Zurich Opera in 2022-23

Season Preview – Zurich Opera 2022/23

Zurich’s new Ring cycle directed by Andreas Homoki and conducted by Gianandrea Noseda continues with Die Walküre with a cast including Christof Fischesser as Hunding, Tomasz Konieczny as Wotan and Camilla Nylund as Brünnhilde. Dates: September 18, 21, 29, October 2, 5, 8, 18. Siegfried has Klaus Florian Vogt in the title role. Performances on 5 March (2023), then 9 14 18 22 26 March.

There will be new productions of Offenbach’s Barkouf, Cavalli’s Eliogabalo, Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux (with Stephen Costello and Stéphane d’Oustrac).

Other new productions include Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette, George Benjamin’s Lessons in Love and Violence, and Turandot with Piotr Beczala as Calaf, making his debut in that role, and Sondra Radvanovsky as Turandot (June 2023).

There will be concert performances of Delibes’s Lakmé (April 2023)

There are revivals of Nabucco, Il trovatore, Le nozze di Figaro, Faust, Die Entführung aus dem Serail, La bohème, Tosca (with Jonas Kaufmann in 3 performances just before Christmas 2022), La traviata, Salome, Eugene Onegin, La Cenerentola, Der Zauberflöte, Orphée et Euridice, Don Pasquale, Les pêcheurs des perles and Der Freischütz.

Concerts by the Philharmonia Zurich will include Richard Strauss, Bartók and Mahler conducted by Simone Young, Handel with Trevor Pinnock, and a Rachmaninov festival, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda and Paavo Järvi including many of his major works including The Bells.

For more details of casts, dates, ticket prices, ballet performances and recitals, visit the opera house website (CLICK HERE).

John Rhodes

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