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La Bohème

Staging an opera that is set in Paris during a cold winter around 1830 at an Italian open-air festival in midsummer is definitely not an easy task. An...
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Manon

Abbé Prévost’s Novel “Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut,” written back in 173,1 was an inspiration to many opera composers, includi...
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Cosi fan tutte

A premier at the Zurich Opera has probably never drawn so much international attention than the one of this production in early November. The reason f...
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La Forza del Destino

It happens quite often that Giuseppe Verdi’s 1862 opera La Forza del Destino is criticized for its implausible and weak plot. The focus is the love be...
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Maria Stuarda

One of the most celebrated opera singers of our time giving a role debut, a story about a rivalry between two queens, as well as a narrative packed wi...
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Idomeneo

What makes a story still so relevant even though it’s a part of ancient legends that have their origin over 3000 years ago? It’s the identification wi...
Jewgeni Onegin Zurich Opera
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Jewgeni Onegin

“Lyrical scenes”, that’s what Tschaikovsky called his in 1887 written opera, after being criticized for weak plot.
Turandot Torre del Lago Puccini Festival 2017
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Turandot

All’alba vincero! Vincero! Vincero! After these last words of Puccinis world-famous aria “Nessun Dorma” you could hear the sound of 3000 people on their feet ...