‘Don Carlo’ in Zurich

15 November 2016 — René Pape sings King Philip II, a signature role, in Verdi’s Don Carlo this winter. Mr. Pape takes the stage at the Opernhaus Zurich for performances on November 27 and December 1, 4, 7 & 10, with a cast that includes Ramon Vargas in the title role, Anja Harteros as Elisabetta, Peter Mattei as Rodrigo, and Marina Prudenskaya sings Princess Eboli.

November 27
December 1, 4, 7 & 10

His recent portrayal of the conflicted monarch at San Francisco Opera garnered rave reviews from audiences and critics alike:

“The standout was René Pape’s riveting King Philip II, the embodiment of power until he crumbled in his late-night reflection that his wife doesn’t love him.” (Wall Street Journal)