The Hungarian National Ballet presents a new Laurencia production choreographed by Michael Messerer on 6 March 2020. The production that can be seen seven times this season aims to enchant audiences with spectacular solo dances, duets and ensembles.
Ero the Joker, a comic opera by Jakov Gotovac and Death in Venice, a dance performance by Valentina Turcu can be seen at the Erkel Theatre on 21 and 23 January 2020. The guest performances of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb are organised under the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
In accordance with the guidelines issued by the Government of Hungary on 11 March 2020, all performances at the Hungarian State Opera are cancelled until 3 April 2020 at the earliest.
The band was formed in the autumn of 2005, originally for a film score. The leader Kornél Fekete-Kovács, principally known by his large orchestral works, Ferenc Liszt priced composer and trompetist. Beside the Modern Art Orchestra – the ensemble, directed by him – the FKQ was formed to realise his conceptions, which feeds upon the combo jazz playing. The repertoire of the band, is based on the bandleader‘s compositions, but other members‘ compositions are also heard in concerts. The openess of the members of the group to other musical streams, has made recognizable signs in the sound of the quintett. This is a little more crusty, dry European way of playing main stream jazz, which mostly contains the elements of contemporary classical music. By the composition and structure, the interaction, the spontaneous improvised way of playing – touching the boundaries of free jazz – is strongly present in their music. Members of the band: Kornél Fekete-Kovács – trumpet, flugelhorn, János Ávéd – saxophones, Gábor Cseke – piano, Márton Soós – bass, László Csízi – drums