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Zurich Opera Ballet live @ your home „Winterreise“

Hosted by the Consul of the Zurich Live Music Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Sat 13 Feb 19:00 - Fri 26 Feb 23:00

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Dear friends,

ZURICH opera again offers free streamings (donations appreciated via

As of Feb 13th, 19 CET you can watch the ballet "Winterreise" a cycle of 24 songs of Frabz Schubert for voice and piano set to poems by Wilhelm Müller (available for 3 months).

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These are not only regarded as the zenith of Schubert’s song composition, but as the pinnacle of German art song in its entirety. In 24 snapshots, Schubert reveals, kaleidoscope-like, the mood of a lost, injured, and lonely character. German composer Hans Zender arranged the cycle in Protected content the title: Schuberts Winterreise. His version for tenor and chamber orchestra is much more than just an orchestration. As sensitive as it is radical, it reveals the cycle’s potential to disturb, and approaches Wilhelm Müller’s poems in its own way. Zender pushes into the darkest regions of human existence. With his interpretation, he brings to light emotions that pulsate just beneath the surface in Schubert’s work, uncovering the uncanny layers in the depths of the music.

Like Hans Zender, Christian Spuck’s production, which was awarded the renowned «Prix Benois de la Danse» in Protected content , concerns itself less with illustrating the external stations of the traveler’s journey.

Looking forward seeing you again soon live and healthy!