Vajdahunyad Castle Summer Music Festival, 1 - 29 July

  • 8 Jun 2021 8:00 AM
Vajdahunyad Castle Summer Music Festival, 1 - 29 July
For the 29th time in this splendid Renaissance setting, this year until 1 August, music-lovers can enjoy symphony concerts as well as performances by Budapest Bar, MÁV Symphony Orchestra, Sabbathsong Klezmer Band, and the Budapest Gypsy Symphony Orchestra.

1 July 2021, 8.00 pm (rain date: 2 July, 8.00 pm) - MÁV Symphony Orchestra
Ticket price 3900 HUF 

Mozart: The Magic Flute Overture K.620
Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major op.61


Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5 in E minor op.64

Conductor: Imre Kollár
With: Vilmos Szabadi (violin)

5 July 2021, 8.00 pm (rain day: 6 July, 8.00 pm) - Hungarian Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
Ticket price 3900 HUF 

Vivaldi: Four Seasons


Verdi: Non t’accostare all’urna
Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin and Cello in B-flat major RV 547
Saint-Saëns: The Swan
Tchaikovsky: Don Juan’s serenade
Di Capua: O sole mio
Mozart: A Little Night Music K.525

Conductor and artistic director: Miklós Szenthelyi
Concertmaster: Román Oszecsinszki
With: Krisztián Szenthelyi (baritone), Judit Faludi (cello)

8 July 2021, 8.00 pm (rain date: 9 July, 8.00 pm) - MÁV Symphony Orchestra
Tickets price 3900 HUF

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D major op.35


Beethoven: Symphony No.7 in A major op. 92

Conductor: Imre Kollár
With: Dánie Hodos (violin)Mozart: Don Giovanni Overture KV 527

12 July 2021, 8.00 pm (rain date: 13 July, 8.00 pm) - Katica Illényi & Sárik Péter Trio
Ticket price 4900 HUF / 16€

Vocal, violin, theremin, piano, contrabass, drums in two acts.

Pop and jazz, Hungarian and world hits; tango and klezmer genres, together with pieces of classical music. Compositions by Bartók, Bach, Gershwin and Piazzolla; songs of Péter Máté and Edit Piaf will also be performed.

19 July 2021, 8.00 pm (rain date: 20 July, 8.00 pm) - Szent István Philharmonic​​​​​​​
Ticket price 3900 HUF 

Beethoven: Coriolan Overtureop. 62
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.4 in G major op.58


Brahms: Symphony No.3 in F major op.90

Conductor: Mátyás Antal
​​​​​​​With: Mihály Berecz (piano)

22 July 2021, 8.00 pm (rain date: 23 July, 8.00 pm) - Sabbathsong Klezmer Band​​​​​​​
Ticket price 3900 HUF 

With:Farkas Nándor Beke (violin), Jenő Lisztes (cimbalom) and the Kinneret Chamber Choir

„More than klezmer” - In addition to the well-known Hebrew, Yiddish and klezmer songs, new pieces and world hits will also be performed with pleasant choral sounds.

26 July 2021, 8.00 pm (rain date: 27 July, 8.00 pm) - Budapest Bar
Ticket price 5900 HUF 

Artistic director: Róbert Farkas (violin, guitar)
Sándor Ürmös – cimbalom
Károly Ökrös – accordion
Richárd Farkas – double bass
Ferenc Kisvári – percussion

With singers: Dóri Behumi, Juci Németh, Misi Mező, Frenk, Krisztián Szűcs

You can finally do it! Join the Budapest Bár concert and feel good: being outdoors again, carried away, being TOGETHER – in person! The Budapest Bar performance sparkles between musical styles and breaks you away from everyday routine. Joy of music for open ears!

29 July 2021, 8.00 (rain day: 30 July, 8.00 pm) - Budapest Gypsy Symphony Orchestra
Ticket price 5900 HUF / 20€

Rossini: William Tell – overture
Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 5
Erkel: Palotás
Monti: Csárdás
Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 6
Tchaikovsky: Waltz of the Flowers
Unknown composer: Cimbalom solo
J. Strauss: The Blue Danube Waltz
J. Strauss: Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka
J. Strauss: Éljen a magyar


Offenbach: Orpheus in the Underworld
Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 1
Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen (Gypsy Airs)
Berlioz: Rákóczi March
Bizet: Carmen
Suppé: Poet and Peasant

Artistic director: József Lendvai Csócsi

Source and tickets: 
Vajdahunyad Castle Summer Music Festival's webpage

Video: Budapest Gypsy Symphony Orchestra & Sabbathsong  - if I were a Richman

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