Awards and recognitions of the Hungarian State Opera

  • Eternal Members and Master Artists
    • Zsuzsa Barlay Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • István Berczelly Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • János Berkes Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Merit,Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Imre Dózsa ballet dancer, ballet teacher, company répétiteur, Master Artist, Eternal Member
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Katalin Hágai Ballet dancer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Gyula Harangozó Jr. choreographer, ballet master, ballet dancer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Magda Kalmár Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Arist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Katalin Kasza Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Ferenc Liszt Award, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Ildikó Kaszás ballet dancer, company répétiteur, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Kékesi Mária ballet dancer, ballet teacher, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Péter Kelen Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Ingrid Kertesi Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Gábor Keveházi Ballet dancer, choreographer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossut Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Veronika Kincses opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Atilla Kiss-B. opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • János Kovács Conductor, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Kolos Kováts opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Gyöngyi Lukács Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Kossuth Prize, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Éva Marton Opera singer, Kammersängerin, professor emerita, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Order of Saint Stephen, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Ádám Medveczky conductor, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Mészöly Katalin Opera Singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Lajos Miller Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Zsuzsa Misura Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • András Molnár Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Adél Orosz Ballerina, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Lilla Pártay ballet dancer, choreographer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Pászthy Júlia Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Ferenc Liszt Award, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Pitti Katalin Opera Singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Ildikó Pongor ballet dancer, ballet teacher, company répétiteur, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Rohonyi Anikó Opera Singer, Eternal Member
      Ferenc Liszt Award, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • István Róka Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Gold Cross of Merit,Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • István Rozsos Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Eszter Sümegi opera singer, Eternal Member, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2012/2013, 2015/2016)
      Kossuth Prize, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • György Szakály Ballet dancer, choreographer, ballet master, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Miklós Szinetár Director, intendant, general director, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Szőnyi Nóra ballet dancer, Eternal Member
      Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Szumrák Vera Ballerina, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Ilona Tokody Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Mária Uzoni Chief protocol officer, eternal member
      Ministerial Certificate of Service to Hungarian Culture, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Katalin Volf ballet dancer, ballet master, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
  • Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Gabriella Balga Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2019/2020)
      Silver Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2019/2020)
    • Gergely Boncsér Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2019/2020)
      Gold Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2019/2020)
    • Gábor Bretz opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2012/2013)
      Kossuth Prize, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2012/2013)
    • Szabolcs Brickner Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2017/2018)
      Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2017/2018)
    • Krisztián Cser opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2022/2023)
      Gold Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2022/2023)
    • Attila Fekete opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2013/2014)
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2013/2014)
    • Anatoly Fokanov Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2017/2018)
      Hungarian Artist Excellence, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2017/2018)
    • Erika Gál opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2014/15)
      Silver Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2014/15)
    • Zsolt Haja Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2019/2020)
      Silver Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2019/2020)
    • Péter Kálmán Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2024/25)
      Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2024/25)
    • Michele Kalmandy Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2013/2014)
      Kossuth Prize, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2013/2014)
    • Klára Kolonits Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2013/2014, 2018/2019)
      Kossuth Prize, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2013/2014, 2018/2019)
    • Ildikó Komlósi Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2015/2016)
      Kossuth Prize, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2015/2016)
    • István Kovács opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2023/2024)
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2023/2024)
    • István Kovácsházi Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2015/2016)
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2015/2016)
    • Boldizsár László Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2017/2018)
      Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2017/2018)
    • Gabriella Létay Kiss opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2014/2015)
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2014/2015)
    • András Palerdi Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2016/2017)
      Gold Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2016/2017)
    • Polina Pasztircsák Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2016/2017, 2024/2025)
      Silver Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2016/2017, 2024/2025)
    • Rita Rácz opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2022/2023)
      Silver Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2022/2023)
    • Szilvia Rálik opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2014/2015)
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2014/2015)
    • Orsolya Sáfár opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2018/2019)
      Silver Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2018/2019)
    • Atala Schöck Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2016/2017)
      Ferenc Liszt Award, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2016/2017)
    • Eszter Sümegi opera singer, Eternal Member, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2012/2013, 2015/2016)
      Kossuth Prize, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Andrea Szántó Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2022/2023)
      Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2022/2023)
    • Csaba Szegedi Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2018/2019, 2023/2024)
      Bronze Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2018/2019, 2023/2024)
    • László Szvétek Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2017/2018)
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2017/2018)
    • Zita Váradi opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2012/2013)
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2012/2013)
  • Étoile of the Hungarian National Ballet
    • Gergő Ármin Balázsi male principal, Étoile of the 2022/2023 season
      Bronze Cross of Merit, Étoile of the 2022/2023 season
    • Lili Felméry female soloist, Étoile of the 2015/2016 season
      Gyula Harangozó Award, Étoile of the Hungarian National Ballet (2015/2016)
    • Gergely Leblanc principal, Étoile of the 2016/2017 season
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Étoile of the Hungarian National Ballet (2016/2017)
