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“Kodály Aperitif” Thirsty for Music? Roll Over to Pécs Hungary

August, 8-22. 2021. @ Pécs Hungary

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The Kodály Center at Pécs is celebrating its 10th anniversary with outdoor colorful series of events and whilst tasting the flavor of literature and music also enjoy having cooling sips.

As for the Aperitif may have a taste of the world of classical music and jazz. Internationally renowned artists will take the stage.

The Rossini Gala of the Pannon Philharmonic opens the program series, with international stars, cheerful, sparkling music that not only appeals to opera fans. The Modern Art Orchestra will also arrive with a real star parade, its guests will be Béla Szakcsi Lakatos, László Gőz, Veronika Harcsa, Mihály Dresh, Edina Mókus Szirtes and Kornél Fekete Kovács. The Pannon Philharmonic Orchestra offers film music delicacies, and its concert invites the audience to taste the music of the greatest films and series this time – without the films. Listen to the Pirates of the Caribbean, E.T., Jurrasic Park, or even Forrest Gump! Zoltán Keresztes, a composer and sound engineer living in the fall and recording great success, also offers musical delicacies from the world of series. Celebrate August 20 with music, the Spinning Orchestra will take the stage in the festive program, and then Dr. Frigyes Kvanduk, General Deputy of the Bishopric of Pécs, will share his thoughts related to the celebration and bless the new bread. The concert of the Pannon Philharmonic Orchestra is conducted by Tibor Bogányi, conductor. What is a “Literary Cage Fight” where the most popular actors and musicians clash? It turns out with Gabi Hámori, Kátya Tompos, Csaba Debreczeny and Zoltán Czutor in the program called For Me or Me!

In addition to the cultural experiences, a quality gastro-court awaits the guests. Szabi – the bakerman offers his world-winning Neapolitan pizza!

On the 21st of August can enjoy a spectacular light painting in the joint implementation of Vince Varga Vince Kamera Hungaria-award winning graphic designer and Night Projection.

Free family and colorful children’s programs await the audience and among others, the time-honoring concert of Eszter Bíró – MárkusZínház, Babzsák és Csigaház program.

On the route of the thematic musical walk entitled The Sounds of Pécs, there will be a guided tour  to the Kodály Center by expert guides from the city center. The tour starts from the Basilica and in the framework of a nearly two-hour walk, touching the iconic music venues of Pécs. Also  at the Kodály Center an exciting tour of the house, secrets behind the curtain.

Update: Aggie Reiter