OperaWednesday
Gyöngyösi: The Master and Margarita

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November 18., Wednesday 20:00

Eiffle Art Studios — Hevesi Sándor Stage

Streaming

Opera Highlights

Every Wednesday at 8 p.m., we broadcast highlights of the operas that had to be cancelled. Starting with Edgar by Puccini, viewers can see the most important excerpts featuring soloists of the Hungarian State Opera accompanied by piano. To enhance the experience, the costumes and parts of the sets created for the productions will also feature in these broadcasts.

Productions on stream:

23 September 2020 Puccini: EDGAR 
30 September 2020Puccini: MANON LESCALUT
7 October 2020 Bizet: CARMEN
14 October 2020 Verdi: UN BALLO IN MASCHERA
21 October 2020 Kodály: SPINNING ROOM 
28 October 2020 Testoni:  FANTASIO / FORTUNIO
4 November 2020 Offenbach: DIE RHEINNIXEN
11 November 2020 Mozart: THE IMPRESARIO / Menotti: THE TELEPHONE
18 November 2020 Gyöngyösi: THE MASTER AND MARGARITA
25 November 2020. R. Strauss: DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN
2 December 2020 Mozart: L'OCA DELH CAIRO,OSSIA LO SPOSO DELUSO
9 December 2020 Saint-Saëns: SAMSON AND DELILAH
16 December 2020 Beethoven: FIDELIO
23 December 2020 Mozart: DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE
30 December 2020 J. Strauss: THE BAT

6 January 2021 Verdi: LA TRAVIATA
13 January 2021 Kenessey: THE WOMAN AND THE GOLD / Örkény – Tóth: THE TÓT FAMILY
20 January 2021 J. Strauss: THE GYPSY BARON 
27 January 2021 Orff: CARMINA BURANA
3 February 2021 Goldmark: DIE KÖNIGIN VON SABA
10 February 2021 THE HUNGARIAN OPERA DAY
17 February 2021 Massenet: WERTHER  
24 February 2021 Puccini: MADAMA BUTTERFLY 
3 March 2021 Lendvay: THE RESPECTFUL PROSTITUTE / Saint-Saëns: THE YELLOW PRINCESSE
15 March 2021 Erkel: BÁNK BÁN
5 May 2021 Mascagni: CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / Leoncavallo: PAGLIACCI
12 May 2021 Purcell: THE FAIRY QUEEN
19 May 2021 Debussy: PELLÉAS ET MÉLISANDE
23 May 2021 Wagner: PARSIFAL
24 May 2021 Bach – Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: ST MATTHEW PASSION
26 May 2021 Giordano: ANDREA CHÉNIER 
2 June 2021 Verdi: FALSTAFF
9 June 2021 Offenbach: LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN 
16 June 2021 Donizetti: LA FILLE DU RÉGIMENT
23 June 2021 Meyerbeer: LES HUGUENOTS

LEVENTE GYÖNGYÖSI: THE MASTER AND MARGARITA
Satan appears in Moscow in the company of a resolute talking cat and other strange characters. Some people disappear under strange circumstances, witches fly through the air, and we are transported back to Biblical times from one minute to the next. The surreal story of Bulgakov’s The Master and Margarita comes to life in a special musical format in Levente Gyöngyösi’s opera-musical. “I had wanted to write a piece where the stylistic elements of contemporary and pop music synthesise for quite a while now. Something that is easy to understand, well laid out, and modern: an experiment to do away with boundaries.”

GENERAL CAST
The Master / Yeshua: Péter Balczó
Margarita: Orsolya Sáfár
Berlioz / Caiaphas: András Hábetler
Woland: Péter Kálmán
Bezdomny / Levi Matvei: Donát Varga
Professor Stravinsky / Pontius Pilate: István Kovács
Head nurse / Ratslayer, a centurion: András Kiss
Nurse at the mental hospital: Éva Várhelyi
Fagotto: Tivadar Kiss
Behemoth: Zoltán Gavodi
Hella: Ildikó Szakács

Featuring on piano: Balázs Kálvin

Highlights staged by Katalin Lázár

Details

Location
Eiffle Art Studios — Hevesi Sándor Stage
Date
Nov. 18, 2020
Start time
8 p.m.
End time
9 p.m.

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