Erzsébet Szőnyi

THE STUBBORN PRINCESS

youth programme 6

In Brief

Children's opera in two acts in Hungarian

Performance length: , without intermissions

The Hungarian State Opera Children’s Chorus performs a fairy-tale opera by Erzsébet Szőnyi (1924–2019), a legendary figure of Hungarian composition and music education. The title character of The Stubborn Princess lives her life following the strict rules of the royal court until one day she decides to rebel. Her royal father and the courtiers try everything they can think of, but they just cannot seem to find the right remedy.