Date of the exclusive advance sale

Exclusive advance ticket sale on Saturday June 22, 2024
Start of the advance ticket sale for all members directly at the box office, via phone or online. You will receive your personal web login shortly before via email.

From now on our members in the higher categories Patron:in, Mäzen;in and Donator:in can submit their tickets requests via order form. The box office will book these orders between June 17 and 21 and therefore give them priority. If you are interested in an upgrade of your category for the season 24/25, to be able to order your tickets beforehand, please get in touch with the Friends Office . They will be happy to assist.

Note: Exceptions are AMAG public performances. These go on sale one month in advance.

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Events for all members

A glimpse backstage, guided tour «La rondine»
Friday, October 13 2023, 5 pm

Stage orchestra rehearsal «Götterdämmerung»
Friday, October 27 2023, 10 am

63rd General Assembly followed by a concert with the International Opernstudio and a get-together
Monday, November 27 2023, 6 pm, NEW at Bernhard Theater

Orchestra rehearsal «3. Philharmonic Concert»
Friday, December 15 2023, 10 am, at Kreuzplatz

Directors rehearsal «Die lustige Witwe»
Thursday, February 1 2024
5pm: Before the rehearsal director Barrie Kosky will give an insight into his work. This talk «nachgefragt» takes place at Spiegelsaal. The places are limited.  
6pm: Directors rehearsal «Die lustige Witwe» on stage

Exclusive season program presentation 24/25 by the opera house management
Wednesday, March 25 2024, 6 pm at Bernhard Theater

Stage orchestra rehearsal «Carmen»
Wednesday, April 3 2024, 7 pm

A glimpse backstage, guided tour «Carmen»
Friday, April 12 2024, 5 pm

Stage orchestra rehearsal «A Midsummer Night's Dream» at Theater Winterthur with an introduction
Tuesday, April 30 2024, 6.30 pm

Stage orchestra rehearsal «I vespiri siciliani»
Tuesday, June 4 2024, 10 am

A glimpse backstage, guided tour «I vespiri siciliani»
Thursday, June 13 2024, 5.30 pm

Gala Concert of the International Opera Studio followed by an aperitif on stage
Monday, July 8 2024 at 7pm

Events for Juniors and Young Friends

Season Opening with a glimpse backstage
Friday, 22. September 2023, 6 pm at Bernhard Bar Cafe

«Theaterzauber – entzaubert»: all about the props departement
Friday, January 12 2024, meeting point 6 pm at Bernhard Bar Café

«Theaterzauber – entzaubert»: all about the props departement 
Thursday, April 18 2024, meeting point 6 pm at Bernhard Bar Cafe

Be part of the Zurich Opera Chorus for an evening! 
Tuesday, 14 May 2024, meeting point: 5.50 pm on the rehearsal stage (Hardturmstrasse 7, 8005 Zurich)

Events for members as from the category Gönner:in
(Gönner:in, Gönnerpaar, Förder:in, Patron:in, Mäzen:in, Donator:in)

Gönner:innen, Gönnerpaare and Förder:innen can attend two dress rehearsals per season. Patron:in and higher categories receive an invitation to all dress rehearsals. Members will be informed of the dress rehearsal dates at the beginning of the season via newsletter.

In the 23/24 season, members in the Gönner:in category and above can attend a workshop of the International Opera Studio. This workshop visit will take place at the end of February 2024. This time you will experience how “theater personality” and former singer Brigitte Fassbaender works on sound, expression and rhythm together with the young talents of the IOS. You will receive a personal invitation.

Furthermore members as from the category Patron:in are invited to a summer events with the opera house management. You will receive a personal invitation.