Please, find here some ideas of what to do in Zurich during the month of May:
Until May 12th: Marc Chagall paintings at the Kunsthaus
Until Aughust 18th: from Buddha to Picasso, a collection from Eduard von der Heydt at the Rietberg museum
Until June 30st: Swiss Press Photo 13,the 90 best photos of the Swiss Press at the Landesmuseum
May 3rd until May 26th: World Press Photo, photo exhibition from Keystone at Sihlcity – Folium (Kalanderplatz 6)
Until September 8th: exhibition about the Swiss song writer Mani Matter at the Landesmuseum
May 3nd until June 2nd: Family Knie comes back for new circus performances at the Landiwiese. For tickets click here.
FOOD & DRINK:
May 1st, 4th & 5th from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.: Open wine caves in Zurich. For more info check here
Until May 26th on Sundays from 9:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.: Breakfast on the Zurich lake – Departure at Bürkliplatz
May 4th from 8:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.: FUN TABLE at restaurant Rampe Süd (Kalandergasse 1) , possibility for 3 single men and 3 women to meet and eat together (Age 40) Price: Fr. 95 for 2 people. Call 044 380 70 11
May 2nd-5th & 8th-11th and bis June 8th:Spamalot – Die Ritter der Kokosnuss, the Monty Python Musical from Eric Idle & John Du Prez at the Hechtplatz theatre – 2h10 minutes – recommended for children from 12 years old
May 3rd to May 5th: Zuri tänzt
May 3rd “The show must go on” , show from Jérôme Bel at the Schiffbau
May 4th from 6:00 p.m: dancing at the Zurich main train station
May 5th: Tango crash course for free from 11:00 a.m. for 1 hour at Bürkli terrace
For the entire program click here – some events are free.
May 9th & 20th at 8:00 p.m.: Die Schatzinsel (a 2 hour opera for kids) at the Zurich Opera house
Until May 12th: Swan lake Reloaded at the Maag Halle: when Tchaikovskys meets Streetdance. Check out the website here for more info. Special discount for Vivamost readers here Saturday & Sunday at 3:00 p.m. and Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
May 5th & 6th: Zucchero at the Hallenstadion
May 5th, 8th, 11th, 15th & 18th: La Traviata revival at the Zurich Opera house
May 12th & 13th: Eros Ramazotti at the Hallenstadion
May17th: Beyoncé at the Hallenstadion
May 21st: Pink at the Hallenstadion
May 26th & 29th: Don Giovanni at the Zurich Opera house
Until June 2nd: Ich war noch niemals in New York, a musical with the best hits from Udo Jürgens at Theater 11
May 31st: tea at Jelmoli with sommelier Peter Rindlisbacher. Learn all about tea and of course eat some scones while drinking tea. 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Price CHF 60 with a discount for Jelmoli card holders CHF 50.
May 5th, 21st, 27th & 31st:Tennessee Williams play “Cat on a hot tin roof” (Die Katze auf dem heissen Blechdach) directed by Stefan Pucher with actors Tabea Bettin, Jan Bluthardt, Jean-Pierre Cornu, Jonas Gygax, Julia Jentsch, Nicolas Rosat, Markus Scheumann and Friederike Wagner.
At the Pfauen theatre in Zurich and with English surtitles on May 21st.