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.
Ukrainian singer Tetiana Zhuravel graduated from the Petro Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine in 2013, where she also later did three years of post-graduate study. She has made successful appearances in numerous singing competitions, taking third prize at the International Young Opera Singers Competition in Donetsk in 2013 and both second prize and the audience prize at the First International Éva Marton Singing Competition in 2014. In 2017, she won another audience prize at the First International Virgilijus Noreika Competition for Singers in Vilnius, followed by yet another at the Grandi Voci competition in Salzburg the next year. During her studies, she was a member of the Tchaikovsky Music Academy’s opera studio, where the roles she sang included Marfa in Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera The Tsar’s Bride and Gilda in Rigoletto. Since December 2016, she has participated in several of the Hungarian State Opera’s productions, singing here the Queen of the Night, Violetta in La traviata, and Sierva María in Péter Eötvös’s opera Love and Other Demons. She has also taken the stages of the Lviv National Academic Opera, also as the Queen of the Night, of the Kiev National Theatre of Operetta, as Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia, and of Open Opera Ukraine, as Belinda in the opera Dido and Aeneas. In 2017, in Brussels, she sang the soprano solo part in Ligeti’s Requiem alongside the Orchestre National de Belgique and the Hungarian National Choir. The following year, she portrayed Zerlina at Operafest-Tulchyn, with Oksana Lyniv conducting. She also sang the Queen of the Night again in a new production directed by Graham Vick at the Macerata Opera Festival and under the baton of Lothar Koenigs at Valencia’s Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía.