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.
Chorus singer, soprano II.
Opera singer Nadin Haris earned her diploma in voice and voice pedagogy from the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music in 2008, as a student of Magda Nádor. She has participated in master classes held by Éva Marton, Júlia Hamari, Mitsuko Shirai, Sylvia Sass, Nicolas Clapton and Krisztina Laki, among others. She has had successful showings in Spain at Barcelona's Viñas and Pamplona's Gayarre international singing competitions. She was the Hungarian State Opera's scholarship winner in 2007, and in 2008 would win the Richard Wagner Society summer scholarship. She has portrayed the Countess in Le Nozze di Figaro, and Pitti-Sing in the operetta The Mikado. She was the young girl in Kodály's The Spinning Room, and her repertoire includes works by Wagner, Strauss, Puccini, Verdi, Ravel, de Falla and Mozart. In 2012 she appeared in the international Armel Opera Competition, where as the sole Hungarian finalist, she won the title role in Roland Baumgartner's opera Maria Theresia, which she would go on to sing in Bratislava and, in the works Hungarian premiere, in Szeged. A member of the Hungarian State Opera's chorus from 2013, she has been a soloist there since 2015. Her roles for the 2015/16 season include Käthchen (in Massenet's Werther), Lisetta (in Haydn's Life on the Moon), the Second Novice (Puccini's Suor Angelica), Inez (Verdi's Il trovatore), and the Lady-in-waiting (in the same composer's Macbeth).