Chorus director Gábor Csiki has been a member of the Hungarian State Opera for 23 years. During this period, he has gained a wide range of experience as both a chorus singer and a soloist, as well as as a chorusmaster, and lately his interests have also expanded to incorporate instrumental music – especially for the trombone.
Adrienn Vetési started her studies in contemporary and modern dance at the György Dózsa secondary school and vocational school of dance. After graduating, she honed her skills at Inversedance, and then spent four years as a freelancer in the world of dance.
Nikolett Hajzer started her music studies as a member of the Hungarian State Opera Children's Chorus under the tutelage of Gyöngyvér Gupcsó and continued them at Budapest's Városmajor High School under Zsuzsanna Gráf. She obtained her degree in choral conducting from Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest after studying with Lenke Igó.
Choreographer at the Hungarian National Ballet Institute
Kornélia Mráz started studying ballet when she was still in nursery school. When she reached school age, she was fortunate enough to study at a ballet school founded by dancers from Budapest's opera house, learning from such greats as Imre Dózsa, Tamás Koren, Vera Szumrák and Ferenc Barbay.
After starting out at Katalin Forrai’s musical nursery school, András Aczél continued his music studies through music school all the way to the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music. Despite obtaining qualifications as a conductor, school singing teacher and cultural manager, he still considers his six years spent in the orchestra of the King Saint Stephen School of Music, where he established a lifelong bond with music and later musical drama under the tutelage of the Záborszky family.
Edit Rujsz graduated from the Hungarian Dance Academy and then went on to complete the Cologne Modern Dance Course. She also trained with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre in New York before returning to the Hungarian Dance Academy (now a university) to earn her master's degree.
Csaba Szegedi was born in the town of Sajószentpéter in 1981. He then went on to graduate from Budapest's Béla Bartók High School of Music, after studying voice under Mária Fekete, and then earn a diploma in voice and voice pedagogy from the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, where his teacher was Sándor Sólyom-Nagy. He then continued his studies at the academy's opera department under the guidance of conductors Ádám Medveczky and Péter Oberfrank and director Balázs Kovalik.
Born in Berettyóújfalu, Andrea Szántó launched her musical studies at the Gyula Music School with József Csiky, later becoming a student of Valária Berdál at the Szeged Conservatory. She earned her diploma from the Ferenc Liszt Music Academy in Budapest in the course headed by Éva Andor.