04/28/2015: Medienmitteilung des Opernhaus
Die Tanzvorführung Junge Choreografen 14-15 musste abgesagt werden
19.00 Objekte machen Geschichte(n), Landesmuseum
19:00 Renaissance meets Jazz, Enrico Pieranunzi plays scarlatti
Museum Rietberg Sommerpavillon
19.30 Sturm in Patumbah, Villa Patumbah
20.00 Rosenkranz und Güldenstern sind tot, Theater Neumarkt
19.30 la finta giardiniera, Parktheater Meilen
The opening weekend of the Festspiele Zurich was a great success. Mainly thanks to to the tremendous program . The Tonhalle Orchestra presented the opening concert under its chief conductor Lionel Bringuier with Julia Fischer as soloist. The opening speech was held by Adolf Muschg. The Schauspielhaus invited the Thalia Theater Hamburg as a guest with «The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet». In the Gessnerallee Daniel Hellmann appeared in «Traumboy» as a prostitute. Anna Viebrock won the Festspiel-prize on her terrain in Zurich, the Schiffbau and András Schiff opened his cycle «Last Sonatas» in the Tonhalle.
Impressions of the opening weekend:
Adolf Muschg's opening speech– Audio
GeldMachtLiebe – Shakespeare and other forces
With «MoneyPowerLove – Shakespeare and other forces», the Festspiele Zurich address the work and world of the great English bard and repeatedly highlights the contemporary reference of these universal subjects. The Festival invites guests to discover the cultural variety of Zurich in the form of theatre, concerts, opera, dance, exhibitions and much more.
«He was not of an age, but for all time» wrote Ben Jonson in 1623 in the preface to the «first folio» of William Shakespeare’s plays. This was a prophetic statement and, as it turned out, not unjustified...