28 August 2019
Szent Gellért Fórum
Dorozsmai út 2-4.
Szeged, H-6728, Hungary
One-night-only concert with the opera superstar Plácido Domingo in the City of Szeged. The first cultural programme in the new and largest event centre of the Southern Great Plain – Szent Gellért Fórum – will be presented by internationally acclaimed opera stars.
The unique concert is featuring the greatest hits of Plácido Domingo, favourite arias, musical- and operetta songs as well as duets.
Plácido Domingo has been described in the international press as "the King of Opera", a true renaissance man in music and the greatest operatic artist of modern times. He has sung 151 different roles, more than any other tenor in the annals of music, with more than 4 000 career performances. The Artist made hundreds of audio and video recordings and films. He has opened the Metropolitan Opera season a record setting 21 different times, having surpassed in 1999 the old Caruso record of 17 opening nights.
Grammy Award winner artist is considered to be one of the foremost sopranos of her time, with an international career that spans the world’s most important opera houses and concert halls – Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Los Angeles Opera, Dubai Opera House just to name a few.
The most popular opera melodies, musical and operetta songs are guaranteed by the worldwide celebrated Soprano Diva, Ana María Martínez at the concert.
He was immersed in opera from a very young age, accompanying the vocal classes of such “golden age” stars as Giovanni Martinelli and Maria Jeritza. From the 1970’s he began performing in public as recital accompanist to some of opera’s greatest voices: Renata Tebaldi, Giuseppe DiStefano, Franco Corelli, Maria Callas, and the young Luciano Pavarotti.
He is also active as Music Director for concerts worldwide with Plácido Domingo and Andrea Bocelli. The well-known conductor is also active as Music Director for concerts with Plácido Domingo and Andrea Bocelli.
The company has been amazing its audience all over the world since 1945, playing together with such names as Luciano Pavarotti, Plácido Domingo, José Carreras, Kiri Te Kanawa, Roberto Alagna, Dezső Ránki and the list could be continued. The orchestra developed a wide-ranging repertoire from baroque to contemporary music, and is currently ranked among the best professional ensembles in Hungary.
The concertmaster was contracted to the MÁV Symphony Orchestra as a student of Liszt Ferenc Music Academy. Besides the Hungarian concerts, he performs as a soloist with great orchestras and conductors in Europe, Asia and overseas as well. István Trejer has been the concertmaster of the orchestra for 30 years (since 1989).
The brand new Szent Gellért Fórum seats 7,000 concert guests. The stage for artists and the orchestra is situated at the south part of the football field and is surrounded by terraced seating. In addition, you can find a great temporary auditorium in front of the stage. The event centre was built and operated by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Szeged–Csanád.Get Directions
The information desk is located in the main lobby and our helpful staff will gladly assist you with any needs.
Concert-goers are advised to leave their cars at home and to avail of Szeged local public transport.
Plácido Domingo Concert shuttle service to and from the event:
Railway station of Szeged - Szent Gellért Fórum (concert venue) - Railway station of Szeged
Shuttle transport is included in your ticket.
PLÁCIDO DOMINGO CONCERT TRAIN
The Szent Gellért Fórum is a new stadium located on the confines of the city. Allow for plenty of time for getting to the Szent Gellért Fórum and the way to the concert area. We suggest visitors to arrive at the main entrance 50 minutes before the start of the concert. Late seating is not guaranteed and latecomers may not be admitted to the concert area before the intermission.
The foyers of the Szent Gellért Fórum open their doors at 6:30 pm. The bars in each foyer open simultaneously.
420 parking spaces are available for concert guests, approx. 850 m from the stadium. Parking charge per 6 hours: HUF 1,000
Please note that visitors to the Szent Gellért Fórum should use the entrance marked » CONCERT PARKING «.
Concert guests enter the building via the main entrance, except VIP ticket holders. Admission takes place in the entrance foyers and is by concert ticket only.
Please follow the instructions on the stadium map and follow signs to the area in which your designated seat is located, as indicated on your ticket.
The Plácido Domingo Classics festival staff members are available to help you every step of the way from the moment you arrive to guiding you to your seat.
High-quality wines and beers, non-alcoholic drinks, coffee and tea specialities, as well as international snacks are on offer. An exclusive selection of BOCK sparkling wines are available to guests at the three ROSÉ TERRACES.
All bars and terraces are easily accessible via foyer.
Photography is permitted at the Szent Gellért Fórum for private purposes only. Please respect the privacy of other visitors and help ensure an undisturbed concert experience for all guests and artists.
Our staff and artists may not be photographed.
Photography, audio or video recordings of concerts and events are strictly prohibited.
Event-related video recordings or photographs for editorial or commercial purposes must be authorised by the Press Office of the PLÁCIDO DOMINGO CLASSICS management.
If you have to bring along a bag, remember that it needs to be no bigger than A5 size (11.45cm x 15.25cm / 4.5in x 6.0in). Bags will be subject to a search, which will result in unnecessary queuing. Any article that may be used as a weapon, any person considered to be offensive or abusive, or who may compromise public safety will not be admitted and be reported to the security office.
Bar and catering facilities are available at SZENT GELLÉRT FÓRUM - all the bars in the venue are over 18s, and a valid photo ID may be requested for sale of alcohol.
Prohibited articles and items include professional video cameras and audio recording devices iPads/tablets, illegal substances, bottles, cans, glass vessels, large umbrellas, selfie sticks, Go-Pro, belt chains, laser pointers, pets, aerosol or spray can, large posters and flag poles, firearm, fire cracker, explosive, earsplitting equipment, as well as alcohol, drinks, and food.
"I am so excited to be heading to Szeged on August 28 for the opening concert of the new catholic youth centre, Szent Gellért Fórum.
I will be honoured that evening to be sharing the stage with Ana María Martínez and MÁV Symphony Orchestra conducted by Eugene Kohn."
Plácido Domingo tickets for the upcoming 2019 Hungary concert on sale.
We offer 5 different concert ticket categories and two VIP packages for the event. Szent Gellért Fórum seating chart for concert including an interactive seat map with floor and grandstand sectors.
You can choose your seat and price category.
Special offer - CONCERT TRAIN
A few of the benefits you can expect to receive with GOLD VIP Ticket the best front row seats are guaranteed
You will be given the best seats available on the Terrace VIP Section and enjoy more benefits
It has been a pleasure working with Plácido Domingo for many years. We have presented several extremely successful productions with the legendary artist since 2003.
Our Liverpool-based management is one of the most well-known producers of opera events with the new opera star generation in the industry. The Plácido Domingo Classics world festival was founded in cooperation with our partners in New York in 2017.