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Fri 5 Apr at 19:00
Budapest Spring Festival
Mussorgsky, Khovanshchina (Concert performance)
János Kovács, Conductor
Zoltán Megyesi, Kuska
Anna Shapovalova, Emma
Éva Bátori, Susanna
Elena Maximova, Marfa
Misha Didyk, Prince Andrei Khovansky
Mikhail Gubsky, Prince Vasily Golitzin
Norbert Ernst, Scrivener
Rassul Zharmagambetov, Boyar Fyodor Shaklovity
Alexander Morozov, Dosifey
Evgeny Stavinsky, Prince Ivan Khovansky
László Szvétek, Varsonofiev
Sándor Egri, 1st Strelets
Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Hungarian Radio Choir
Zoltán Pad, Choirmaster / chorus director
Honvéd Male Choir

Kálmán Strausz, Choirmaster / chorus director
Fri 5 Apr at 19:30
Budapest Spring Festival

Festetics Palace, Budapest

Hof-Musici Baroque Ensemble
Hof-Musici Baroque Ensemble
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Draghi, Santa Cecilia
Hof-Musici Baroque Ensemble
Ondřej Macek, Conductor
Fri 5 Apr at 19:30
Budapest Spring Festival

Liszt Academy: Grand Hall, Budapest

Jordi Savall and Hespèrion XXI East–West – A Dialogue of Souls
Jordi Savall and Hespèrion XXI East–West – A Dialogue of Souls
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Jordi Savall, Viola da Gamba
Hespèrion XXI
Lior Elmaleh, Vocals
Waed Bouhassoun, Vocals, Oud
Sat 6 Apr at 19:30
Budapest Spring Festival
Ferenc Snétberger, Guitar
Sat 6 Apr at 19:30
Budapest Spring Festival

Pesti Vigadó (Vigadó Concert Hall), Budapest

Yuri Bashmet and the Moscow Soloists
Yuri Bashmet and the Moscow Soloists
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Prokofiev, Visions Fugitives, Op.22 (Arrangement by R. Barshai)
Bruch, Kol Nidrei: Adagio on Hebrew Melodies, Op.47
Paganini, Concertino in A minor for viola and orchestra
Tchaikovsky, String Sextet in D minor, Op.70 "Souvenir de Florence"
Yuri Bashmet, Viola
Moscow Soloists
Sun 7 Apr at 19:30
Budapest Spring Festival

Budapest Music Center: Concert hall, Budapest

Klára Kolonits (voice) and Bálint Zsoldos (piano) in Concert
Klára Kolonits (voice) and Bálint Zsoldos (piano) in Concert
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Liszt, Lieder: selection
Klára Kolonits, Soprano
Bálint Zsoldos, Piano
Sun 7 Apr at 19:30
Budapest Spring Festival

Magyar Nemzeti Múzeum (Hungarian National Museum), Budapest

From Moscow to the Museum
From Moscow to the Museum
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Haydn, Die Feuersbrunst, Hob XXIXb:A: Overture
Haydn, Sinfonia Concertante in B flat major for oboe, bassoon, violin and cello, Hob I:105
Mozart, Don Giovanni, K527: overture
Dussek, Concerto for Two Pianos in B flat major, Op.63
Alexei Lubimov, Piano
Olga Pashchenko, Piano
Pier Luigi Fabretti, Oboe
László Feriencsik, Bassoon
Péter Szűts, Violin
Balázs Máté, Cello
Aura Musicale
Mon 8 Apr at 19:30
Budapest Spring Festival

Magyar Nemzeti Múzeum (Hungarian National Museum), Budapest

Tales of St Petersburg with the Concerto Armonico
Tales of St Petersburg with the Concerto Armonico
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Hasse, Irene: sinfonia
Manfredini, Harpsichord Concerto in B flat major
Hasse, Demofoonte: Overture
Cimarosa, Harpsichord Concerto in B flat major
Bach J. C., Symphony in G minor, Op.6 no.6
Concerto Armonico
Miklós Spányi, Director
Mon 8 Apr at 19:30
Budapest Spring Festival

Pesti Vigadó (Vigadó Concert Hall), Budapest

Ruka Yokoyama’s Piano Recital
Ruka Yokoyama’s Piano Recital
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Beethoven, Six Bagatelles for piano, Op.126
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 32 in C minor, Op.111
Mizuki, Other (World Premiere)
Prokofiev, Piano Sonata no. 8 in B flat major, Op.84
Ruka Yokoyama, Piano
Tue 9 Apr at 17:00
Budapest Spring Festival