    • Tatyjana Melnyik female principal, Étoile of the 2019/2020 and the 2023/2024 seasons
      Gold Cross of Merit, Two-time Étoile of the Hungarian National Ballet (2019/2020, 2023/2024)
    • Zoltán Oláh male first soloist, Étoile of the 2012/2013 and 2014/2015 seasons, inactive
      Kossuth Prize, Two-time Étoile of the Hungarian National Ballet (2012/2013, 2014/2015)
    • Aliya Tanykpayeva female principal, Étoile of the 2013/2014 and the 2017/2018 seasons
      Silver Cross of Merit, Two-time Étoile of the Hungarian National Ballet (2013/2014, 2017/2018)
    • Dmitry Timofeev principal, Étoile of the 2018/2019 season
      Silver Cross of Merit, Étoile of the Hungarian National Ballet (2018/2019)
  • Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Chorus
    • Ágota Kádár Chorus member, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Chorus (2023/2024)
      Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Chorus (2023/2024)
    • Károly Fekete Chorus member, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Chorus (2022/2023)
      Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Chorus (2022/2023)
    • G. Zoltán Tóth Chorus member, Chorus Singer of the Season 2015/2016, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Chorus (2019/2020)
      Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Chorus (2019/2020)
    • Mónika Németh Chorus member, Chorus Singer of the Season 2008/2009, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Chorus (2018/2019)
      Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Chorus (2018/2019)
  • Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Endre Balog orchestra member, solo cello, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (2015/2016)
      Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (2015/2016)
    • Galina Danyilova orchestra member, concertmaster, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (2016/2017)
      Silver Cross of Merit, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (2016/2017)
    • Alajos H. Zováthi orchestra member, principal double bass, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (2017/2018)
      Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (2017/2018)
    • Gábor Tóth orchestra member, solo first French horn, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (2018/2019)
      Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (2018/2019)
    • Sándor Kiss orchestra member, first clarinet, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (2019/2020)
      Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (2019/2020)
    • Judit Polonkai orchestra member, solo first bassoon, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (2022/2023)
      János Ferencsik Award, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (2022/2023)
    • Anikó Ecseki orchestra member, principal first violin, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (2023/2024)
      Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (2023/2024)
  • Chamber Artist of the Hungarian National Ballet
    • Louis Scrivener male soloist, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian National Ballet (2023/2024)
      Chamber Artist of the Hungarian National Ballet (2023/2024)
    • Miyu Takamori grand sujet, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian National Ballet (2022/2023)
      Chamber Artist of the Hungarian National Ballet (2022/2023)
    • Balázs Majoros grand sujet, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian National Ballet (2019/2020)
      Bronze Cross of Merit, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian National Ballet (2019/2020)
    • Lea Földi female semi-soloist, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian National Ballet (2018/2019)
      Chamber Artist of the Hungarian National Ballet (2018/2019)
  • Hungarian State Opera Children's Chorus
    • Jázmin Kirsch-Veszeli Member of the Children's Chorus, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Children's Chorus (2023/2024)
      Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Children's Chorus (2023/2024)
    • Rafael Abebe-Ayele Member of the Children's Chorus, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Children's Chorus (2022/2023)
      Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Children's Chorus (2022/2023)
  • Chamber Artist of the Hungarian National Ballet Institute
    • Julianna Éva Pollák Ballet Student, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian National Ballet Institute (2023/2024)
      Chamber Artist of the Hungarian National Ballet Institute (2023/2024)
    • Cecília Porkoláb Ballet Student, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian National Ballet Institute (2022/2023)
      Chamber Artist of the Hungarian National Ballet Institute (2022/2023)
  • György Melis Award
    • Éva Balatoni soloist
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary and György Melis Award
    • Éva Bátori opera singer
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, György Melis Award
    • Zsuzsanna Bazsinka Chorus member, vocal coach, Chorus Singer of the Season 2013/2014
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, György Melis Award
    • István Berczelly Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • János Berkes Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Merit,Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Tamás Busa Opera singer, Eternal Member
      György Melis Award, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Clementis Tamás Opera Singer
      György Melis Award
    • Krisztián Cser opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2022/2023)
      Gold Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2022/2023)
    • Beatrix Fodor opera singer
      György Melis Award
    • Anatoly Fokanov Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2017/2018)
      Hungarian Artist Excellence, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2017/2018)
    • Michele Kalmandy Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2013/2014)
      Kossuth Prize, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2013/2014)
    • Magda Kalmár Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Arist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Katalin Kasza Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Ferenc Liszt Award, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Péter Kelen Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Atilla Kiss-B. opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Ildikó Komlósi Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2015/2016)
      Kossuth Prize, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2015/2016)
    • István Kovácsházi Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2015/2016)
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2015/2016)
    • Boldizsár László Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2017/2018)
      Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2017/2018)
    • Mészöly Katalin Opera Singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Zoltán Nyári Opera singer
      György Melis Award
    • András Palerdi Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2016/2017)
      Gold Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2016/2017)
    • István Rozsos Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Csaba Sándor opera singer
    • Csaba Szegedi Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2018/2019, 2023/2024)
      Bronze Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2018/2019, 2023/2024)
    • Zita Szemere opera singer
      György Melis Award
    • Tamás Szüle opera singer
      Gold Cross of Merit, György Melis Award
    • Mária Temesi Opera Singer, Vocal coach
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary, György Melis Award
    • Ilona Tokody Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Bernadett Wiedemann opera singer
      Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary and György Melis Award
  • Mihály Székely Commemorative Plaque
    • Éva Balatoni soloist
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary and György Melis Award
    • Éva Bátori opera singer
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, György Melis Award
    • Zsuzsanna Bazsinka Chorus member, vocal coach, Chorus Singer of the Season 2013/2014
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, György Melis Award
    • István Berczelly Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Gábor Bretz opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2012/2013)
      Kossuth Prize, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2012/2013)
    • Krisztián Cser opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2022/2023)
      Gold Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2022/2023)
    • Veronika Fekete surtitle operator, former soloist
      Mihály Székely Commemorative Plaque
    • Anatoly Fokanov Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2017/2018)
      Hungarian Artist Excellence, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2017/2018)
    • Géza Gábor opera singer
