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.
Opera singer, Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera (2016/2017)alto
Atala Schöck graduated from Péter Pázmány Catholic University's Faculty of the Humanities in 1998 with a degree in German, and then went on to earn her diploma in solo voice from the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music in 2000. For two years after completing her studies, she was a soloist at the National Theatre of Szeged, where she sang roles from Mozart, Gounod and Verdi. Since the 2003/04 season she has been making guest appearances at opera houses in other countries (Semperoper Dresden, Opera Frankfurt, Theatre de le Monnaie, Narodni Divadlo Praha, Theater an der Wien, Opéra Bastille Paris). Between 2004 and 2007 she portrayed both a Flower Maiden and a Page in Parsifal at the Bayreuth Festival. She made her debut at the St. Galler Festspiele in 2012, in the role of Marguerite in Berlioz's opera La damnation de Faust. She regularly sings in the oratorio works of J. S. Bach, Handel, Mozart, J. Haydn, Rossini and Vivaldi. She made her Opera House debut in April 2004, in the role of Meg Page in Falstaff. Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera in the season 2016/2017. She received the Ferenc Liszt Award in 2017. Principal roles: Tchaikovsky: The Queen of Spades – Polina Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro – Cherubino Mozart: Così fan tutte – Dorabella Mozart: La clemenza di Tito – Sextus Offenbach: Les contes d'Hoffmann – The muse, Nicklausse Bizet: Carmen – Carmen Berlioz: La damnation de Faust – Marguerite Kodály: Háry János – Örzse Massenet: Werther – Charlotte Kodály: The Spinning Room – The Lady of the House Wagner: Das Rheingold, Die Walküre – Fricka Recordings: Levente Gyöngyösi: Cantici fratris sole (Hungaroton) Ferenc Liszt: Jeanne D'Arc au bucher (Hungaroton), which received the Grand Prix International du Discque Franz Liszt in 2013. Zoltán Kodály: Háry János (Örzse), Hungarian State Opera