Opera after the manner of an oratorio by Georg Friedrich Händel (1685–1759)
Libretto by William Congreve

In English. Duration 3 H. 05 Min. incl. intermission after 1st part after approx. 1 H. 40 Min. Introduction 45 min before the performance.

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Gala performance with dinner on stage

Hard to believe, but it is already 30 years since Cecilia Bartoli made her debut at Zurich Opera House. The exceptional artist will celebrate her great jubilee with her most loyal fans at a gala performance of Semele on 6 Jan 2019 at 4 pm followed by a dinner on stage. Celebrate together with Cecilia Bartoli and the artists of the performance, the artistic director of the opera house and illustrious guests the stage anniversary of one of the greatest artists of our time.

Prices: Apéro, 3 Aperitif, 3-course menu incl. all drinks: CHF 350.
Tickets for the performance according to seat categories: CHF 320, 250, 220, 98, 38
For guests taking part in the festive stage dinner, seats are reserved in price category 1 on the floor. However, other seats can also be booked. Please send your order to or call us at +41 44 268 66 66.

Further information on the 30 years jubilee of Cecilia Bartoli on stage

Program book