Following several open-air programmes, musical life is resuming at the Hungarian State Opera – outdoors. On 19 August 2020, the eve of the National Holiday, the park surrounding the new venue called Eiffel Art Studios will host a massive gala programme featuring the artists of the Hungarian State Opera and one of the most popular tenors of our time: Jonas Kaufmann.
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.
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.
Musical life is resuming at the Eiffel Art Studios – outdoors. The park surrounding the Art Studios will host a massive gala programme featuring the artists of the Hungarian State Opera and one of the most popular tenors of our time: Jonas Kaufmann.
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.
Jovita Vaškevičiūtė studied at J. Naujalis Musik Gymnasium (choir conducting) and gradutated at Lithuanian Music Academy (voice, Master degree). In 2002 she was awarded at Z. Paulauskas’ Young Singers Competition, 2nd prize. She participated at the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre Opera Studio, where she became soloist singer and 2006 was awarded as the Most Promising Singer by the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre. The same year she started to perform at Estonia's Vanemuine Theatre as guest soloist. At the Lithuanian National Opera she has performed the parts of Carmen, Amneris, Ulrica, Maddalena, Suzuki, Dalila and Azucena among others. Guest engagements brought her to the Opera Cologne and Latvian National Opera among others. In 2013 she debuted as Amneris (Aida) at Macao Festival with Latvian National Opera and in 2014 as Pasqualita (John Adams: Doctor Atomic) at Opera National du Rhin-Strassbourg. Recent projects include her debut in “Sakura Memories” by Atsuhiko Gondai. In 2015 she performed the same part at Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville. At the Lithuanian National Opera she performed Eboli and Larina as well. In the 2016-2017 season she has sung the roles of Azucena, Suzuki, Olga, Carmen and Prince Orlowsky at Lithuanian National Opera among others.