Antal Cseh


Antal Cseh
Photographer: Tamás Lékó
Opera singer bass-baritone
Born in Makó in 1978, Antal Cseh studied in the solo voice programme at the University of Szeged's Faculty of Music, where his teacher was István Andrejcsik, between 2000 and 2005. In 2004, in parallel with his studies in Szeged, he also started the opera voice course at the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest under Éva Andor and Balázs Kovalik, passing his final examination in 2006.  He has participated in master classes with Júlia Hamari, Katalin Halmai, László Polgár, Renato Bruson, Yevgeny Nesterenko, Tamás Vásáry and Éva Marton. He made his debut with the Hungarian State Opera in 2007 in the role of Roucher (in Andrea Chénier). In addition to his appearances here, he also performs with the National Theatre of Pécs, the Csokonai National Theatre of Debrecen and the National Theatre of Miskolc.

Competitions:
Fourth National József Simándy Singing Competition, Szeged – first prize (2004)
First National Ferenc Erkel Singing Competition – second prize (2004)
Sixth Nikola Cvejić International Singing Competition, Serbia – first prize, grand prize (2003)
Mária Gyurkovics Singing Competition – special prize (2003)
National Drinking Song-Singing Competition – first prize (2001)

Awards and recognitions:
Viktor Vaszy Award, Szeged (2010/11, 2016/17)
Dömötör Award for “Best Opera Singer”, Szeged (2006/07, 2008/09, 2016/17)
Lili Neményi Trophy, Debrecen (2007/08)

Principal roles:
Bartók: Bluebeard's Castle – Bluebeard
Bizet: Carmen – Escamillo
Donizetti: Don Pasquale – Don Pasquale
Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor – Raimondo
Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore – Dulcamara
Erkel: Hunyadi László – Miklós Gara
Gounod: Faust – Méphistophélès
Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana – Alfio
Meyerbeer: Les Huguenots – Count of Saint-Bris
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro – Figaro
Mozart: Don Giovanni – Leporello
Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov – Varlaam
Puccini: Tosca – Scarpia
Ránki: King Pomade's New Clothes – King Pomade
Rossini: La Cenerentola – Don Magnifico
Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia – Don Bartolo
Smetana: The Bartered Bride – Kecal
Verdi: Falstaff – Falstaff
Verdi: Il trovatore – Ferrando
Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer – The Dutchman

Performances

2019. November 13.2019-11-13
La fanciulla del West (The Girl of the Golden West)
2019. November 15.2019-11-15
La fanciulla del West (The Girl of the Golden West)
2019. November 17.2019-11-17
La fanciulla del West (The Girl of the Golden West)
2019. November 22.2019-11-22
La fanciulla del West (The Girl of the Golden West)
2019. November 24.2019-11-24
La fanciulla del West (The Girl of the Golden West)
2020. March 6.2020-03-06
Dead man Walking
2020. March 8.2020-03-08
Dead man Walking
2020. March 15.2020-03-15
Dead man Walking
2020. March 21.2020-03-21
Dead man Walking
2020. April 26.2020-04-26
Szörényi75 – Steven, the king
2020. June 4.2020-06-04
Stephen, the king
2020. June 5.2020-06-05
Stephen, the king
2020. June 6.2020-06-06
Stephen, the king
2020. June 7.2020-06-07
Stephen, the king