Gala programme

Hosted by general director Szilveszer Ókovács 

Conducted by principal music director Balázs Kocsár

Directed by artistic director Ferenc Anger, and ballet director Tamás Solymosi
Assistant director: András Aczél

25 February 2017, 8:30 p.m. | Opera House 

Programme highlights include:

Ferenc Erkel: Hunyadi László – Palotás 

Giuseppe Verdi: Otello – Otello’s Aria (“Esultate”)

Giuseppe Verdi: Otello – Love Duet of Otello and Desdemona

Georges Bizet: Carmen – Habanera

Georges Bizet: Carmen – Escamillo’s Aria

Bedřich Smetana: The Bartered Bride – overture

Antonín Dvořák: Rusalka – Song to the Moon

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: The Queen of Spades – Hermann's Aria

Camille Saint-Saëns: Samson and Delilah – “Mon cœur s'ouvre à ta voix”

Charles Gounod: Faust – Megphisto’s Rondo 

- interval -

Giuseppe Verdi: Aida – Triumphal March and Chorus

Giuseppe Verdi: Aida – Radamès’ aria

Gioachino Rossini: The Barber Of Seville – Don Basilio's Aria

Zoltán Kodály: Háry János – Intermezzo

Zoltán Kodály: Háry János – “I am poor”

Zoltán Kodály: Háry János – Recruiting Dance

Zoltán Kodály: The Spinning Room – Cuckorikoo Tale

Zoltán Kodály: The Spinning Room – “Let nobody’s bride be sad”

Zoltán Kodály: The Spinning Room – Finale

The Opera reserves the right to make changes in the programme and the cast.