LUDHA Ľudovít

  • Ludovít Ludha studied in Bratislava. He took successfully part in international voice competition and since 1988 he belongs to the ensemble of Bratislava National Theatre, where he has performed a wide variety of roles.

    Highlights of his international career include Moses und Aron at Salzburg Festival, Faust in Jerusalem, Rodolfo in La Bohème in Japan, Oedipus Rex in Budapest, Paris and in Tokyo, Mascagni’s Iris at the Wexford Festival, Die tote Stadt in Kyoto, The cunning little vixen in in Venice, Lady Macbeth of the district of Mzensk in Paris Madrid, Amsterdam, Naplesand Buenos Aires, Vĕc Makropoulos in Montpellier and at Vienna State Opera, The Nose and Iolanta in Amsterdam, The bartered bride in Zurich and Tokyo, Zandonai’s Francesca da Rimini in Macerata, Don Carlo in Budapest, Rigoletto in Hamburg, Rusalka in Brussels, From the House of the Dead in Basel, Katia Kabanova in Oviedo.

    During past seasons he performed Rigoletto, La Traviata and Rusalka in Prague, Babinski in Jaromir Weinberger’s Svanda in Palermo, Lady Macbeth of the district of Mzensk in Monaco and - staged by Calixto Bieito - in Antwerp as well as Romeo et Juliette and Vec Makropulos in Bratislava.

    In December 2015 he took over on short notice Albert Gregor in Vĕc Makropulos at Vienna State Opera, followed by Boito’s Mefistofele in Prague as well as Fidelio and Simon Boccanegra in Bratislava. 2018 he guested as Zinovij Lady Macbeth of the district of Mzensk and as Tichon in Katia Kabanova in Naples.

    He has worked with conductors such as Gerd Albrecht, Vladmimir Ashkenazy, Charles Dutoit, Michael Gielen, Mariss Jansons, James Levine, Neville Marriner, Zoltan Pesko, Mstislav Rostropovitch or Alexander Vedernikov.

    Ludovít Ludha sings a rich concert repertoire. He performed Schmidts Das Buch mit sieben Siegeln in Innsbruck and Linz, Zimmermann’s Eja mater in Vienna, Haydn’s Nelson Mass in Milano, Stravinskij’s Les Noces in Turin, Montpellier, Berlin and Stuttgart, Mozart’s Requiem in Cremona, Bratislava, Ankara, Salzburg and Prag, Janáček’s Glagolitic Mass in Lissabon, Liverpool, Paris, Leipzig, Berlin, Taipei, Tokyo, São Paulo, Perugia, Munich and at the Lucerne Festival, Janáček’s Osud in Vienna, Mendelssohn’s Elias in Graz, Dvořák’s Svata Ludmila in Vienna, Mozarts Krönungsmesse in Salzburg, Smetanas Die Geisterbraut in Geneva and Prague, Orff’s Catulli Carmina in Denmark, Rachmaninov’s The Bells in Budapest, Dvořák’s Requiem in Nürnberg, Verdis Requiem in Linz, Jena and Moskau, Dvořák’s Stabat mater in Ankara, Uetrecht, Amsterdam, Manchester and Leeds, Orff’s Carmina burana in Bratislava and Bologna, Janáčeks Vecne Evangelium with Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in Brno and Vienna, Bruckners Te Deum in Tel Aviv, Bizet’s Te Deum in Jerusalem and lately Beethoven’s 9th Symphony in Helsinki and Odense. 2019 he performed Janacek’s Eternal Gospel with Seattle Symphony.

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