Liszt Academy: Solti Hall, Budapest

The Beginning of the Path – The End of the Path • 4.1 Hommage à Haydn
The Beginning of the Path – The End of the Path • 4.1 Hommage à Haydn
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Debussy, Hommage à Haydn
Haydn, String Quartet no. 8 in E major, Op.2 no.2, Hob III:8
Debussy, Piano Trio in G major
Debussy, Cello sonata in D minor
Haydn, Symphony no. 104 in D major "London"
Júlia Gyenge, Violin
Éva Osztrosits, Violin
Dénes Ludmány, Viola
Péter Tornyai, Viola
István Varga, Cello
György Déri, Cello
Tamás Zétényi, Cello
Zsófia Bíró, Flute
Domonkos Csabay, Piano
Balázs Demény, Piano
Julia Hamos, Piano
János Palojtay, Piano
Andras Csaki, Guitar
Tue 9 Apr at 19:30
Budapest Spring Festival

Liszt Academy: Solti Hall, Budapest

The Beginning of the Path – The End of the Path • 4.2 Capriccios and concertinos
The Beginning of the Path – The End of the Path • 4.2 Capriccios and concertinos
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Strauss R., Capriccio: sextet, Op 85
Ligeti, Due capricci
Haydn, Piano Trio no. 35 in C major, Hob XV:21
Stravinsky, Concertino for string quartet
Strauss R., Duett-Concertino for Clarinet and Bassoon with string Orchestra and Harp, AV 147
Réka Baksai, Violin
Júlia Gyenge, Violin
Éva Osztrosits, Violin
Julia Pusker, Violin
József Rácz, Violin
Lisa Romain, Violin
Dénes Ludmány, Viola
Péter Tornyai, Viola
István Varga, Cello
György Déri, Cello
Tamás Zétényi, Cello
Zsófia Bíró, Flute
Noemi Sallai, Clarinet
Dávid Ádám Nagy, Bassoon
Andor Krisztián, Piano
Domonkos Csabay, Piano
Balázs Demény, Piano
Julia Hamos, Piano
János Palojtay, Piano
Wed 10 Apr at 17:00
Budapest Spring Festival

Liszt Academy: Solti Hall, Budapest

The Beginning of the Path – The End of the Path • 4.3 Supreme etudes
The Beginning of the Path – The End of the Path • 4.3 Supreme etudes
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Chopin, Etudes and Preludes: selection
Scriabin, Etudes (selection)
Debussy, Études: selection
Ligeti, Études: selection
Schumann, Six studies in the form of canons, Op.56
Júlia Gyenge, Violin
Julia Pusker, Violin
Éva Osztrosits, Violin
Tamás Zétényi, Cello
Anett Jóföldi, Flute
Andor Krisztián, Piano
Domonkos Csabay, Piano
Balázs Demény, Piano
Julia Hamos, Piano
János Palojtay, Piano
Wed 10 Apr at 19:00
Budapest Spring Festival

Erkel Színház (Erkel Theatre), Budapest

Tevye - Performance by the Ballet Ensemble of Theater Basel
Tevye - Performance by the Ballet Ensemble of Theater Basel
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Tevye (Richard Wherlock)
Ballet Ensemble of Theater Basel
Wed 10 Apr at 19:30
Budapest Spring Festival

Liszt Academy: Solti Hall, Budapest

The Beginning of the Path – The End of the Path • 4.4 Art Nouveau
The Beginning of the Path – The End of the Path • 4.4 Art Nouveau
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Berg, Piano Sonata in B minor, Op.1
Fauré, Piano Trio in D minor, Op.120
Debussy, Syrinx
Schoenberg, Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night) for orchestra, Op.4
Aron Dóczi, Violin
Dávid Pintér, Violin
Julia Pusker, Violin
Dénes Ludmány, Viola
Péter Tornyai, Viola
György Déri, Cello
Orsolya Mód, Cello
István Varga, Cello
Anett Jóföldi, Flute
Zoltán Fejérvári, Piano
János Palojtay, Piano
Wed 10 Apr at 20:00
Budapest Spring Festival

