- Experience a concert in one of Budapest's most prestigious theaters, the Pesti Vigadó
- See unique Hungarian folklore traditions on stage
- Enjoy a captivating mix of Classical, Operetta, Hungarian folk and Gypsy music
Enjoy a musical show with true Hungarian flavor!
Hungarian unique folklore traditions, its numerous world famous composers and musicians had great influence in the European music life inspiring numerous foreign composers and artists. Now you have the chance to experience this one of a kind harmony with the guidance of the country’s best performers.
The show combines all the captivating elements of Classical, Operetta, Hungarian folk and Gypsy music, forming a truly exciting and precious event. One of the most famous Hungarian classical music ensembles, the Danube Symphony Orchestra is leading the performance, accompanied by professional ballet dancers for a more complex and vivid experience.
The program also features operetta performances by the soloists of the world-famous Budapest Operetta Theatre.
To make the experience more colourful, a special Hungarian instrument, the cimbalom, will accompany the grand symphonic orchestra. You will hear traditional folk song adaptations performed by an authentic Gypsy ensemble. The show also includes a performance by one of Hungary’s great talents from the national “Virtuosos” talent show.
The 90 minute long concerts consist of two 45 minute sets with a 15 minute intermission in-between. The performances are taking place in two of the city’s most prestigious concert halls: the Danube Palace and the recently renewed, historical Pesti Vigadó, in central downtown locations.
Program of the Concert
Hector Berlioz: Rákóczi March (Orchestra)
Zoltán Kodály: Intermezzo - from the Opera Háry János (Orchestra)
Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dances No. 5. (Orchestra with cimbalom solo)
Béla Bartók: Roumanian Folk Dances (Orchestra)
Jules Massenet: Thais - Meditation (Kiss Zoltán, Orchestra)
Ferenc Erkel: Palotás – fromthe Opera Hunyadi László (Orchestra)
Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2. (Orchestra with cimbalom solo)
Franz Lehár: Eva-Waltz (Ballett Ensemble)
Emmerich Kálmán:The CzardasQueen – „Dasist die Liebe”
Franz Lehár: The MerryWidow- Medley (Orchestra)
Franz Lehár: The Merry Widow– „GrisettenLied und Kan-Kan” (Ballett Ensemble)
Grigora? Ionic? Dinicu: The nightingale (Gypsy Band)
A csitári hegyek alatt… (Hungarian Folk song, Gypsy Band)
Vittorio Monti: Csárdás Czardas (Gypsy Band)
Emmerich Kalman: The Devil-rider– Palotás (Orchestra, Ballett Ensemble)
Emmerich Kálmán: Countess Mariza– „Komm mit nach Varazdin”
Johann Strauss jr.:Long livethe Magyar! Op. 332. (Orchestra)
Emmerich Kálmán: Countess Mariza– „BraunesMädel von der Pussta” (Ballett Ensemble)
With Danube Symphonic Orchestra and Ballett Ensemble of Budapest Operetta Theatre
- Concert ticket
- Transfer (if selected)
- Students with a valid ID: reduced
Budapest, Vigadó, 1051 Hungary
Concerts take place in the Danube Palace (Budapest, Zrínyi u. 5) or Pesti Vigadó, (Vigadó tér, Magyarország). Concerts' schedule 2017: Danube Palace: May: 6, 13, 20, 27. June: 17. July: 1, 22. Aug: 12. Sept: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. Oct: 7, 14, 21, 28. Dec: 25, 27, 30. Pesti Vigadó: June: 3, 10, 24. July: 8, 15, 29. Aug: 5, 19, 26. In case you have selected the ticket option with transfers, follow the instructions on your voucher to confirm pick-up time and place.
- Seats are offered in three categories; the price of the seat depends on its location in the theatre hall. The system will automatically assign the best seats possible in the chosen category at the time of your purchase
- If you choose the option with pick-up, please make sure to follow the instructions on your voucher and contact the tour operator before the day of the activity
- Same-day and last-minute pick-up requests are not guaranteed and based on the available drivers
- Saturdays at 8:00pm
- Please be at the meeting point 30 minutes before the program starts
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