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Cocoa concerts

Cocoa concerts

The Cocoa Concerts promise a family atmosphere with story-telling and an introduction to music on weekend afternoons this year again, aimed at children between the ages of 5 and 12 and of course their parents and grandparents. Through the Cocoa Concerts, Iván Fischer and the orchestra musicians offer children an informal introduction into the mysteries of classical music, and when the music stops and the applause subsides, the little ones can drink their foamy cocoas in the small dotted mugs.

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BFO reaches out!

BFO reaches out!

The BFO reaches out!is a gem in the newer traditions of the BFO. When holding concerts outside of Budapest the orchestra „occupies” the town hosting the concert and takes music from door to door.

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Children’s opera

Children’s opera

The children opera productions of the Budapest Festival Orchestra not only acquaint children with the beauty of music, they involve them in playing too, gifting them the joy of playing music together.

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See what you hear!

See what you hear!

Each year, the Budapest Festival Orchestra holds the “See What You Hear” film competition for secondary school students. Entrants in the competition are asked to produce a short film for a movement of their choice from a given piece of music. The films are then judged by a prestigious jury.

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Midnight Music

Midnight Music

The orchestra led by Iván Fischer organises initiatives to reach young people and young adults who are more accustomed to enjoying the night life, initiatives that cast off the elegant constraints of traditional concert halls.

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