Guest of the Opera
Ľudovít Ludha graduated from the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava. Since 1987, he has been a soloist of the Opera of the Slovak National Theatre in Bratislava. He has excelled as a lyric or spinto tenor both at his home base and abroad. His most successful roles have included Gounod's Faust, Puccini’s Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly), Verdi’s Alfredo (La traviata) and Don Carlos or Lensky (Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin). He has also a wealth of experience with 20th-century opera, including Janáček‘s Živný in Fate and Albert Gregor in the Makropulos Affair, Aron in Schoenberg’s Moses and Aron and Zinoviy in Shostakovich‘s Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District. Among his notable opera appearances abroad we must mention: Amsterdam (Shostakovich‘s The Nose), Opéra Bastille in Paris, Teatro Real in Madrid, Royal Danish Opera in Kopenhagen and Opéra de Monte-Carlo (Zinoviy in Shostakovich‘s Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District) and the Vienna State Opera (Albert Gregor in Janáček’s Makropulos Affair). Ľudovít Ludha is also a renowned concert singer and he has to his credit successful appearances at the Salzburg Festival, the Carnegie Hall in New York, Vienna´s Konzerthaus and Musikverein, in Munich, Rome, Lisbon, Berlin, Taipei, Sydney and Buenos Aires. He has been a regular guest of the National Theatre Opera in Prague.
Update: January 2016