Masquerade is an exclusive aria recital by a leading soloist / Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera every Saturday and Sunday at 8 p.m. streamed live on our Facebook page. The one-hour programme features pieces compiled by the singers themselves accompanied on the piano by a répétiteur of the institute. The soloist are joined on stage by another Chamber Singer and a young singer at the beginning of their career.
Guest singer: Zsolt Haja
Featuring on piano: Pálma Hidegkuti
Host of the evening: Szilveszter Ókovács
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro – the Countess's aria from Act 1 ('Porgi, amor, qualche ristoro')
Gounod: Faust – Air des bijoux from Act Three ('Ah! Je ris de me voir si belle')
Puccini: Madama Butterfly – Cio-cio-san's aria from Act 2 ('Un bel di vedremo')
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte – Papageno's aria from Act 1 ('Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja') – performed by Zsolt Haja
Puccini: Tosca – Tosca's prayer from Act 2 ('Vissi d’arte')
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci – Bird Song ('Qual fiamma avea nel guardo!... Stridono lassù')
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte – Pamina and Papageno's duet from Act 1 ('Bei Männern welche Liebe fühlen') – featuring Zsolt Haja
- Eiffle Art Studios — Hevesi Sándor Stage
- Oct. 11, 2020
- Start time
- 8 p.m.
- End time
- 9 p.m.
Premiere: Sept. 20, 2020