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British Friends of the BFO

British Friends of the BFO

We invite British music lovers to join the BFOBFO – the British Friends of the Budapest Festival Orchestra to share the joy of music. Join us and be a part of this prestigious international community with Friends groups in the UK, USA, Switzerland, and Germany.

The BFO depends upon the support of corporate and private sponsors to maintain its standing in the top echelons of international music ensembles. Your donation also funds innovative community-building and educational programmes to allow new audiences and new generations to hear music making at its very best.

Besides its concerts in London, the BFO offers exclusive experiences to its British Friends.
● Meet and greet with Ivan Fischer in London (Patrons only)
● Tour participation and sharing the orchestra’s success in the world’s most prestigious concert halls (costs apply)
Music-themed long weekend in Budapest: the package includes the BFO’s Ball on January 31, behind the scenes meetings, city walks, gastronomy events and 5* hotel accommodation (costs apply)
● Monthly newsletter with exclusive information
● The BFOBFO offers two membership tiers: a yearly donation of £500 for Friends, and £2000 for Patrons.

In the 2019-2020 season, the BFO performs in London on the following dates:
Barbican, November 29
Barbican, November 30
Barbican, May 23
Barbican, May 24
● BBC Proms in August 2020

To join or to receive more information on the British Friends of the Budapest Festival Orchestra and the club’s events, please contact or write to
2 Keats Grove