Hey June – Festival Academy Budapest – 2017


June, 10 – 16. 2017.

Saturday, June, 10. 2017. – Transfiguration – opening concert – Brahms, R. Strauss, Kodály, Stravinsky. 7.45 p.m.

Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Grand Hall.

World-famous strings players playing one of R. Strauss’s last masterpieces, Stravinsky’s story of a Soldier by the narrative of Pál Mácsai, whom seven years ago Zoltán Kocsis insisted to perform together.

Sunday, June, 11, 2017.- From Bethoven to Mother Goose – Schubert, Kodály, Ravel, Beethoven. 7.45 p.m. Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Grand Hall.

The Norwegian international star, Vilde Frang – violin sounds of Schubert, Ildikó Komlósi singing Kodály songs, and the Kelemen string quartets playing Beethoven.

Monday, June, 12, 2017. – 10.30 p.m. Széchenyi Bath.

Baroque on the Water – Händel. Nearly 300 years after to the first performance, at the Széchenyi Bath which is almost 300 years old. 10.30 p.m.

Széchenyi Bath.

Neo-Baroque sounds of Händel’s Water Music by the Festival academy artists with Jonathan Cohen –  cello and harpsichord, the active Baroque conductors of our time.

Tuesday, June, 13. 2017. – Classic from Eastern Europe – Kodály, Enescu. 7.45 p.m.

Pest Vigadó, Dinner Room

The brilliant Andreas Brantelid and the “Zoltán Kocsis” pianist skills shown by Shai Wosner – cello piano playing Kodály, piano Vilde Frang – violin, Maxim Rysanov – violin, Gareth Lubbe – viola and their peers Enescu’s beautiful octets.

Thursday, June, 15. 2017. – The light of the World – People’s Music. 7.45 p.m.  Pest Vigadó – Dinner Room.

South Slavic folk music, Argentine tango, Hungarian Gypsy music, Hebrew songs, Hungarian and Romanian folk music, Bartók, Brahms, Gershwin, Bloch, Ravel, Folk music and classical music debut with performers such as “Söndörgő” band, István Pál “Szalonna” and his band, Lajos Sárközy with his Gypsy Band, Ildikó Komlósi – mezzo-soprano, Kelemen Quartet, José Gallardo- piano  and József Balog – piano.

Friday, June, 16. 2017. – From Bartók to Brahms – Kodály, Brahms, Bach, Mintz, Tchaikovsky. 7.45 p.m. Pest Vigadó – Dinner Room.

At the concert legends will stand on a podium: not only the world-famous swordsman, Atar Arad – viola will be performing at the concert, but also Shlomo Mintz – violin with Barnabás Kelemen will presents a double race of Bach also being the conductor and as a composer will introduces themselves to the Budapest audience.

Update Aggie Reiter

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