Zurich Opera House

The Zurich Opera House is the smallest of the world's large opera houses with approximately 1,100 seats.

The extremely varied program features popular plays, renowned singers as well as frequent premieres, performances for children and ballets.

The Zurich Opera House is one of the best in the world. In 2014, it was awarded Best Opera Company of the Year at the International Opera Awards. 250 performances take place every year featuring international stars such as Cecilia Bartoli, Diana Damrau, Joyce DiDonato, Anna Netrebko, Emily Magee, Nina Stemme, Stephen Gould, René Pape, Matti Salminen, Klaus Florian Vogt as well as Conductors like Marco Armiliato, Fabio Luisi, Carlo Rizzi and many more.

Every performance includes four wheelchair spaces in price category 4. Accompanying adults receive a 50% discount (price category 1). With its convivial theater ambiance, the Bernhard Bar Café is the perfect place to relax during the 20-minute interval at the Opera House.

Opening Hours

Opening times according to program


Distance Travel time
Zürich Main Station 1.5 km 4 min
Zürich Airport 9.7 km 18 min
Opernhaus Zürich
Falkenstrasse 1
8008  Zürich