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BFO Card

The all-new BFO Card

Become a member of the Festival Orchestra’s extended family!

Old Family, New Card

The free BFO Card will be upgraded for the 2015/16 season, to offer music fans more benefits than ever. Anyone who registers will receive a free Festival Orchestra CD, as well as being eligible for loyalty points and discounts on concert tickets. Regular music-goers will also be able to use their points to attend an exclusive dinner, accompany the orchestra on tour or take part in BFO events free of charge.


  • 10% discount on 2 tickets purchased after the 5th concert
  • 15% discount on 2 tickets purchased after the 10th concert
  • 20% discount on 2 tickets purchased after the 15th concert

Points earned with purchasing a pair of tickets:

  • Premium category – 5 points
  • I. category – 4 points
  • II. category – 3 points
  • III. category – 2 points
  • IV. category – 1 point

You can use your points to claim gifts:

  • 10 points – a BFO CD
  • 20 points – an invitation to a Supporters’ Club event (rehearsal or recording session)
  • 30 points – 2 free tickets to a BFO concert
  • 40 points – an invitation to a provincial concert (travelling with the musicians on the orchestra’s bus)
  • 50 points – an invitation to the annual Patrons’ Dinner
  • 75 points – an invitation to the annual Benefactors’ Dinner


The card can be topped up with any amount* and can be used at any Budapest Festival Orchestra concert within a calendar year. Why not take the chance to surprise someone special to you, or treat yourself, with credit on a personal BFO Card to spend as you wish, on Mahler or Mozart, Prokofiev or Mendelssohn; at the Palace of Arts or the Liszt Academy. From time to time we offer unique promotions to card holders, giving you a chance to claim discounts of up to 50% on concert ticket prices.
*no minimum credit specified, a single credit transaction may not exceed HUF 250,000

Practical information:

You can apply for the card through the BFO’s website, at the office or at a concert venue. If you wish you can pick up your card personally, alternatively we can post it to your address. Good news: our card can now be used online as well, meaning you also receive benefits online.