Would you like to know what happens on the stage when lighting, building and rehearsing? When the director looks for a suitable gesture with the soloists and the conductor repeats a passage tirelessly until he is absolutely satisfied with sound and dynamics? Then you are right in the circle of the Friends of the Opera Zurich.

Thanks to visits of rehearsals, workshops and guided tours, you can experience the unique view behind the scenes.

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Member / Membership for two°
Annual fee CHF 400/550
Junior (up to 30 years) Annual fee CHF 100
Your advantages: Five rehearsal visits, two guided tours behind the scenes, presentation of the programme by the director before the general release, aperitif and concert of the International Opera Studio (IOS) after the general meeting, aperitif after the Gala Concert of the IOS at the end of the season, exclusive ticket hotline, advance purchase of tickets, opera tours specially put together for the Friends of the Opera Zurich and news with background information and newsletter.

Benefactor / Pair of Benefactors°/ Supporter
Annual fee CHF 1'200/ 2'000/2'500
Additional advantages: Two dress rehearsal visits of your choice, visit to an IOS workshop

Annual fee CHF 5,000
Additional advantages: Invitation to all dress rehearsals, visit to an IOS workshop, invitation to an aperitif with the artistic director, concierge service around your visit to the Opera House, free exchange of subscription cards.

Principle Patron
Annual fee CHF 10’000

for an IOS scholarship CHF 30'000
Additional advantages: Attend a performance backstage, participate in IOS rehearsals and workshops

°Couple memberships apply to people living in the same household.

Membership as a gift

Are you looking for an original gift? Whether for a birthday, for Christmas, for a wedding or for an anniversary: ​​a gift for members of the friends of the opera in Zurich does a good job and makes you happy. They help us to support young talents or to finance a new production at the Opernhaus Zürich. The recipient of the opera house is very close to the opera house and enjoys special privileges such as a right of first refusal to buy tickets for the coming season, different views behind the scenes of the opera house, or free rehearsals and knows the circle of like-minded people.

The gift of a membership to the friends of the Zurich Opera House is quite simple:

Select the desired membership category from the navigation point "Membership".
Send us an email to Enable JavaScript to view protected content. with your full contact details as well as the contact details of the gift recipient. Please also note the date and the date on which you present the gift. So we make sure that we do not contact the gift recipient before this event and spoil the surprise.
We will send you a deposit slip as well as the membership card, which we issue in the name of the recipient and which you can hand over to the joyous occasion.
As a result, the new member will be regularly informed about the program of opera friends.

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Ich engagiere mich als Mitglied bei den Freunden der Oper Zürich und zwar mit folgendem Beitrag: