- 21 Jul 2016 9:04 AM
Gypsy music fans can be part of a truly enchanted musical experience on 4th August at one of the most fascinating historical places in Budapest, Vajdahunyad Castle. The Orchestra will be presenting one of the most spectacular symphonic concerts of this summer season in the Castle’s renaissance Karolyi Court.
The Hungarian Heritage Award winner Gypsy Symphony Orchestra (also part of the Collection of Hungaricum) is well known internationally: their traditional art preserving activities are nonpareil and unrivaled all over the world. Besides classical and symphonic music, their repertoire consists of traditional Hungarian gypsy music, Hungarian folk songs and folk music. During their concert at Vajdahunyad Castle the audience will be able to enjoy some of the famous musical compositions of Khachaturian, Brahms, Erkel, Monti, Liszt, J. Strauss, Bizet and Tchaikovsky.
Excelled their name, the Orchestra today consists of 138 members. According to critiques, ‘there is something enchanting and fascinating’ the way ‘the World’s most famous gypsy orchestra’ appears on stage. The reason for this is the unparalleled enthusiasm of their musicians, every single time they set their foot on stage.
During the Summer Musical Festival, visitors can enter the Romanesque cloister, normally closed from visitors. Vajdahunyad Castle, which was built for the Millenium in 1898 and is considered one of the greatest touristic sights of Budapest, has become the center for social life again for a whole month!
Vajdahunyad Castle. Island on land. Intimate boundaries in a borderless world.
Summer Music Festival at Vajdahunyad Castle
Venue: Vajdahunyad Castle, Károlyi Court
Gypsy Symphony Orchestra and Hundred Gypsy Violins
2016. August 4. 8:30 pm (Rain day: August 5. 8:30 pm)
Tickets: 5500 HUF
Art director: Lendvai Csócsi József
Khachaturian: Sword Dance
Brahms: 5th Hungarian Dance
Brahms: 1st Hungarian Dance
Liszt: 14th Hungarian Rhapsody
J. Strauss: The Bat Overture
J. Strauss: Long live the Hungarian
Tchaikovsky: Flower Waltz
J. Strauss: Thunder and Lightning
J. Strauss: Radetzky March