Music-Show with Hungarian flair
How does Strauss or Liszt sound for symphonic orchestra and cimbalom? Look into the history of Hungary through music! Hungary always influenced the European music life more, than it would be expected from such a small country. Unique folklore music traditions gave inspiration to numerous foreign composers visiting Hungary.
With a repertoire covering musical styles such as operetta, gipsy music and Hungarian-related classical music, the Danube Symphony Orchestra leads the grandiose concert, in cooperation with professional ballet dancers serving as confirmation to the fact that music and dance is inseparable. The program includes operetta songs performed by soloists of the world-famous Budapest Operetta Theatre. In addition to all, we took the opportunity to include some unique elements into the program; traditional Hungarian folk instrument, the cimbalom and Hungarian folk songs adaptation performed by authentic gypsy band.
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 – from the Opera Hunyadi László (Orchestra)
Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2. (Orchestra with cimbalom solo)
Franz Lehár: Eva-Waltz (Ballett Ensemble)
Emmerich Kálmán:The Czardas Queen – „Das ist die Liebe”
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 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 – „Braunes Mädel von der Pussta” (Ballett Ensemble)
Performance including Dinner & Cruise
additional bookable: After the concert you enjoy a cruise for 1,5 hours including dinner by candlelight. Cruise starts at 10.00 pm after the concert.
in Duna Palota (Danube Palace)
May: 5., 12., 19., 26.
June: 2., 9., 16., 23., 30.
July: 7., 14., 21., 28.
August: 4., 11., 18.
September: 1., 8., 15., 22., 29.
October: 6., 13., 20., 27.
The concert starts at 8.00 pm and lasts 90 minutes (consisting of two 40-45 minute long parts with an intermission in between). It takes place in two of Budapest's most prestigious theatres; the Danube Palace and the Pesti Vigadó, both in a central downtown location.
Rates JUST Concert
Category I EUR 42,00
Category II EUR 38,00
Category III EUR 34,00
Category VIP EUR 105,00
Concert, Dinner & Cruise
Category I EUR 84,00
Category II EUR 80,00
Category III EUR 76,00
Category VIP EUR 147,00
Duna Palota (Danube Palace)
1051 Budapest, Zrinyi street 5
1051 Budapest, Vigadó tér 2
(as of: December 2017 - subject to alterations)