Based on an idea of Szilveszter Ókovács, the story of the fourth wise man is told by the Advent séance Artaban by Attila Pacsay to be premiered on 9 December 2023 at the Eiffel Art Studios of the Hungarian State Opera. The audience can enjoy the one-hour surround sound meditative performance, which also affects other senses, in the dark, in loungers, wearing sleep masks.
Based on the novel The Melancholy of Resistance by László Krasznahorkai, Péter Eötvös's new opera entitled Valuska premieres on 2 December 2023 at the Eiffel Art Studios. The composer's first Hungarian-language grotesque commedia tragica, commissioned by the Hungarian State Opera, featuring soloists Zsolt Haja, Adrienn Miksch, Tünde Szabóki, and András Hábetler is staged by Bence Varga and conducted by Kálmán Szennai.
The Hungarian State Opera announces a change in the programme advertised for 4 and 8 December 2023. Instead of the concert version of Nabucco with Plácido Domingo in the title role, the international guest star will appear in a more versatile and richer programme, in agreement with the OPERA. The programme on the two dates includes highlights from Nabucco as well as a Verdi opera gala with the participation of Domingo and the previously announced Hungarian soloists.