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.
Education and training: Music Academy of Szeged (2000) – Teachers: Valéria Berdál, Mária Temesi Conservatory in Békéscsaba – Teacher: Imre Ürmössy Teachers and masters: Mrs. Nagy née Ildikó Keserű, Zsuzsa Bálint, Zsuzsa Misura
Competitions: Singing Competition of the Hungarian Radio – Special award (2001) Simándy Singing Competition – 1st place (2000)
Awards and distinctions: Artist of Excellence (2019) Liszt Award (2014) Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera House (2014) Gusztáv Oláh Honorary Award (2013) Prima Award (2010) Gundel Award (2008) Artisjus Award (2004) Voice of the Year (2004)
Professional work: Guest performances: Hungary, Germany, Austria, Denmark, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Japan
Principal roles: Bartók: Duke Bluebeard’s Castle – Judit Beethoven: Fidelio – Leonora Bellini: Norma – Norma Britten: Gloriana – Elizabeth Janáček: Jenůfa – Jenůfa Mozart: Idomeneo – Electra Mozart: Don Giovanni – Donna Elvira Puccini: Turandot – Turandot Puccini: Tosca – Tosca Prokofiev: The Fire Angel – Renata R. Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos – Ariadne R. Strauss: Elektra – Elektra R. Strauss: Die Frau ohne Schatten – Barak’s wife R. Strauss: Salome – Salome Tchaikovsky: The Queen of Spades – Lisa Verdi: Attila – Odabella Verdi: Macbeth – Lady Macbeth Verdi: Nabucco – Abigail Verdi: Otello – Desdemona Verdi: Simon Boccanegra – Amelia Wagner: Lohengrin – Ortrud Wagner: Parsifal – Flower maiden Wagner: Die Walküre – Helmwige Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg – Eva Pogner Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer – Senta Eötvös: A balkon – Carmen Poulenc: Les Dialogues des Carmélites Szokolay: Vérnász (“Blood Wedding”) Korngold: Die tote Stadt – Marietta Weber: Der Freischütz – Agata