    • Magda Kalmár Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Arist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Katalin Kasza Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Ferenc Liszt Award, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Bori Keszei Opera singer
      Ferenc Liszt Award, Mihály Székely Commemorative Plaque
    • Veronika Kincses opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Klára Kolonits Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2013/2014, 2018/2019)
      Kossuth Prize, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2013/2014, 2018/2019)
    • Kolos Kováts opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Boldizsár László Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2017/2018)
      Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2017/2018)
    • Adrienn Miksch Opera singer
      Mihály Székely Commemorative Plaque
    • Lajos Miller Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Zsuzsa Misura Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • András Molnár Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • András Palerdi Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2016/2017)
      Gold Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2016/2017)
    • Polina Pasztircsák Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2016/2017, 2024/2025)
      Silver Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2016/2017, 2024/2025)
    • Béla Perencz Opera Singer
      Mihály Székely Commemorative Plaque
    • Andrea Rost Opera singer
      Kossuth Prize, Mihály Székely Commemorative Plaque
    • István Rozsos Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Eszter Sümegi opera singer, Eternal Member, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2012/2013, 2015/2016)
      Kossuth Prize, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • László Szvétek Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2017/2018)
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2017/2018)
    • Tamás Szüle opera singer
      Gold Cross of Merit, György Melis Award
    • Mária Temesi Opera Singer, Vocal coach
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary, György Melis Award
    • Ilona Tokody Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • János Tóth Opera Singer
      Ferenc Liszt Award, Mihály Székely Commemorative Plaque
    • Andrea Ulbrich Opera singer
      Mihály Székely Commemorative Plaque
    • Bernadett Wiedemann opera singer
      Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary and György Melis Award
  • Gusztáv Oláh Commemorative Plaque
    • Alexandru Agache opera singer
      Gusztáv Oláh Commemorative Plaque
    • Marcell Bakonyi opera singer
      Bronze Cross of Merit and Gusztáv Oláh Commemorative Plaque
    • Éva Bátori opera singer
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, György Melis Award
    • István Berczelly Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • János Berkes Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Merit,Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Krisztián Cser opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2022/2023)
      Gold Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2022/2023)
    • Attila Fekete opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2013/2014)
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2013/2014)
    • Veronika Fekete surtitle operator, former soloist
      Mihály Székely Commemorative Plaque
    • Erika Gál opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2014/15)
      Silver Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2014/15)
    • Dénes Gulyás Opera Singer
      Kossuth Prize, Gusztáv Oláh Commemorative Plaque
    • Katalin Hágai Ballet dancer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Miklós Harazdy Opera Répétiteur
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary, Gusztáv Oláh Award
    • Anikó Katona Répétiteur
      Gusztáv Oláh Commemorative Plaque
    • István Kovács opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2023/2024)
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2023/2024)
    • János Kovács Conductor, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • István Kovácsházi Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2015/2016)
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2015/2016)
    • Jenő Lőcsei Choreographer
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Gusztáv Oláh Commemorative Plaque
    • Ádám Medveczky conductor, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Zoltán Oláh male first soloist, Étoile of the 2012/2013 and 2014/2015 seasons, inactive
      Kossuth Prize, Two-time Étoile of the Hungarian National Ballet (2012/2013, 2014/2015)
    • Pitti Katalin Opera Singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Szilvia Rálik opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2014/2015)
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2014/2015)
    • Orsolya Sáfár opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2018/2019)
      Silver Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2018/2019)
    • Kálmán Szennai Répétiteur, conductor
      Silver Cross of Merit, Gusztáv Oláh Commemorative Plaque
    • Ilona Tokody Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Katalin Volf ballet dancer, ballet master, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
  • Mária Sudlik Award
    • István Berczelly Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Katalin Kasza Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Ferenc Liszt Award, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Péter Kelen Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Annamária Kovács Opera singer
      György Melis Award
    • Nádor Magda Opera Singer
    • Béla Perencz Opera Singer
      Mihály Székely Commemorative Plaque
  • Zoltán Závodszky Award
    • Erika Gál opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2014/15)
      Silver Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2014/15)
    • Michele Kalmandy Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2013/2014)
      Kossuth Prize, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2013/2014)
    • István Kovácsházi Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2015/2016)
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2015/2016)
    • Judit Németh opera singer
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Zoltán Závodszky Award
    • István Rácz opera singer
      Ferenc Liszt and Zoltán Závodszky Award
    • Szilvia Rálik opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2014/2015)
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2014/2015)
    • Eszter Sümegi opera singer, Eternal Member, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2012/2013, 2015/2016)
      Kossuth Prize, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Andrea Szántó Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2022/2023)
      Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2022/2023)
  • Seregi Award
    • Lilla Pártay ballet dancer, choreographer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Dóra Barta choreographer
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, László Seregi Award (2022)
    • Marianna Venekei ballet teacher, company répétiteur, choreographer
      Gold Cross of Merit and Seregi Award (2020)
    • László Velekei ballet master, choreographer
      Gyula Harangozó Award, László Seregi Award (2019)
    • Ákos Tihanyi Choreographer
      László Seregi Award (2018)
    • Balázs Vincze Choreographer
      László Seregi Award (2017)
    • Gábor Mihályi Choreographer
      László Seregi Award (2016)
    • Jiří Kylián choreographer, set- and lighting designer
      László Seregi Award (2015)
    • Tamás Juronics Choreographer
      László Seregi Award (2014)
    • András Lukács Choreographer
      Gyula Harangozó and László Seregi Award (2013)
  • Solymosi Artistic Award
    • Olga Chernakova female semi-soloist, ballet master
      Silver Cross of Merit, Tamás Solymosi Award
    • Evelyn Janács ballet master, ballet repertory instructor
      Gyula Harangozó and Tamás Solymosi Award
    • Alekszandr Komarov guest grand sujet (character), guest artist
      Gyula Harangozó and Tamás Solymosi Award
    • Dénes Kovács Dancer, Tap and folk dance instructor
      Tamás Solymosi Award
    • Katica Ruip Ballet Student
      Tamás Solymosi Award
    • Dmitry Timofeev principal, Étoile of the 2018/2019 season
      Silver Cross of Merit, Étoile of the Hungarian National Ballet (2018/2019)
  • János Ferencsik Award
    • Zsolt Czeglédi orchestra member, first trumpet
      Gold Cross of Merit, János Ferencsik Award
    • Alajos H. Zováthi orchestra member, principal double bass, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (2017/2018)
      Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (2017/2018)
    • Ágnes Peták Juhász orchestra member, harp
      János Ferencsik Award
    • Judit Kovács orchestra member, deputy principal first violin
      János Ferencsik Award
    • Ágnes Kovácsné Soltész orchestra member, first concertmaster
      Silver Cross of Merit, János Ferencsik Award
    • Csaba Nagy orchestra member, second trumpet
      János Ferencsik Award
