Organ Concert in the St. Stephen’s Basilica
Trip at a Glance
Heritage-History Tour, Sightseeing
$29 USD per person
Departure Day(s) and Time(s)
Every Thursday the concert starts at 20:00, and takes about 70 minutes, without intermission.
St. Stephen’s Basilica, St Stephen's Square 1, 1051 Budapest, Hungary
Organ concert II category ticket
- The solo pieces are performed by Kolos Kováts
- The flute pieces are performed by Eleonóra Krusic
- The St. Stephen’s Basilica
- Organ Concert dates 2014 May: 22. 29. June: 5. 12. 19. 26. July: 3. 10. 17. 24. 31. Aug: 7. 21. 28. Sept: 4. 11. 18. 25. Oct: 2. 9. 16. 23. 30. Nov: 6. 13. 20. 27. Dec: 4. 11. 18.
The St. Stephen’s Basilica is one of the most beautiful neo-classical buildings of Budapest. This is the most important church in Hungary, one of the most significant tourist attractions and the third highest building in our country.
The construction started in 1851, according to the plans of Miklós Ybl, and was completed by József Kauser in 1905. In the next 50 years the church suffered from wars, storms and earthquakes. The church was reconstructed 1983-2003.
The program of the organ concert was adapted by Miklos Teleki who is among some of the best organ artists in Hungary. The arias of the program are performed by Kolos Kováts, one of the most famous concert and oratorio singers in Hungary. Among numerous prizes, in 1992 he also received also the highest prize Hungarian artist can aquire: the Kossuth Prize. The flute is played by Eleonóra Krusic who is already known for her performances with different orchestras from Barcelona to Zürich, Graz and Vienna.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791): Fantasy in F minor K 608
Antonio Vivaldi: 4 Seasons – Winter (Largo)
Alessandro Stradella (1639-1682): Pieta Signore
Tommaso Albinoni (1671-1751): Adagio
Ferenc Liszt (1811-1886): Choral
Franz Schubert (1797-1828): Ave Maria
Robert Schumann (1810-1856): Fugue on the Theme B-A-C-H
Georges Bizet (1838-1875): Agnus Dei
Johann Sebastian Bach: Badinerie from suite in B minor
Johann Sebastian Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV 565
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