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Budapest Gala Concert

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A 1.5-half hour show of Classical, Operetta, Hungarian folk and Gypsy music, for a truly fascinating event.

Ticket prices

  • 1st category-full price: 41 EUR, students: 39 EUR
  • 2nd category-full price: 37 EUR, students: 34 EUR
  • 3rd category-full price: 33 EUR, students: 31 EUR
  • VIP ticket-full price: 99 EUR (see what’s incl. in the description below).

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Venue: Duna Palota (Zrínyi utca 5., district V.) or Pesti Vigadó (Vigadó tér 2., district V.)

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Product Description

A 90-Minute Show – Heritage, History & Passion

 

The Budapest Gala Concert is a lively and varied performance showcasing Hungary’s musical heritage at two impressive downtown venues.

 

The country’s unique folk traditions, world famous composers and musicians had great influence on the European music life inspiring numerous foreign composers and artists.

 

Quick Links: Ticket PricesProgramDates in Danube PalaceDates in VigadóPackage Program

 

Experience the talent of the country’s best performers.

 

The show combines all the captivating elements of

  • Classical music,
  • Operetta,
  • Hungarian folk and Gypsy music for a truly memorable program.

 

One of the most famous Hungarian classical music ensembles, the Danube Symphony Orchestra is leading the performance.

 

Professional ballet dance accompanies the concert for a  vivid experience.

 

Operetta pieces by the soloists of the world-famous Budapest Operetta Theatre will also be on stage:

 

  • Franz Lehár: The Merry Widow or
  • Emmerich Kálmán: Countess Mariza.

 

You can also hear a special Hungarian instrument, the cimbalom. It is a unique traditional stringed instrument, that is in perfect harmony with the tunes of the grand symphony orchestra.

 

We would also like to show you the Hungarian folk music heritage through traditional folk song adaptations performed by an authentic Gypsy ensemble.

 

In addition, the show includes a performance by one of Hungary’s great talents from the national “Virtuosos” talent show of young musicians.

 

Venues

 

The 90 minutes long concert starts at 20.00 and has two 40-45 minute parts with an intermission in between.

Concerts take place in two of Budapest’s most prestigious theatre halls in the city centre (venue depends on the date)

 

  • the Danube Palace in Zrínyi Street and
  • the Pesti Vigadó on the Danube Promendae, both at a central, downtown location.

 

Ticket prices – 3 Categories + VIP

 

Seating Map-Danube Palace (Click to enlarge!)

Tickets are available in 3 seat categories (see seat maps) + a VIP category.

 

Assigned seating. You will be assigned the best seats –  in the category you’ve chosen  – available at the time of purchase.

Full prices:

 

  • 1st category: 41 EUR
  • 2nd category: 37 EUR
  • 3rd category: 33 EUR
  • VIP ticket: 99 EUR : Pick-up Time: 18.30. The service includes: Private transfer, best seats in the theater, private host to attend to you before the concert and in the intermission, small guided tour of the venue in English language, a professional photo, Hungarian souvenir, and a glass of champagne.

 

Student Prices

Seating Map-Pesti Vigadó (Click to enlarge!)

  • 1st category: 39 EUR
  • 2nd category: 34 EUR
  • 3rd category: 31 EUR

 

Payment

 

With Paypal or Bank Card, Credit Card.  No need to create a PayPal account!

 

After payment you automatically receive your E-Ticket.

Please present it in print form or on your mobile/tablet to our staff at the meeting place, the Danube Palace or the Pesti Vigadó.

 

Pick-Up Drop Off Service

 

You can book a taxi transfer to the concert venue and back to your hotel after the performance for plus 14 EUR.

 

Note: If you book the concert with taxi Pick-Up Drop Off please be at your hotel’s reception 30-40 minutes before the performance starts.

VIP Ticket Pick-Up Time: 18.30

 

Program of the Concert

 

With participation of the Danube Symphony Orchestra and Ballett Ensemble and soloists of the Budapest Operetta Theatre

 

Part 1.

  • Hector Berlioz: Rákóczi March
  • Zoltán Kodály: Intermezzo–from opera Háry János (Orchestra)
  • Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dances No. 5. (Orchestra)
  • Orchestra with cimbalom solo: Béla Bartók: Rumanian Folk Dances
  • Ferenc Erkel: Palotás – from the opera Hunyadi László (Orchestra)
  • Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2. (Orchestra)
  • Orchestra with cimbalom solo

 

Part 2.

  • Franz Lehár: Eva-Waltz
  • Ballett Ensemble: Emmerich Kálmán:The Czardas Queen– „Dasist die Liebe”
  • Franz Lehár: The Merry Widow- Medley
  • Orchestra: Franz Lehár: The Merry Widow– „Grisetten Lied und Kan-Kan
  • Ballett Ensemble: Grigoraş Ionică Dinicu: The nightingale
  • Gypsy Band: A csitári hegyek alatt… (Hungarian Folksong)
  • Gypsy Band: Vittorio Monti: Czardas
  • Gypsy Band: Emmerich Kalman: The Devil-rider– Palotás
  • Orchestra, Ballett Ensemble: Emmerich Kálmán: Countess Mariza– „Komm mit nach Varazdin”, Johann Strauss jr.:Long live the Magyar! Op. 332.
  • Orchestra: Emmerich Kálmán: Countess Mariza– „Braunes Mädel von der Pussta”

 

Package Deal

 

an excurison boat on the Danube at nightYou can book the Budapest Gala Concert together with a Night Cruise + Dinner at 22.00. Two programs for less for a full night entertainment.

 

  • 1st Cat. Concert with Dinner & Cruise: 81 EUR, student: 78 EUR
  • 2nd Cat. Concert with Dinner & Cruise: 73 EUR, student: 74 EUR
  • 3rd Cat. Concert with Dinner & Cruise: 76 EUR, student: 70 EUR
  • VIP Cat. Concert with Dinner & Cruise: 138 EUR

 

Book Concert + Cruise

 

After the concert our hostesses will show you to the cruise boat and help you with boarding. It’s a short walk from both concert venues (5 min from the Vigadó, 6 min from the Danube Palace).

 

Dates & Meeting Points in 2017

 

In Danube Palace (Danube Palace) Zrínyi utca 5., district V.

 

Concert starts at 20.00 and ends at cc. 21.45. Meeting is at 19.30

 

  • Aug: 12,
  • Sept: 02, 09, 16, 23, 30
  • Oct: 07, 14, 21, 28
  • Dec: 25, 27, 30

 

In Pesti Vigadó (Vigadó tér 2., district V.)

 

Concert starts at 20.00 and ends at cc. 21.45. Meeting is at 19.30

 

  • Aug: 05, 19, 26

 

Terms and Conditions

By booking the program you are agreeing to the terms and conditions.

 

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