is an opera singer (bass), senior artistic advisor of Müpa, and advisor of the Hungarian State Opera.
Graduated from the Liszt College of Music and became a member of the Hungarian Opera House, where he made his debut in Wagner’s Parsifal. In 1986, he won a scholarship at La Scala in Milan, where he continued his studies under the guidance of, among others, Giulietta Simionato and Luciano Silvestri. Over the years he debuted in several opera houses and concert halls in many cities, such as Paris, Tokyo, Portland, Lausanne, Barcelona, Brussels, etc. He was a member of the Luzerner Theater, the Deutsches National Theater Weimar, and the Hungarian State Opera. His wide repertoire ranges from Baroque to contemporary works, from Italian operas to German and Russian operas, and he sings oratorios and songs. He has performed with Éva Marton, Jelena Obrazcova, Piero Cappucilli, José Carreras, Renato Bruson, Ramon Vargas, Marcello Giordani and worked with conductors such as Daniele Gatti, Marcello Viotti, Adam Fischer, Lamberto Gardelli, Giuseppe Patane, Pier Giorgio Morandi, Lothár Zagrosek, Fabio Luisi, Michail Jurowski, etc.
Mr. Bátor was the General Director of the Miskolc International Opera Festival (2003–2011), he was an Artistic Consultant of the National Philharmonic Orchestra (2007–2011), and he has been the Artistic Advisor of the Hungarian State Opera House since 2007. He was the Co-production Director of the Palace of Arts Budapest (Müpa) since 2011 and has been Artistic Advisor and General Editor at the Palace of Arts Budapest (Müpa) since 2020. He is a recurring guest in juries of several international vocal competitions all over the world.