Christoph Willibald Gluck


contemporary opera 16

May 6., Saturday 19:00

Hungarian State Opera

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

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.
Nicolas-Francois Guillard
Music and libretto revised by
Richard Strauss
Hungarian subtitles
Nóra Wellmann
English subtitles
Adrian Courage
Róbert Alföldi
Set designer
Róbert Menczel
Costume designer
Fruzsina Nagy
Chorus director
Gábor Csiki


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