Organ concert in St. Stephen's Basilica

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Organ concert in St. Stephen's Basilica

Organ concert in St. Stephen's Basilica
1051, Budapest Szent István tér 1
February 29, 2012 - December 27, 2014
2012-02-29 2014-12-27

The St. Stephen’s Basilica is one of the most beautiful neo-classical buildings of Budapest. This is the most important church in Hungary, one of the most significant tourist attractions and the third highest building in our country.

The construction started in 1851, according to the plans of Miklós Ybl, and was completed by József Kauser in 1905. In the next 50 years the church suffered from wars, storms and earthquakes. The church was reconstructed 1983-2003.

The program of the concert was adapted by Miklos Teleki who belongs to some of the best organ artists in Hungary. The arias of the program are performed by Kolos Kováts, one of the most famous concert an oratorio singer in Hungary. Among numerous prices, in 1992 he received also the highest prize hungarian artist can aquire: the Kossuth Prize. The flute is played by Eleonóra Krusic who is already known for her performances with different orchestras from Barcelona to Zürich, Graz and Vienna.

Program:

  • Tommaso Albinoni (1671-1751): Adagio
  • Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Prelude and Fugue C Major BWV 545
  • Antonio Stradella (1639-1682): Pieta Signore
  • Antonio Vivaldi (1655-1736): 4 Seasons – Winter
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756;1791): Ave verum
  • Ferenc Liszt (1811-1886): Fantasy and Fugue on the theme B-A-C-H
  • Georges Bizet (1838-1875): Agnus Dei
  • Franz Schubert (1797-1828): Ave Maria
  • Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827): The Glory of God
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Menuett, Badinerie from B minor suite
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D minor (BWV 565)

The pieces with soloist are performed by Kolos Kováts and with organ. The pieces with flute are performed by Eleonóra Krusic and with organ.

Organ concerts in the Basilica

Concerts in 2014
January 4.
April 3. 10. 24.
May 1. 8. 15. 22. 29.
June 5. 12. 19. 26.
July 3. 10. 17. 24. 31.
August 7. 21. 28.
September 4. 11. 18. 25.
October 2. 9. 16. 23. 30.
November 6. 13. 20. 27.
December 4. 11. 18. 27.

The concerts begin at 20.00.

Duration:
70 minutes without intermissions

Meeting point:

30 minutes before the concert starts at cash-desk of St. Stephen's Basilica (1051 Budapest  St. Stephen's Square 1).

Rates

Organ concert in St. Stephen's Basilica
Tickets Adult Student
I. category 7 800 HUF 7 300 HUF
II. category 6 300 HUF 5 900 HUF
III. category 4 500 HUF 4 200 HUF
Prices per person.

Organ concert package

If you book our organ concert and the dinner-cruise on the Danube together, we give you a special price! After the ensemble let us invite you to see our capital swimming in lights and while cruising on the Danube enjoy a delicious buffet dinner on one of our ships with professional service and not only typical Hungarian dishes, but international and also vegetarian meals, cold entries, salads, fruits, etc. Our hostesses will accompany you to the ship, cca. 4 min. walk away from the Danube Palace.

By booking tickets for both programes you are entitled on discounted price for the Dinner & Cruise:

Package offers

Organ concert package offer
Tickets Adult Student
I. category 16 100 HUF 15 600 HUF
II. category 14 600 HUF 14 200 HUF
III. category 12 800 HUF 12 500 HUF
Prices per person.

Please send your reservation via e-mail to tours.mailbox@budapest.com, or call us at +36 20 953 5251. We will send the confirmation of your booking within 1 day, but usually in 3 hours!

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