MU Theatre, Budapest

Rita Góbi: Freestyle – premiere
Rita Góbi: Freestyle – premiere
Freestyle (Premiere) (Rita Góbi)
Thu 11 Apr at 19:30
Budapest Spring Festival

Liszt Academy: Grand Hall, Budapest

J(i). S. Bach: Goldberg Variations Ji’s piano recital
J(i). S. Bach: Goldberg Variations Ji’s piano recital
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Bach, Goldberg Variations, BWV988
Ji-Yong (Ji) Kim, Piano
Thu 11 Apr at 19:30
Budapest Spring Festival
Zsolt Hamar and the Hungarian National Philharmonic
Zsolt Hamar and the Hungarian National Philharmonic
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Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 20 in D minor, K466
Liszt, A Faust Symphony, S 108
Zsolt Hamar, Conductor
Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra
Ric Furman, Tenor
Kirill Gerstein, Piano
Hungarian National Philharmonic Choir
Csaba Somos, Choirmaster / chorus director
Fri 12 Apr at 19:30
Budapest Spring Festival

Liszt Academy: Grand Hall, Budapest

Eric Whitacre Singers
Eric Whitacre Singers
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Whitacre, Lux Aurumque
Whitacre, Sainte-Chapelle
Whitacre, Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine
Shaw, Sarabande
Bach, Komm, süsser Tod, komm, sel'ge Ruh! - hymn, BWV478
Whitacre, Hurt
Whitacre, I carry your heart
Mazzoli, Vesper Sparrow
Whitacre, I fall
Hogan, Spirituals
Whitacre, Sleep
The Eric Whitacre Singers
Sat 13 Apr at 19:30
Budapest Spring Festival

Uránia Nemzeti Filmszínház (National Film Theatre), Budapest

Vilmos Oláh and József Balog in concert
Vilmos Oláh and József Balog in concert
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Debussy, Préludes, Bk 1 no. 8: La Fille aux cheveux de lin (The girl with the flaxen hair)
Debussy, Children's Corner: Golliwog's Cakewalk
Debussy, Suite Bergamasque: Clair de lune
Ravel, Tzigane, for violin and piano
Prokofiev, Five Melodies for Violin and Piano, Op.35bis
Prokofiev, Violin Sonata no. 2 in D major, Op.94a
Vilmos Oláh, Violin
József Balog, Piano
Sat 13 Apr at 19:30
Budapest Spring Festival

Liszt Academy: Grand Hall, Budapest

Balázs Szokolay and the Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra: Bach’s complete piano concertos
Balázs Szokolay and the Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra: Bach’s complete piano concertos
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Bach, Keyboard Concerto no. 2 in E major, BWV1053
Bach, Keyboard Concerto no. 4 in A major, BWV1055
Bach, Keyboard Concerto no. 3 in D major, BWV1054
Bach, Keyboard Concerto no. 7 in G minor, BWV1058
Bach, Keyboard Concerto no. 5 in F minor, BWV1056
Bach, Keyboard Concerto no. 6 in F major, BWV1057
Bach, Keyboard Concerto no. 1 in D minor, BWV1052
Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra
Balàzs Szokolay, Piano
Péter Tfirst, Artistic Director
Sat 13 Apr at 20:00
Budapest Spring Festival

Belvárosi Plébániatemplom, Budapest

Philharmonia Chor Stuttgart’s Liszt Evening
Philharmonia Chor Stuttgart’s Liszt Evening
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Liszt, Harmonies poétiques et religieuses – Ave Maria, S. 173
Liszt, Christus
Liszt, Via Crucis, S 53
Philharmonia Chor Stuttgart
Johannes Knecht, Artistic Director
Konstantin Kimmel, Vocals
Christoph Kail, Vocals
Tue 16 Apr at 19:30
Budapest Spring Festival

Liszt Academy: Grand Hall, Budapest

Fülöp Ránki (piano) and Liszt Academy Symphony Orchestra
Fülöp Ránki (piano) and Liszt Academy Symphony Orchestra
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Liszt, Orpheus, symphonic poem no. 4 for orchestra, S 98
Liszt, Piano Concerto no. 1 in E flat major, S 124
Poulenc, Stabat Mater
Fülöp Ránki, Piano
Franz Liszt Academy of Music Budapest
Zita Szemere, Soprano
Gergely Ménesi, Conductor
Csaba Somos, Conductor, Choirmaster / chorus director
Alma Mater Choir
Tue 16 Apr at 19:30
Budapest Spring Festival

