October 30 – November 11

Hungarian State Opera

New York Tour 2018

The Hungarian State Opera of Budapest makes its Lincoln Center debut with a rich variety of ballet and opera productions to choose from. It will present Hungarian iconic historical opera pieces: Erkel's Bánk bán (The Viceroy Bánk), Goldmark's The Queen of Sheba, world-famous 20th century one-act operas Vajda's Mario and the Magician and Bartók Bluebeard’s Castle, but also beloved classical ballets: Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, and Petipa and Minkus' Don Quixote. Those who prefer more modern ballet pieces can also see Hans van Manen's 2017 triple bill LOL.


Tuesday, October 30
Saturday, November 3 eve
Ferenc Erkel: Bánk bán
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Wednesday, October 31
Friday, November 2
Karl Goldmark: The Queen of Sheba
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Thursday, November 1
Saturday, November 3 mat
János Vajda: Mario and the Magician | Béla Bartók: Bluebeard’s Castle
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GALA // Sunday, November 4

Conductor: Gergely KesselyákBalázs Kocsár

Ferenc Erkel: Himnusz (the national anthem of Hungary)
Franz Liszt: Les Préludes
Ferenc Erkel: Hunyadi László – La Grange aria –  Orsolya Hajnalka Rőser
Ferenc Erkel: Hunyadi László – Finale from Act I –  István Horváth
Ferenc Erkel: Bánk bán – Hazám, hazám (Bánk’s aria “My homeland, my homeland”) – Boldizsár László
Ferenc Erkel: Bánk bán – Petur’s drinking song – Zoltán Kelemen
Franz Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major – Gergely Bogányi
András Lukács/Philip Glass: Whirling – Karina SarkissovaIurii Kekalo

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Marius Petipa/Anna-Marie Holmes/Tamás Solymosi/Adolphe Adam: Le Corsaire – Pas de trois – Tatiana MelnikGergely LeblancAndrás Rónai
Leó Weiner: Fox Dance
Béla Bartók: Evening in Transylvania
Ernst von Dohnányi: Symphonic Minutes – Capriccio and Rondo
Hans van Manen: Trois Gnossiennes – Lili FelméryMikalai Radziush, featuring on piano: Dilara Lakatos
Zoltán Kodály: Háry János – Örzse’s song – Erika Gál
Zoltán Kodály: Háry János – Intermezzo – Tamás Mahovics Jr., Dénes DarabKristóf MorvaiAttila SzakácsBalázs Krajczár
Zoltán Kodály: The Spinning Room – Under the Mountains of Csitár – Zita SzemereIstván Horváth
Zoltán Kodály: The Spinning Room – Finale – Zita SzemereErika GálIstván HorváthBoldizsár LászlóZoltán Kelemen

Featuring the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra, Chorus and the Hungarian National Ballet.


Tuesday, November 6
Wednesday, November 7
Thursday, November 8
Rudi van Dantzig / Toer van Schayk / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake
Conductor: Balázs Kocsár

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Friday, November 9
Saturday, November 10
Marius Petipa / Alexander Gorsky / Kasyan Goleizovsky / Michael Messerer / Ludwig Minkus: Don Quixote
Conductor: Gergely Kesselyák
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Sunday, November 11 mat
Sunday, November 11 eve
LOL – three pieces by Hans van Manen
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