The Hungarian National Ballet presents a new Laurencia production choreographed by Michael Messerer on 6 March 2020. The production that can be seen seven times this season aims to enchant audiences with spectacular solo dances, duets and ensembles.
Ero the Joker, a comic opera by Jakov Gotovac and Death in Venice, a dance performance by Valentina Turcu can be seen at the Erkel Theatre on 21 and 23 January 2020. The guest performances of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb are organised under the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
In accordance with the guidelines issued by the Government of Hungary on 11 March 2020, all performances at the Hungarian State Opera are cancelled until 3 April 2020 at the earliest.
Zoltán Bátki Fazekas
Zoltán Bátki Fazekas graduated from the opera department of the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music in 1997 as a student of Valéria Berdál, Márta Ónody and Kálmán Gyimesi. From 1991 to 2007 he was a member of the National Theatre of Szeged. He appeared at the Csokonai Theatre of Debrecen for eight seasons, and has made guest appearances at the national theatres of Pécs, Győr and Miskolc. He has been singing at the Hungarian State Opera since 1998. His major foreign engagements were in the Netherlands, Germany, Austria and Poland, and he has also appeared in the USA. In addition to his career as an opera singer, he is also a poet, songwriter and solo voice teacher.
Roles sung at the Hungarian State Opera: Erkel: Bánk bán –Petúr Kacsóh: John the Valiant –Bagó Kodály: Háry János –Napoleon Ránki: King Pomade's New Clothes –Roberto Garda Vajda: Mario and the Musician – Roman gentleman Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro –Figaro Mozart: Die Zauberflöte –Papageno Mozart: Così fan tutte –Guglielmo Rossini: La Cenerentola –Dandini Donizetti: Il campanello –Enrico Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore –Belcore Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor –Enrico Ashton Puccini: La bohème –Schaunard Puccini: Turandot –Ping Bizet: Carmen –Dancaire J. Strauss: Die Fledermaus –Dr. Falke Zemlinsky: Der Zwerg –Don Estoban Menotti: The Telephone –Ben