After his composer’s night in Bruges in September 2012, Iván Fischer the Music Director of the Budapest Festival Orchestra shared the story of his works with the audience.
On Saturday 15 June from 7pm on Bartók Radio you can listen to an iconic performance by the Budapest Festival Orchestra, Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro.
The Budapest Festival Orchestra concert is the one of the highlights of the Italian Hungarian Cultural Season.
Due to the illness of Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Bartók Béla’s Piano Concerto No. 1 will be performed by Dezső Ránki
The Budapest Festival Orchestra regrets to announce that Pierre-Laurent Aimard, the renowned French pianist, has been forced to cancel his guest appearances at the concerts on 10, 11 and 12 May due to illness.
The Budapest Festival Orchestra performed on a European Tour between 22 and 28 April, the first stage of which was in the Royal Festival Hall in London and was a resounding success. Leading English dailies, such as the Financial Times, the Independent and the Telegraph, all reported on the wonderful playing of the Budapest Festival Orchestra conducted by Iván Fischer, and of world famous English pianist, Imogen Cooper, who also featured at the concert.
The Budapest Festival Orchestra Foundation is proud and delighted to announce that Mr. András Simor will become the new chairman of its Board of Directors from April 10th. He will replace earlier Chairman Mr. Miklos Marschall. The Orchestra wishes to express its gratitude to Mr. Marschall, who has led the Budapest Festival Orchestra for two decades of extraordinary success.