With Opernhaus Zürich (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. L'Orfeo (1978)
102 min | Music, Drama
This opera tells the fable of Orpheus, a demigod with a talent for music. When his bride Eurydice dies, he decides to seek her soul in the Underworld. However, things will not be so easier than he initially thinks.
4. Macbeth (2002 TV Movie)
140 min | Music, Drama
Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.
5. Peer Gynt (2009 TV Movie)
Unrated | 111 min | Music
A dramatic, energetic adaptation of Heinz Spoerli's ballet based on Grieg's Peer Gynt by the Zurich ballet. Marijn Rademaker is excellent as the title character, clearly telegraphing the ... See full summary »
6. Aida (II) (2006 TV Movie)
217 min | Music
Nina Stemme marks her theatrical role debut as Aida with an astounding performance in a new staging by Nicolas Joel at the Zurich Opera - sharing the stage with a star-packed cast including... See full summary »
8. Die Entführung aus dem Serail (2003 TV Movie)
143 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Mozart's famous Singspiel (an operatic genre with much recitative; the title is German for the Abduction from the Seragalio), after Christoph Friedrich Bretzner's work "Belmonte und ... See full summary »
13. Die lustige Witwe (2005 TV Movie)
125 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Zurich Opera House production of Franz Léhar's operetta, with Dagmar Schellenberger, Rodney Gilfry, and Ute Gfrerer in lead roles. Baron Zeta is desperate that the fabulously wealthy widow ... See full summary »
39. Rossini: Otello (2012)
156 min | Music
The Moorish general Othello is manipulated into thinking that his new wife Desdemona has been carrying on an affair with his lieutenant Michael Cassio when in reality it is all part of the scheme of a bitter ensign named Iago.