New Year's at the Erkel

38. Malwina season ticket

The New Year's invocation at the Erkel Theatre will feature a newly commissioned work from poet Árpád Kollár, Karina Sarkissova's new ballet interlude choreographed to the scherzo from A Midsummer Night's Dream, a New Year's address from university professor and general director of the National Institute of Rheumatology and Physiotherapy Dr Gyula Poór, representing the scientific world, as well as a new overture written for the occasion by composer Attila Pacsay, as the entire company of the Hungarian State Opera sends its greetings to the audience and Hungarians living abroad.

Attila Pacsay: New Year's Overture
A New Year's greeting from Prof. Gyula Poór
Sarkissova/Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream – Scherzo
Kollár Árpád: Backwater, a New Year's trio to a picture by Béla Kádár – recited by András Kőrösi 
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9

Conductor: Gergely Kesselyák

Featuring: Klára Kolonits, Lúcia Megyesi Schwartz, Tibor Szappanos, István Kovács, the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra and Chorus 
Acting chorus director: Gábor Csiki
Featuring video of the artists of the Hungarian National Ballet: 
Aleszja Popova, Aliya Tanykpayeva, Lili Felméry, Adrienn Pap, Gergő Ármin Balázsi, Gergely Leblanc, Dmitry Timofeev, Ievgen Lagunov

Hosts: Noémi Morvai, Szilveszter Ókovács 
Director: András Aczél 


Erkel Theatre
Jan. 1, 2018
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2018. January 01., Mon, 19:30