Monthly Archives: October 2010

Erkel, Ferenc (Franz) and his operas

Erkel was thirty, when he composed his first opera titled Bátori Mária that is composed of two acts. The premi?re of the opera was held on 8 August 1840 at the Pesti Magyar Színház (The Hungarian Theatre of Pest); the day when the aforementioned cultural institution was re-named as National Theatre. The script of the […]