Zurich hires Russian opera chief

July 14, 2017 by norman lebrecht


Zurich Opera has named Michael Fichtenholz, 39, as its new head of opera.

A former music critic, born and still based in Moscow, Fichtenholz has been artistic director of the Handel festival in Karlsruhe since 2014.


Comments (2)

  1. Tanja says:

    Не везёт Цюрих опере.
    Его там только не хватало.
    А какой был театр 10 лет назад!

  2. John says:

    More to the point he is Operndirektor of the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe. All change there with GMD Justin Brown leaving after completion of the new Ring.

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