Musical Stories «the butterfly workshop»
Book by Gioconda Belli with music by Saint-Saëns, Délibes, Fauré, Rimsky-Korsakov
A co-production with the Theater Stadelhofen
For children 7 years and older, with adult accompaniment
The «Designers of all things» receive the important task of populating and beautifying the world with every possible type of plant and animal. One of them, Rodolfo, is an experimental designer. He dreams of creating a creature that is as beautiful as a flower and can fly like a bird. And nothing can keep him from making that dream come true – not even when he’s punished by being transferred to the Insect Workshop. His perseverance is eventually rewarded with an enchanting discover…
On the Studiobühne, children learn that stories can be told not only with words, but with music. They learn about the different effects of music and get to know different instruments. Children and adults aren’t just spectators: they get to sing, dance, help shape the events of each story, and can even get on stage with the artists.
Concept: Roger Lämmli, Françoise Blancpain, Line Eberhard – Direction: Line Eberhard, Roger Lämmli
With Julius Griesenberg, Anna Gschwend, Sonja Leutwyler and musicians of Opernhaus Zürich
starting at 3.30pm, duration: 75 min
The Studiobühne in the third underground floor of the Opera House can only be reached via 52 stair steps and is therefore not accessible for wheelchair users.
Supported by the Walter B. Kielholz Foundation