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Slovak opera world is going to commemorate the 110th anniversary of birth of excellent baritone singer Imrich Gál at the beginning of July. He was a leading soloist of the Slovak National Theater but he also left a significant trace in Košice. He moved to the east of Slovakia for a certain period of time at the initiative of Janko Borodáč and he belonged to founding members of the opera ensemble…
The State Theater in Košice is joining the well-wishers who wished all the best to beautiful life jubilee of longtime opera soloist Viera Hronská on Friday, July 24, 2020. She joined the stage of the State Theater in Košice as a member of the ensemble almost sixty years ago and she still works in the backstage as the opera stage designer. With breaks and a few short times in opera in Banská…
The November premiere of opera by Gaetano Donizzeti Roberto Devereux will be an exceptional event. World-known coloratura soprano Edita Gruberová will perform the main role of English Queen Elizabeth I. She will be back in the Slovak theater after more than fifty years.  You can see it in the first premiere in the…
The world-famous opera diva and the first lady of soprano, Edita Gruberová, has decided to end her career. The originally intended farewell to the theater stage, which was to be the premiere of the opera by Gaetan Donizetti Roberto Devereux at the Košice State Theater, was thwarted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Košice…
Two anniversaries of birth of opera soloists, whose lives were connected to the State Theater in Košice have fallen on these days. On Friday, June 26, it will be 90 years since bass-baritone singer Boris Šimanovský was born, a day later,  June 27, we commemorate the 105th  anniversary of birth of mezzosoprano singer Silvia Grünwaldová - Colombová. Even though they were born on the opposite sides…
On Friday, August 7, twenty years passed since the death of the Slovak opera and operetta singer, the mezzo-soprano Ružena Kustrová, the longtime soloist of the State Theatre in Košice in 1945 — 1980. In a photo from the operetta Wine Harvest from 1958 on the right along with her daughter Božena Hanáková. Read more about her in the article by Elena Blahová - Martišová on the portal operaslovakia.…