biarritz, also earning the Biarritz City Award, and went on to perform for the Cannes Jeune Ballet and Gauthier Dance. After one year with the Junior Ballet, he joined the main company for the season 2014/15. He has already made a number of appearances on the Zurich stage, such as in Marco Goecke’s Deer Vision and as Levin in Christian Spuck’s Anna Karenina; and he danced the title role in Spuck’s Woyzeck.



Jesse Fraser,

Jesse Fraser

Jesse Fraser was born in Saskatoon, Canada. He trained at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School and became a member of the Stuttgart Ballet with the 2010/11 season. There he danced in choreographies by Cranko, MacMillan, Spuck, Haydée, Neumeier, Béjart, Forsythe, Cherkaoui, Goecke, Clug, Volpi, and Stiens. He created the choreographies Back and Forth and Second Self(ie) as a part of the «Young Choreographers» of the Noverre Society series. He has been a member of Ballett Zürich since the 2015/16 season. He has appeared as Paris in Christian Spuck’s Romeo und Julia, as Levin in Spuck’s Anna Karenina, as Hilarion in Patrice Bart’s Giselle, in Marco Goecke’s Petruschka and in choreographies by Jacopo Godani, Jiří Kylián, Hans van Manen, and Crystal Pite. In the 2019/20 season he appeared in Forsythe’s The Second Detail.

Peer Gynt21, 24, 26, 29 May 2022


Elizabeth Wisenberg,

Elizabeth Wisenberg

Elizabeth Wisenberg comes from the USA. She studied at the Washington School of Ballet and the National Ballet School of Canada in Toronto. She won prizes at the Youth America Grand Prix and at the National Youth Ballet Competition. After her first engagement at the Boston Ballet, she joined the Stuttgart Ballet in 2006, where she has danced as a demi-soloist from 2013. There she performed in choreographies by John Cranko (Olga in Onegin), Christian Spuck (Lena and School Master in Leonce und Lena), Demis Volpi (Kantorka in Krabat), John Neumeier, George Balanchine, Peter Schaufuss, Kenneth McMillan, Jiří Kylián, Marcia Haydée, and Marco Goecke. She has been a member of Ballett Zürich since the 2015/16 season, where she has appeared as Julia in Romeo und Julia, as Clara in Der Sandmann and as Kitty and Dolly in Anna Karenina (all by Christian Spuck), as well as in choreographies by William Forsythe (The Second Detail and Approximate Sonata) und Jiří Kylián (Sweet Dreams).



Michelle Willems,

Michelle Willems

Michelle Willems is French. She studied at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy and at the Atelier Rudra-Béjart in Lausanne. After two seasons with the Junior Ballett, she joined Ballett Zürich in the 2016/17 season. After solo roles in Giselle and Schwanensee, she danced Kitty in Christian Spuck’s Anna Karenina, Marie in Spuck’s Nussknacker und Mausekönig and Gretchen in Edward Clug’s Faust, and in Spuck’s Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern. She has also appeared in choreographies by William Forsythe, Jiří Kylián, Marco Goecke, Crystal Pite, George Balanchine, Ohad Naharin, Douglas Lee, and Filipe Portugal She was awarded the «Tanzpreis der Freunde des Balletts Zürich» in 2018.

Leonce und Lena08, 10 Dec 2021 Dornröschen10, 23, 24 Apr 2022 Peer Gynt21, 24, 27, 29 May 2022


Tigran Mkrtchyan,

Tigran Mkrtchyan

Tigran Mkrtchyan comes from Armenia. He was trained at the Armenian Ballet School and at the Zurich Dance Academy. He was a finalist at the Prix de Lausanne. After two seasons with the Junior Ballet, he has been a member of the Ballett Zürich since the 2011/12 season. He has danced in choreographies by Heinz Spoerli, Jiří Kylián, Mats Ek, William Forsythe, Sol León/Paul Lightfoot, George Balanchine, and Eric Gautier (Ballett 101). He has also appeared as Tybalt in Christian Spuck's Romeo and Juliet, as Stiva in Anna Karenina, as the Moor in Goecke's Petrushka and as the Prince in Ratmansky's Swan Lake. He presented his choreography The Rose that Grew from Concrete as a part of the Young Choreographers series. He was awarded the Dance Prize of the Friends of Ballett Zürich in 2017.



