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New Year's Gala Concert Budapest
New Year's Gala Concert Budapest

New Year’s Day Gala Concert with optional Dinner Cruise

Gala Concert and optional Dinner Cruise in Budapest on 1 January 2017.

New Year's Day Gala Concert Budapest
New Year’s Day Gala Concert Budapest

Make your New Year’s Day special with a Gala Concert performed by the Danube Symphony Orchestra in the magnificent Neo-Baroque building of the Danube Palace, followed by an optional beautiful River Danube Dinner Cruise in Budapest.

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Concert Venue: Danube Palace
Concert Date: Jan 1 2017
Concert Begins at: 20.00 pm

Tickets for Gala Concert only

VIP cat. €47
I. cat. €33 (€30 Student)
II. cat. €30 (€26.5 Student)
III. cat. €26.5 (€23 Student)

Concert & Cruise & 2 Drinks

VIP cat. €61
I. cat. €48 (€44.5 Student)
II. cat. €44.5 (€41 Student)
III. cat. €41 (€38 Student)

Concert & Dinner & Cruise

VIP cat. €86
I. cat.
€72 (€69 Student)
II. cat. €69 (€65.5 Student)
III. cat. €65.5 (€62 Student)

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PROGRAM

Part I.

Danube Palace Budapest
Danube Palace Budapest

Hector Berlioz: Rakoczi March
Zoltan Kodaly: Intermezzo – from the Opera Hary Janos
Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dances No. 5.
Bela Bartok: Roumanian Folk Dances
Jules Massenet: Thais – Meditation
Ferenc Erkel: Palotas – from the Opera Hunyadi Laszlo
Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2.

Part II.
Franz Lehar: Eva-Walz
Emmerich Kalman: The Czardas Queen – „Das ist die Liebe”
Franz Lehar: The Merry Widow – Medley
Franz Lehar: The Merry Widow– „Grisetten Lied und Kan-Kan”
Grigoraş Ionică Dinicu: The nightingale
A csitari hegyek alatt… (Hungarian Folksong)

New Year's Day Gala Concert Budapest
New Year’s Day Gala Concert Budapest

Vittorio Monti: Csardas/Czardas
Emmerich Kalman: The Devil-rider – Palotas
Emmerich Kalman: Countess Mariza – „Komm mit nach Varazdin”
Johann Strauss jr.: Long live the Magyar! Op. 332.
Emmerich Kalman: Countess Mariza – „Braunes Mädel von der Pussta”

Begin 2017 with a concert of joyful classics in one of the most distinguished theaters of Budapest, the neo-Baroque concert hall of the Danube Palace.

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Performed by the Danube Symphony Orchestra, the programme will feature music favourites and classics by Mozart, Strauss, Lehar, Brahms accompanied by the unique sounds of the cimbalom (hammer dulcimel), a special Hungarian folk instrument.

Danube Palace Budapest
Danube Palace Budapest

With a wide repertoire covering musical styles such as operetta, gipsy music, classical music, professional ballet dancers will be proving the fact that music and dance is inseparable.

The program also includes operetta songs performed by soloists of the world-famous Budapest Operetta Theatre and music by an authentic gypsy band.

The 90 minutes long concert consists of two 40-45 minute long parts with an intermission in between.

The evening’s program is truly one-of-a-kind and will make your new year’s day really special if you also upgrade your ticket to include a 1.5 hour buffet dinner cruise along the Danube River

River Danube on Night Cruise
River Danube on Night Cruise

where you can enjoy Budapest’s floodlit monuments and UNESCO World heritage sights.

Your cruise ticket will also include a glass of Champagne and wine to toast to a magnificent and hopefully successful beginning to the New Year.

Do not miss out on this fantastic experience, designed specifically for the New Year’s Day.

No music lover should miss this unique and memorable concert when visiting Budapest.

Dinner Cruise after NYD Concert

Budapest is breathtakingly beautiful at night. Explore Budapest with its full glory from the deck of a magnificent ship on the river Danube.

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This spectacular night cruise includes a 1.5h cruise on the river Danube, live music, 2 drinks, and Buffet Dinner.

Menu of the Budapest Danube Dinner & Cruise:

Soups on NYD Concert Cruise

  • Goulash soup with noodles
  • Vegetable cream soup

Cold Starter on NYD Concert Cruise

  • Tepertokrem: Pork Cracklings Cream with mustard, salt and pepper – for pork lovers
  • Korozott: Quark with Sweet Paprika, Caraway, Onion and Butter – usually eaten topped on fresh rolls with fresh vegetables (tomato, peppers, onions, cucumber) – ideal for vegetarians
Main courses on the Late Night Dinner Cruise
Main courses on the Late Night Dinner Cruise

Main courses on NYD Concert Cruise

  • Pork Rib with Thyme and Mustard Sauce: slightly spicy pork ribs
  • Roasted Chicken Breast with Basil & Cheese Sauce
  • Roasted Sea Fish with Chardonnay Sauce
  • Mini Stuffed Cabbage: toltott kaposzta is a Hungarian style sweet and sour dish, the cabbage leaves are stuffed with a seasoned mixture of minced pork & rice, cooked in a rich sauce of stew sauce with lots of Hungarian pickled sauerkraut, usually served with sour cream topping – Hungarian specialty
  • Chicken Leg Paprika: traditional Hungarian Chicken Paprika (csirkepaprikas) usually made with chicken legs with tomatoes, peppers, onions and sweet paprika – Hungarian specialty
  • Vegetarian Courses: Homemade Dumplings with Spinach and Mustard & Mushroom Sauce, Grilled Vegetables, etc.

Side Dishes on NYD Concert Cruise

  • Grilled Vegetables
  • Homemade Dumplings with Spinach and Mustard & Mushroom Sauce
  • Steak Potatoes
  • Hash-brown Potatoes / Potato Lángos
  • Noodles / Dumplings
  • Grilled Polenta Terrine with Feta Cheese
  • Steamed Jasmine Rice with Corn

Vegetarian Dishes on NYD Concert Cruise

  • Steamed Jasmine Rice with Corn
  • Homemade Dumplings with Spinach and Mustard & Mushroom Sauce
  • Grilled Vegetables
  • Grilled Polenta Terrine with Feta Cheese
  • Soup of the Season: Vegetable Soup (Fall, Winter, Spring), cold Fruit Soup (Summer)
  • Salads: see below

Salads on NYD Concert Cruise

Dessert Variations on Late Night Dinner Cruise
Dessert Variations on Late Night Dinner Cruise
  • Salad of the Season with various Dressings
  • Corn Salad with Mayo Dressing
  • Italian Pasta Salad
  • Caesar Salad

Desserts on NYD Concert Cruise

  • Sponge Cake pudding in Somló style (Somloi Galuska) is a huge favorite in Hungary, a sweet delicacy with some rum, sultanas, sponge cake, dark chocolate, topped with whipped cream
  • Home-made Strudel
  • Mini Tarts
  • Fresh Fruits of the Season
  • Dessert Variations Europa style
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