Musical Evening at the Budapest Zoo – Sounds from the King of Waltz!


Coming up Musical Evening Concert at the Budapest Zoo!

Friday, August, 21. 2015. 

8.30 p.m.

District XIV., 6-12 Állatkerti Blvd.

The most popular and the most well-known Strauss melodies will fill the air at the Budapest Zoo as reaching the end at the zoo’s summer concert. Johann Strauss, the Austrian composer of light music, particularly dance music and operettas is well-known around the world. He composed over 500 waltzes, polkas, quadrilles, and other types of dance music. The evening’s concert will feature a selection of Strauss’s masterpieces such as: Pizzicato Polka, the Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka, Emperor Waltz, Voices of Spring, Rose from the South, the Bat Overture, the Gypsy Baron Overture, the Hunting Polka,  the Long live the Hungarian polka and last but not least the Beautiful Blue Danube Waltz referred as the Austrian national anthem will not be missing.

In his lifetime, particularly the waltzes earned him enduring fame as Vienna’s Waltz King and was largely then responsible for the popularity of the waltz in Vienna during the 19th century.

The concert will be brought alive by the MÁV Symphony Orchester whom are also celebrating its 70-year existence.

The Orchester is currently ranked among the best professional ensembles in Hungary.

Tickets are available on the spot at the Zoo’s booking office or through pre-order at Seat reservation is in order of arrival. Until the start of the concert guests are invited for a walk in the Zoo. Those guests who miss to purchase their ticket in time or because they are sold out, with a little luck may get extra standing tickets available at the entrance of the Zoo from 8.30 p.m.  So be quick and get them ASAP.

The gates open before the concert at  7 p.m. The concert ticket enables you to take a romantic walk through the Zoological Gardens  and then at 8.30 p.m. enjoying the concert.

Update by Aggie Reiter

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