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, first oboe
Education and training: Béla Bartók High School of Music, teacher: János Kemény (1991-1995) Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, teachers: Péter Pongrácz and József Kiss (1995-1999) Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía, teacher: Hansjörg Schellenberger (2000-2002) Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music Doctoral School, DLA (2006-2012) Master classes: Siena, Accademia Chigiana, with Hansjörg Schellenberger (1996) Siena, Accademia Chigiana, with Hansjörg Schellenberger (1997) Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, with Nicholas Daniel (1998) Madrid, ESMRS, with Maurice Bourgue (2001) Durham, Musike, with Maurice Bourgue (2002) Prague, Musike, with Maurice Bourgue (2002)
Competitions: János Richter National Woodwind Competition, Győr: first prize (1995) Zürich Lions Club International Music Prize for Oboe: first prize (1997) First National Oboe Competition, Budapest: first prize (1998) Sándor Végh Competition (2015)
Awards and recognitions: Artisjus Music Foundation's award for outstanding efforts in the advancement and presentation of Hungarian musical works (1998) Juventus Award (2007)
Professional career: MÁV Symphony Orchestra - first oboe (1998-2000) Solo recitals in Madrid and Santander (2001) Solo recital in Madrid (2002) Hungarian State Opera Orchestra - first oboe (2002-) Solo recital at Hungarian Radio's Marble Hall (2006) Solo recital at Hungarian Radio's Marble Hall (2008) Budapest Festival Orchestra, regular auxiliary (2008 -) DLA dissertation concert in the Great Hall of the Old Music Academy (2012) Oboe teacher at the Varga Tibor Institute of Music Art at Győr's Széchenyi István University (2015-)