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“On the way to Galicia”

10th April, 2018
7.30 pm

Liszt Academy — Grand Hall
Featuring:
Ágnes Anna Kun – voice, Emma Kiss – prose, MÁV Symphony Orchestra, Honvéd Male Choir
Conductor:
Kálmán Strausz

Ticket prices: 2000 Ft, 3200 Ft, 4500 Ft, 5900 Ft

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Honvéd Male Choir

“On the way to Galicia”

A concert to commemorate the end of the First World War
  1. “On the way to Galicia” – cantata
  2. Levente Gyöngyösi: Katonasirató (Dirge for a Soldier)
  3. György Selmeczi: Te Deum 1914
  4. Miklós Csemiczky: De Profundis
  5. János Vajda: Memento 1914
  6. György Orbán: Versus Psalmi

For the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the Great War, the Honvéd Ensemble commissioned a five-movement cantata for a male chorus from Miklós Csemiczky, Levente Gyöngyösi, György Orbán, György Selmeczi and János Vajda. The cantata was written for a symphonic orchestra, solo singer and a male choir. Each composer used texts related to Hungary and the First World War.

“A captivating programme whose validity points beyond itself,” wrote Kristóf Csengery after the premiere of the first three movements. “It is a warning cry against war, the wars of all times, a joint, ‘artistic rite’ for humanity, for peace.”

“The MÁV Symphony Orchestra played evocatively, with a rich sound, while the Honvéd Male Choir was resonant in the manner that we like so much, and which has been their attractive signature for a long time.”

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