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This is a world class orchestra

If you have a chance to see them - DO. Not only do they play superbly, but they often do things... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
Central Hungary, Hungary
In the top ten worldwide

One of the best orchester in the world. Iván Fischer the art director and chief conductor of the... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2016
Budapest, Hungary
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Sep 17, 2018
“This is a world class orchestra”
Jul 5, 2016
“In the top ten worldwide”
Founded in 1983 by Iván Fischer and Zoltán Kocsis, the Budapest Festival Orchestra has established itself as one of the ten leading orchestras of the world. It is loved by audiences and praised by international critics for its intensive and...more
Polgar utca 8-10., Budapest 1033, Hungary
+36 1 489 4330
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

If you have a chance to see them - DO. Not only do they play superbly, but they often do things other orchestras don't; e.g., singing as a choir. Their staging of operas and ballets with the stage running through and over the orchestra are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 5, 2016

One of the best orchester in the world. Iván Fischer the art director and chief conductor of the orchester is brilliant. As they tour worl-wide, you can lsiten them not only in Hungary.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed February 17, 2014

We saw an amazing performance, in a fantastic venue for a very reasonable price when compared to orchestras in the UK. I would love to see them again!

Date of experience: January 2014
3  Thank Sally J
Reviewed October 16, 2013

Hungarians are proud of having a famous orchestra (BFZ) which is well known on each continent and plays classical music. Lucky foreigners also have lots of options to listen their concerts close to their home as the orchestra is on way all the time. This...More

Date of experience: October 2013
3  Thank Georgina552
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February 16, 2019|
Response from Progenitor | Reviewed this property |
Not really. Some people go quite casual, but usually more towards business casual although I have seen people who looked like backpacking students.