New Year’s Eve Gala Concert

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New Year’s Eve Gala Concert

New Year’s Eve Gala Concert
1051, Budapest Zrínyi utca 5.
December 31, 2017
2017-12-31 2017-12-31
New Year’s Eve Gala – Dinner & Concert & Party – 31st December Budapest

Celebrate the New Year in the style of the 19th century! Budapest shows its class on the 31st December with this unique program combination.

The program begins with a delicious 5 course gala dinner from a carefully selected menu composed for exclusively for this occasion. With a full palate, prepare for the highlight of the night in the form of the New Year’s Eve Gala Concert performed by one of the most famous Hungarian symphonic orchestras, professional ballet dancers, operetta singers and folk musicians. Enjoy the 1.5 hour long entertainment with a repertoire covering musical styles such as operetta, gipsy music and Hungarian classical music. Budapest’s very own Danube Symphony Orchestra headlines the grand spectacle. Starring professional ballet dancers and the city’s best operetta soloist, the performance also serves as a confirmation that music and dance is inseparable.
The night is complete with a classy standing reception in exclusive ballroom atmosphere for a multi-cultural audience. The reception includes open bar with unlimited drink consumption and traditional Hungarian New Year’s dinner to bring your luck for the next year.

The program takes place in one of Budapest Downtown’s most distinguished theatre buildings, the Danube Palace. Located just between the iconic Chain Bridge and the stunning Basilica, the Palace is part of the Budapest’s history. Built at the end of the 19th century, the building has a true time-travelling feel to it that further enhances the intimate atmosphere of this distinguished evening.
Experience the class and magnitude of royal Hungary and have yourself a New Year’s Eve for the ages!
Dress code: prepare for a suit & tie event!

As program starter, we would like to invite you to our Gala Dinner beginning at 19:00.
Do not worry about table reservations for New Year’s Eve. Enjoy a full service Gala Dinner in the beautiful ballroom of the Danube Palace! The Gala Dinner features a 5 course meal, selected and prepared exclusively for this event. Cold and warm appetizers will be on offer along with soups, main courses and desserts. To top it all up, a different glass of premium wine will be served for each course from a carefully selected assortment.
The Gala Concert starts at 22:00 in the theatre hall, preparing New Year’s celebration.
There is hardly a more pleasant way to greet the coming year than listening to some of the most amazing classical music from composers known worldwide in a prestigious theatre. In preparation for the New Year’s celebration, the Budapest Danube Orchestra leads the grandiose concert, in cooperation with professional ballet dancers, soloists of the world-renowned Budapest Operetta Theatre and Hungarian folk musicians.
New Year’s greeting
Standing Reception and Party after Midnight:
Clink glasses and celebrate after midnight on our standing reception. Celebrate the New Year in ballroom atmosphere with friends, family, loved ones, or join the great multicultural crowd. Having a great time together, exchanging stories and experiences with fellow travellers is a great way to set a delightful mood, and start a coming year, full of promises. Let loose and dance the night away for tunes of the 90’s on a themed party after the midnight toast. The amazing atmosphere is guaranteed by a talented local DJ. There will be no empty plate or glass on our all-inclusive standing reception. The open bar features champagne, multiple wine options soft drinks and much more. Everything that’s necessary for a great party.


Franz Lehár: Eva-Walz (Ballet Ensemble)
Johann Strauss: Die Fledermaus (The Bat) – Sparkling wine Song (Ballet Ensemble)
Ferenc Erkel: Palotás – from the Opera Hunyadi László (Orchestra)
Emmerich Kálmán: The Czardas Queen – „Das ist die Liebe”
Johann Strauss (Sohn): Polka schnell: „Tritsch-Tratsch“ (Orchestra)
Emmerich Kálmán: The Czardas Queen – „Ganz ohne Weiber…” (Ballet Ensemble)
Jules Massenet: Thais – Meditation (Orchestra)
Franz Lehár: The Merry Widow – Grisette Song and Kan-Kan (Ballet Ensemble)
Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2. (Orchestra)

Emmerich Kalman: The Devil-rider – Palotás (Orchestra, Ballet Ensemble)
Zoltán Kodály: Intermezzo - from the Opera Háry János (Orchestra)
Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dances No. 5. (Orchestra)
Emmerich Kálmán: Countess Mariza – „Braunes Mädel von der Pussta” (Ballet Ensemble)
Vittorio Monti: Czardas (Gypsy Band)
Gustav Peter: Memory of Circus Renz (Gypsy Band)
Grigoraş Ionică Dinicu: The Nightingale (Gypsy Band)
Jenő Huszka: Elisabeth – „Délibábos Hortobágyon” (Ballet Ensemble)
Johann Strauss jr.: Long live the Magyar! Op. 332. (Orchestra)
Emmerich Kálmán: Countess Mariza – „Komm mit nach Varazdin”
Emmerich Kálmán: The Czardas Queen– „Jajj mamam” (Ballet Ensemble)
Conductor: Gábor Horváth

With Budapest Gala Symphony Orchestra and Danube Ballet Ensemble.

We reserve the right to make alterations to the published event program in reasonable and necessary cases.


Welcome drink on arrival
Spicy mulled wine with tropical fruits
Parmesan cheese butter, with chives and homemade bread

Cold appetizer
Duck rilette, figs sauce and salad with rucola
Gere Frici Cuvée sparkling wine 2016

Coriander lobster cream soup with chili tiger prawns

Warm appetite
Grilled goose liver in homemade brioche with quince jam and fresh salad
Légli Rajnai Riesling 2016

Main course
Gray beef tenderloin steak with porchini mushroom sauce and french potato
Attila Gere: Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Mascarpone with almond sponge with hot chocolate sauce
Oremus: 3 puttonyos aszú

With Danube Symphonic Orchestra and Ballett Ensemble of Budapest Operetta Theatre   

Date of the program: 31st December
Tour details
Starts at 19:00
Duration: 7 hours
Meeting point: inside the historic building of the Duna Palota (Budapest, Zrínyi Street 5, 1051)
Meeting time is 18.00.

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