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The host congregations of Five Churches Festival open the gates of the churches also this year for one another and for all those visitors who are interested in celebrating together at the time of Advent and Hanukah. All those visitors are welcome warm heartedly to the light and classical music concerts, theatrical performances, exhibitions, movie displays; music school concerts, local history walks, family programmes and religious events who wish to listen to and live through the real message of the festival. https://ottemplom.hu/en/

EASTERN BOUNDARY QUARTET (USA-H)   They are the leaders of the etno jazz music genre in Hungary. The audience can hear the group’s own music with short improvisations.  Their first concert was at „Nyitott Műhely” in May 2007 in Budapest. Their first album was “Keleti Határszél / Eastern Boundary” which was released in the same year as their first concert. Their second album is “Icicles” which brought the band positive feedback from Europe and also from America in 2010. Their latest album is called the “Live at De Werf” and was recorded at the American ARC publisher. The members of the band are masters of improvisation. The true meaning of their music is conveyed during their concerts. After they have given many concerts in Hungary and Slovakia, they gave concerts on the East coast of the USA in the spring of 2009. In the fall of 2011 and the spring of 2013 they performed on the stages of  Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. They gave concerts again in 2014 and in 2018 in the USA. Now they are coming to Győr, to bring their music to their audience here.   Band Members: Mihály Borbély – saxophone, clarinet, recorders Michael Jefry Stevens – piano […]

Program: W. A. Mozart: Exsultate, jubilate, KV 165 F. Liszt: March of the Three Holy Kings W. A. Mozart: Sleigh Ride, KV 605 E. Waldteufel: Skaters Waltz, op. 183 S. Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kijé Suite, op. 60 L. Anderson: Sleigh Ride  P. I. Tschaikowsky: The Nutcracker Suite, op. 71a The Győr Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Péter Dobszay Featuring: Brigitta Simon – soprano

CHRISTMAS ORGAN CONCERT AT PANNONHALMA   It is tradition to celebrate our Savior’s birth with music at the Abbey of Pannonhalma. On the 26th of December, Zsolt Kiss will play Abbey’s pipe organ. The audience will enjoy compositions by Johann Sebastian Bach, Louis-Claude Daquin, Arcangelo Corelli and Marcel Dupré. Artist: Zsolt Kiss (Organist) Zsolt Kiss was born in 1979 at Kaposvár. He began to play piano at the age of 8. He studied at János Richter Music High School. After that he studied at the Ferenc Liszt Music University and he graduated in 2003. He is a music and organ teacher at the Bencés Highschool of Pannonhalma and chorus director of the Cathedral. He has given concerts in Germany, Austria, Romania, Switzerland, Slovakia and many towns in Hungary. More information and ordering tickets: TriCollis Foglalási Központ Phone number: (+36 96) 570 191 Email: info@osb.hu

Gergely Rákász: Stories of Christmas   Gergely Rákász is a famous Hungarian organ musician. His concerts mean that it’s officially the Christmas season for lots of people. At least this is what we learned from the floods of e-mails and Facebook messages that he and his team always receive after the concerts. The concert will incorporate 300 years of vibrant music together. About the concert 2nd George, the king of England who reminds us of friends we do not really like and we can see how he gets Händel around his finger. This is how the Firework music is created. The Roman gods host us with the music of Gustav Holst. Venus teaches us love and beauty, and Jupiter teaches us the art of ruling. The audience will experience how today’s movie musical scores borrow from the classics that were written 100+ years ago. Berlioz Rákoczi march music is always played at every concert during the remembrance year of Rákoczi. We are going to figure out which stands closer to people: Vak Pali (who was he at all?!) or the god of the Hungarians. He will try to put this beautiful piece of music back to the center of appreciation […]

Let’s celebrate together! Győr is waiting you also this year with colourful programmes and a big party in Downtown! Programme: 9:00–9:30 p.m. videodisco 9:30 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.: StarMachine music band whole-night long programme In the meantime: midnight: National anthem, at 1:00 a.m.: Fireworks

Program: Star-studded New Year’s Gala concert filled with lots of entertaining music, dances, and laughter. The Győr Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Márton Rácz.

Venue: Benedictine Church, Széchenyi Square Programme: 11th November 2019: NATIVITAS POLOPHONIAE 9th December 2019: HISTORIA THOMAE 26th March 2020: HISTORIA JONAE