The General Assembly of the Budapest Philharmonic Society - the orchestra of the Hungarian State Opera - elected internationally acclaimed conductor Pinchas Steinberg Chief Conductor and President of the orchestra on 5 February 2013. Steinberg will take over in February 2014.
The Hungarian Ministry of Human Resources has appointed Szilveszter Ókovács as General Director of the Hungarian State Opera for five years. The Minister’s decision has been made in accordance to the recommendation of the Tender Board.
Outdoor festival throughout December with a huge Xmas tree, amazing festive lights, choirs, hot drinks and the stars of the Hungarian State Opera & the Hungarian National Ballet. Everybody is welcome to Andrassy Avenue, in front of the building of the Opera. (Photo gallery and video)