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.
Róbert Laczkó Vass
Róbert Laczkó Vass was born in the Transylvanian town of Gyergyóremete (Remetea) in 1976. After studying at the Benedek Elek Teacher Training School in Székelyudvar (Odorheiu Secuiesc), he enrolled in the theatre department of the Babeș-Bolyai University in Kolozsvár (Cluj-Napoca) to earn an acting degree under András Csíky and Attila Keresztes. Since the year 2000, he has been both a member of the Kolozsvár Hungarian Theatre and a regular collaborator and singer at the Kolozsvár Hungarian Opera. Between 2000 and 2008, he also taught speech technique the city, in the university's drama programme. Roles he has sung at the Kolozsvár Hungarian Opera include Monostatos (Die Zauberflöte), Sibuk (in György Orbán's Prince Pikkó), Valerio (in János Vajda's Leonce und Lena), Goro (Madama Butterfly), Lillas Pastia (Carmen), the knight Gyula (in Erkel's Sarolta), Gherardo (Gianni Schicchi), Cipolla (Mario and the Magician) and Ficsúr (Somewhere in Europe). He made his debut at the Hungarian State Opera House in 2007, in the role of Kuruzs in Mrs Karnyó.