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CHALLENGING, VERSATILE AND UNEXPECTED

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RODERIC DUNNETT visits Hungarian State Opera

 

Opera in Budapest is flying high. While the English or American enthusiast might scan the listings for an opera trip to Paris, Vienna or Munich, they would do really well to add another company to their 'not to be missed' options: the Hungarian State Opera.

Production standards have soared in Budapest, and under the present General Director, Szilveszter Ókovács, they are positively thriving. His go-ahead management has succeeded in prising more money out of the government, a great asset to productions, sets and musical standards...

Copyright © 4 April 2015 Roderic Dunnett,
Coventry UK

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BUDAPEST

FAUST

CHARLES GOUNOD

ARRIGO BOITO

CARL MARIA VON WEBER

FERRUCCIO BUSONI

IGOR STRAVINSKY

ROBERT SCHUMANN

GIAN CARLO MENOTTI

BENJAMIN BRITTEN

GEORGES BIZET

CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS

HUNGARY

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