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Opernhaus Zurich

Falkenstrasse 1, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
+41 44 268 64 00
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This famous performance hall, built in the late 19th century, hosts frequent dramatic and musical events.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Falkenstrasse 1, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
+41 44 268 64 00
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Reviewed 10 February 2013

A most pleasant evening watching the short one act opera, Trouble in Tahiti (Bernstein). Highly recommend a visit if you want a chilled night out. You can enjoy a stroll along the water edge (nearby) or go for a meal in the Bel Canto restaurant...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 9 February 2013

This is a must-see for opera lovers. The house is a beautiful 19th century jewel with superb acoustics. It features world-class operas and performers. Very, very elegant.

Thank amlash
Reviewed 8 February 2013

We saw La Traviata here with Renee Fleming. It was my first time to this opera house as we live in Basel. No comparison. I love the old world charm of this place and cannot wait to go back as it is situated right near...More

Thank barryinc0
Reviewed 5 February 2013

can't say much about it because my memories about it are a bit blurry but I remember the good feeling I had there. If you love nice stages, chose a piece you want to see and buy your tickets! :)

Thank ailingm
Reviewed 31 January 2013

Went to see Tannhauser, my favorite opera, but to my surprise it was a "modern" production. Wagner means traditional production, a la Zefirelli, this one is an insult to Wagner and to opera lovers. They used fake guitars instead of harps, the singers meet Tannhauser...More

Thank Eugenio_alati
Reviewed 27 January 2013

Seen the Fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner with gorgeous singers (Terfel, Salminen etc) - tickets are pricey, but if you can afford it, do not hesitate to go. The venue itself is also nice, but nothing extraordinary - do not expect a Scala or a...More

Thank Mercenarius
Reviewed 23 January 2013

The food, service and wine are so good, they even remembered me from last October, I think should be number one in Zurich, and great that they are making more space, will return soon.

Thank Ian F
Reviewed 20 January 2013

Lovely evening seeing Tosca, super performance all round. The Opera House is very attractive and a pleasure to visit.

Thank rscfanBucks
Reviewed 16 January 2013

This opera house is perfect. It's small enough that there are no bad seats, and the atmosphere is both exquisite and accessible.

Thank No t
Reviewed 12 January 2013

I'm almost half a century old and had my very first visit to an opera. We went to the "Entführung aus dem Serail" from Mozart on Dec. 30th, which was the sponsored performance they do occasionally (tickets were only 1/3rd the price, but were sold...More

Thank DrBumBum
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