Dmitry Khamzin,

Dmitry Khamzin

Dmitry Khamzin is from Russia. After training at the Perm Ballet School, he performed as a soloist for the Stanislavsky & Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theatre in Moscow, where he danced leading roles in choreographies by John Neumeier (The Seagull and The Little Mermaid), Coralli/Petipa (Albrecht in Giselle), Pierre Lacotte (James in La Sylphide), August Bournonville (Gennaro in Napoli), Vasily Vainonen (the prince in The Nutcracker) and Vladimir Burmeister (Swan Lake). He has also appeared in choreographies by Jiří Kylián, Nacho Duato and Jorma Elo. He has twice been nominated for the “Golden Mask” theatre award. After performing with Aalto Ballett Essen from 2013 to 2015, he has joined Ballett Zürich for the 2015/16 season. He has been seen as Spalanzani in Christian Spuck’s Der Sandmann and presented his choreography Work Space as part of the company’s Young Choreographers programme.



Daniel Mulligan,

Daniel Mulligan

Daniel Mulligan comes from Great Britain and studied at the Royal Ballet School in London. After two seasons with the Junior Ballett, he joined Ballett Zürich in the 2009/10 season. He has appeared as a soloist in many of Heinz Spoerli’s choreographies. He danced Mercutio/Benvolio in Christian Spuck’s Romeo und Julia as well as in ballets by Mats Ek (Dornröschen), Hans van Manen (Solo, Kammerballett), Edward Clug (Chamber Minds, Le Sacre du printemps), Sol León/Paul Lightfoot (Skew-Whiff, Speak for Yourself), William Forsythe (Quintett), Jiří Kylián (Gods and Dogs, Stepping Stones, Sweet Dreams), Ohad Naharin (Minus 16), Marco Goecke (Petruschka), Filipe Portugal (Corpus), Douglas Lee, and Crystal Pite. Recent leading roles have included Mephisto in Faust by Edward Clug, Fritz and the Clown in Spuck’s Nussknacker und Mausekönig, as well as Stiva in Spuck’s Anna Karenina.

Dornröschen10, 18, 23, 24, 28 Apr 2022 Peer Gynt21, 24, 27, 29 May 2022


Galina Mihaylova,

Galina Mihaylova

The Bulgarian dancer Galina Mihaylova completed her education at the Bulgarian State Choreographic School and the Swiss Professional Ballet School, where she was a Nureyev Foundation scholarship holder. In the 1999/2000 season she became a member of the Ballett Zürich. She danced here in numerous choreographies by Heinz Spoerli. She has appeared as Effie (La Sylphide), Amor (Don Quixote), Helena (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), in Wäre heute morgen und gestern jetzt, as Odette/Odile (Swan Lake) and Henriette (Raymonda). She has also performed in ballets by William Forsythe, Jiří Kylián, Twyla Tharp, Uwe Scholz, and Jiří Bubeniček. She danced the Nurse in Romeo and Juliet, Margret in Woyzeck and Dolly in Anna Karenina (all by Christian Spuck). She has also appeared in choreographies by Wayne McGregor, Marco Goecke, and George Balanchine.



Giulia Tonelli,

Giulia Tonelli

Giulia Tonelli comes from Italy. She graduated from the Balletto di Toscana and the Ballet School of the Vienna State Opera. After her first engagement at the Vienna State Opera, she danced from 2002 to 2010 with the Royal Ballet of Flanders in Antwerp and from 2004 as a demi-soloist. There she danced Giselle (Petipa) as well as solo roles in choreographies of Forsythe, Balanchine, Kylián, Haydée and Spuck. She has been a member of Ballett Zürich since the 2010/11 season, where she has performed ballets by Spoerli, Goecke, McGregor, Lee, Forsythe, Kylián and Balanchine. She danced Julia in Christian Spuck’s Romeo und Julia, Lena in Spuck’s Leonce und Lena and Betsy in Anna Karenina. In Alexei Ratmansky’s Schwanensee reconstruction she danced in the Pas de trois and she also performed in Forsythe’s Quintett and Spuck’s Messa da Requiem. Last season’s highlights include Emergence by Crystal Pite and Gretchen in Edward Clug’s Faust. During the «Junge Choreografen» series she presented the works Mind Games and Klastos together with Mélissa Ligurgo. In 2013 she was awarded the Giuliana Penzi Prize. In 2017 she received the «Tanzpreis der Freunde des Balletts Zürich».



