14th Sep, 2016
Maida Hundeling revisits her critically lauded portrayal of Leonore in Beethoven’s Fidelio, beginning this month at the Slovak National Theatre (Slovenské národné divadlo).
“In the title role the visiting Maida Hundeling proved to possess a unique dramatic soprano and the two performances were handled with tone and expressive intensity.” (Kultúra.Pravda.sk)
The opera is on stage throughout the season – dates are as follows – 21 September, 14 October, 18 November, 20 December (2016) and 18 May, 15 June (2017). Maestro János Kovács leads from the pit for these performances, with a stage direction by Martin Bendik and sets designed by Juraj Fábry. The cast also highlights Jan Vacík as Florestan and František Ďuriač as Don Fernando. Ján Ďurčo is Don Pizarro, Andrea Vizvári sings Marzelline, and Róbert Remeselník is Jaquino.