    • Judit Polonkai orchestra member, solo first bassoon, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (2022/2023)
      János Ferencsik Award, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (2022/2023)
    • László Pólus orchestra member, solo cello
      János Ferencsik Award
    • János Rácz orchestra member, first flute
      János Ferencsik Award
    • Imola Rajka orchestra member, principal first violin
      János Ferencsik Award
    • Ludmila Romanovskaya orchestra member, first violin tutti
      János Ferencsik Award
    • Sándor Szabó orchestra member, second trombone
      János Ferencsik Award
    • János Tóth orchestra member, percussion
      János Ferencsik Award
  • Vilmos Komor Commemorative Plaque
    • László Bartal Conductor
      Vilmos Komor Commemorative Plaque
    • Attila Csige orchestra member, timpani
      Vilmos Komor Commemorative Plaque
    • Erika Dallos Opera répétiteur
      Vilmos Komor Commemorative Plaque
    • Galina Danyilova orchestra member, concertmaster, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (2016/2017)
      Silver Cross of Merit, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (2016/2017)
    • István Dénes Conductor
      Ferenc Liszt Award, Vilmos Komor Commemorative Plaque
    • Áron Dóczi orchestra member, solo principal second violin
      Vilmos Komor Commemorative Plaque
    • Patrícia Fahidi orchestra member, solo principal second violin
      Vilmos Komor Commemorative Plaque
    • Anikó Katona Répétiteur
      Gusztáv Oláh Commemorative Plaque
    • Bálint Keresztesi orchestra member, tuba
      Vilmos Komor Commemorative Plaque
    • Ferenc Keskeny orchestra member, principal first violin
      Vilmos Komor Commemorative Plaque
    • János Kovács Conductor, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Miklós Kovács orchestra member, timpani
      Vilmos Komor Commemorative Plaque
    • Ágnes Kovácsné Soltész orchestra member, first concertmaster
      Silver Cross of Merit, János Ferencsik Award
    • Péter Lakatos orchestra member, first French horn
      Vilmos Komor Commemorative Plaque
    • Ádám Medveczky conductor, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Péter Oberfrank conductor, répétiteur
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Vilmos Komor Commemoriative Plaque
    • Balázs Rumy orchestra member, szóló first clarinet
      Vilmos Komor Commemorative Plaque
    • Kálmán Szennai Répétiteur, conductor
      Silver Cross of Merit, Gusztáv Oláh Commemorative Plaque
    • Beáta Várnai orchestra member, first clarinet
      Vilmos Komor Commemorative Plaque
  • Chorus Singer of the Season
    • Antal Bakó Chorus member, Chorus Singer of the Seasons 2003/2004 and 2009/2010
      Chorus Singer of the Seasons 2003/2004 and 2009/2010
    • Péter Balás Chorus member, Chorus Singer of the Season 2018/2019
      Chorus Singer of the Season 2018/2019
    • Zsuzsanna Bazsinka Chorus member, vocal coach, Chorus Singer of the Season 2013/2014
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, György Melis Award
    • Gábor Csiki chorus director, Chorus Singer of the Season 2010/2011
      Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary, Andor Dárday Commemorative Plaque
    • János Fátrai Chorus member, Chorus Singer of the Season 2014/2015
      Chorus Singer of the Season 2014/2015
    • Haris Nadin Chorus member, Chorus Singer of the Season 2019/2020
      Chorus Singer of the Season 2019/2020
    • Rita Hertelendy Chorus member, Chorus Singer of the Season 2005/2006
      Chorus Singer of the Season 2005/2006
    • Gergely Irlanda Chorus member, Chorus manager, Chorus Singer of the Season 2023/2024
      Chorus Singer of the Season 2023/2024
    • Gyula Kovács Chorus member, Chorus Singer of the Season 2022/2023
      Chorus Singer of the Season 2022/2023
    • István Kristóf Chorus member, Chorus Singer of the Season 2017/2018
      Chorus Singer of the Season 2017/2018
    • Tünde László Chorus member, Chorus Singer of the Season 2022/2023
      Chorus Singer of the Season 2022/2023
    • Éva Leszkovszki-Tóth Chorus member, Chorus Singer of the Season 2014/2015
      Chorus Singer of the Season 2014/2015
    • Eszter Magyari Chorus member, Chorus Singer of the Season 2010/2011
      Chorus Singer of the Season (2010/2011)
    • Györgyi Murár Chorus member, Chorus Singer of the Season 2001/2002
      Chorus Singer of the Season 2001/2002
    • Mónika Németh Chorus member, Chorus Singer of the Season 2008/2009, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Chorus (2018/2019)
      Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Chorus (2018/2019)
    • Nikoletta Pap Chorus member
    • Dániel Roska Chorus member, Chorus Singer of the Season 2011/2012
      Chorus Singer of the Season 2011/2012
    • Stefanik Márta Chorus member, Chorus Singer of the Season 2017/2018
      Chorus Singer of the Season 2017/2018
    • Krisztina Szabó M. Chorus member, Chorus Singer of the Season (2009/2010), Acting accompanist - assistant chorusmaster
      Chorus Singer of the Season (2009/2010)
    • Szilvia Szentidai Chorus member, Chorus Singer of the Season 2018/2019
      Chorus Singer of the Season 2018/2019
    • András Takács Chorus member, Chorus Singer of the Season 2012/2013
      Chorus Singer of the Season 2012/2013
    • G. Zoltán Tóth Chorus member, Chorus Singer of the Season 2015/2016, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Chorus (2019/2020)
      Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Chorus (2019/2020)
    • Katalin Töreky Chorus member, Chorus Singer of the Season 2016/2017
      Chorus Singer of the Season 2016/2017
    • Gergely Ujvári Opera Singer, Chorus Singer of the Season 2013/2014
      Chorus Singer of the Season 2013/2014
    • Géza Zsigmond Chorus member, Chorus Singer of the Season 2019/2020
      Chorus Singer of the Season 2019/2020
  • Ballet Corps Member of the Season
    • Yuiko Adachi corps de ballet
      Ballet Corps Member of the Season (2023/2024)
    • Motomi Kiyota grand sujet
      Ballet Corps Member of the Season (2023/2024)
    • Gaetano Cottonaro grand sujet
      Ballet Corps Member of the Season (2022/2023)
    • Miyu Takamori grand sujet, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian National Ballet (2022/2023)
      Chamber Artist of the Hungarian National Ballet (2022/2023)
    • Ryosuke Morimoto male soloist
      Ballet Corps Member of the Season (2019/2020)
    • Yuka Asai corps de ballet
      Ballet Corps Member of the Season (2019/2020)
    • Valerio Palumbo male semi-soloist
      Ballet Corps Member of the Season (2018/2019)
    • Ellina Pokhodnykh female soloist
      Ballet Corps Member of the Season (2018/2019)
    • Dávid Molnár corps de ballet
      Ballet Corps Member of the Season (2017/2018)
    • Kateryna Tarasova corps de ballet, character dance
      Ballet Corps Member of the Season (2017/2018)
    • Ágnes Riedl corps de ballet
      Gold Cross of Merit, Ballet Corps Member of the Season (2016/2017)
    • András Rónai male first soloist
      Ballet Corps Member of the Season (2016/2017)
    • Mikalai Radziush male soloist
      Ballet Corps Member of the Season (2015/2016)
    • Vivien Csokán corps de ballet, inactive
      Ballet Corps Member of the Season (2015/2016)
    • Kristina Starostina female semi-soloist
      Ballet Corps Member of the Season (2015/2016)
    • Anna Krupp corps de ballet
      Ballet Corps Member of the Season (2013)
    • Kristóf Morvai corps de ballet
      Bronze Cross of Merit, Ballet Corps Member of the Season (2012/2013)
    • Attila Szakács male semi-soloist, ballet master
      Silver Cross of Merit, Ballet Corps Member of the Season (2006/2007)
  • Orchestra Musician of the Season
    • Ernő Kállai orchestra member, solo first concertmaster
    • Ottó Rácz orchestra member, solo first oboe
      Orchestra Musician of the Season (2022/2023)
    • Júlia Szilvásy Boros orchestra member, harp
      Orchestra Musician of the Season (2018/2019)
    • Mihály Könyves-Tóth orchestra member, first trumpet
      Orchestra Musician of the Season (2017/2018)
    • Balázs Winkler orchestra member, solo first trumpet
      Orchestra Musician of the Season (2016/2017)
    • László Pólus orchestra member, solo cello
      János Ferencsik Award
    • István Hartenstein orchestra member, first bassoon
      Silver Cross of Merit, Orchestra Musician of the Season (2014/2015)
    • Gábor Tóth orchestra member, solo first French horn, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (2018/2019)
      Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (2018/2019)
    • László Nyári orchestra member, double bass tutti
      Orchestra Musician of the Season (2012/2013)
    • András Balogh orchestra member, second French horn
      Orchestra Musician of the Season (2011/2012)
    • Endre Balog orchestra member, solo cello, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (2015/2016)
      Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (2015/2016)
  • Tivadar Márk Commemorative Plaque
  • Lajos Gela Commemorative Plaque
    • Rita Bányai Head prompter
      Lajos Gela Commemorative Plaque
    • Veronika Fekete surtitle operator, former soloist
      Mihály Székely Commemorative Plaque
