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Enjoy great opera and ballet productions at home and for free from the end of March to the beginning of June.

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Messa da Requiem

With the Messa da Requiem, Christian Spuck brought one of Verdi's key works to the stage. In a large-scale co-production by the Ballett and Oper Zürich, the German choreographer and director ventured to portray an unusual interpretation of Verdi's funeral mass in his scenic-choreographic production.

Watch the recording from 5 to 11 April 2020 for free.
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Stepping into the unknown

Have a look behind the scenes of Messa da Requiem: The documentary Stepping into the unknown accompanies the creation process of the enormous co-production at Zurich Opera House – a journey into the unknown for Christian Spuck...

Watch the recording from 12 to 13 April 2020 for free.
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I Capuleti e i Montecchi

The highly exciting Zurich production by director Christof Loy received an enthusiastic response by the press and the public at the premiere. The world star Joyce Di Donato who sings the trouser role of Romeo was also acclaimed. 

Watch the recording from 17 to 19 April 2020 for free.
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Nussknacker und Mausekönig

Thanks to Piotr Tchaikovsky’s catchy music, The Nutcracker is one of the most popular works in the ballet repertoire. In his acclaimed version for Ballett Zürich, Christian Spuck returns to the Christmas ballet’s original plot and transforms it into a poetical and fantastical production.

Watch the recording from 24 to 26 April 2020 for free.
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Nabucco

Director Andreas Homoki tells the gripping story between historical drama and family tragedy with the celebrated Michael Volle in the title role.

Watch the recording from 1 to 3 May 2020 for free.
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Romeo und Julia

Inspired by Prokofiev’s vivid music and the timeless quality of Shakespeare’s tragedy, the choreographer narrates the most famous love story in world literature using strong images that are full of enthralling theatricality and touching emotion. 

Watch the recording from 8 to 10 May 2020 for free.
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Wozzeck

Christian Gerhaher’s role début as Wozzeck can only be described as sensational: his capacity for vocal and dramatic subtlety is simply breath-taking. 

Watch the recording from 15 to 17 May 2020 for free.
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Werther

Goethe’s drama is echoed in Massenet’s score by emotional vocal parts written on a grand scale. Juan Diego Flórez is undisputedly one of the best belcanto tenors of our times and embodies a tortured and nuanced Werther. 

Watch the recording from 21 to 24 May 2020 for free.
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Rigoletto

Director Tatjana Gürbaca succeeded in producing a scenically reduced as well as expressively poetic production, acclaimed by press and public alike. 

Watch the recording from 29 May to 1 June 2020 for free.
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In our short film series «What you always wanted to know about the Opernhaus, but were afraid to ask» we present exciting, touching and surprising stories from our Opera House cosmos.

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All recordings were co-produced by Accentus Music and Opernhaus Zürich.