Season Opening Concert
with The Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra
Starring: Hilary Hahn violin virtuosa
a Jubilee Evening of Mendelssohn
9 June 2017 (Friday) 8 pm
Margaret Island Open-Air Stage
True to our traditions, the Budapest Summer Festival opens with the concert of the Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra, one of Hungary's most prestigious groups. Thanks to its sophisticated and intensely captivating performances, the name of the renowned symphonic orchestra is a synonym of virtuosity. Hear the Philharmonic‘s well-versed performance of Mendelssohn’s V. (Reformation) Symphony and many other works, commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation and marking the 170th of Mendelssohn’s death, starring one of America’s most popular violin virtuosa, the triple Grammy-winning Hilary Hahn.
Featuring: Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra
Violin: Hilary Hahn (USA)
Conductor: Zsolt Hamar
Presented by Open-Air Theatre.