    • Mária Harangi Director, artistic assistant
      Lajos Gela Commemorative Plaque
    • Evelyn Janács ballet master, ballet repertory instructor
      Gyula Harangozó and Tamás Solymosi Award
    • Ildikó Kaszás ballet dancer, company répétiteur, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Gábor Lengyel Prompter
      Lajos Gela Commemorative Plaque
    • Judit Niklai Director assistant
      Lajos Gela Commemorative Plaque
    • Erika Tóth Artistic assistant
      Lajos Gela Commemorative Plaque
    • Ágnes Szóka Vághelyiné Stage manager
      Silver Cross of Merit, Lajos Gela Commemorative Plaque
  • 'For Performances' Award
  • Andor Dárday Award
    • Attila Béres dr. Chief Legal Counsel
      Andor Dárday Commemorative Plaque
    • Gábor Csiki chorus director, Chorus Singer of the Season 2010/2011
      Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary, Andor Dárday Commemorative Plaque
    • Kákay István Head of Educational Programmes
      Andor Dárday Commemorative Plaque
    • dr. Kovács Zsófi head of legal and human resources
      Andor Dárday Commemorative Plaque
    • Ágnes Nyilassy
      Andor Dárday Commemorative Plaque
    • Száraz Alexandra
      Andor Dárday Commemorative Plaque
  • Technical Staff Award

State awards and recognitions

  • Order of Saint Stephen
    • Péter Eötvös Conductor, composer
      Order of Saint Stephen
    • Éva Marton Opera singer, Kammersängerin, professor emerita, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Order of Saint Stephen, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Erika Miklósa Opera singer
      Order of Saint Stephen
  • Kossuth Grandprize
  • Kossuth Prize
    • István Berczelly Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Gábor Bretz opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2012/2013)
      Kossuth Prize, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2012/2013)
    • Imre Dózsa ballet dancer, ballet teacher, company répétiteur, Master Artist, Eternal Member
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Dénes Gulyás Opera Singer
      Kossuth Prize, Gusztáv Oláh Commemorative Plaque
    • Katalin Hágai Ballet dancer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Gyula Harangozó Jr. choreographer, ballet master, ballet dancer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Csaba Káel Director
      Kossuth Prize
    • Michele Kalmandy Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2013/2014)
      Kossuth Prize, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2013/2014)
    • Magda Kalmár Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Arist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Péter Kelen Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Miklós Gábor Kerényi director
      Kossuth Prize
    • Gábor Keveházi Ballet dancer, choreographer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossut Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Veronika Kincses opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Atilla Kiss-B. opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Klára Kolonits Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2013/2014, 2018/2019)
      Kossuth Prize, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2013/2014, 2018/2019)
    • Ildikó Komlósi Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2015/2016)
      Kossuth Prize, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2015/2016)
    • János Kovács Conductor, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Kolos Kováts opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Gyöngyi Lukács Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Kossuth Prize, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Éva Marton Opera singer, Kammersängerin, professor emerita, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Order of Saint Stephen, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Ádám Medveczky conductor, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Erika Miklósa Opera singer
      Order of Saint Stephen
    • Lajos Miller Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • András Molnár Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Zoltán Oláh male first soloist, Étoile of the 2012/2013 and 2014/2015 seasons, inactive
      Kossuth Prize, Two-time Étoile of the Hungarian National Ballet (2012/2013, 2014/2015)
    • Adél Orosz Ballerina, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Lilla Pártay ballet dancer, choreographer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Ildikó Pongor ballet dancer, ballet teacher, company répétiteur, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Andrea Rost Opera singer
      Kossuth Prize, Mihály Székely Commemorative Plaque
    • Eszter Sümegi opera singer, Eternal Member, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2012/2013, 2015/2016)
      Kossuth Prize, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • György Szakály Ballet dancer, choreographer, ballet master, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Miklós Szinetár Director, intendant, general director, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Ilona Tokody Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • György Vashegyi Conductor
      Kossuth Prize
    • Attila Vidnyánszky director
      Kossuth Prize
    • Katalin Volf ballet dancer, ballet master, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
  • Hungarian Artist of Excellence
    • Éva Bátori opera singer
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, György Melis Award
    • István Berczelly Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Imre Dózsa ballet dancer, ballet teacher, company répétiteur, Master Artist, Eternal Member
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Anatoly Fokanov Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2017/2018)
      Hungarian Artist Excellence, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2017/2018)
    • Katalin Hágai Ballet dancer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Magda Kalmár Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Arist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Kékesi Mária ballet dancer, ballet teacher, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Péter Kelen Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Ingrid Kertesi Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Gábor Keveházi Ballet dancer, choreographer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossut Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Balázs Kocsár Conductor
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence
    • Mészöly Katalin Opera Singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Judit Németh opera singer
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Zoltán Závodszky Award
    • Adél Orosz Ballerina, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Lilla Pártay ballet dancer, choreographer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Pitti Katalin Opera Singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Ildikó Pongor ballet dancer, ballet teacher, company répétiteur, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • István Rozsos Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Tamás Solymosi ballet dancer, ballet director, ballet master, choreographer
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence
    • Eszter Sümegi opera singer, Eternal Member, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2012/2013, 2015/2016)
      Kossuth Prize, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • György Szakály Ballet dancer, choreographer, ballet master, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Miklós Szinetár Director, intendant, general director, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Szumrák Vera Ballerina, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Ilona Tokody Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
  • Hungarian Artist of Merit
    • Zsuzsa Barlay Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Dóra Barta choreographer
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, László Seregi Award (2022)
    • Éva Bátori opera singer
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, György Melis Award
    • Zsuzsanna Bazsinka Chorus member, vocal coach, Chorus Singer of the Season 2013/2014
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, György Melis Award
    • István Berczelly Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • János Berkes Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Merit,Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Gábor Bretz opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2012/2013)
      Kossuth Prize, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2012/2013)
    • Imre Dózsa ballet dancer, ballet teacher, company répétiteur, Master Artist, Eternal Member
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Anatoly Fokanov Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2017/2018)
      Hungarian Artist Excellence, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2017/2018)
    • Katalin Hágai Ballet dancer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Gyula Harangozó Jr. choreographer, ballet master, ballet dancer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Gábor Hollerung Conductor
