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 further notice.
Education: Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest – composition department, rated 'excellent' (1997-2003) Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst, Vienna, scholarship (2001) Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest – conducting department, 'Summa cum Laude' (1996-2001) Teachers: Ervin Lukács, Tamás Gál, János Vajda, Uroš Lajovic Courses: Yuri Simonov's conducting courses, Budapest, Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music Rudolf Barsaj's conducting course, Budapest, Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music (2000) Bartók Szeminar headed by Zoltán Peskó and László Tihanyi, Szombathely (2000) Professional career: Conductor of the Budapest Technical University Symphony Orchestra from 2003-2014. Appeared with the orchestra in France, Italy and Transylvania, in addition to its Budapest concerts. Worked as guest conductor for the Magyar Telekom Symphony Orchestra, the MÁV Symphony Orchestra, the Győr Philharmonic Orchestra, the Szabolcs Symphony Orchestra, and the Oradea (Nagyvarád) Philharmonic Orchestra. In additions to his engagements at the Opera House, he has served as music director and conductor of numerous musical theatre productions. The Opera has also made use of his skills as a composer: the repertoire versions of I pazzi per progetto, Il campanello, Don Pasquale (Opera on Wheels), Figaro 2.0 (Opera on Wheels) and Little Magic Flute were all arranged and/or transcribed by Géza Köteles. Awards and recognitions: Juventus Award (2012) László Pless Commorative Award (2006)