Motto for the coming up Budapest Summer Festival 2017 – “Festival of Cultures and Continents”
Although we are still in the middle of winter, the Budapest Summer Festival has begun selling tickets to the 2017 season, promising a unique experience performances. The country’s most colorful multi-arts festival this year, is bringing a record number of international artists in collaboration with high-quality cultural programs in Budapest to enjoy by locals and foreigners staying, living for the time being to take a break and reserve the ticket they would not like to miss the show. The performances to be held between June to end of August.
During the past days started to have the season tickets out on sale for the Budapest Summer Festival 2017 to the Margaret Island Open Air Theater. These are of he first six outstanding performances, as: Gershwin’s: Porgy and Bess opera concert, M.Weller – M.Korie – A.Powers – L.Simon: Doctor Zhivago and Evita musicals, Verdi’s Il trovatore, Soweto Gospel Choir and Opera Gala with world stars as: Ailyn Pérez, Gabriele Viviani, Rame Lahaj and The Best Songs FilMusic – symphonic film music concert, A.L. Webber – Tim Rice: EVITA – musical.
This summer one of the biggest attractions on stage of the Béjart Ballet Lausanne – Mozart “Ballet for Life” not worth to be missed. The performance is the renewal of the classical ballet of master, Maurice Béjart’s 90th birthday and the 30th anniversary of the founding company. The ensemble is well-known worldwide having great success throughout their touring. During the recent years their sensational performances, within the queen and choreographed music of Mozart brought much pleasure to the worldwide audiences.
Also on at the Margaret Island’s Open-air Theater, renowned artists as: German-Ghanaian-born soul singer Y’akoto, a young jazz pianist virtuoso mentioned as Mozart of to-day: Joey Alexander, The Hot Sardines American jazz swing band, from Canada – Cirque Éloize circus-theater and thr double Grammy award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir from South Africa. The season traditionally will open by the National Philharmonic Orchestra on June, 9. with Hilary Hahn, whose guest star American violin virtuoso. Also special folk dance shows by the Danube Folk Ensemble, the Hungarian State Folk Ensemble.
The popular symphonic film music concert series this year will bring the most popular hits on stage with the performances by: Lilla Polyák, Zsolt Homonnay, and Gigi Radics and Attila Serbán.
On August, 20., saying farewell to the summer, the latest Virtuosi talents with star guests will be closing the season at the National Day within the concert of High Mountain Symphony Underground Remix.
Update by Aggie Reiter