Opening Gala Concert at the Eiffel Art Studios


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Like the most professionally run opera houses in Western Europe, the Hungarian State Opera also needed a complex that was not only able to accommodate its storage needs and studios, but was also suitable for holding rehearsals and even performances. This is what the Eiffel Art Studios, an enormous group of industrial halls set on a 20-acre site and named after the world-famous French engineer, would become. Through more than eight years of hard work and many billions of forints of government support, the building is at last ready to be opened to the public. There we will welcome an audience that makes up for its smaller size with its commitment to attending niche productions: it is for them that the Bánffy Stage, a friendly auditorium with a huge orchestra pit and stage and capacity for a little over 400 viewers was built. This will become a home for performances of Baroque opera and 20th-century and contemporary music, with lots of contemporary dance included as well.


Conductor » Balázs Kocsár, principal music director, Ádám Medveczky, former principal music director

Director » András  Almási-Tóth, artistic director

Soloists of La bohème 2.0 » Orsolya Sáfár, Rita Rácz, Gergely Boncsér, András Kiss, Csaba Sándor, Csaba Szegedi, Szüle Tamás, László Beöthy-Kiss

Soloists of Te Deum of Buda Castle » Erika  Miklósa, Gabriella Balga, Dániel Pataky, András Palerdi

Featuring the Hungarian National Ballet, the Hungarian National Ballet Institute, the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra, Chorus, and Children's Chorus.


PROGRAMME

Kornélia Mráz / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake – Hungarian Dance (featuring the students of the Hungarian National Ballet Institute)
Inger / Ravel – Pärt: Walking Mad
Puccini: La bohème 2.0 – 2nd Act
Kodály: Te Deum of Buda Castle


Details

Location
Eiffel Art Studios – Bánffy Stage
Date
March 9, 2020
Start time
20:00
End time
22:10

Events

2020. March 09., Mon, 20:00