      Hungarian Artist of Merit
    • Csaba Káel Director
      Kossuth Prize
    • Magda Kalmár Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Arist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Ildikó Kaszás ballet dancer, company répétiteur, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Kékesi Mária ballet dancer, ballet teacher, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Péter Kelen Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Kentaur Set designer
      Hungarian Artist of Merit
    • Ingrid Kertesi Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Gergely Kesselyák Conductor, director
      Hungarian Artist of Merit
    • Gábor Keveházi Ballet dancer, choreographer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossut Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Veronika Kincses opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Balázs Kocsár Conductor
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence
    • János Kovács Conductor, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • István Kovácsházi Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2015/2016)
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2015/2016)
    • Kolos Kováts opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Gergely Leblanc principal, Étoile of the 2016/2017 season
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Étoile of the Hungarian National Ballet (2016/2017)
    • Jenő Lőcsei Choreographer
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Gusztáv Oláh Commemorative Plaque
    • Gyöngyi Lukács Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Kossuth Prize, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Ádám Medveczky conductor, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Andrea Meláth opera singer
      Hungarian Artist of Merit
    • Mészöly Katalin Opera Singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Zsuzsa Misura Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • János Mohácsi Director
      Hungarian Artist of Merit
    • András Molnár Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Judit Németh opera singer
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Zoltán Závodszky Award
    • Pál Oberfrank director
      Hungarian Artist of Merit
    • Péter Oberfrank conductor, répétiteur
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Vilmos Komor Commemoriative Plaque
    • Adél Orosz Ballerina, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Lilla Pártay ballet dancer, choreographer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Pitti Katalin Opera Singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Ildikó Pongor ballet dancer, ballet teacher, company répétiteur, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Szilvia Rálik opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2014/2015)
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2014/2015)
    • Andrea Rost Opera singer
      Kossuth Prize, Mihály Székely Commemorative Plaque
    • Tamás Solymosi ballet dancer, ballet director, ballet master, choreographer
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence
    • Eszter Sümegi opera singer, Eternal Member, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2012/2013, 2015/2016)
      Kossuth Prize, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • György Szakály Ballet dancer, choreographer, ballet master, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • János Szikora Director, set designer
      Hungarian Artist of Merit
    • Miklós Szinetár Director, intendant, general director, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Szumrák Vera Ballerina, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Ilona Tokody Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Katalin Volf ballet dancer, ballet master, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
  • Middle Cross with Star of the Hungarian Order of Merit
    • Imre Dózsa ballet dancer, ballet teacher, company répétiteur, Master Artist, Eternal Member
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Éva Marton Opera singer, Kammersängerin, professor emerita, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Order of Saint Stephen, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
  • Middle Cross of the Hungarian Order of Merit
    • Mária Aradi ballet master
      Middle Cross of the Hungarian Order of Merit
    • Imre Dózsa ballet dancer, ballet teacher, company répétiteur, Master Artist, Eternal Member
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Csaba Káel Director
      Kossuth Prize
    • Ildikó Kaszás ballet dancer, company répétiteur, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Veronika Kincses opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Ildikó Komlósi Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2015/2016)
      Kossuth Prize, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2015/2016)
    • János Kovács Conductor, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Kolos Kováts opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Éva Marton Opera singer, Kammersängerin, professor emerita, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Order of Saint Stephen, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Ádám Medveczky conductor, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Lajos Miller Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Dr. Szilveszter Ókovács General director
      Middle Cross of the Hungarian Order of Merit
    • Adél Orosz Ballerina, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Lilla Pártay ballet dancer, choreographer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Pitti Katalin Opera Singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Ildikó Pongor ballet dancer, ballet teacher, company répétiteur, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Andrea Rost Opera singer
      Kossuth Prize, Mihály Székely Commemorative Plaque
    • György Szakály Ballet dancer, choreographer, ballet master, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • János Szikora Director, set designer
      Hungarian Artist of Merit
    • Ilona Tokody Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
  • Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary
    • Zsuzsa Barlay Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Lívia Budai Opera singer
      Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary
    • Anatoly Fokanov Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2017/2018)
      Hungarian Artist Excellence, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2017/2018)
    • Gyula Harangozó Jr. choreographer, ballet master, ballet dancer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Kékesi Mária ballet dancer, ballet teacher, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Ingrid Kertesi Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Gábor Keveházi Ballet dancer, choreographer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossut Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Zsuzsa Misura Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Lilla Pártay ballet dancer, choreographer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Pászthy Júlia Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Ferenc Liszt Award, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Eszter Sümegi opera singer, Eternal Member, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2012/2013, 2015/2016)
      Kossuth Prize, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • János Szikora Director, set designer
      Hungarian Artist of Merit
    • Mária Temesi Opera Singer, Vocal coach
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary, György Melis Award
    • Katalin Volf ballet dancer, ballet master, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
  • Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary
    • András Almási-Tóth Stage Director, artistic director
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary
    • Levente Bajári first character soloist (male), former member
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary
    • Dóra Barta choreographer
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, László Seregi Award (2022)
    • István Berczelly Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Gábor Csiki chorus director, Chorus Singer of the Season 2010/2011
      Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary, Andor Dárday Commemorative Plaque
    • András Déri Conductor
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary
    • Attila Fekete opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2013/2014)
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2013/2014)
    • Béla Földi choreographer
      Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary
    • Miklós Harazdy Opera Répétiteur
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary, Gusztáv Oláh Award
    • Gábor Hollerung Conductor
      Hungarian Artist of Merit
    • Kékesi Mária ballet dancer, ballet teacher, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Atilla Kiss-B. opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • István Kovács opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2023/2024)
