Ildikó Pongor


Ildikó Pongor
ballet dancer, ballet teacher, company répétiteur, eternal member, master artist
Member of the Hungarian State Opera since 1972

Education and training:

Hungarian Dance Academy (1971)
Vaganova Academy (Leningrad)
Teachers:
Marcella Nádasi, Zsuzsa Merényi

Main roles:
Asafiev-Vainonen: Flames of Paris / Jeanne
Adam-Lavrovsky: Giselle / title role
Tchaikovsky-Ivanov-Harangozó: Swan Lake / Odett-Odile
Delibes-Seregi: Sylvia / Diana
Khachaturian-Seregi: Spartacus / Flavia
Delibes-Harangozó: Coppélia / Swanilda
Herold-Ashton: La Fille mal gardée / Lise
Asafiev-Zakharov: The Fountain of Bakhchisarai / Zarema
Fodor-J. S. Bach-Presser: The Rehearsal / Mary Magdalene
Vukán-László: Derby / The girl
Tchaikovsky-Róna: The Sleeping Beauty / Carabosse
Tchaikovsky-Pártay: Anna Karenina / title role
Mendelssohn-Seregi: A Midsummer Night's Dream / Titania
Imre-Schumann: Woman's Love—Woman's Fate / Woman

Guest appearances:
Japan and other East Asian countries (twelve occasions between 1970 and 1981)
North America (four occasions),
Wiener Staatsoper, permanent special guest (1981-1985)
Stockholm, leading soloist (1989-1991)
She has danced in numerous major cities in Europe, as well as in Mexico, South Korea, Hong Kong, Canada and Taiwan.
Artistic director of the Hungarian National Ballet for some years starting from 1989.
In addition to an active dancing career, also functions as a ballet master. Participated as a co-choreographer in staging the Hungarian State Opera's productions of Don Quixote and Swan Lake.
Ballet master heading rehearsals for La bayadère (Minkus-Petipa-Mukhamedov) in 2008.

Awards and recognitions:
Liszt Award (1978)
Artist of Merit (1982)
Kossuth Prize (1985)
Artist of Excellence (1990)
Middle Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary (2001)

Performances

2019. October 26.2019-10-26
La fille mal gardée
2019. October 26.2019-10-26
La fille mal gardée
2019. October 27.2019-10-27
La fille mal gardée
2019. October 27.2019-10-27
La fille mal gardée
2019. October 30.2019-10-30
La fille mal gardée
2019. October 31.2019-10-31
La fille mal gardée
2019. November 1.2019-11-01
La fille mal gardée
2019. November 3.2019-11-03
La fille mal gardée
2019. November 3.2019-11-03
La fille mal gardée
2019. November 29.2019-11-29
The Nutcracker
2019. November 30.2019-11-30
The Nutcracker
2019. November 30.2019-11-30
The Nutcracker
2019. December 1.2019-12-01
The Nutcracker
2019. December 1.2019-12-01
The Nutcracker
2019. December 4.2019-12-04
The Nutcracker
2019. December 5.2019-12-05
The Nutcracker
2019. December 6.2019-12-06
The Nutcracker
2019. December 7.2019-12-07
The Nutcracker
2019. December 7.2019-12-07
The Nutcracker
2019. December 8.2019-12-08
The Nutcracker
2019. December 11.2019-12-11
The Nutcracker
2019. December 12.2019-12-12
The Nutcracker
2019. December 14.2019-12-14
The Nutcracker
2019. December 15.2019-12-15
The Nutcracker
2019. December 15.2019-12-15
The Nutcracker
2019. December 17.2019-12-17
The Nutcracker
2019. December 19.2019-12-19
The Nutcracker
2019. December 22.2019-12-22
The Nutcracker
2019. December 23.2019-12-23
The Nutcracker
2019. December 24.2019-12-24
The Nutcracker
2019. December 25.2019-12-25
The Nutcracker
2019. December 26.2019-12-26
The Nutcracker
2019. December 26.2019-12-26
The Nutcracker
2019. December 27.2019-12-27
The Nutcracker
2019. December 27.2019-12-27
The Nutcracker
2019. December 29.2019-12-29
The Nutcracker
2019. December 29.2019-12-29
The Nutcracker
2020. January 4.2020-01-04
The Nutcracker
2020. January 5.2020-01-05
The Nutcracker
2020. January 18.2020-01-18
Giselle
2020. January 24.2020-01-24
Giselle
2020. January 25.2020-01-25
Giselle
2020. January 25.2020-01-25
Giselle
2020. January 26.2020-01-26
Giselle
2020. January 26.2020-01-26
Giselle
2020. January 28.2020-01-28
Giselle
2020. January 29.2020-01-29
Giselle
2020. February 1.2020-02-01
Giselle
2020. March 6.2020-03-06
Laurencia
2020. March 7.2020-03-07
Laurencia
2020. March 7.2020-03-07
Laurencia
2020. March 8.2020-03-08
Laurencia
2020. March 8.2020-03-08
Laurencia
2020. March 11.2020-03-11
Laurencia
2020. March 12.2020-03-12
Laurencia
2020. March 14.2020-03-14
Sylvia
2020. March 14.2020-03-14
Sylvia
2020. March 18.2020-03-18
Sylvia
2020. March 19.2020-03-19
Sylvia
2020. March 21.2020-03-21
Sylvia
2020. March 21.2020-03-21
Sylvia
2020. March 22.2020-03-22
Sylvia
2020. March 28.2020-03-28
Sylvia
2020. May 1.2020-05-01
Limitless
2020. May 2.2020-05-02
Limitless
2020. May 3.2020-05-03
Limitless
2020. May 7.2020-05-07
Limitless
2020. May 8.2020-05-08
Limitless
2020. May 9.2020-05-09
Limitless