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.
orchestra member, double bass tutti
Education and training: Cleveland Institute of Music, Case Western Reserve University - Bachelor of Music Degree, with honours (1977) Wiener Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst - graduation concert, with honours (1982) Teachers: David Perlman, principal double bass with the Cleveland Orchestra Prof. Ludwig Streicher
Competitions: Wolfgang Hock International String Quartet, Germany, first prize (1981)
Awards and recognitions: Pi Kappa Lambda, member (1977) Austrian scholarship for international students (1978-1982) Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research - Merit Award (1982) Cleveland Institute of Music, Alumni Achievement Award (1993) Hungarian State Opera - rated as “excellent” (2002)
Professional career: Cleveland Institute of Music, double bass teacher in youth and adult programmes (1976-1978) Canton Symphony Orchestra, double bass (1976-1978) Colorado Philharmonic Orchestra, principal double bass (1978, 1979) Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien, Wiener Volksoper, Wiener KammerOrchester, Twentieth Century Orchestra, auxiliary double bass (1978-1982) Vienna Master Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Hall, London (1982) Badisches Staatstheater, Karlsruhe, Germany, assistant principal first double bass (1982-1989) Staatliche Hochschule für Musik Heidelberg-Mannheim, Musikschule der Stadt Ettlingen, double bass teacher (1987-1989) Hungarian State Opera Orchestra, double bass (1989-)