The Hungarian National Ballet, the 136-year-old official ballet company of the Hungarian State Opera, announces an online audition upon invitation for soloists and corps de ballet with contracts starting from 15 July 2020 or 1 October for soloists, and 15 July 2020 for corps de ballet (depending on the applicants’ work visa requirements). Applications by classically trained, professional male and female ballet dancers are welcome. Outstanding technique and qualities are a must.
Beginning with 1 July, guided tours are available again at the Opera House. English language tours take place daily at 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00 p.m. Tours in Hungarian are offered at 4:00 p.m. on Thursdays and 2:00 p.m. on Sundays.
Dear Visitors and Customers,
The management of the Hungarian State Opera would like to express their gratitude (also on behalf of the sales team) for the patience and understanding shown by their customers in the past weeks and without whom the institute would have no future. The artists and employees of the Opera are determined to do their best to reward all the love and trust once the epidemic is over.
Gabriella Busa was born in the town of Gyomaendrőd and commenced her music studies at the Voice and Music Primary School in Csongrád, where she learned to play flute and piano. She then went on to graduate from Békéscsaba's Béla Bartók High School of Music with a specialisation in solo voice and earn her degree, after studying with Andrea Ujvárosi, from the University of Debrecen's Faculty of Music, where she also subsequently did her master's work under the guidance of Éva Mohos Nagy. Having participated in master classes with Adrienne Csengery and Dénes Gulyás, she is currently working with Bernadett Wiedemann as her vocal coach. Between 2003 and 2012, she was a member of the chorus at Debrecen's Csokonai Theatre, where she later also sang solo roles. She has been a member of the Hungarian State Opera Chorus since 2012, where she also sings solo parts in addition to her duties with the chorus. In addition to the Opera, she also regularly appears at the Miskolc Bartók+ Opera Festival and the Csokonai Theatre, among other venues. She has collaborated as a soloist with such conductors as Tamás Vásáry, Tamás Pál, Gergely Kesselyák and Balázs Kocsár, and with directors like Nadine Duffaut, Ferenc Anger, Attila Vidnyánszky, Miklós Gábor Kerényi, Tamás Ferkay and András Fehér.
Principal roles: Verdi: Nabucco – Fenena Puccini: Madama Butterfly – Suzuki Bizet: Carmen – title role, Mercedes Haydn: Lo speziale – Volpino Norbert Németh: Mendacious Romance – Veronica Offenbach: Barbe-bleue – Eleonore Mozart: Die Zauberflöte – Second Lady, Third Lady Kodály: Háry János – Örzse Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore – Gianetta Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor – Alice Dvořak: Requiem – alto solo Vivaldi: Gloria – alto solo Pergolesi: Stabat Mater – alto solo Haydn: Die sieben Worte – alto solo Liszt: Hungarian Coronation Mass – alto solo Verdi: Requiem – alto solo Mozart: Requiem – alto solo