The annual open-doors day at Zurich Opera House (Zürich Opernhaus) is a cherished tradition.
Join us as we celebrate the beginning of the season on September 16, 2023. Throughout the day, you can indulge in mesmerising performances, engaging workshops, and captivating tours behind the scenes – all free of charge.
History of Zurich Opera House. Zurich Opera House, a beacon of cultural heritage
Zurich Opera House, founded in 1891, boasts a rich history that dates back to 1834 with the “Actien-Theater.” Designed by Fellner and Helmer, this architectural gem showcases an elegant neo-classical façade adorned with busts of Wagner, Mozart, and Shakespeare. Inside, the main auditorium of a neo-rococo interior has a seating capacity of approximately 1,200 people.
Event details and GOOD TO KNOWs:
- Date: Saturday, September 16, 2023.
- Location: Sechseläutenplatz 1, 8001, Zurich.
- All the events throughout the day are free of charge.
- Beginning at 10:00 am.
- Note: Some events have limited capacity, and tickets will be distributed 30 minutes before performances. Arrive early to secure your spot.
- Access to the building is not related to the performances and permitted all the day long.
- Explore breathtaking set designs at the Workshop Studio (Werkstatten Opernhaus) on Seerosenstrasse, 4.
- Discover the enchanting world of costumes in the costume department.
- Join the fun at Ballett Zürich with open ballet trainings, rehearsals, and ballet workshops for all ages.
Where to Find More Information
Without doubts, the Zurich Opera House Season Opening Party is one of the highlights in the city’s autumn calendar. In fact, the whole family would enjoy this event.
For the complete program and additional details, visit the Opernhaus official website.
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