Christoph Willibald Gluck


contemporary opera 16 10. Kovács János season ticket

6 May 2023, 7 p.m.

Hungarian State Opera

In Brief

Opera in three acts, two parts, in German with Hungarian, English, and German subtitles

Performance length: , without intermissions
After visiting Aulis, star actress of Greek road movie winds up in Tauris. Star’s brother – unrecognised fordramaturgical reasons – also shows up with his amigo. Awkward discourse reveals that he had killed their mother in retaliation for murdering the father of both children (and mother’s husband). Further intensifying a plotline typical of families in Greek mythology, Title Character is about to kill brother when amigo arrives with a handy warship. Siblings flee to Mycenae, leaving everyone waiting for the sequel.


Hungarian State Opera
May 6, 2023
Start time
7 p.m.
End time
9:30 p.m.