Così fan tutte – OperaLab 2016

After a very surprising and successful series of Così fan tutte in József Katona Theatre in Budapest, awaiting summer guest performances in Zalaegerszeg and during Ördögkatlan Festival we are happy to present an intermission composed of pictures and press articles.

Fiordiligi is not a new role for Klára Kolonits, but she was strikingly different than she used to be in the previous productions(…). In a very surprising way she fits into the unusual settings according to the instructions dictated by the stage director (…). In such a rare interpretation even the perfect technique and secure knowledge of the part get overwritten by the expression

27h June 2016,, Antal Z. Tóth

She can be youthfully sweet in the funnier scenes, but she is able to fall into insane tragicomical despair with subtly erotic hints while healing broken heart with compulsive drinking of hot chocolate. (…) In the contrast of these crazinesses she gets a lot of scenes next to or on the piano played by her husband, and these settings radiate a different, but very palpable energy which I personally loved. The top point of this was the second aria, very chamber-like, very intimate. Being an exquisite singer gifted with natural stage instincts Klára Kolonits is becoming a terrific actress which I feel is a place and time to say very clearly.

26th June 2016,

Two arias of Klára Kolonits were of different nature, and because of exceptionally suggestive voice and performance style of the singer they became two true key points of the premiere.

19th June 2016, mezeinéző, Zsuzsanna Makk

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