Well, what did it mean to you? Homoki’s conclusion to his Zurich Ring leaves unanswered questions

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Wagner, Götterdämmerung: Soloists, Extras at the Zurich Opera House, Chorus of Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zürich / Gianandrea Noseda (conductor). Broadcast live (directed by Michael Beyer) from Zurich Opera House, 26.5.2024. (JPr)

The Norns: (l-r) Freya Apffelstaedt, Lena Sutor-Wernich and Giselle Allen © Monika Ritterhaus

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A superlative performance as the Wanderer from Tomasz Konieczny in a disappointing Zurich Siegfried

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Wagner, Siegfried: Soloists, Philharmonia Zürich / Gianandrea Noseda (conductor). Broadcast live (directed by Michael Beyer) from Zurich Opera House, 24.5.2024. (JPr)

Tomasz Konieczny (Wotan) and Klaus Florian Vogt (Siegfried) © Monika Rittershaus

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Tomasz Konieczny is a tremendous Wotan in Andreas Homoki’s – better acted than sung – Zurich Die Walküre

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Wagner, Die Walküre: Soloists, Extras at the Zurich Opera House, Philharmonia Zürich / Gianandrea Noseda (conductor). Broadcast live (directed by Michael Beyer) from Zurich Opera House, 20.5.2024. (JPr)

Tomasz Konieczny (Wotan) and Camilla Nylund (Brünnhilde) © Monika Rittershaus

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Das Rheingold ‘comes home’ to Zurich as Andreas Homoki creates a staging which is almost concept free

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Wagner, Das Rheingold: Soloists, Extras at the Zurich Opera House, Philharmonia Zürich / Gianandrea Noseda (conductor). Broadcast live (directed by Michael Beyer) from Zurich Opera House, 18.5.2024. (JPr)

Das Rheingold 2022: Tomasz Konieczny (Wotan), David Soar (Fasolt) and Oleg Davydov (Fafner) © Monika Rittershaus

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Zurich Opera sets their new Carmen in Paris

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Bizet, Carmen: Soloists, Chorus, Childrens’ choir, SoprAlti of Opera and Extras’ Association of Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Gianandrea Noseda (conductor). Zurich Opera, 7.4.2024. (MF)

[l-r] Niamh O’Sullivan (Mercédès), Uliana Alexyuk (Frasquita), Marina Viotti (Carmen), Spencer Lang (Le Remendado) and Jean-Luc Ballestra (Le Dancaïre) © Monika Rittershaus

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Barrie Kosky’s magic The Merry Widow in Zurich goes in search of lost time

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Lehár, Die Lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow): Soloists, Extras association and Chorus of Zurich opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Patrick Hahn (conductor). Zurich Opera, 11.2.2024. (MF)

(left front, l-r) Marlis Petersen (Hanna Glawari), Nathan Haller (Raoul de Saint-Brioche) and Omer Kobiljak (Vicomte Cascada) © Monika Rittershaus

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