Artistic director, director of the gala
András Almási-Tóth graduated from the University of Theatre and Film Arts in 1997, after studying in the theatre directing course there. In 2006, he also obtained his doctoral degree there. An associate professor at Budapest’s Franz Liszt Academy of Music, he has headed the institution's opera programme since 2009. He has taught at the University of Theatre and Film Arts Budapest, the Gáspár Károli University of the Reformed Church, the Hungarian University of Fine Arts and Budapest Metropolitan University and has also held workshops at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt am Main, Berlin’s Universitat der Künste and at Florence's Conservatorio di Musica Luigi Cherubini.