Géza Kovács

is the Director General of the Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA).


Old National Theatre in Budapest

Political change and the performing arts

The case of central and eastern Europe

When politics and the arts collide, “coded speech” invariably becomes the norm on stage and in books, newspapers and public discourse. Géza Kovács tries to unravel why it is that the arts in central and eastern Europe keep getting thrown into the whirlwind of historic change.

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