Ernő Dohnányi

Der Tenor


Comic opera in two parts, in Hungarian with English surtitles
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What happens when a singing circle operating according to classical middle-class values is forced to accept a talented but depraved and penniless musician? Primeval, genuine emotions break the through bars of false convention. Or do they? This is the theme of The Tenor, the most celebrated Hungarian comic opera of the 1930s. Ernő Dohnányi and Ernő Góth's uproarious comedy is given a new look – recalling the colourful worlds of operetta and Bollywood and turning the performance into a dream-like carousel. Our young artists revel in these exquisite character roles under the expert direction of András Almási-Tóth.

Photographer: Rákossy Péter

General cast

Conductor
Gergely Vajda
The Duke
Lajos Geiger / Zsolt Haja
Hicketier
László Szvétek
Jenny
Mária Farkasréti
Thekla
Adrienn Miksch
Krey
János Szerekován
Wolke
András Kiss
Schippel
Attila Fekete
Müller
Gábor Csiki
Schultze
Zsolt Molnár