After the death of Géza, the Hungarian monarch, his son István and his brother Koppány gets in a conflict for the Hungarian throne. Their battle should settle the fate of Hungary: whether it adopts Christianity or remains in Paganism.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
László Pelsöczy ...
István
Miklós Varga ...
István (singing voice)
Gyula Vikidál ...
Koppány
Katalin Berek ...
Sarolt (as Kati Berek)
Bernadette Sára ...
Gizella (as Bernadett Sára)
Máté Victor ...
Asztrik
Jácint Juhász ...
Sebestyén
Lajos Balázsovits ...
Vecellin
Gyula Deák Bill ...
Torda (as Gyula Deák 'Bill')
Feró Nagy ...
Laborc (as 'Feró' Nagy)
Ottilia Kovács ...
Réka
Márta Sebestyén ...
Réka (singing voice)
Péter Balázs ...
Bese
Sándor Sörös ...
Solt
Sándor Szakácsi ...
Sur
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After the death of Géza, the Hungarian monarch, his son István and his brother Koppány gets in a conflict for the Hungarian throne. Their battle should settle the fate of Hungary: whether it adopts Christianity or remains in Paganism.

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19 April 1984 (Hungary)  »

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Stephan, der König  »

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Soundtracks

Töltsd el szívünk fényesség (Veni Lumen Cordium)
Lyrics by János Bródy
Music by Levente Szörényi
Performed by Máté Victor, Bernadette Sára, Miklós Varga and the vocal chorus
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István a Király
18 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this rock opera more than twenty years ago and I still love it. I can listening over and over again. I still know the songs.I always loved history and this rock opera just tells me how rich the Hungarian history.I have not see or heard this rock opera but recently I visited my sister house in Hungary and her boyfriend has the CD.He gave me a copy of it. Now I can listen to it when I will go back to United State. Every time I listen to it I can see every movement from the start to the end. All the songs are very likable and very easy to learn. You hear the songs once and the next time you almost know them ( of course you have to speak Hungarian). I know this because when I heard the first time I still knew the songs.


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