Glinka's Ruslan and Lyudmila Overture, Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 are included in the season-opening OPERA186 concert at the Hungarian State Opera on 24 September 2023. The concert tying in with the Slavic Season features pianist Ádám Balogh, the OPERA Orchestra is conducted by Pinchas Steiberg.
The five ballet performances of Swan Lake were enthusiastically received by eight thousand, and the two opera performances of Madama Butterfly by a further two thousand paying spectators – often accompanied by a standing ovation – between 8 and 13 September 2023, in the season opening series of the Dubai Opera. Among the warmly received productions, Puccini's opera will also be heard in a concert version at the Budapest Opera House on 23 and 26 September.
For six months beginning with 21 July 2023, Hunyadi László, one of Ferenc Erkel's most popular operas is available on OperaVision, a project is supported European Union’s Creative Europe programme. The production directed by Szilveszter Ókovács stars internationally renowned Szabolcs Brickner, Klára Kolonits, Dániel Pataky, Erika Miklósa and Gábor Bretz.