Kodály's method of teaching music is brilliant …. All good music-making begins with the voice.

Sir Georg Solti
Andrea Meláth

Andrea Meláth

Department of Vocal and Opera Studies

Classical Singing as Main Subject


She graduated from the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music in 1998 as a student of Erika Sziklay. As a scholarship-holder, she participated in the Bayreuth Festival in 1996. She won the Annie Fischer Scholarship of the Ministry of Culture in 1998. Acknowledging her achievements in introducing and popularising Hungarian music, she received the award of the Artisjus Music Foundation. Her first operatic role was that of Cherubino in Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro in the courtyard of the Lovasberény Mansion in the summer of 1998. In the same year, she sang the title role of Purcell's Dido and Aeneas conducted by Catherina Mackintosh. She has been a permanent guest at the Opera House since 1999, where she debuted in the role of Rosetta at the premiere of János Vajda's Leonce and Lena. Major roles: Judit (Bluebeard's Castle), Dorabella (Così fan tutte), Sesto (La clemenza di Tito), Rosina (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Orlofsky (Die Fledermaus).