Chinatsu Sugishima,

Chinatsu Sugishima

Chinatsu Sugishima is Japanese. She studied at the Reika Otsuka Ballet Studio in Tokyo and at Munich’s Ballet Academy, and won second prize at the National Dance Competition in Saitama, Japan. She danced as a trainee with the Bavarian State Ballet; and after a year with the Junior Ballet, she joined the main Ballett Zürich company for the season 2014/15. She has been seen in Forsythe’s In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated and in the Peasants’ Pas de deux of Giselle



Irmina Kopaczynska,

Irmina Kopaczynska

Irmina Kopaczynska was born in Poland. She studied at the Polish National Ballet School Poznan. She won several prizes in the Polish National Ballet Competition. She also took part in the «Premio Roma» and the «Prix de Lausanne». After two seasons with the Junior Ballett, she became a member of Ballett Zürich starting with the 2011/12 season. She danced the Silver Fairy in Mats Ek’s Dornröschen, Betsy in Christian Spuck’s Anna Karenina, and the Nursemaid in Spuck’s Romeo und Julia. She has also appeared in choreographies by William Forsythe (In the middle, New Sleep), Hans van Manen (Kammerballett), Jiří Kylián (Gods and Dogs, Bella Figura), Iacopo Godani, Edward Clug, Marco Goecke (including the Mother in Nijinski), Douglas Lee, and Crystal Pite.

Leonce und Lena21, 23 Nov; 12, 16 Dec 2021 Peer Gynt26 May 2022


Wei Chen,

Wei Chen

Wei Chen comes from the USA and received his education at the Boston Ballet School, the Margo Marshall School of Ballet, the Walnut Hill School, and the Houston Ballet’s Ben Stevenson Academy. At the Royal Ballet of Flanders he danced in Marcia Haydées Schwanensee (Siegfried) and Dornröschen (Prince Desiré) as well as in Cranko’s Onegin (Lensky). He has also appeared in choreographies by Balanchine, Bournonville, Dawson, Forsythe, Godani, McGregor, Nureyev, Pite, Stevenson, and Wheeldon. He has been a member of Ballett Zürich since the 2013/14 season and has performed in choreographies by Douglas Lee, Jiří Kylián, Marco Goecke, Edward Clug, William Forsythe, and Crystal Pite, among others. He also danced Romeo and Mercutio in Spuck’s Romeo und Julia, Benno in Ratmansky’s Schwanensee, Coppelius in Spuck’s Der Sandmann, and Albrecht in Patrice Bart’s Giselle.

Leonce und Lena08, 10 Dec 2021 Dornröschen10, 18, 23, 24, 28 Apr 2022 Peer Gynt24, 29 May 2022


Andrei Cozlac,

Andrei Cozlac

Andrei Cozlac was born in Romania, and studied at the Bucharest Choreography High School and the Zurich Dance Academy. A three-time winner of the Romanian National Dance Competition, he also earned a gold medal at the 2011 Tanzolymp in Berlin and a bronze medal at the 2012 Helsinki International Ballet Competition. After two years with the Junior Ballet, he joined the main Ballett Zürich company last season. He has presented two of his own works, Midst Mettle and Milord(s),under the company’s Young Choreographers programme; he won the Friends of Ballett Zürich Dance Prize for 2013; and he has appeared in Marco Goecke’s Deer Vision, in the peasants’ pas-de-deux in Patrice Bart’s Giselle as well as in Alexei Ratmansky’s reconstruction of Swan Lake as Benno.



Christopher Parker,

Christopher Parker

Christopher Parker comes from the United Kingdom and graduated from the Royal Ballet School in London. After his first engagement with the Scottish Ballet, he was a member of the Ballett Zürich from 2007 to 2010. He then danced at the Aalto Ballett Essen and at the Dortmund Ballet. He returned to the Ballett Zürich with the 2012/13 season. He has appeared as Benvolio/Valerio in Christian Spuck's Leonce and Lena, in Martin Schläpfer's Trout Quintet, and as the Magician in Marco Goecke's Petrushka. He also had solo roles in Spuck’s Sonett, Balanchine’s The Four Temperaments, New Sleep and In the middle by William Forsythe, as well as in Faust – The Ballet by Edward Clug. As costume designer for Filipe Portugal, he worked for the Charlotte Ballet, the Stuttgart Ballet, and the Junior Ballet.



