Tamas Solymosi

fénykép3 (4)International star dancer Tamás Solymosi was born in Hungary. He trained at the Hungarian Dance Academy in Budapest, the Vaganova Academy in St Petersburg, as well as in Monte-Carlo. In 2003 he graduated with a diploma as a high-school teacher, and from 2005-2006 worked as deputy director at the Hungarian Dance Academy. In 2007, he was appointed Artistic Director of the Summer Festival of Szolnok, Hungary. He then opened a private ballet school in Budapest, which he left for the sake of the Hungarian National Ballet where he has been Artistic Director since 2011. He is known for having seriously raised the artistic and technical level of the only classical ballet ensemble in Hungary and having enriched its repertory with such gems as Manon by MacMillan, Onegin by Cranko (restaged), Swan Lake by van Dantzig, Etudes by Lander, La Sylphide by Gielgud, to mention just a few. Regular guest teacher and jury member with the most renowned institutions, he has been cooperating with Ballet Masterclasses Prague since 2002

He has performed as an international guest star with:

Metropolitan Opera House, New York American Balett theater
The Bolshoi Ballet Moscow, Miami Ballet, Teatro di San Carlo
Norwegian National Ballet Oslo, Bavarian State Opera München,
National Ballet of Santiago de Chile, Berlin State Opera, Finnish National Ballet, Helsinki, Semperoper Dresden, Hungarian National ballet Budapest, Chicago Ballet, National Opera Warsaw, Osaka ballet & Vienna State Opera Ballet.

His repertoire includes:

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FULL LENGTH BALLETS:
SWAN LAKE: Nureyev , Struchkova , Van Danzig, Ivan Nagy, Petipa-Ivanov, ( Prince)
SLEEPING BEAUTY: Nureyev, Wright, Róna, ( Prince)
RAYMONDA: Nureyev, Holmes, ( Jean de Brienne)
GISELLE: Tchernichova , Ivan Nagy, ,Lavrovskij ( Prince )
NUTCRACKER: Grigorovich, Stevenson, Vainonen, Wayne Eagling, Page, ( Prince)
LA BAYADÈRE, Makarova ( Solor)
CINDERELLA: Ashton, Stevenson, Van Boven (Prince)
MANON: MacMillan ( Des Grieux, Lescaut)
ROMEO & JULIET: Cranko, Van Danzig, Seregi, ( Romeo, Tybalt, Mercutio)
TAMING OF THE SHREW: Seregi ( Petrucio)
ANNA KARENINA: Pártay ( Vronsky)
PAQUITA: Petipa
MERRY WIDOW: Hynde ( Danilo)
MIDSUMMER-NIGHTS DREAM: Neumeier ( Thesius/ Oberon)
ONEGIN: Cranko ( Onegin)
MAYERLING: MacMillan ( Rudolf)
SYLVIA: Seregi ( Orion)
COPPELIA: Harangozó ( Franz)
AMADÉ: Zanella ( Salieri)
MACBETH: Sárközi ( Machbet)
SPARTACUS: Seregi ( Crassus)

ONE ACT BALLETS:
Gusef : Mashkowskij walz
Balanchine: Apollo, Tchaikovsky pas de deux, Symphony in C, Theme and Variations, Brahms Schönberg
Fokine: Les Sylphides, Spectre de la Rose
Van Manen: Twilight, Trois Gnossiennes, Black Cake, Adagio Hammerklavier
MacMillan: Song of the Earth
North: Death and the Maiden
Zanella: Empty Place, La Chambre, Sacre du Printemps, Konzertante Duo