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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INDIVIDUAL MEMBER/COUPLES* with a contribution of CHF 400/550
JUNIOR MEMBER (up to 30) with a contribution of CHF 100

Your benefits: exclusive presentation of the programme by the Director of Zurich Opera and the Ballet Director before general publication; Friends of Zurich Opera newsletter; exclusive ticket hotline; priority sales for tickets before advance ticket sales begin; invitations to première parties; backstage tours including drinks; attendance at stage rehearsals; attendance at a general rehearsal; Annual General Meeting, followed by a concert given by the International Opera Studio.

CONTRIBUTOR/CONTRIBUTOR couple* with a contribution of CHF 1'200/2'000
SUPPORTER with a contribution of CHF 2'500

Your benefits: as for individual members. In addition, two further invitations to dress rehearsals; join the ensemble on guest tours, ONE DAY AT ZURICH OPERA HOUSE: exclusive attendances at stage and ensemble rehearsals, discussions with artists, visits to workshops, etc.

* Memberships for couples living in the same household.

PATRON with a contribution of CHF 5'000
BENEFACTOR with a contribution of CHF 10'000
SPONSOR for an International Opera Studio grant of CHF 30'000

Your benefits: as for contributors. In addition, there is a concierge service for all enquiries and special requests concerning your visit to the Opera House; subscription tickets can be exchanged free of charge; last-minute ticket service; an exclusive backstage tour before a performance; backstage attendance of a performance; invitation to dinner with the Director of Zurich Opera House.

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:
Da bereits die Hälfte der Spielzeit vorbei ist, reduziert sich der Mitgliederbeitrag für die laufende Saison um 50%.