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György Kurtág 
Photographer: János Posztós
György Kurtág: Fin de partie (Endgame) – Hungarian première
Müpa Budapest — Béla Bartók National Concert Hall
10th April, 2020 7.00 pm

#opera

Ticket prices

2900 Ft | 3500 Ft | 4500 Ft | 5900 Ft | 7900 Ft

Hamm: Frode Olsen

Clov: Leigh Melrose

Nell: Hilary Summers

Nagg: Leonardo Cortellazzi

Featuring: Danubia Orchestra Óbuda

Assistant conductor: Arnaud Arbet

Conductor: Markus Stenz

Set, costumes: Christof Hetzer

Lighting: Urs Schönebaum

Director: Pierre Audi

According to a critic, Kurtág’s Fin de partie is a loving farewell to 20th-century modernism. Based on Samuel Beckett’s drama, György Kurtág’s opera was premiered in Milan in November 2018. The Teatro alla Scala’s production was directed by Pierre Audi, and when it was later put on stage in Amsterdam, the cast was the same – as it will be in Budapest. “The amputees of Beckett’s bleak world now lose their brutal traits,” wrote a Dutch critic. “Kurtág lovingly envelopes them in the world of his music. His Endgame is human, almost affectionate.”
Endgame received one of the genre’s most prestigious acknowledgements, the prize for the best world premiere of the year 2019 at the International Opera Awards. The Budapest performance features Danubia Orchestra Óbuda, which actively contributed to preparatory work towards the world premiere, receiving instructions directly from the composer.

Opera in one act without interval, in French with Hungarian surtitle.

This performance of the Budapest Spring Festival is presented by Müpa Budapest.

Müpa Budapest
1095 Budapest, Komor Marcell utca 1.
György Kurtág 
Photographer: János Posztós

Hamm: Frode Olsen

Clov: Leigh Melrose

Nell: Hilary Summers

Nagg: Leonardo Cortellazzi

Featuring: Danubia Orchestra Óbuda

Assistant conductor: Arnaud Arbet

Conductor: Markus Stenz

Set, costumes: Christof Hetzer

Lighting: Urs Schönebaum

Director: Pierre Audi

According to a critic, Kurtág’s Fin de partie is a loving farewell to 20th-century modernism. Based on Samuel Beckett’s drama, György Kurtág’s opera was premiered in Milan in November 2018. The Teatro alla Scala’s production was directed by Pierre Audi, and when it was later put on stage in Amsterdam, the cast was the same – as it will be in Budapest. “The amputees of Beckett’s bleak world now lose their brutal traits,” wrote a Dutch critic. “Kurtág lovingly envelopes them in the world of his music. His Endgame is human, almost affectionate.”
Endgame received one of the genre’s most prestigious acknowledgements, the prize for the best world premiere of the year 2019 at the International Opera Awards. The Budapest performance features Danubia Orchestra Óbuda, which actively contributed to preparatory work towards the world premiere, receiving instructions directly from the composer.

Opera in one act without interval, in French with Hungarian surtitle.

This performance of the Budapest Spring Festival is presented by Müpa Budapest.

György Kurtág: Fin de partie (Endgame) – Hungarian première
Müpa Budapest — Béla Bartók National Concert Hall
10th April, 2020 7.00 pm

#opera

Ticket prices

2900 Ft | 3500 Ft | 4500 Ft | 5900 Ft | 7900 Ft

Müpa Budapest
1095 Budapest, Komor Marcell utca 1.

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