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2023/2024)
    • Boldizsár László Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2017/2018)
      Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2017/2018)
    • Gabriella Létay Kiss opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2014/2015)
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2014/2015)
    • Jenő Lőcsei Choreographer
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Gusztáv Oláh Commemorative Plaque
    • István Rácz opera singer
      Ferenc Liszt and Zoltán Závodszky Award
    • Ágnes Romhányi Translator
    • Edit Rujsz ballet master, choreographer
      Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary
    • György Szakály Ballet dancer, choreographer, ballet master, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • László Szvétek Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2017/2018)
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2017/2018)
    • Mária Temesi Opera Singer, Vocal coach
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary, György Melis Award
    • Attila Toronykőy Director
      Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary
    • Zita Váradi opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2012/2013)
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2012/2013)
    • György Vashegyi Conductor
      Kossuth Prize
    • Bernadett Wiedemann opera singer
      Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary and György Melis Award
  • Gold Cross of Merit
    • Ferenc Anger director
      Gold Cross of Merit
    • Mária Aradi ballet master
      Middle Cross of the Hungarian Order of Merit
    • Máté Bakó Male principal, inactive
      Gold Cross of Merit
    • Tamás Bátor Opera Singer
      Gold Cross of Merit
    • Tibor Bogányi Conductor, director
      Gold Cross of Merit
    • Gergely Boncsér Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2019/2020)
      Gold Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2019/2020)
    • Jessica Carulla Leon female soloist
      Gold Cross of Merit
    • László Csányi Stage manager
      Gold Cross of Merit
    • Krisztián Cser opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2022/2023)
      Gold Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2022/2023)
    • Zsolt Czeglédi orchestra member, first trumpet
      Gold Cross of Merit, János Ferencsik Award
    • Dr. Virág Főző Deputy General Director
      Gold Cross of Merit
    • Fodor Gyula Ballet Master
      Bronze Cross of Merit
    • Péter Halász Principal Guest Conductor
      Gold Cross of Merit
    • Máté Hámori conductor
      Gold Cross of Merit
    • Kállay Gábor Opera Singer
    • Anikó Katona Répétiteur
      Gusztáv Oláh Commemorative Plaque
    • Iurii Kekalo male soloist
      Gold Cross of Merit
    • István Kovács opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2023/2024)
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2023/2024)
    • Gergely Leblanc principal, Étoile of the 2016/2017 season
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Étoile of the Hungarian National Ballet (2016/2017)
    • Tatyjana Melnyik female principal, Étoile of the 2019/2020 and the 2023/2024 seasons
      Gold Cross of Merit, Two-time Étoile of the Hungarian National Ballet (2019/2020, 2023/2024)
    • András Palerdi Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2016/2017)
      Gold Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2016/2017)
    • Adrienn Pap female soloist
      Gold Cross of Merit
    • Dace Radina female soloist, ballet master, artistic director (Hungarian National Ballet Institute)
      Gold Cross of Merit
    • Ágnes Riedl corps de ballet
      Gold Cross of Merit, Ballet Corps Member of the Season (2016/2017)
    • Tünde Szabóki opera singer
      Gold Cross of Merit
    • Károly Szemerédy opera singer
      Gold Cross of Merit
    • Tamás Szüle opera singer
      Gold Cross of Merit, György Melis Award
    • Marianna Venekei ballet teacher, company répétiteur, choreographer
      Gold Cross of Merit and Seregi Award (2020)
  • Silver Cross of Merit
    • András Aczél director, artistic assistant
      Silver Cross of Merit
    • Cristina Balaban first ballet master
      Silver Cross of Merit
    • Gabriella Balga Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2019/2020)
      Silver Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2019/2020)
    • Emőke Baráth Opera singer
      Silver Cross of Merit, Andor Mándi Award
    • Ildikó Boros female soloist
      Silver Cross of Merit
    • Veronika Botos orchestra member, solo viola
      Silver Cross of Merit
    • Olga Chernakova female semi-soloist, ballet master
      Silver Cross of Merit, Tamás Solymosi Award
    • Krisztián Cser opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2022/2023)
      Gold Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2022/2023)
    • Galina Danyilova orchestra member, concertmaster, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (2016/2017)
      Silver Cross of Merit, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (2016/2017)
    • Erika Gál opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2014/15)
      Silver Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2014/15)
    • Zsolt Haja Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2019/2020)
      Silver Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2019/2020)
    • Éva Hajnal ballet repetiteur
      Silver Cross of Merit
    • István Hartenstein orchestra member, first bassoon
      Silver Cross of Merit, Orchestra Musician of the Season (2014/2015)
    • István Horváth opera singer
      Silver Cross of Merit
    • Evelyn Janács ballet master, ballet repertory instructor
      Gyula Harangozó and Tamás Solymosi Award
    • Anka Józsa PhD Facility management director
      Silver Cross of Merit
    • Katalin Kőszegi ballet master, assistant, ballet dancer
      Silver Cross of Merit
    • Ágnes Kovácsné Soltész orchestra member, first concertmaster
      Silver Cross of Merit, János Ferencsik Award
    • Viktória Mester opera singer
      Silver Cross of Merit
    • Adrienn Pap female soloist
      Gold Cross of Merit
    • Polina Pasztircsák Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2016/2017, 2024/2025)
      Silver Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2016/2017, 2024/2025)
    • Rita Rácz opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2022/2023)
      Silver Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2022/2023)
    • Orsolya Hajnalka Rőser Opera singer
      Silver Cross of Merit
    • Orsolya Sáfár opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2018/2019)
      Silver Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2018/2019)
    • Csaba Sebestyén ballet master, choreographer
      Silver Cross of Merit
    • Somorjai István orchestra member
      Silver Cross of Merit, János Ferencsik Award
    • Emese Soós Head of Artistic Administration
      Silver Cross of Merit
    • Szonja Stella cultural manager
      Silver Cross of Merit, 'For Performances' Award
    • Attila Szakács male semi-soloist, ballet master
      Silver Cross of Merit, Ballet Corps Member of the Season (2006/2007)
    • Kálmán Szennai Répétiteur, conductor
      Silver Cross of Merit, Gusztáv Oláh Commemorative Plaque
    • Aliya Tanykpayeva female principal, Étoile of the 2013/2014 and the 2017/2018 seasons
      Silver Cross of Merit, Two-time Étoile of the Hungarian National Ballet (2013/2014, 2017/2018)
    • Dmitry Timofeev principal, Étoile of the 2018/2019 season
      Silver Cross of Merit, Étoile of the Hungarian National Ballet (2018/2019)
    • Ágnes Szóka Vághelyiné Stage manager
      Silver Cross of Merit, Lajos Gela Commemorative Plaque
    • Attila Vidnyánszky director
      Kossuth Prize
    • Nóra Wellmann Theatre Historian
      Silver Cross of Merit
  • Bronze Cross of Merit
    • Marcell Bakonyi opera singer
      Bronze Cross of Merit and Gusztáv Oláh Commemorative Plaque
    • Gergő Ármin Balázsi male principal, Étoile of the 2022/2023 season
      Bronze Cross of Merit, Étoile of the 2022/2023 season
    • Éva Csere Physiotherapist (Dévény Method)
      Bronze Cross of Merit
    • Zsófia Gyarmati female semi-soloist, ballet master
    • Melitta Gyüdi Head of protocol, presenter
      Bronze Cross of Merit
    • Nikolett Hajzer head of the children's chorus
    • Márton Karczag Leader of Archives
      Bronze Cross of Merit, 'For Performances' Award
    • András Kiss opera singer
      Bronze Cross of Merit
    • István Kohári corps de ballet, balletmaster
      Bronze Cross of Merit
    • György Lázár head repetiteur
      Bronze Cross of Merit
    • Balázs Majoros grand sujet, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian National Ballet (2019/2020)
      Bronze Cross of Merit, Chamber Artist of the Hungarian National Ballet (2019/2020)
    • Kristóf Morvai corps de ballet
      Bronze Cross of Merit, Ballet Corps Member of the Season (2012/2013)
    • Kornélia Mráz ballet master
      Bronze Cross of Merit
