The most successful part of the performance was undoubtedly the scene of Raimondo (István Kovács) and Lucia, ensured largely by the rich lyricism of Kovács’s singing and acting. Erkel Theater, 20-11-2016. Máté Csabai, Lucia papírrepülője in Revizoronline.hu, 29-11-2016.
The most successful part of the performance was undoubtedly the scene of Raimondo (István Kovács) and Lucia, ensured largely by the rich lyricism of Kovács’s singing and acting.
Erkel Theater, 20-11-2016.
Máté Csabai, Lucia papírrepülője in Revizoronline.hu, 29-11-2016.
Rossini’s Stabat Mater on Radio Bartók
There was a fantastic concert in Miskolc. The program was Rossini’s Stabat Mater. Mátyás Antal was the conductor, and the soloists are Lilla Horti, Atala Schöck, István Horváth and István Kovács. You can hear the concert on this link in the next 30 days: https://www.mediaklikk.hu/radio-lejatszo-bartok/?date=2018-10-18_19-35-00&enddate=2018-10-18_22-09-00&ch=mr3
The least we can say about István Kovács is that he was able to resolve the massive problem both for the fastidious singer and the audience that stems from transposing of the Schubert-songs for bass voice. With the help of his performance we could make new explorations of this great classic. His full identification with […]
Donizetti: Lammermoori Lucia – Raimondo
István Kovács in the role of Raimondo offered a memorable performance through his refined singing and enchanting portrayal. His warm bass voice managed to convey a sensitive humanism, albeit revealing the inertness and powerlessness of these values in the world depicted in the opera. Erkel Theater, 02-12-2016 Kata Kondor, Baljós jelek in Opera-világ, 09-12-2016.
Mendelssohn: Elijah – Elijah
„Besides the conductor who harmonized the musical intentions, the main character of the performance was undoubtedly István Kovács, who portrayed the prophet, Elias. His powerful and regal bass voice endowed with rich shadings of nuance, was able to reflect the prophet’s various feelings, his passion, his spiritual complexity and temper. Kovács captures the prophet’s despair […]