Mélanie Borel,

Mélanie Borel

Mélanie Borel comes from France. She studied at the École Nationale Supérieure de Danse in Marseille and at the École de Danse de l’Opéra de Paris. Engagements have taken her to the Ballet de l’Opéra National de Bordeaux and, from 2005 to 2008, to the Peter Schaufuss Ballet in Denmark. She has been a member of Ballett Zürich since the 2008/09 season and has performed as a soloist in choreographies by Twyla Tharp, Heinz Spoerli, and Mats Ek.  She was the Haushofmeister in Spuck’s Leonce und Lena and danced the «Cholerisch» variation in Balanchine’s The Four Temperaments. In addition, she has appeared in choreographies by Marco Goecke, Douglas Lee, Jiří Kylián, Wayne McGregor, Martin Schläpfer, Hans van Manen, Edward Clug and Crystal Pite.

Leonce und Lena23 Nov; 12, 16 Dec 2021 Peer Gynt26 May 2022


Alba Sempere Torres,

Alba Sempere Torres

Alba Sempere Torres is Spanish. She trained at the Institut del Teatro in Barcelona and at the John Cranko School in Stuttgart. She won the Castellón Ballet Competition and danced with the Vienna State Opera Ballet, the Staatsballett Berlin and, from 2004 to 2008 with the Bayerisches Staatsballett. She has appeared in choreographies by Jo Strømgren, Peter Wright, Jiří Kylián, Vladimir Malakhov, John Neumeier and Mats Ek, among others. She has belonged to Ballett Zürich since the 2014/15 season, where she has been seen in choreographies by Jiří Kylián, Hans van Manen, George Balanchine, Patrice Bart, Martin Schläpfer, and Christian Spuck.

Leonce und Lena08, 10 Dec 2021


Constanza Perotta Altube,

Constanza Perotta Altube

Italian-Argentinian dancer Constanza Perotta Altube studied at the Instituto Superior de Arte del Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires and at the La Scala Ballet School in Milan. After her first engagements in the ballet of the Teatro Colón and the Victor Ullate Ballet in Madrid, she joined Ballett Zürich in the 2009/10 season. Here she appeared in choreographies by Christian Spuck (including the Snow Queen in Nussknacker und Mausekönig), Marco Goecke (Nijinski), Patrice Bart (Myrtha in Giselle), Mats Ek, Iacopo Godani, Hans van Manen, Jiří Kylián, Edward Clug, Mats Ek, Crystal Pite, Ohad Naharin, Alexei Ratmansky, and William Forsythe.



Adrian Oetiker, Klavier

Adrian Oetiker

Der Schweizer Pianist Adrian Oetiker verfolgt seit vielen Jahren eine weltweite Karriere. Er stu­dierte er in der Meisterklasse von Homero Francesch an der Zürcher Hochschule der Küns­te und bei Bella Davidovich an der Juilliard School in New York. Auch Lazar Berman zählte zu seinen Lehrern. 1995 gewann er den ARD-Wettbewerb in Mün­chen. Konzerte in Europa, Amerika und Australien führten ihn mit vielen Orchestern zu­sam­men, darunter das Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, das Sym­phonie-Orchester des Bayerischen Rund­funks, die Staatskapelle Dresden, das Irish National Symphony Or­ches­­tra und das Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Bei wiederholten Einladungen nach Australien trat er mit den meisten Or­chestern des Kontinents auf. Mit dem Or­ches­tre Symphonique de Mulhouse unter Daniel Klajner spielte er von 2006 bis 2008 alle Klavierkon­zerte von Béla Bartók. Rezitals und Kam­mer­musik-­Programme spielte er u.a. in der Ber­liner Philharmonie, im Ge­wand­­haus Leipzig, im Fest­­spiel­haus Salzburg, im KKL und im Teatro La Fenice in Venedig. Er musiziert regel­mässig im Klavierduo Paola & Adrian Oetiker und ist Pianist im Feininger Trio der Berliner Philharmoni­ker. Mehrere Ballettproduktionen am Opernhaus Zürich, an der Semperoper Dres­den und an der Bayerischen Staatsoper, u.a. mit Christian Spuck, runden seine vielfältigen Tätigkeiten ab. Adrian Oetiker ist Künstlerischer Leiter der Internationalen Sommerakademie Ettal und seit 1996 Professor für Klavier an der Hochschule für Musik Basel. 2011 wurde er als Professor an die Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Mün­chen berufen.

Anna Karenina19, 23, 25 Mar; 01, 02, 05, 06 Apr 2023 Peer Gynt21, 24, 26, 27, 29 May; 02, 03, 16, 17, 18, 24 Jun 2022