Erika Kovalik - soprano - chorister

One of the biggest dreams of my life came true when I joined the Hungarian National Choir. There has been a lot of work, perseverance, joy, failure, starting over, learning, realisation and acceptance on the long journey that has brought me here. But I have come to realise that this place is not only the end of a journey, but also the beginning of another one: the knowledge, musicality, extraordinary personalities, humour and humanity of my colleagues constantly urge me to improve. Breathing and vibrating together, and shaping and experiencing music remind me every day of Friedrich Nietzsche’s statement: ”Without music, life would be a mistake”.

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