Untitled design (8)This month, Fabio Luisi leads two productions at Zurich Opera, opening Un ballo in maschera and Das Land des Lächelns.

Un ballo in maschera, an operatic interpretation of the assassination of the Swedish King Gustav III, opens on June 7. David Pountney’s production of Verdi’s melodrama stars Otar Jorjikia and Marcelo Alvarez as Gustavo III, George Petean as Renato Anckarstroem, and Sondra Radvanovsky and Hui He alternating the role of Amelia. Un ballo in maschera opens on June 7 and runs through June 24.

Fabio returns to the podium on June 18 for Léhar’s operetta Das Land des Lächelns, which features performances by Piotr Beczala, Julia Kleiter, Rebeca Olvera, and Spencer Lang.