    • Rita Rácz opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2022/2023)
      Silver Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2022/2023)
    • Somogyi Edit művészeti szervezőtitkár (EN)
      Bronze Cross of Merit, 'For Performances' Award
    • Csaba Szegedi Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2018/2019, 2023/2024)
      Bronze Cross of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2018/2019, 2023/2024)
    • András Szegő male semi-soloist
      Bronze Cross of Merit
  • Gyula Harangozó Award
    • Levente Bajári first character soloist (male), former member
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary
    • Dóra Barta choreographer
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, László Seregi Award (2022)
    • Ildikó Boros female soloist
      Silver Cross of Merit
    • Lili Felméry female soloist, Étoile of the 2015/2016 season
      Gyula Harangozó Award, Étoile of the Hungarian National Ballet (2015/2016)
    • Evelyn Janács ballet master, ballet repertory instructor
      Gyula Harangozó and Tamás Solymosi Award
    • Miklós Dávid Kerényi first character soloist (male)
      Gyula Harangozó Award
    • Alekszandr Komarov guest grand sujet (character), guest artist
      Gyula Harangozó and Tamás Solymosi Award
    • Árpád Könczei choreographer, composer
      Gyula Harangozó Award
    • Gergely Leblanc principal, Étoile of the 2016/2017 season
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Étoile of the Hungarian National Ballet (2016/2017)
    • Roland Liebich male soloist, former member
      Gyula Harangozó Award
    • Zoltán Oláh male first soloist, Étoile of the 2012/2013 and 2014/2015 seasons, inactive
      Kossuth Prize, Two-time Étoile of the Hungarian National Ballet (2012/2013, 2014/2015)
    • Adrienn Pap female soloist
      Gold Cross of Merit
    • Dace Radina female soloist, ballet master, artistic director (Hungarian National Ballet Institute)
      Gold Cross of Merit
    • Edit Rujsz ballet master, choreographer
      Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary
    • Csaba Sebestyén ballet master, choreographer
      Silver Cross of Merit
    • Tamás Solymosi ballet dancer, ballet director, ballet master, choreographer
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence
    • Bertalan Vári Choreographer
      Gyula Harangozó Award
    • László Velekei ballet master, choreographer
      Gyula Harangozó Award, László Seregi Award (2019)
    • Marianna Venekei ballet teacher, company répétiteur, choreographer
      Gold Cross of Merit and Seregi Award (2020)
  • Mari Jászai Award
  • Ferenc Liszt Award
    • Emőke Baráth Opera singer
      Silver Cross of Merit, Andor Mándi Award
    • Zsuzsa Barlay Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • István Berczelly Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Gábor Bretz opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2012/2013)
      Kossuth Prize, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2012/2013)
    • István Dénes Conductor
      Ferenc Liszt Award, Vilmos Komor Commemorative Plaque
    • Imre Dózsa ballet dancer, ballet teacher, company répétiteur, Master Artist, Eternal Member
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Attila Fekete opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2013/2014)
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2013/2014)
    • Péter Fried Opera singer
      Ferenc Liszt Award
    • Katalin Hágai Ballet dancer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Máté Hámori conductor
      Gold Cross of Merit
    • Miklós Harazdy Opera Répétiteur
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary, Gusztáv Oláh Award
    • Domonkos Héja Conductor
      Ferenc Liszt Award
    • Gábor Hollerung Conductor
      Hungarian Artist of Merit
    • Magda Kalmár Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Arist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Katalin Kasza Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Ferenc Liszt Award, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Kékesi Mária ballet dancer, ballet teacher, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Ingrid Kertesi Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Gergely Kesselyák Conductor, director
      Hungarian Artist of Merit
    • Bori Keszei Opera singer
      Ferenc Liszt Award, Mihály Székely Commemorative Plaque
    • Gábor Keveházi Ballet dancer, choreographer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossut Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Veronika Kincses opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Atilla Kiss-B. opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Balázs Kocsár Conductor
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence
    • Klára Kolonits Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2013/2014, 2018/2019)
      Kossuth Prize, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2013/2014, 2018/2019)
    • István Kovács opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2023/2024)
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2023/2024)
    • János Kovács Conductor, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • István Kovácsházi Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2015/2016)
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2015/2016)
    • Kolos Kováts opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Gabriella Létay Kiss opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2014/2015)
      Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2014/2015)
    • Jenő Lőcsei Choreographer
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Gusztáv Oláh Commemorative Plaque
    • Ádám Medveczky conductor, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Andrea Meláth opera singer
      Hungarian Artist of Merit
    • Mészöly Katalin Opera Singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Erika Miklósa Opera singer
      Order of Saint Stephen
    • Lajos Miller Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Zsuzsa Misura Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • András Molnár Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Levente Molnár opera singer
      Ferenc Liszt Award
    • Judit Németh opera singer
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Zoltán Závodszky Award
    • Pál Németh Conductor
      Ferenc Liszt Award
    • Péter Oberfrank conductor, répétiteur
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Vilmos Komor Commemoriative Plaque
    • Adél Orosz Ballerina, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Lilla Pártay ballet dancer, choreographer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Pászthy Júlia Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Ferenc Liszt Award, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Ildikó Pongor ballet dancer, ballet teacher, company répétiteur, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • István Rácz opera singer
      Ferenc Liszt and Zoltán Závodszky Award
    • Szilvia Rálik opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2014/2015)
      Hungarian Artist of Merit, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2014/2015)
    • Rohonyi Anikó Opera Singer, Eternal Member
      Ferenc Liszt Award, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Andrea Rost Opera singer
      Kossuth Prize, Mihály Székely Commemorative Plaque
    • István Rozsos Opera singer, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Atala Schöck Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2016/2017)
      Ferenc Liszt Award, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2016/2017)
    • Tünde Szabóki opera singer
      Gold Cross of Merit
    • György Szakály Ballet dancer, choreographer, ballet master, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Számadó Gabriella Opera Singer
      Ferenc Liszt Award
    • Szebellédi Valéria Head of the Children's Choir
    • Szumrák Vera Ballerina, Eternal Member
      Hungarian Artist of Excellence, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Ilona Tokody Opera singer, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • János Tóth Opera Singer
      Ferenc Liszt Award, Mihály Székely Commemorative Plaque
    • György Vashegyi Conductor
      Kossuth Prize
    • Katalin Volf ballet dancer, ballet master, Eternal Member, Master Artist
      Kossuth Prize, Master Artist of the Hungarian State Opera
    • Bernadett Wiedemann opera singer
      Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary and György Melis Award
  • Ministerial Certificate of Service to Hungarian Culture
    • Márton Karczag Leader of Archives
      Bronze Cross of Merit, 'For Performances' Award
    • Miklós Resz Scenic art supervisor
      Ministerial Certificate of Service to Hungarian Culture
    • János Szick
      Ministerial Certificate of Service to Hungarian Culture, 'For Performances' Award
    • Krisztián Teleki Nagy Head supernumerary coordinator
      Ministerial Certificate of Service to Hungarian Culture, 'For Performances' Award
    • Mária Uzoni Chief protocol officer, eternal member
      Ministerial Certificate of Service to Hungarian Culture, Eternal Member of the Hungarian State Opera