Opera Singer Andrea Szantos

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Andrea Szántó

Andrea Szántó recently sang the role of Judith(Bartók:Duke Bluebeard´s Castle) at the Art´s Palast Budapest and the part of Maria&Strawberry Woman(Gershwin:Porgy and Bess) in a new staged production at ErkelTheatre Budapest.

Future Engagements follows among others: Kundry(Parsifal) at the Erkel Theatre in Budapest, Barbie(Vajda: Barbie Blue) on the OpenAir stage at the front of the Hungarian State Opera House and  a new production of Bartók´s Duke Bluebeard´s Catle(Judit) at Bartók Plusz Opera Festival at Miskolc and also Judith in the new production of the Lituanian State Opera House Vilnius .

Andrea Szántó was born in Hungary.  She completed her studies at the Academy of Music in Budapest.
After her studies she was engaged by the Hungarian State Opera House,  she was the member of the Bielefeld Theatre.  She has been the soloist for 13 years at the National Theatre Mannheim.

Her repertoire includes: the title role of Eboli(Don Carlo), Amneris(Aida), Santuzza(Cavalleria rusticana), Preziosilla(La forza del destino), Laura(Gioconda), Elisabetta( Maria Stuarda), Adalgisa(Norma), Kundry(Parsifal), Ortrud(Lohengrin), Venus(Tannhäuser), Judith (Bluebeard´s Castle), Marina(Boris Godunow), Charlotte(Werther), Dalila(Samson et Dalila) and the title role of Carmen.

She worked with conductors: Christoph Eschenbach, Michel Tilson-Thomas, Axel Kober, Tamás Vásáry, Peter Eötvös, Ádám Fischer, Iván Fischer, Riccardo Frizza, Kobayashi Ken-Ichiro, Howard Williams, Dan Ettinger, Herbert Boek, Sir Richard Armstrong, Zoltán Kocsis, János Kovács and Vjekoslav Sutej.

She worked with stage directors : Hans Neunfels, André Engel, Christopher Alden, Achim Freyer, Jens-Daniel Herzog, Olivier Tambosi és  Philipp Himmelmann.

Andrea has also a wide range of concert repertoire.

She performed in various Festivals and Opera Houses in Europe, Eastern Europe and Japan.

NEW! Exerpts of Bartók: Duke Bluebeard´s Castle - video -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmK15qmAebc

Calendar


  • 2018


28th and 29th of September, 8th of November, 28th of December


 

3rd and 5th of  August (rainday:4,6 August)

Verdi: Rigoletto

Role: Maddalena

at the Open Air stage of Margit-Island Budapest

 

19th of June

Ildikó Cserna - Soprano´s concert

with      Andrea Szántó(Mezzo-soprano)

          Gabriella Gyökér(Piano)

 

Webber: Pie Jesu(Cserna-Szántó)

Caccini:Ave Maria(Cserna)

Verdi:Otello-Ave Maria (Cserna)

Mascagni: Ave Maria(Cserna)

Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana - Voi lo sapete, o Mamma(Szántó)

Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder(Cserna)

Wagner: Tristan und Isolde -Liebestod(Szántó)

Wagner: Tannhäuser -Hallen Arie(Cserna)

Offenbach: Les contes des Hoffmann - Barcarole(Cserena-Szántó)

 

At the Marbor Saloon of the Hungarian Broadcast

 

8th and 10th of June

Bartók: Duke Bluebeard´s Castle

Role: Judit

Bluebeard: Marcell Bakonyi

Stage Director: Michal Znaniecki

Conductor: Ádám Cser

at the Miskolc Bartók Plusz Opera Festival

https://operafesztival.hu/index.php/hu/eladasok/50-opera/2074-bartok-bela-a-fabol-faragott-kiralyfi-a-csodalatos-mandarin-a-kekszakallu-herceg-vara-kekszakallu-100

 

 

21st of May

The Sacral Wagner

Role: Scene of Kundry(Parsifal)

Conductor: Lothar Zagrosek

at the Erkel Theatre Budapest

http://opera.hu/musor/megtekint/richter-janos102-a-szakralis-wagner-2017/eloadas-201805211930/

 

 

10th of Febuary

Bartók: Duke Bluebeard´s Castle

Role: Judith

at the Art´s Palast Budapest

Bluebeard: Krisztián Cser

Conductor: Peter Eötvös

https://mupa.hu/program/komolyzene-opera-szinhaz/eotvos-peter-senza-sangue-bartok-a-kekszakallu-herceg-vara-2018-02-10_19-00-bbnh

 

28th of January and 8th of Febuary

Gershwin: Porgy and Bess

Role: Maria

at the Erkel Theatre(Budapest)

 

 

  • 2017

2nd and the 4st of November

Verdi: Requiem

Role: Mezzo-soprano

at the Erkel Theatre Budapest

Sopran: Csilla Boros

Tenor: Hector Lopez Mendoza

Bass: Alexander Roslavets

 

Conductor: Pier Giorgio Morandi

 

3rd of October

Beethoven: IX.Symphony

Alto  solo

at the Erkel Theatre Budapest

Solti International Conducting Competition Opening Ceremony

Conductor: Kobayashi Ken-Ichiro

 

 

23, 28 th of September and 1st of October

 

Verdi: Rigoletto

Role: Maddalena

at the Hungarian State Opera / Erkel Theatre

Conductor: Ádám Medvecky

 

13,15,17,21,23rd of June

Verdi: Rigoletto

Role: Maddalena

at the Hungarian State Opera House

Conductor: Péter Halász

 

22nd of May

Bellini: I Puritani

Role: Enrichetta di Francia

at Kodály Központ Pécs(Hungary)

Elvira: Klára Kolonits

Arturo: Francesco Demuro

Conductor: Riccardo Frizza

Stage Director: Csaba Némedi

 

18th and 21 st of May

Bellini: I Puritani

Role: Enrichetta di Francia

at the Art´s Palast Budapest

Elvira: Jessica Pratt

Arturo: Francesco Demuro

Conductor: Riccardo Frizza

Stage Director: Csaba Némedi

 

  • 2016

2nd of December

Ferenc Farkas: Fruit Basket songs

concert with the woodwind quintett

at Opera i Filharmonia Podlaska Byalistok

 

6th of November

Bartók: Duke Bluebeard´s Castle

Role: Judith

at Cultural Square Theatre Shanghai

Bluebeard: Gábor Bretz

Conductor: János Kovács

7th of October

Bartók: Duke Bluebeard´s Castle

Role: Judith

at The Art´s Palast Budapest

Bluebeard: Gábor Bretz

Conductor: Zoltán Kocsis

Stage Director: Csaba Káel

  • 2016

 

19th, 21th, 25th, 28th May   &   1st of June

Thomas Ades: The Tempest      

Role: Miranda

at the Hungarian State Opera House in Budapest

Conductor: Péter Halász 

 


    

 

 

Some notes

  • Andrea Szanto is stunning as the brazen, tempestuous gypsy temptress - The Sunday Herald