Date: June 10 to 19, 2016
First established in 2001 by Péter Müller Sziámi, the former Art Director of the National Theatre of Miskolc, the festival has become one of the most noticeable opera galas in Central Europe. With the aim of being the medium of cultural exchange between Eastern and Western European opera scene, prestigious classical gems and experimental contemporary operas are both presented at the National Theatre of Miskolc, Hungary. Each year the festival focuses on the works of Bartók plus another composer or a specific theme. There are chamber recitals alongside the operatic performances as well as events for children and films.