"Enjoy a concert in the beautiful St. Michael's Church in the old quarter of Budapest. The Church of St. Michael (Belvarosi Szent Mihály Templom) on Vaci Street was built in the mid-1700’s and boasts one of the most spectacular main altars in Budapest. In addition to its stunning interior, St. Michael’s also provides excellent acoustics that enhance the rich sounds of a lone soloist or a full orchestra. The beauty of the historic church and the magic of the music will enchant you.
Programme of 'Concert in St. Michael's Church'
Pachelbel, Johann: Canon
Vivaldi, Antonio: The Four Seasons: Winter and Summer
Bach, Johann Sebastian: Air
Händel, Georg Friedrich: Water Music, HWV 348 in F-major
Dvořák, Antonín: Slavonic Dances, No 2 Op. 72
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Little Night Music
Grieg, Edvard: Holsberg Suite Op. 40 for Strings
Artists of Concert in St. Michael's Church
Gyula, Gabora, Soloist
Accomplished violinist and concertmaster, born in 1978, had already won prizes in the Paganini International Violin Competition and the Joachim International Chamber Music Competition by the age of 26. In the USA he has played as a soloist in the UCLA Symphony Orchestra and the Palpiti Symphony Orchestra, Dallas. Chamber music is very important in his career and he plays in the Budapest Chamber Symphony (Weiner-Szász Chamber Symphony) established in 1992 to cultivate the best Hungarian tradition in making chamber music.
Gyula Gabora has also performed with the Hungarian Chamber Orchestra, Hungarian Radio Orchestra and the German Chamber Philharmony. In the Chamber Orchestra of Europe he plays First Violin. His major recordings include Mendelssohn violin Concerto – Budapest, 1997 and Piazzola Four Seasons – Los Angeles, 2002.
He has studied under Prof. Boris Kuschnir (Vienna), Prof. Eduard Schmieder (USA – SMU University, Dallas), Józsefné Szász (Budapest) and Miklós Szenthelyi of Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music where Gyula Gabora graduated in 2005."
Venue: St. Michael's Church
Address: 1056 Budapest, Váci utca 47/b