Monthly Archives: June 2014

Zoltán Kocsis is named Honorary Citizen of the Capital

Zoltán Kocsis is named Honorary Citizen of the Capital among other outstanding figures of Hungary’s cultural and sport life. István Tarlós, Major of Budapest presents awards on 19th oh June commemorating the withdrawal of Russian troops from Hungary in 1991.            

Beethoven Evenings

The first concert was held in the garden of the Brunszvik Manor House, Martonvásár in 1958 when the Beethoven Museum opened its gates and Beethoven’s bust, János Pásztor’s work, was inaugurated. Since 1960 in the summer the Hungarian National Philharmonic has been giving concerts devoted to the great composer.   The venue of the concerts, […]

Tour in Japan

The first concert takes place in Suwonm South Korea. The concert is part of the year long programme celebrating the 25th anniversary of establishing the diplomatic relations between the two countries. The orchestra will perform Young-Jo Lee’s piece titled Glory of Dawning dedicated to this special occasion as well as Beethoven’s Piano Concerto in G […]

Géza Kovács is new vice-president of Pearle

Pearle, the European association which represents through its members the interests of more than 5000 theatres, theatre production companies, orchestras and music ensembles, opera houses, ballet and dance companies, festivals, producers, comedy, variété, circus and other organisations, has elected at its 47th General Assembly meeting in Helsinki on 22-23 May Rolf Bolwin, Managing Director of the […]

Visegrád Award

On 11th of June the National Orchestra played in the Esterhazy Palace in Fertőd, where Minister for Human Resources Zoltán Balog was hosting Czech, Polish and Slovak representatives at the annual gathering of the Visegrád Four cultural policy leaders. Prior to the concert, our Chief Music Director Maestro Zoltán Kocsis and our General Director Géza […]