» Home   » About us    » Terms/Faq    » News   
 
Facebook Twitter Google +
 

Senza sangue; Bluebeard's Castle tickets

» Home    » Hungarian Opera House    » Opera tickets Budapest    » Senza sangue; Bluebeard's Castle
 
 
Senza sangue; Bluebeard's Castle

Venue: Erkel Theatre

 
1087 Budapest
II. János Pál pápa tér 30
Hungary
 
 
All dates
Season 2018
 

Buy online tickets

 
Next performance (see season calendar above for other dates)
Senza sangue; Bluebeard's Castle
Thu 24 May 2018
Category 1
Hour Hall Price Tickets Buy
19:00 Erkel Theatre 28 € Add to cart
 
Category 2
Hour Hall Price Tickets Buy
No tickets available
 
Category 3
Hour Hall Price Tickets Buy
No tickets available
 
 
Senza sangue; Bluebeard's Castle
Mon 28 May 2018
Category 1
Hour Hall Price Tickets Buy
19:00 Erkel Theatre 24 € Add to cart
 
Category 2
Hour Hall Price Tickets Buy
No tickets available
 
Category 3
Hour Hall Price Tickets Buy
No tickets available
 
 
Senza sangue; Bluebeard's Castle
Tue 29 May 2018
Category 1
Hour Hall Price Tickets Buy
19:00 Erkel Theatre 24 € Add to cart
 
Category 2
Hour Hall Price Tickets Buy
No tickets available
 
Category 3
Hour Hall Price Tickets Buy
No tickets available
 
 
 
Event details
 
Composer: Péter Eötvös, Béla Bartók

Béla Bartók's one-act opera is an extraordinary and enigmatic work that, in terms of how it is interpreted and staged, poses an exciting challenge for directors, their creative teams and performers alike. Little wonder that it is such a popular work on opera schedules both in Hungary and abroad. Promising to be one of the most thrilling premieres of the “Around the Ring” Season is the new production of Bluebeard's Castle by internationally acclaimed director Kasper Holten. “To read, listen think and feel. The important thing is to avoid analysing it according to any preconception or always employing the same artistic style, but rather to develop a relationship with the work so I can completely understand what it is about it that fascinates me so much. Only then can I get started on the aesthetics, the concept and so for,” says Holten.

 

As part of the Bluebeard100 programme series, Eötvös' Senza sangue will be performed together with the premiere of the new production of Bluebeard's Castle, as the first piece for the evening, in a concert format based on Kasper Holten's directing of the work

 
Program details
 

Senza sangue


Conductor: Gergely Vajda / Péter Eötvös 
The man: Csaba Szegedi 
The woman: Andrea Meláth


Composer: Péter Eötvös 
Libretto based on Alessandro Baricco's novella of the same title by Mari Mezei


Bluebeard's Castle


Conductor: Péter Eötvös / Gergely Vajda 
Judit: Ildikó Komlósi 
Bluebeard: András Palerdi


Composer: Béla Bartók 
Librettist: Béla Balázs 
Director: Kasper Holten 
Set designer: Steffan Aarfing 
Dramaturg: Judit Kenesey

 
Venue
 
Erkel Theatre
 

Opened in 1911 originally, the Erkel Theatre is Hungary’s largest theatre building. Its history is intertwined with the golden age of Hungarian opera performance, with such luminaries as Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, Éva Marton and Grace Bumbry all having graced the stage of a building whose acoustics are considered the stuff of opera legend.

After being shuttered up for more than five years with its fate in doubt following closure in 2007, the Hungarian government last year provided 1.7 billion forints in grants for the theatre’s renewal, allowing the Hungarian State Opera to renovate the Erkel Theatre to a standard suitable for holding performances.

Much of the refurbishments took place behind the scenes, with soloist and shared dressing rooms and common areas refitted and expanded. In addition, the stage’s technical equipment has undergone significant modernisation, while the building’s service systems (water, plumbing, heating and ventilation) have also been brought up to date.

Audiences will now step into an auditorium with a completely new look, while every effort was made to ensure that the building's fantastic acoustic properties remained unchanged. A factor that will greatly increase comfort is the modern ventilation system installed in the seating area. Although the number of seats has been reduced from 1,935 to 1,819 by refitting the rows of seats for more comfort, the theatre nevertheless retains its rank as the highest capacity theatre in Hungary – and in Eastern Central Europe.

 
 
LATEST NEWS
NEW SEASON TICKETS at Hungarian Opera House,Budapest
 
Buy online tickets for events at Hungarian Opera House. Opera and concert tickets at Hungarian Opera House in Budapest. Budapest Opera tickets online booking. Budapest concert tickets online booking.