«Nussknacker und Mausekönig» instead of «Winterreise»

Due to a high number of injuries in the main cast of Winterreise the performance on Tuesday, 18 Dec 2018 at 7pm cannot be staged. Instead, we are pleased to announce an additional performance of the highly acclaimed Nussknacker und Mausekönig by Christian Spuck.

Further information


Nussknacker und Mausekönig

Revival 11 Dec 2018
15, 18, 26, 29 Dec 2018; 01 Jan 2019


Record Occupancy Rate in the 2017/18 season:
Opera House reaches 90% in total, Zurich Ballet even 98%

The Opernhaus has had an extremely positive 2017/18 season, both artistically and financially, with a total of 327 performances.

The Opernhaus’ total occupancy rate at events that took place on the main stage increased considerably to 90.0%. In the Opera division, occupancy rose to 88.3% (previous year: 84.7%). The Ballett Zürich reached a peak occupancy rate of 98.0% (previous year: 89.8%).

Read the complete press release here


What's on

Ballet director Christian Spuck extends his contract until 2025. +++ The rehearsals for Bella Figura are in full swing. +++ In spring the Ballett Zürich will be giving a guest performance at the renowned DANCE OPEN Festival in St. Petersburg presenting Christian Spuck's Winterreise. +++ The Junior Ballet is delighted to dance twice Kreationen at the Young Talent Festival in London. +++