Christmas Gala Concert

Program Location: 1051 Budapest, Zrínyi utca 5.

Christmas Gala Concert – Music Show with Hungarian Spirit

Experience the Hungarian Christmas spirit on these spectacular concert performances during the holidays in Budapest!
Christmas in Budapest is a whole new experience according to several tourists who have visited the city during the winter season.  You have the chance to experience the festivities from first hand with several Christmas markets, all kinds of activities in the city centre and some breath-taking performances.
The Gala Concert in Christmas is a definite insight into the local celebrations. Prepare yourself for a spectacle to take your breath away!
With a repertoire covering musical styles such as operetta, gipsy music and classical music, Budapest’s very own Danube Symphony Orchestra headlines this grand spectacle of a Christmas concert. Starring professional ballet dancers and the city’s best operetta soloist, the performance also serves as a confirmation that music and dance is inseparable.
Listen to the evergreen classics of Liszt and Strauss in the interpretation of a symphony orchestra, members of the Budapest Operetta Theatre, ballet dancers and folk musicians, including a master of the classic Hungarian folk instrument, the “cimbalom”.
Come along on a journey through Hungary’s music history to experience something unforgettable between the holidays!

Part 1.

  • 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 – fromthe Opera Hunyadi László (Orchestra)
  • Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2. (Orchestra with cimbalom solo)

Part 2.

  • Franz Lehár: Eva-Waltz (Ballett Ensemble)
  • Emmerich Kálmán:The CzardasQueen – „Dasist die Liebe”
  • Franz Lehár: The MerryWidow- Medley (Orchestra)
  • Franz Lehár: The Merry Widow– „GrisettenLied 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 Straussjr.:Long livethe Magyar! Op. 332. (Orchestra)
  • Emmerich Kálmán: Countess Mariza– „BraunesMädel von der Pussta” (Ballett Ensemble)
  • With Danube Symphonic Orchestra and Ballett Ensemble of Budapest Operetta Theatre"

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

Please click here for the show sitting map. (Danube Palace)

Price                                
1. Category: 42€  / Student: 40€
2. Category: 38€ / Student: 35€
3. Category: 34€ / Student: 32€
VIP Category: 105€                             
2018. December 27, 30

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