24th November until 23rd December
Most beautiful christmas market
Just a stone’s throw from the lakeshore, Zurich’s “Wienachtsdorf” – or Christmas village – enchants visitors both big and small. Around 100 market...
Saturday, 31.12.2016, 8.00 pm
Around the city shores of Lake Zurich
Each year, around 200000 party-goers from Switzerland and abroad visit the country’s biggest New Year’s Eve party to gaze up at the brightly lit night...
22nd January 2017
Opera by Marc-Antoine Charpentier (about 1643-1704)
Tragédie mise en musique in five actsLibretto by Thomas Corneille
Medea is one of the most...
10 February - 7 May 2017
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880 – 1938) is the master of Expressionism. Comprising some 150 works, ‘Vibrant Metropolis / Idyllic Nature. Kirchner – The...
26th February 2017
Musical drama in six scenes by Manfred Trojahn (*1949)
Text by the composer. Swiss première.
Orestes is a scion of the ancient house of the Atridae,...
2nd April 2017
Lyrical drama in four acts and five scenes by Jules Massenet (1842-1912)
Libretto by Edouard Blau, Paul Milliet and Georges Hartmann after the novel...
Annette J wrote:
“Extremely good and central”
"We were very positively surprised as this was a last minute booking and I just booked what was available, but we could not believe the high quality...
23 April 2017 - Children’s Parade
24 April 2017 - Main Event
When in April the first flowers and trees start to bloom, the temperatures rise and the days become longer, the people of Zurich celebrate their...
7th May 2017
Opera in five acts by Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
Libretto by Sergei Prokofiev after the eponymous novel by Valery Bryusov
When Renata was still a...
19 May - 27 August 2017
27th May 2017
Choreographies by Douglas Lee and Filipe Portugal
An evening with the Ballett Zürich and the Orchestra La Scintilla
The Corpus ballet evening...
18th June 2017
Romantic operetta in three acts by Franz Lehár (1870-1948)
Text by Ludwig Herzer and Fritz Löhner after the libretto by Victor Léon
23 June - 30 July 2017
After the heyday of happenings and art actions in the 1960s and 1970s, a young generation of artists is revisiting the medium of performance and...
Jim C worte:
“Nice and cozy hotel in the central part of Zurich”
"Very nice hotel just behind the Opera very close to the old city. We stayed for 4 days at this small boutique hotel with very friendly personal. They...
Saturday, 12 August 2017, 1.00 pm
Around Zurich's lakeside
The 26th Street Parade is to be held on saturday, 12 August 2017, kicking off at 1.00 pm and ending at midnight. About 100 mega- and smaller-scale...
17 August - 3 September 2017
Founded in 1980 as an annual international meeting of independent theatre groups, the Zürcher Theater Spektakel quickly evolved into a cultural event...
The Zurich food festival sure to tickle your taste buds.
7 September - 17 September 2017
FOOD ZURICH at a glance
The FOOD ZURICH culinary festival is taking place across the entire city from September 7 – 17, 2017. Venues include not only...
28 September - 8 October 2017
Bellevue, Cinema Corso, Sihlcity Film Arena
MISSIONThe aim of the Zurich Film Festival is to offer audiences insight into the work of the most promising filmmakers from around the globe, and to...
Praised and ridiculed
10 November 2017 - 28 January 2018
Romanticism, Realism, Naturalism, ‘plein air’ painting, Impressionism – these are still the main stylistic labels attached in the German-speaking...
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