Christmas Chamber Concert

Program Location: 1051 Budapest, Zrínyi utca 5.
Program Dates: 2017-08-01 - 2018-12-25

Special Christmas Chamber Concert with true Hungarian flavour

Spend Christmas night in the company of the world-renowned Hungarian classical music performed in the stunning Neo-Baroque Danube Palace to take you straight into the golden age of classics in Budapest.
The crowd-favourite Danube Chamber Orchestra will headline this 90 minute concert that is sure to be a highlight of the Christmas festivities. Let yourself be enchanted by the beautiful melodies of Mozart, Haydn, Bach and Hungarian masterminds such as Lehár and Kálmán for an unforgettable Christmas night.

As a highlight of the performance, a traditional Hungarian instrument, the cimbalom, or hammered dulcimer is brought in to make the night all the more special for you. Get to know the power of this instrument that have been used to in place of the piano during the renaissance of Hungarian symphony music. Experience the classics with the interpretation of this exotic instrument and let your senses take you back to the romantic 1800’s for one and a half hours.

The classical music scene of Budapest is something to experience for every music lover visiting the capital of Hungary. Located just between the iconic Chain Bridge and the stunning Basilica, the Danube 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.

PROGRAM, 2018. December 25
A special Christmas time evening concert consisting of a symphonic orchestra, hungarian folk song adaptations, operetta and ballet performances.

Part 1.

  • Corelli: Concerto Grosso
  • Haydn: Rondo all’Ongarese
  • Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Winter – II. Largo
  • Kálmán: Csárdáskirálynő nyitány
  • Erkel: Palotás from the Opera Hunyadi László
  • Lehár:  Gold and Silver Waltz
  • Massenet: Thais – Meditation
  • Brahms: Hungarian Dances No.5

Part 2.

  • Kálmán: Devil-rider – Palotás
  • Strauss: The Blue Danube – Waltz Cymbalo solo
  • Grinspun: Choric Dance
  • Strauss: Pizzicato Polka
  • Monti:  Czardas
  • Strauss: Tritsch-Tratsch Polka
  • Strauss: Radetzky March"

Tour details
Starts at 20:00
Duration: 90 minutes
Meeting point: inside the historic building of the Duna Palota (Budapest, Zrínyi Street 5., 1051)
Meeting time is 19:30
Every concert starts at 20.00, and consists of two parts, 40-45 minutes each, plus an intermission.
Optional with Dinner & Cruise

1. Category: 42€ / Student: 40€
2. Category: 38€ / Student: 35€
3. Category: 34€ / Student: 32€
VIP Category: 105€

Please send your reservation via e-mail to We will send the confirmation of your booking within 1 day, but usually in 3 hours!

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