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New Year's day Gala Concert with optional dinner and cruise

Availability: 1 January
Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Enjoy a special program performed by the world-renowned Danube Symphony Orchestra
  • Experience a symphony concert with a traditional Hungarian instrument
  • Hear famous works by Mozart, Liszt or Gershwin with a twist
  • Begin your new year with a unique and memorable performance
  • Upgrade to include a 2-hour Danube dinner cruise for the ultimate New Year’s Day experience
What to expect

Bring the New Year’s flavor closer with a 90-minutes (consisting of two 40-45 minute long parts with an intermission in between) program created for the special occasion with the sounds of Strauss and Liszt perfomed by a symphonic orchestra and cimbalom. With a repertoire covering musical styles such as operetta, gipsy music and Hungarian related classical music, the Danube Symphony Orchestra leads this grandiose concert accompanied by professional ballet dancers.

The program includes operetta songs performed by soloists of the world-famous Budapest Operetta Theatre. In addittion, hear a traditional Hungarian folk instrument, the cimbalom and Hungarian folk songs performed by an authentic gypsy band.

To make the experience even more colorful, you will have the chance to attend a fantastic cruise on the Danube. With drink, or with dinner option, the only limit is you, be our guest!

Bring the New Year’s flavor closer with a program composition compiled for these special occasion!

Concert Program:
Part I.

  • Hector Berlioz: Rákóczi March (Orchestra)
  • Zoltán Kodály: Intermezzo - from the Opera Háry János (Orchestra)
  • Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dances No. 5. (Orchestra)
  • Béla Bartók: Roumanian Folk Dances (Orchestra)
  • Jules Massenet: Thais – Meditation (Kiss Zoltán, Orchestra)
  • Ferenc Erkel: Palotás – from the Opera Hunyadi László (Orchestra)
  • Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2. (Orchestra)

Part II.

  • Franz Lehár: Eva-Walz (Ballett Ensemble)
  • Emmerich Kálmán: The Czardas Queen – „Das ist die Liebe” (Kékkovács Mara, Kádár Szabolcs)
  • Franz Lehár: The Merry Widow – Medley (Orchestra)
  • Franz Lehár: The Merry Widow– „Grisetten Lied und Kan-Kan” (Ballett Ensemble)
  • Grigoraş Ionică Dinicu: The nightingale (Gypsy Band)
  • A csitári hegyek alatt… (Hungarian Folksong - 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”
  • (Kékkovács Mara, Kádár Szabolcs)
  • Johann Strauss jr.: Long live the Magyar! Op. 332. (Orchestra)
  • Emmerich Kálmán: Countess Mariza – „Braunes Mädel von der Pussta”
  • (Kékkovács Mara, Kádár SzabolcsBallett, Ensemble)

Encore:

  • Johann Strauss sr.: Radetzky March (Armeermarsch II 145.) Op. 228
  • (Kékkovács Mara, Kádár Szabolcs, Ballet Ensemble, Orchestra)
  • Conductor: Deák András
  • Concertmaster: Rudnickaja Tatjana
  • With Danube Chamber Orchestra and Ballett Ensemble of Budapest Operetta Theatre
  • The supplier reserves the right to make alternations to the published event program if reasonable and necessary

Dinner Menu:
Cold Starters:

  • Spiced cottage cheese cream and traditional greaves cream

Soups:

  • Alföld style goulash with small dumplings
  • Vegetable cream soup

Warm Main Courses:

  • Mini stuffed cabbage
  • Traditional chicken leg „Paprikasch”
  • Roasted chicken breast with basil-cheese sauce
  • Spicy pork rib with thyme – mustard sauce
  • Roasted sea fish with Chardonnay sauce

Garnishes and Vegetables:

  • Grilled polenta with feta cheese
  • Grilled vegetables
  • Homemade dumplings with spinach and mustard-mushroom sauce
  • Steamed jasmin rice with corn
  • Hash-brown potatoes
  • Steak potatoes
  • Dumplings

Salads:

  • Fresh seasonal salads with dressings
  • Italian pasta salad
  • Caesar’s salad
  • Sweet corn salad with mayonnaise
  • Seasonal Fruit Basket

Desserts:

  • Home-made strudel
  • Somló style sponge cake
  • Mini tarts
  • Dessert variations Európa style

Drinks:

  • One glass of wine (or juice) and one bottle of mineral water
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What's included
  • 90-minutes New Year's Day Gala Concert
  • Dinner and cruise (if option is chosen at checkout)
Where

Budapest, Zrínyi u. 5, 1051 Hungary

Meeting point:

Join your event at the Danube Palace.

What to remember
  • The supplier reserves the right to make alterations to the published event program
  • Upgrade your ticket to include a 2-hour cruise with dinner and drinks, cruise with dinner and craft beer, cruise with dinner and wine or cruise with dinner and cocktails
  • Choose to see the NY Day Gala concert at 5.00pm to board your dinner and cruise at 7.00pm
  • Or choose to see the NY Day Gala concert at 8.00pm and board your late night dinner and cruise at 10.00pm
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When
  • This event is only available on 1 January
  • Starting time is at 5.00pm or 8.00pm
  • Regular dinner and cruise package begins at 7.00pm (please select 5.00pm concert time if you want to board your boat at this time)
  • Late night dinner and cruise package begins at 10.00pm (please select 8.00pm concert time if you want to board your boat at this time)
  • Please arrive 30 minutes prior to boats departure time
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Provider
Hungaria Koncert Ltd.
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to a day before the activity begins.

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