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The Argos Art Production Company presents “MUSIC-WINE” Gala Concert

held by the 100 Member Gypsy Orchestra.

Date: Monday,  December 30, 2013.

Venue: Budapest Congress Center

Address: District XII., 1-3 Jagelló street – Budapest

The Center will be opened for the audience from 6 p.m.  The concert begins at 7 p.m.

A day before the New Year on Monday, December, 30., Budapest hold its MUSIC-WINE Festival at the Budapest Congress Center. Throughout the year, the audience awaits for the year-end grandiose concert by the unique, world-known, 100 member Gypsy Orchestra to steps on stage to holds their two-part breathtaking concert.

The concert is held in the frame of world-famous musician’s and their non less well-known works of music.  The concert includes famous tunes from Strauss, Rossini, Khachaturian, Brahms, Bizet, Liszt and Tchaikovsky. Also folklore tunes will be interpreted in the special and unique instrumentation that characterizes the “100 Members”. The concert, lead by “Buffo” Sándor Rigó, ends with the obligatory – The Lark, Radetzky March and Offenbach Can-Can.

The evening’s specialty lies in the folklore show and wine tasting which will take place before the concert starts and where at the same time the audience gets the chance to meet the regions of Hungary’s best wine-makers and taste their fully rich in flavour wines. Guests who reserve their seat on the ground floor can enjoy the concert of the 100 Member Gipsy Orchestra and at the same time be just close to a tasty dinner or having a snack, or just a sip of wine.

Below detailed program, starting at  6 p.m.  … 6.15 p.m. – 6.45 p.m. Wine-tasting and folk dance show … 7 p.m. Concert, 1st. part/dinner …  Khachaturian: Sword Dance, Brahms: Hungarian Dances No. 5, Hubay: Wavering Balaton, Erkel: Hungarian Court Dance, Brahms: Hungarian Dances No. 6, Monti: Czardas, Horváth: Gipsy Fire, Unknown composer: Cimbalom solo, Rossini: William Tell – Overture, Berlioz: Rákóczi March … 8 p.m. Interval –wine tasting … 8.20 p.m. Concert, 2nd. part/dinner continues …  J. Strauss: The bat – overture, J. Strauss: Long live the Magyar! (polka), Brahms: Hungarian Dances No. 1, Tchaikovsky: Waltz of the flowers, Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2, Dinicu: The Lark, J. Strauss: Radetczky March, Offenbach: Orpheus in the underworld – Can-can.

The evening’s Menu with more than delicious yummies to choose from: Homemade duck liver pâté with “Tokaj” wine jelly, fresh salad with dried fruits and goat cheese tower. Pullet consommé with cheesy tortellini. Rosé fillet mignon of Mangalitza with creamy mushroom sauce and pink pepper, layered potato, broccoli soufflé, chestnut paprika ragout and roasted cherry tomatoes. Nougat  chocolate cake with chili and strawberry mousse.

Wines as a sider from the cool cellars  along with the dinner:  Hajósi Cabernet Sauvignon 2009, Hajósi Kékfrankos 2009, Kunsági late harvested Ezerjó 2011, Kunsági Sauvignon Blanc 2012.

Ticket, reservation through: info@argosart.hu  –  or  shot a call through the local phone: (06-1) 302-4290.

Update by Aggie Reiter

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