There are no age limits in classical music. For classical music is timeless, infinitely diverse, and constantly surprising. In addition to exciting concert formats, we offer you various ways to take action yourself.

tonhalleLATE (Foto: Priska Ketterer)
tonhalleLATE (Foto: Francesca Camilla Bruno)
tonhalleLATE (Foto: Francesca Camilla Bruno)

tonhalleLATE – classic meets electronic

A magical evening with classical music and club sounds. This encounter between two musical worlds will offer you a very special concert experience. In the classical section, the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich will show what it’s made of, performing a major work of musical history. Then you’ll experience what happens when classical musicians are confronted with hot live acts – always an adventure for everyone. Thereafter, the live acts perform, and towards morning DJs take over until the party ends.
Never been? Then it’s time you did. tonhalleLATE has long since become a Zurich classic.

Supported by Credit Suisse

September 2019
Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Frank Strobel Conductor
June 2020
Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Paavo Järvi Chefdirigent und Music Director Honegger, Schostakowitsch
October 2018
Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Amirali Live Act Definition DJ Projektil Visuals Frank Strobel Conductor, Jakob Eisenbach Arrangement Irina Pak Violine Ewa Grzywna-Groblewska Viola Isaac Duarte Oboe Heinz Saurer Trompete Christian Hartmann Perkussion Klaus Schwärzler Perkussion Lea Knecht Harfe Schifrin, Desplat, Herrmann, May, Ortolani, Goldsmith, Shore, Doldinger, Martinez, Giacchino
May 2019
Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, David Zinman Conductor, Truls Mørk Violoncello Tom Trago Live Act Sassy J, Projektil Visuals Tarek Schmidt Arrangement Herbert Kistler Trompete Heinz Saurer Trompete Laurent Tinguely Trompete Seth Quistad Posaune Marco Rodrigues Posaune Matthias Kessler Perkussion Fabian Ziegler Perkussion Beethoven, Dutilleux

TOZintermezzo – early-evening classics and comedy

TOZintermezzo is the after-work appetiser for newcomers to classical music of all ages. The combination of comedy with a key work of classical music, played by the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, will activate your stomach muscles, brain and hearing. Now featuring Michael Elsener. An hour’s concert on a Thursday evening is just the thing to get you in the mood for your weekend on the town.

June 2019
Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Krzysztof Urbański Conductor, Jean-Yves Thibaudet Klavier Patti Basler Slam-Poetry Gershwin
November 2018
Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Donald Runnicles Conductor, Pierre-Laurent Aimard Klavier Michael Elsener Comedian Mozart, Strauss
January 2019
Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Manfred Honeck Conductor, Kian Soltani Violoncello Michael Elsener Comedian Schostakowitsch


  • Do you like classical music?
  • Do you like going to concerts?
  • Do you prefer to go with others rather than alone?

If this applies to you, you ought to join TOZzukunft.

TOZzukunft is the club for young people interested in classical music. We attend concerts given by the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, talk to each other about music (and much more besides), gain insights into the running of the orchestra, and meet musicians from the Orchestra or even a conductor or soloist in person.

The annual membership fee is CHF 25. This will entitle you to tickets for Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich concerts at CHF 20 – any time you like (!) – as well as free tickets to the Members’ and Patrons’ concert, and you’ll be invited to TOZzukunft's exclusive events.

You’ll find information on all events on our Facebook members’ page, in our newsletters and the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich’s magazine, which is delivered to your letterbox every two months.


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Classical concerts – for only CHF 20

Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich concerts don’t have to be expensive: anyone under 25 or still in training or education (max. 35 years old) can buy concert tickets for CHF 20. Find out more under Concessions.

Student managers

Student managers – get involved

Would you like to see behind the scenes of the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich? Take responsibility? Learn how concerts are organised? Every season, a group of music-loving students from the Canton of Zurich learns all about what it takes to make a large orchestra work and be successful. The student managers take on all the roles involved in orchestral and concert management, and are coached and supported by the Tonhalle Society Zurich’s relevant professional administrators.

Together, they organise an event for young people from start to finish: TOZdiscover, a concert given by the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich.

YOU are
• between 15 and 17 years old
• at secondary, high or vocational school
• interested in the arts
• have enough leisure time between this October and April
• have always wanted to organise a concert

WE are
• the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, a top international orchestra
• the operator of the Tonhalle Maag
• specialists in cultural management

• we are a team and organise one edition of TOZdiscover
• we meet musicians
• we negotiate with agencies and sponsors
• we promote this event

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March 2019
Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Filarmónica Joven de Colombia, Andrés Orozco-Estrada Conductor, Angelo Repetto Sounds Projektil Visuals Tschaikowsky, Moncayo

TOZdiscover – listen in

The fifth year of the student managers is attracting their own generation to a concert, their independently organized event TOZdiscover. For seven months the students between 15 and 17 were given an insight into the processes of concert life at the Tonhalle Society Zurich and were thus able to experience first-hand which preparations have to be made before a concert takes place. Now they will organize a special concert. For this year`s edition of TOZdiscover the students have extended their geographical horizon: in «side by side» young musicians from Colombia will perform together with the TOZ.

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March 2019
Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Filarmónica Joven de Colombia, Andrés Orozco-Estrada Conductor, Angelo Repetto Sounds Projektil Visuals Tschaikowsky, Moncayo

nextstop:classic – keep at it

Together with his friends the internationally renowned percussionist Fabian Ziegler, at present a student at Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, gives his debut in a concert setting which has been devised by an alumni network of former Tonhalle-Orchestra student managers nextstop:classic. The name implies the ongoing aim to give young people an easy access to concerts. In nextstop:classic one becomes immersed in unknown worlds, on journeys through the world of music or in an elaborate stage design like a Tchaikowsky drawing-room.

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May 2019
Fabian Ziegler Marimbaphon, Vibraphon und Perkussion Tilmann Bogler Perkussion Thomas Büchel Perkussion Matthias Kessler Perkussion Cangelosi, Hamilton, Xenakis, Psathas, Miki
Literatur und Musik
Kent Nagano dirigiert Ives
Kids on stage
Kammermusik-Soiree mit dem Philharmonia Quartett Berlin
Das TOZ auf SRF Kultur
Thibaudet spielt Gershwin
Subscriptions 2019/20
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