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The Nutcracker

Fairy-tale ballet in two acts

DER MESSIAS (MESSIAH) – concert

Oratorio in three parts, without intermission, in Hungarian, with Hungarian and English surtitles

Die Fledermaus (The Bat)

Operetta in three acts in Hungarian, with English and Hungarian surtitles

Schicchi 2.0

Comic opera in one act, in Hungarian, with Hungarian surtitles

La bohème

Opera in three parts, four acts, in Italian, with Hungarian, English, and Italian subtitles

Audition for the Hungarian National Ballet (2023)

Little Swan Lake

Children’s production for little ones

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News

Nutcracker Festival – hits and charity performances in the OPERA's festive offer
Nov. 25, 2022, 1:08 p.m.

Nutcracker Festival – hits and charity performances in the OPERA's festive offer

In view of the great interest, on 21 December 2022, starting at 11:00 a.m., the Hungarian National Ballet has scheduled an additional performance of The Nutcracker, making it the longest series of  Tchaikovsky's fairy-tale ballet, with 35 performances running between the first Sunday of Advent, 27 November 2022 and 15 January 2023, at the Hungarian State Opera. While OPERA's traditional holiday productions attract full houses again this year, the Opera House also intends to pay attention to the needy with several charity events in cooperation with its partners.

The Ring cycle returns to the Opera House after 15 years
Oct. 26, 2022, 2:55 p.m.

The Ring cycle returns to the Opera House after 15 years

After a decade and a half, Richard Wagner's monumental opera cycle is on stage of the refurbished Budapest Opera House for four weeks in November 2022. The production staged by Géza M. Tóth and conducted by Balázs Kocsár features a cast almost exclusively of Hungarian soloist including István Kovácsházi, Szilvia Rálik, Eszter Sümegi, Zoltán Nyári, Tünde Szabóki, Mihály Kálmándy, Béla Perencz and Krisztián Cser.