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Pál Horváth, Research Assistant, Department for Hungarian Music History of the Institute for Musicology, Research Centre for the Humanities, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and PhD student at the Liszt Ferenc University for Music, Musicology (supervisor: Katalin Kim Szacsvai). In his doctoral thesis in preparation he analyses the Hungarian operas written for the National Theatre between 1837 and 1884 dealing with authors, genres, and performance practice.

 

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Pál Horváth performed simultaneously his BA studies in musicology and conducting at the Liszt Academy of Music (Budapest). Since 2013 he had done research on the sources of early Hungarian musical theatre at the Department for Hungarian Music History of the Institute for Musicology, Research Centre for the Humanities, Hungarian Academy of Sciences. In 2016 he became member in the scientific staff of the same Department as research assistant. Still in 2016, he defended his MA on Erkel’s Comic Opera Sarolta. At the Department, he takes part in the preparatory works of the critical edition of Ferenc Erkel’s Operas, of the Department’s scientific publications (as assistant editor), and, in addition, in the basic research dealing with the eighteenth and the nineteenth centuries. He prepares his PhD-thesis on the subject of opera composers in the workshop of the National Theatre in the vicinity of Ferenc Erkel (1837–1884).