Szabolcs Sándor

Szabolcs Sándor

Opera Répétiteur

Work experiences
2011 – at present Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music Budapest, head of musical studying on the faculty of Opera Master. Opera-coaching, repetiteur and conductor.
1998 – 2012 Hungarian State Opera House Budapest, opera-coaching and conductor
2007 –2011 University of Szeged on the faculty of singing, opera-coaching
2015/16 Biel-Solothurn Theater Schweiz, opera-coaching
1999 Music director of the Operastudio, Hungarian State Opera
1996 – 1998 Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music Budapest, assistant lecturer of Sylvia Sass opera singer, opera-coaching on the faculty of singing.
1991 – 2000 St. Stephen Elementary Music School and Secondary School, repetiteur on all classical faculties of all orchestral instruments.

Works with different orchestras
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra Budapest, Savaria Symphony Orchestra, Miskolc National Theatre Orchestra, Miskolc Symphony Orchestra, Pécs National Theatre Orchestra, Pannon Philharmonic Pécs, Failoni Chamber Orchestra, Concerto Budapest Symphony Orchestra, Catania Symphony Orchestra, Pescara symphony Orchestra, Duna Symphony Orchestra, OperaViva Orchestra, Rotary Hungary Orchestra, Vác Symphony Orchestra, Anima Musicae Chamber Orchestra, Budapesti Vonósok Chamber Orchestra, Theater Orchestra Biel-Solothurn Schweiz, Alba Regia Symphony Orchestra

2018 PhD doctorate degree at Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music Budapest, DLA (The Development of Puccini’s Unique Style and The Analysis of Manon Lescaut)
2007 Diploma in Orchestral Conductor MA (A) Pescara – Italy
1998 Diploma in Opera-Coach, Repetiteur MA (A) at Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music Budapest
1996 Diploma in Pianist and Chamber-Artist MA (summa cum laude) at Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music Budapest
1991 General Certificate of Secondary Education at Béla Bartók Conservatory Grammar School (A) Budapest

2021 Hungarian State Operahouse, conductor, Monteverdi- Máté Bella: L’incoronazione di Poppea
2021 Hungarian Operette Theatre, conductor, Lehár: Das Land des Lächelns,
2021 Alba Regia Symphony Orchestra, conductor, Concert in the Theatre
2021 MÜPA, Kurtag Gy.: Fin de partie, assistant and opera-coach
2020 OperaValencia, guest assistant conductor, Kurtag’s opera Fin de partie
2020 CafeBudapest Festival, conductor, Julian Philips’ opera The Yellow Sofa
2019 and 2020  Working as offical guest pianist at the Tenor Viñas International Singing Competition Barcelona, on the invitation of the director Mr. Miguel Lerin and the Theatre Liceu Barcelona.
2018, 2016, 2014  Working as official pianist at the Eva Marton International Singing Competition on the invitation of Prof. Dr. Em. Eva Marton
2001,2002,2003 Working as music director, guest pianist in Beijing on the invitation of the Tibor Rudas Production (the producer of The Three Tenors)
2016, 2017, 2018 Conducting Gala Concert of Tisza-tavi Festival, Opera of the Nature
2018 Nové Zámky, conducting Finale and Gala Concert Házy Erzsébet International Singing Competition
2018 Kodály Centre Pécs, conducting Valentine’s Day Concert
2017 National Theatre Pécs, conducting Die Fledermaus of J. Strauss
2017 Armel Opera Festival, Scheidewege, music director
2017 Bartók+ Opera Festival, conducting Szabolcs Mátyássy’s Scaevola, contemporary opera
2014 Peter Eötvös’ Lady Sarashina, music director
2013,2014 Conducting Revue Show Tour, Hungaroperett
2009, 2010 Conducting Béla Faragó’s Metamorphosis (Átváltozás) contemporary opera
2011 Conducting operetta tour Emmerich Kálmán’s Der Zigeunerprimas in Austria, Switzerland, Germany
2011 Conducting 23 concerts in Mexico, Three Tenors Tour
2011 Conducting Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra, Hungarian State Opera Budapest
2010 Conducting New Year’s Concert, Catania
2008 Conducting Mozart’s The Magic Flute, Hungarian State Opera Budapest
2007 Conducting Stravinsky’s Mavra, Renard and Histoire du soldat, Hungarian State Opera in Thalia Theatre Budapest
2007 Conducting Mozart’s Don Giovanni in Theatre of Royal Palace of Gödöllő, OperaViva Orchestra
2007 Establishment of OperaViva Orchestra
2007 Establishment of Rotary Hungary Orchestra, Alliance of Hungarian Rotary Clubs
2002 Music director of the New Operastudio, Hungarian State Opera Budapest
2001 Choir Director, appointment by the Intendant, Hungarian State Opera

Awards and Scholarships
2010 Research Scholarship of Hungarian Academy of Arts, Budapest
2008  Pless László award by Hungarian State Opera House Budapest
2006 3rd prize in the International Competition for Opera-conductors in Orvieto (Italy), by the conducting of Puccini’s La Bohéme
1994 3rd prize in the International Piano Competition Földes Andor & Jürg Marquard.
2004 Scholarship of László Polgár opera singer, Hungarian State Opera
2004, 2005 Scholarship of Studies of Roman Government
1993, 1994, 1995 Scholarship of Studies of Hungarian Republic

2004, 2005, 2006 Maestro Donato Renzetti, Daniele Gatti and Dario Lucantoni in Pescara
2004, 2005, 2006 Maestro Zoltan Peskó, Bartók Seminar
2004, 2005, 2006 Maestro Yurij Simonov, Budapest