Társulat

Rita Rácz

Rita Rácz

opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2022/2023)
soprano

Education:
Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music – master class (2006-2008)
Teachers: Éva Marton, Balázs Kovalik
University of Szeged - Bartók Béla Faculty of Arts
Teacher: István Andrejcsik

Artistic career:

Hungarian State Opera (2008- )
National Theatre of Szeged
National Theatre of Győr
Csokonai Theatre of Debrecen

Awards and recognitions:
Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2022/2023)
Hungarian Silver Cross of Merit (civilian division) (2021)
Hungarian Bronze Cross of Merit (civilian division) (2014)
Juventus Award (2010)
Junior Prima Award (2010)
Spoleto, international singing competition (2007)
József Simándy International Singing Competition, second place (2006)
József Simándy International Singing Competition, third place (2004)
Dömötör Award “Best Female Supporting Singer” (2004) Szeged

Main roles:
Bizet: Carmen - Frasquita
Erkel: Bánk bán – Melinda
Haydn: Orfeo ed Euridice - Genio
Lehár: Zigeunerliebe – Zorika
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte - Papagéna
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro – Barbarina, Susanna
Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Seraglio - Blonde
Nicolai: Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor - Annuska
Offenbach: Les contes d'Hoffmann – Olympia
Orff: Carmina Burana – solo
Ránki: King Pomade's New Clothes - Dzsufi
Rossini: La Cenerentola - Clorinda
Strauss: Die Fledermaus - Adele
Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos - Zerbinetta
Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier - Sophie
Verdi: Rigoletto - Gilda

She sang Blonde again at the Hungarian State Opera's guest appearance in Oman in 2012, alongside Kurt Riedl and Elena Mosuc. At the birthday concert for her teacher, Éva Marton, she both sang Zerbinetta's aria and shared the stage with Jonas Kaufmann.
She appears regularly at the Miskolc International Opera Festival and has made guest appearances in China, Poland, Oman and Germany. In addition to performing at numerous concerts at Müpa Budapest, she also sang the role of Aminta in Richard Strauss's Die schweigsame Frau there, under the baton of Zoltán Kocsis. Over the course of her career, she has performed concerts with such illustrious conductors as Ádám Fischer, Zoltán Kocsis, Zoltán Peskó, János Kovács, Ádám Medveczky, Domonkos Héja, Stefan Soltesz, Ken-Ichiro Kobayashi, Carlo Montanaro, Christian Badea, Péter Halász and Gergely Kesselyák.

Performances

January 29. 19:00
contemporary opera 18 premiere
Christoph Willibald Gluck

ORFEO ED EURIDICE

Eiffel Art Studios – Miklós Bánffy Stage
19. Eiffel Premier season ticket
February 3. 20:00
contemporary opera 18
Christoph Willibald Gluck

ORFEO ED EURIDICE

Eiffel Art Studios – Miklós Bánffy Stage
40. Kertesi Ingrid season ticket
February 5. 19:00
contemporary opera 18
Christoph Willibald Gluck

ORFEO ED EURIDICE

Eiffel Art Studios – Miklós Bánffy Stage
29. Keveházi Gábor season ticket
February 12. 19:00
contemporary opera 18
Christoph Willibald Gluck

ORFEO ED EURIDICE

Eiffel Art Studios – Miklós Bánffy Stage
22. Kaszás Ildikó season ticket
March 2. 18:00
mixed opera 12 rehearsal
Ferenc Erkel

HUNYADI LÁSZLÓ

Hungarian State Opera
June 9. 20:00
contemporary opera 18
Christoph Willibald Gluck

ORFEO ED EURIDICE

Eiffel Art Studios – Miklós Bánffy Stage
32. Szumrák Vera season ticket
June 29. 18:00
classic opera 12 rehearsal
Giuseppe Verdi

RIGOLETTO

Hungarian State Opera