Festetics Palace, Budapest

Gwendolyn Masin’s Violin Recital
Gwendolyn Masin’s Violin Recital
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Gwendolyn Masin, Violin
Simon Bucher, Piano
Wed 17 Apr at 19:30
Budapest Spring Festival

Festetics Palace, Budapest

Andrea Vigh and the Kodály String Quartet
Andrea Vigh and the Kodály String Quartet
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Schnittke, String Quartet no. 3
Ravel, Introduction and allegro for flute, clarinet, harp and string quartet
Ravel, String Quartet in F major
Andrea Vígh, Harp
Imre Kovács, Flute
Gábor Varga, Clarinet
Kodály Quartet
Thu 18 Apr at 19:30
Budapest Spring Festival

Budapest Music Center: Concert hall, Budapest

Kristjan Randalu – Dave Liebman: Lost Pictures at an Exhibition
Kristjan Randalu – Dave Liebman: Lost Pictures at an Exhibition
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Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition (arr Randalu)
David Liebman, Saxophone
Kristjan Randalu, Piano
Thu 18 Apr at 19:30
Budapest Spring Festival

Pesti Vigadó (Vigadó Concert Hall), Budapest

Károly Mocsári and Krisztián Kocsis’s Piano Recital
Károly Mocsári and Krisztián Kocsis’s Piano Recital
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Bartók, Two Pictures, Op. 10 (Két kép)
Berlioz, Roméo et Juliette, choral symphony
Debussy, Nocturnes: Sirènes
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker, Op.71: Waltz of the Flowers
Ravel, La Valse, for two pianos
Károly Mocsári, Piano
Krisztián Kocsis, Piano
Fri 19 Apr at 19:30
Budapest Spring Festival
Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K492: overture
Mozart, Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K620: Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön
Donizetti, Lucia di Lammermoor: Tombe degl'avi miei
Verdi, Attila: Prologue
Verdi, Rigoletto: Questa o quella
Massenet, Werther: Pourquoi me réveiller?
Puccini, Manon Lescaut: intermezzo
Puccini, Tosca: E lucevan le stelle
Mascagni, Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo
Tchaikovsky, Net, tol'ko tot, kto znal (None by the lonely heart), Op.6 no. 6
Tosti, Ideale
Tosti, A vucchella
Puccini, Le Villi: La tregenda
Vella, Kebbies tal Fanali
Crescenzo, Rondine al nido
Leoncavallo, Pagliacci: Intermezzo
Leoncavallo, Mattinata
Joseph Calleja, Tenor
Pier Giorgio Morandi, Conductor
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra
Sat 20 Apr at 19:30
Budapest Spring Festival
Tchaikovsky, Iolanta (Concert performance)
Mariinsky Opera
Valery Gergiev, Conductor
Irina Churilova, Iolanta
Stanislav Trofimov, King René
Najmiddin Mavlyanov, Vaudémont
Alexey Markov, Robert
Roman Burdenko, Ibn-Hakia
Andrei Zorin, Alméric
Yuri Vorobiev, Bertrand
Natalia Yevstafieva, Martha
Kira Loginova, Brigitta
Yekaterina Sergeyeva, Laura
Mariinsky Theatre Chorus
Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra
Mon 22 Apr at 15:00 and 20:00
Budapest Spring Festival

Erkel Színház (Erkel Theatre), Budapest

Prokofiev: Cinderella
Prokofiev: Cinderella
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Cinderella (Enrico Cecchetti, Lev Ivanov, Marius Petipa, Alexei Ratmansky)
Mariinsky Ballet
Valery Gergiev, Conductor
Elena Markovskaya, Costume Designer
Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra
Mon 22 Apr at 19:30
Budapest Spring Festival

Liszt Academy: Grand Hall, Budapest

Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra and Prague Philharmonic Choir
Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra and Prague Philharmonic Choir
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Brahms, Schicksalslied: Song of Destiny for Chorus and Orchestra, Op.54
Dvořák, Te Deum
Tchaikovsky, Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture
Shostakovich, Suite from Hamlet for small orchestra, Op.32a
Jan Latham-Koenig, Conductor
Polina Pasztircsák, Soprano
Anatolij Fokanov, Baritone
Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra
Prague Philharmonic Choir