ballett für alle

Live broadcast on the Sechseläutenplatz

Each year, the Opernhaus Zürich broadcasts a performance live on the Sechseläutenplatz under the title oper für alle or ballett für alle, transforming the grand plaza into an open-air theater. This free event has become a beloved fixture on Zurich’s event calendar. Join in as more than 10,000 visitors come together for a summery evening performance under the stars. This year’s program features Christian Spuck’s ballet Dornröschen. Bring your friends, family, lawn chairs, picnic blankets, and picnic baskets – or take advantage of onsite food stands. A colorful pre-show program begins at 6pm.

Sat 11 Jun 2022
Curtain Dornröschen at 8 p.m.
Pre-show program with Kurt Aeschbacher and Tama Vakeesan from 6 p.m.

Chair sales from 5 p.m.
Catering from 4 p.m.
Free event

This way to the warm-up of Fri 10 Jun 2022

Past performances

June 2022




ballett für alle

Live broadcast on the Sechseläutenplatz, Sechseläutenplatz

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Trailer «Dornröschen»

The ballet classic from a slightly different perspective: the evil fairy as a wounded, vulnerable individual; Dornröschen (Sleeping Beauty) in the middle of the difficult process of growing up.

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