Special Exhibition
"THE WORLD OF HUNGARIAN OPERA,
COMPOSERS, & THEIR WORKS"

Grand Opening - Saturday, July 19, 2008
3 - 5 PM

"The history of Hungarian operetta and Hungarian operetta composers " -
Presentation by Dr. Michael Miller, Founder and President of Operetta Foundation,
Los Angeles, California, & member of the Advisory Board of the Ohio Light Opera in Wooster, Ohio.



HUNGARIAN HERITAGE MUSEUM 

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(See also OHIO LIGHT OPERA for more information,
& see also
MARINKA - The Mayerling Story)


If you love operettas, love the music and the stories, don't miss our Museum's latest "WORLD OF HUNGARIAN OPERA, COMPOSERS AND THEIR WORKS" special exhibit!

The exhibit celebrates the legacy of operetta composers Franz Lehar, Emmerich Kálmán, and Sigmund Romberg whose works were performed and enjoyed world-wide, as well as Pongrác Kacsoh, Victor Jacobi, Jenõ Huszka, Mihály Eismann, Albert Szirmai and other Hungarian composers who are lesser known today but whose creations gained Hungarian operetta recognition internationally at the beginning of the 20th century.

Come and learn about the composers and their works as the exhibit showcases the World of Hungarian Operetta through their music, film clips, posters, playbills, pictures, icluding costumes from stage productions on loan from the Ohio Light Opera in Wooster, Ohio.

OPENING RECEPTION on Saturday, July 19th from 3 to 5 pm will feature a presentation about the history of Hungarian operetta and Hungarian operetta composers by Dr. Michael Miller, Founder and President of Operetta Foundation, Los Angeles, California, and a member of the Advisory Board of the Ohio Light Opera in Wooster, Ohio.

Regular Museum hours are: Wed, Thurs, Sat 11-3, Fri 11-5. Admission is free - donations to cover the cost of exhibits welcomed.)

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CHECK OUT THESE WEBSITES FOR MORE INFORMATION ON HUNGARIAN OPERETTAS AND OUR FEATURED COMPOSERS:

  Mihály Eismann (1898-1966), w/ list of works
Biography (in Hungarian - Magyarul)
Additional info (in Hungarian - Magyarul)
"Köszönöm, hogy imádott, hogy reám így vigyázott,de ne küldjön virágot nekem ! ... (Thank you for loving me)" on YOU TUBE, in Hungarian, from Hippolit, a lakáj (Hyppolyte, the Lackey)
"Köszönöm, hogy imádott,. . .  by Eszter Szabo, more modernized version on YOU TUBE, in Hungarian
Hot Jazz Band - "Szerelemhez nem kell szépség," modernized jazz version on YOU TUBE, in Hungarian
Slágerek (list of popular songs, in Hungarian)
  Jeno Huszka, biography (1875-1960), w/ list of works
Biography (in Hungarian- Magyarul)
Robert Ilosfalvy performs "Londonban, hej" in Hungarian, from Prince Bob on YOU TUBE
  Victor Jacobi, biography (1883-1921), w/ list of works
Biography 1  (in Hungarian - Magyarul)
Biography 2
 (in Hungarian - Magyarul)
Biography 3 (in Hungarian - Magyarul)
From his operetta Apple Blossoms  (w/ Frit Kreisler)- "Medley One Step" on YOU TUBE
Victor Light Opera Company - gems from Blossom Time (by Romberg, but references to Jacobi, 1919 on YOU TUBE
  Pongrác Kacsóh, biography (1873-1923), w/ list of works
See also  János Vitéz
See also excerpt from classic animated version (János Vitéz, in Hungarian) on YOU TUBE (middle) and also another YOU TUBE
(end).
  Emmerich Kálmán, biography (1882-1953)
Emmerich (Imre) Kálmán) bio version 2, w/ list of works
See also Countess Maritza / Marica grófno, performed in Hungarian in Szeged on YOU TUBE
Kékkovács Mara - Peller Károly: "Szép város Kolozsvár" in Hungarian on YOU TUBE
From Csárdás Princess / Csárdáskirályno - "Jaj cica" in Hungarian on YOU TUBE
  Franz Lehár, biography (1870-1948)
Franz Lehár, bio version 2, w/ list of works
See also "Song of Vilja"  from The Merry Widow sung in Hungarian on YOU TUBE
  Sigmund Romberg,  biography (1887-1951)
List of works
"Drink, Drink, Drink" from The Student Prince on YOU TUBE, from an opera company (in English)
Deep in my Heart - film based on life of Sigmund Romberg, previews on YOU TUBE
Blossom Time,  Rombert 1921, made into film 1934
The Student Prince, 1924, operetta
The Student Prince, film version 1954, w/ Mario Lanza  & S.Z. Szakall, excerpt on YOU TUBE (in English)
  Albert Szirmai, biography (1880-1967), w/ list of works
See also Girl on the Film


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Call the Museum  & Gift Shoppe at the 
Galleria at Erieview directly at 
216  523-3900 
(voice mail when not open)

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Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays: 11 AM. - 3 PM
Fridays: 11 AM - 5 PM

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Cleveland Hungarian Heritage Museum; 
in the Galleria at Erieview; 2nd floor; 
1309 East 9th street in downtown Cleveland 

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In underground & heated 
parking garage of Galleria, 
(Enter off Lakeside Ave. )
Only $1.00/$2.00 all day on Saturdays - some Saturdays free parking!

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