A New Year’s invocation at the Opera, recorded on the 1st of January 2014 will be available on stream: the full complement of the Hungarian State Opera House will be sending greetings to its audience and to Hungarian people all over the world with Beethoven’s hymn-like Symphony No. 9. The vocal soloists are all chosen from among Hungary’s very greatest opera singers, and conducting will be Pinchas Steinberg, the world-famous Chief Conductor and new president of the ensemble that gives life to the Opera House’s music, the Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra.
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9.
Soloists: Tünde Szabóki, Viktória Mester, Attila Fekete, Gábor Bretz
Featuring: Hungarian State Opera Orchestra and the Hungarian State Opera Chorus (Chorus direcot: Máté Szabó Sipos)
Conductor: Pinchas Steinberg
Hostess of the evening: Noémi Morvai
Director of the evening: András Aczél
This performance was recodred at the Hungarian State Opera on the 1st of January 2014.
The streaming is free of charge.