It is hereby announced that following the successful premieres of recent days (Cactuses, Salome, Dead Man Walking), beginning with 17 September 2020, the Hungarian State Opera is compelled to suspend all rehearsals until 1 October due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases. Consequently, all performances are cancelled until 17 October 2020.
On 11 September 2020, at the first premiere of The Muse of France Season, the Embassy of France represented by Pascale Andréani, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and the Hungarian State Opera represented by general director Szilveszter Ókovács signed a cooperation agreement at the Eiffel Art Studios.
Dead Man Walking, the most significant piece of 21st century opera is to be presented by the Hungarian State Opera at the Eiffel Art Studios on 16 September 2020. Due to the epidemic situation, Jake Heggie's opera directed by András Almási-Tóth featuring Andrea Meláth and David Adam Moore under the baton of Gergely Vajda can only be seen once this autumn.