- 11 Aug 2018 7:00 PM
The program also features operetta performances by the soloists of the world-famous Budapest Operetta Theatre.
To make the experience more colourful, a special Hungarian instrument, the cimbalom will be introduced. It is a truly unique traditional stringed instrument, which provides perfect harmony, accompanying the grand symphonic orchestra. We would also like to show you the Hungarian folk music heritage, by featuring traditional folk song adaptations performed by an authentic Gypsy ensemble.
The 90 minute long concerts consist of two 45 minute sets with a 15 minute intermission in-between. The performances are taking place in two of the city’s most prestigious concert halls, the Danube Palace and the recently renewed, historical Pesti Vigadó, in central downtown locations.
‘Virtuoso’ is a unique format in worldwide television: classical music talent show, where preparedness, diligence and qualifications count. All contestants are outstanding at playing classical instruments or have remarkable achieveiments in classical singing.