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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

October 30. 18:00
ballet 12
Rudi van Dantzig / Toer van Schayk / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Swan Lake

Erkel Theatre
October 31. 11:00
ballet 12
Rudi van Dantzig / Toer van Schayk / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Swan Lake

Erkel Theatre
October 31. 18:00
ballet 12
Rudi van Dantzig / Toer van Schayk / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Swan Lake

Erkel Theatre
November 1. 11:00
ballet 12
Rudi van Dantzig / Toer van Schayk / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Swan Lake

Erkel Theatre
November 1. 18:00
ballet 12
Rudi van Dantzig / Toer van Schayk / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Swan Lake

Erkel Theatre
November 6. 18:00
ballet 12
Rudi van Dantzig / Toer van Schayk / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Swan Lake

Erkel Theatre
November 7. 11:00
ballet 12
Rudi van Dantzig / Toer van Schayk / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Swan Lake

Erkel Theatre
November 7. 18:00
ballet 12
Rudi van Dantzig / Toer van Schayk / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Swan Lake

Erkel Theatre
November 8. 11:00
ballet 12
Rudi van Dantzig / Toer van Schayk / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Swan Lake

Erkel Theatre
November 27. 19:00
classic ballet 6
Wayne Eagling / Tamás Solymosi / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Erkel Theatre
November 28. 11:00
classic ballet 6
Wayne Eagling / Tamás Solymosi / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Erkel Theatre
December 1. 19:00
classic ballet 6
Wayne Eagling / Tamás Solymosi / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Erkel Theatre
December 2. 19:00
classic ballet 6
Wayne Eagling / Tamás Solymosi / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Erkel Theatre
December 3. 19:00
classic ballet 6
Wayne Eagling / Tamás Solymosi / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Erkel Theatre
December 4. 19:00
classic ballet 6
Wayne Eagling / Tamás Solymosi / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Erkel Theatre
December 5. 11:00
classic ballet 6
Wayne Eagling / Tamás Solymosi / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Erkel Theatre
December 5. 18:00
classic ballet 6
Wayne Eagling / Tamás Solymosi / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Erkel Theatre
December 6. 11:00
classic ballet 6
Wayne Eagling / Tamás Solymosi / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Erkel Theatre
December 6. 18:00
classic ballet 6
Wayne Eagling / Tamás Solymosi / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Erkel Theatre
December 8. 19:00
classic ballet 6
Wayne Eagling / Tamás Solymosi / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Erkel Theatre
December 9. 19:00
classic ballet 6
Wayne Eagling / Tamás Solymosi / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Erkel Theatre
December 10. 19:00
classic ballet 6
Wayne Eagling / Tamás Solymosi / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Erkel Theatre
December 12. 11:00
classic ballet 6
Wayne Eagling / Tamás Solymosi / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Erkel Theatre
December 12. 18:00
classic ballet 6
Wayne Eagling / Tamás Solymosi / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Erkel Theatre
December 13. 18:00
classic ballet 6
Wayne Eagling / Tamás Solymosi / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Erkel Theatre
December 17. 19:00
classic ballet 6
Wayne Eagling / Tamás Solymosi / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Erkel Theatre
December 19. 18:00
classic ballet 6
Wayne Eagling / Tamás Solymosi / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Erkel Theatre
December 22. 19:00
classic ballet 6
Wayne Eagling / Tamás Solymosi / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Erkel Theatre
December 24. 11:00
classic ballet 6
Wayne Eagling / Tamás Solymosi / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Erkel Theatre
December 25. 11:00
classic ballet 6
Wayne Eagling / Tamás Solymosi / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Erkel Theatre
December 26. 11:00
classic ballet 6
Wayne Eagling / Tamás Solymosi / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Erkel Theatre
December 26. 18:00
classic ballet 6
Wayne Eagling / Tamás Solymosi / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Erkel Theatre
December 27. 11:00
classic ballet 6
Wayne Eagling / Tamás Solymosi / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Erkel Theatre
December 29. 18:00
classic ballet 6
Wayne Eagling / Tamás Solymosi / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Erkel Theatre
December 31. 11:00
classic ballet 6
Wayne Eagling / Tamás Solymosi / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Erkel Theatre
January 2. 11:00
classic ballet 6
Wayne Eagling / Tamás Solymosi / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Erkel Theatre
January 3. 11:00
classic ballet 6
Wayne Eagling / Tamás Solymosi / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Erkel Theatre
February 5. 19:00
classic ballet 12 premiere
Vasily Vainonen / Michael Messerer / Boris Asafyev

The Flames of Paris

Erkel Theatre
February 6. 11:00
classic ballet 12
Vasily Vainonen / Michael Messerer / Boris Asafyev

The Flames of Paris

Erkel Theatre
February 6. 19:00
classic ballet 12
Vasily Vainonen / Michael Messerer / Boris Asafyev

The Flames of Paris

Erkel Theatre
February 7. 11:00
classic ballet 12
Vasily Vainonen / Michael Messerer / Boris Asafyev

The Flames of Paris

Erkel Theatre
February 7. 19:00
classic ballet 12
Vasily Vainonen / Michael Messerer / Boris Asafyev

The Flames of Paris

Erkel Theatre
February 12. 19:00
classic ballet 12
Vasily Vainonen / Michael Messerer / Boris Asafyev

The Flames of Paris

Erkel Theatre
February 13. 11:00
classic ballet 12
Vasily Vainonen / Michael Messerer / Boris Asafyev

The Flames of Paris

Erkel Theatre
February 14. 11:00
classic ballet 12
Vasily Vainonen / Michael Messerer / Boris Asafyev

The Flames of Paris

Erkel Theatre
February 14. 19:00
classic ballet 12
Vasily Vainonen / Michael Messerer / Boris Asafyev

The Flames of Paris

Erkel Theatre
April 26. 11:00
ballet 12
László Seregi / Aram Ilyich Khachaturian

Spartacus

Erkel Theatre
April 26. 16:00
ballet 12
László Seregi / Aram Ilyich Khachaturian

Spartacus

Erkel Theatre
April 27. 11:00
ballet 12
László Seregi / Aram Ilyich Khachaturian

Spartacus

Erkel Theatre
April 27. 16:00
ballet 12
László Seregi / Aram Ilyich Khachaturian

Spartacus

Erkel Theatre
April 28. 11:00
ballet 12
László Seregi / Aram Ilyich Khachaturian

Spartacus

Erkel Theatre
April 28. 16:00
ballet 12
László Seregi / Aram Ilyich Khachaturian

Spartacus

Erkel Theatre
April 29. 11:00
ballet 12
László Seregi / Aram Ilyich Khachaturian

Spartacus

Erkel Theatre
April 30. 11:00
ballet 12
László Seregi / Aram Ilyich Khachaturian

Spartacus

Erkel Theatre
May 1. 11:00
ballet 12
László Seregi / Aram Ilyich Khachaturian

Spartacus

Erkel Theatre
May 1. 19:00
ballet 12
László Seregi / Aram Ilyich Khachaturian

Spartacus

Erkel Theatre
May 2. 19:00
ballet 12
László Seregi / Aram Ilyich Khachaturian

Spartacus

Erkel Theatre
May 27. 19:00
classic ballet 12
Vasily Vainonen / Michael Messerer / Boris Asafyev

The Flames of Paris

Erkel Theatre
May 29. 19:00
classic ballet 12
Vasily Vainonen / Michael Messerer / Boris Asafyev

The Flames of Paris

Erkel Theatre