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.
The soloist of the Moscow theater Novaya Opera was born in Maykop (Russia) in 1987. In 2006 she graduated from the Rostropovich College of Music, Voronezh (choral conducting), and then from the Academy of Choral Art by V. S. Popov (conducting and aolo singing) in 2011 and 2016. Polina Shamaeva participated in master classes of Luybov Kazarnovskaya (2009), Darenn Zimmer (2015), Michael Paul (2016) and Sara Allegretta (2016). She performed as a soloist at the Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory, International House of Music, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, the State Kremlin Palace, Megaro Mousikis Athinon (Greece), Hungarian State Opera (Budapest), The Symphony Hall (Osaka, Japan), Minato Mirai Hall (Iokogama, Japan). She took part in many festivals: International Festival of Colmar in France, Rheingau Music Festival in Germany, Moscow Easter Festival and others. She has worked with Vladimir Spivakov, Viktor Popov, Gintaras Rinkevicius, Balázs Kocsár, Fabio Mastrangelo, Albrecht Hansjorg, Murad Annamamedov, Sergey Kondrashev, Mark Pekarsky, Mihail Pletnev, Evgeniy Bushkov and others. She performed the mezzo-soprano part in more than 30 cantatas and oratorial works (among them: Gloria by Vivaldi, Stabat Mater by Pergolesi, IXth Symphony by Beethoven, Requiem by Verdi, etc.). On opera stages she has sung Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro), Flora Bervoix (La traviata), Prince Orlofsky (Die Fledermaus), Olga (Eugene Onegin), Laura (Iolanta), Feodor (Boris Godunov), Paulina (The Queen of Spades) and others.