Organ concert in St. Stephen's Basilica

Program Location: 1051 Budapest, Szent István tér 1
Program Dates: 2018-01-02 - 2019-01-05

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:

  • Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) - Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Concerto in D minor BWV 596 (Allegro, Adagio, Allegro)
  • Tomaso Albinoni (1671-1751): Adagio
  • Alessandro Stradella (1639-1682): Pietá Signore
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791): Andante in C major K 315
  • Franz Schubert (1797-1828): Ave Maria
  • Liszt Ferenc (1811-1866): Fantasy & Fugue on the Theme B-A-C-H
  • Georges Bizet (1838-1875): Agnus Dei
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Minuet and Badinerie from suite in B minor BWV 1067
  • 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 2018
Jan
5
March 1, 8, 15, 22
April. 5, 12, 19, 26
May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
June 7, 21, 28
July 5, 12, 19, 26
August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
September 6, 13, 20, 27
October 4, 11, 18, 25
November 8, 15, 22, 29
December 6, 13, 20, 27
2019 January 5

The concerts begin at 20.00.
Sitting Plan

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 31 € 29 €
II. category 27 € 25 €
III. category 20 € 18 €
+ Transfer service (pick up & drop off) per person
14 € 14 €
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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 73 € 71 €
II. category 69 € 67 €
III. category 62 € 60 €
+ Transfer service (pick up & drop off) 14 € 14 €
Prices per person.

  
Organ Concert with Drink & Cruise Package
Adult Student
I. category 49 € 47 €
II. category 45 € 43 €
III. category 38 € 36 €
+ Transfer service (pick up & drop off)14 €14 €
Prices per person.

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