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August 30, 2016, 12:40 pm, News

BFO at the Proms – listen to the entire concert!

Iván Fischer and the Budapest Festival Orchestra gave an outstanding concert at the BBC Proms. You can listen to the entire program in the BBC.

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August 17, 2016, 5:18 pm, News

Knight of Illumination Awards 2016 Theatre shortlist announced

The Knight of Illumination Awards (KOI) Theatre judging panel has announced its eagerly anticipated shortlist for this year’s ceremony, which will take place at London’s iconic Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith on Sunday 18th September. Our colleagues, Róbert Zentai and Gergő His are also on the shortlist.

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June 10, 2016, 5:12 pm, News

BFO and Beethoven among the TOP 50

Gramophone just published a list of the 50 greatest Beethoven recordings and our Symphonies Nos 4 & 6 disc made it to the list. Read the critical review of Richard Osborne.

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May 25, 2016, 10:51 am, News

Top 10 Mahler symphony recordings

Gramophone Magazine put together a top list out of the best Mahler-symphony CDs. BFO is also among the ten with Symphony No. 4. Read the critical review below!

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March 26, 2016, 5:00 pm, News

Iván Fischer’s Easter Triumph in France

Even with the headline, the Parisian newspaper Le Figaro was already waxing lyrical about the unrivalled success that the Budapest Festival Orchestra, and its conductor, Iván Fischer, met in France. (Népszava/Tibor Várkonyi)

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November 2, 2015, 10:17 am, News

THE WINNERS OF THIS YEAR’S SÁNDOR VÉGH COMPETITION ARE…

The duo of Erika Sebők on flute and Clément Noël on the English horn, the violin duo of Mária Gál-Tamási and Anikó Mózes, and István Kádár’s solo violin performance proved to be the best at the 2015 edition of the Budapest Festival Orchestra’s (BFO) Sándor Végh Competition.

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October 1, 2015, 3:23 pm, News

List of the hottest Hungarian brands

According to the editorial staff at Forbes magazine, alongside various experts, Sziget is the hottest Hungarian brand, followed by Prezi and BP Clothing/BDPST. The Budapest Festival Orchestra also made it into the top 10.

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February 12, 2015, 9:28 pm, News

It’s worth belonging to the BFO family

We offer great new benefits to supporters who play an active role in the Budapest Festival Orchestra’s latest campaign.

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July 2, 2014, 11:16 am, News

Unfinished, but living

On 28 February, the Budapest Festival Orchestra performed Symphony No. 8 by Schubert and the Unfinished Symphony No. 9 by Bruckner at the Palace of Arts. According to the background story of the Schubert piece, the manuscript was lost and was only found in 1865, well after the composer’s death. It was then that the […]

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June 26, 2014, 5:05 pm, News

BFO community concerts continue

Recent times have clearly proved that the Budapest Festival Orchestra’s community projects are needed both in Budapest and around the country, therefore the orchestra will continue the free concert series between 10 and 16 November, this time including children programmes as well. The orchestra plans to give community concerts at as many provincial venues as possible, enabling local people to become familiar with the magic of live music.

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