New Year's Chamber Concert

New Year's Chamber Concert
New Year's Chamber Concert
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Spend New Year's Day evening 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.

What to expect
The crowd-favourite Danube Chamber Orchestra will headline this 70 minute concert. Let yourself be enchanted by the beautiful melodies of Mozart, Haydn, Bach and Hungarian masterminds such as Lehár and Kálmán for an unforgettable New Year's 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.

  • New Year's Chamber Concert entrance
    1. Part
    Imre Kálmán: The Gipsy Princess - Ouverture
    Ferenc Erkel: Palotás from the opera Hunyadi László
    Antonio Vivaldi: The four seasons: Winter - Largo
    Ferenc Lehár: Gold and Silver
    Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dances No.5
    Jules Massenet: Meditation – intermezzo from the opera Thais
    Johann Strauss Jr: The Blue Danube – Waltz
    Imre Kálmán: Devil-rider – Palotás

    2. Part

    Dulcimer solo Hungarian folk song
    Johann Strauss Jr.: Anna Polka
    Grinspun: Choric Dance
    Johann Strauss Jr, Johann Strauss: Pizzicato polka
    Franz Joseph Haydn: Rondo all’Ongarese
    Vittorio Monti: Czardas
  • Optional Dinner&Cruise
Departure time:
  • The Concert starts at 17:00
  • Meeting time: 16:30
  • 70 minutes
Theater/Meeting point:
  • Danube Palace
 H - 1051, Budapest, Zrínyi u. 5

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