On 16 September, Zoltán Balog, Minister for Human Resources, and Szilveszter Ókovács, General Director of the Hungarian State Opera guided the representatives of the press through various spaces and workshops of the Hungarian State Opera to describe and exhibit their conditions before the modernisation of the Opera. According to the decision brought by the Government, the modernisation of the Hungarian State Opera can be realised from 23 billion HUF (7.6 million EUR) to make the Opera House a modern, safe and worthy place of work and entertainment by the spring of 2018.
Bel canto, or beautiful singing is the absolute respect for the aesthetics of melody and musical forms as well as the art of maximising one's exploitation of technical skill. Looking back at this unique, clearly definable Italo-French style after two hundred years, we can see that besides the great Italian triad (Bellini, Donizetti and Rossini), Meyerbeer, Auber and a few other composers who are less well-known today approached the human voice with special sensitivity; outstanding soprano Klára Kolonits, who is deeply committed to this style, provides some insight into these works – based on her CD of the same title, which was released recently.
“A people can best be known through their folk songs,” claimed Zoltán Kodály, one of the crucial proponents of Hungarian music, whose main ambition as a composer, collector of folk songs and music teacher was to inculcate a love for Hungarian folk song and to cultivate a knowledgeable audience.
A grand season opener awaits fans of opera, ballet and classical music on 24 September 2016. On Saturday, following various open-air programmes, operatic life will resume with a new production of La traviata.
In 2016, the Opera House will once again be participating in the worldwide Car-Free Weekend series with free commedia dell’arte performances on the Sphinx Terrace on the Dalszínház Street corner of the building on Saturday and Sunday, 17 & 18 September to use the noise-free environment and the much better air on Andrássy Avenue.
The 60th anniversary of the 1956 Revolution is commemorated by a series of events at the Hungarian State Opera. Beside opera world premieres, ballet performances and symphonic concerts, exhibitions, international guest performances and an open day at the Opera House awaits audiences.
Értesítjük tisztelt közönségünket, hogy a Makaróni karmester kalandjai című ifjúsági programsorozatunkra az összes jegy elkelt. A 2011/12-es évad MINDEN Makaróni karmester rendezvénye betelt, ezért további jegyvásárlásra nincs lehetőség.