Concerts

June

02

02 June 2024 - SUNDAY, 7:30 pm

Budapest, Carmelite Monastery

Concerts in Carmelite Monastery

Veress, Hubay, Liszt, Kodály, Dohnányi

Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, Teo Gertler (violin), Réka Kristóf (soprano)

Artistic director:

István Várdai

Concert master:

Péter Tfirst

Soloist:

Teo Gertler (violin), Réka Kristóf (soprano)

Programme

Sándor Veress: Four Transylvanian Dances
Hubay: Preghiera
Liszt: The Three Gypsies

Interval

Kodály: Epigram No 3
Kodály: Székelyfonó
Dohnányi: Serenade, op. 10


June

04

04 June 2024 - Tuesday, 7:30 pm

Müpa, Festival Theatre

György Orbán and His Students

György Orbán, Levente Gyöngyösi, Tímea Dragony, Katalin Szalai

Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, Levente Gyöngyösi, György Selmeczi (conductor), Ágnes Anna Kun (mezzo-soprano), István Kovács (bass), Seventeen Singers

Artistic director:

István Várdai

Concert master:

Péter Tfirst

Soloist:

Ágnes Anna Kun (mezzo-soprano), István Kovács (bass), Seventeen Singers

Conductor:

Levente Gyöngyösi, György Selmeczi

Programme

György Orbán: Skywatcher - world premiere
Levente Gyöngyösi: Dixit Dominus Domino meo
Levente Gyöngyösi: Beati mundo corde
György Orbán: Nobis natus
Levente Gyöngyösi: Amicus meus
Levente Gyöngyösi: Vulnerasti cor meum
Levente Gyöngyösi: Oculi autem eius
Tímea Dragony: Gwethyr

Interval

Katalin Szalai: Quotation Marks - world premiere
György Orbán: Dominus Tecum - The Girl and the Archangel - world premiere


June

06

06 June 2024 - THURSDAY, 8:00 pm

Isztambul, İş Towers Hall

Istanbul Music Festival

Bartók, Mozart, Liszt, U. C. Erkin, Popper, Weiner

Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, István Várdai (cello), Gulsin Onay (piano)

Artistic director, conductor and soloist:

István Várdai (cello)

Concert master:

Péter Tfirst

Soloist:

Gulsin Onay (piano)

Programme

Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 12 in A Major, K 414

Interval

Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
U. C. Erkin: String Quartet (Arr. Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra)
Popper: Hungarian Rhapsody, op. 68
Weiner: Divertimento No. 1, op. 20


June

07

07 June 2024 - FRIDAY, 9:00 pm

Izmir, Ahmet Adnan Saygun Cultural Centre

International Izmir Music Festival

Bartók, Mozart, Liszt, U. C. Erkin, Popper, Weiner

Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, István Várdai (cello), Gulsin Onay (piano)

Artistic director, conductor and soloist:

István Várdai (cello)

Concert master:

Péter Tfirst

Soloist:

Gulsin Onay (piano)

Programme

Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 12 in A Major, K 414

Interval

Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
U. C. Erkin: String Quartet (Arr. Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra)
Popper: Hungarian Rhapsody, op. 68
Weiner: Divertimento No. 1, op. 20


October

09

09 October 2024 - WEDNESDAY, 7:30 pm

Liszt Academy, Grand Hall

Liszt Academy Series 5/1

Hugo Wolf, Schumann, Csajkovszkij

Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, István Várdai (cello)

Artistic director and soloist:

István Várdai (cello)

Concertmaster:

Péter Tfirst

Programme

Hugo Wolf: Italian Serenade
Schumann: Cello Concerto in A minor, op. 129

Interval

Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence, op. 70


December

04

04 December 2024 - SZERDA, 19:30

Liszt Academy, Grand Hall

Liszt Academy Series 5/2

Shostakovich, Brahms

Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, Roman Simovic (violin)

Artistic director:

István Várdai

Concertmaster:

Péter Tfirst

Soloist and guest concertmaster:

Roman Simovic (violin)

Programme

Shostakovich: Sonata for Violin, Percussion and String Orchestra, Op. 134 - transcription by Mikhail Zinman and Andrei Pushkarev

Interval

Brahms: String Quintet No. 2 in G Major, op. 111 - performed by string orchestra


January

23

23 January 2025 - THURSDAY, 7:30 pm

Liszt Academy, Grand Hall

Liszt Academy Series 5/3

A. Marcello, Haydn, Beethoven

Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, Lucienne Renaudin Vary (trumpet)

Artistic director:

István Várdai

Concertmaster:

Péter Tfirst

Soloist:

Lucienne Renaudin Vary (trumpet)

Programme

A. Marcello: Trumpet Concerto in D minor
Haydn: Symphony No. 49 in F Minor "La Passione", Hob. I: 49

Interval

Beethoven: Grosse Fuge in B-flat major, op. 133
Haydn: Trumpet Concerto in E-flat major, Hob. VIIe: 1


February

24

24 February 2025 - MONDAY, 7:30 pm

Liszt Academy, Grand Hall

Liszt Academy Series 5/4

Bach, Mendelssohn

Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, Abouzahra Amira, Abouzahra Mariam, Dmitry Sitkovetsky (violin)

Artistic director:

István Várdai

Concertmaster:

Péter Tfirst

Soloist:

Abouzahra Amira, Abouzahra Mariam (violin)

Conductor and soloist:

Dmitry Sitkovetsky (violin)

Programme

Bach: Concerto for Three Violins in D major, BWV 1064R
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in D minor

Interval

Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988-re-arranged for violin and string orchestra by Dmitry Sitkovetsky


May

14

14 May 2025 - WEDNESDAY, 7:30 pm

Liszt Academy, Grand Hall

Liszt Academy Series 5/5

Veress, Mussorgsky

Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, Zoltán Fejérvári (piano)

Artistic director:

István Várdai

Concertmaster:

Péter Tfirst

Soloist:

Zoltán Fejérvári (piano)

Programme

Veress: Four Transylvanian Dances
Veress: Piano Concerto

Interval

Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition - arranged for strings and percussion