Events

PAST EVENT: Holocaust Memorial Month of the Embassy of Hungary

Publicated on: April 3, 2012

In 2000, during the first government of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, the National Assembly of Hungary declared April 16 as the Hungarian Holocaust Memorial Day to be commemorated in the Parliament of Hungary and all Hungarian secondary schools every year.

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PAST EVENT: Concert by the Kossuth Prize-winning Vilmos and Dániel Gryllus

Publicated on: March 28, 2012

Over 40 years, Dániel Gryllus and Vilmos Gryllus have given countless solo and band concerts, been on foreign tours, written songs for children, set volumes of verse to music and written for films. They gave a concert on Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 7pm at the Embassy of Hungary.

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PAST EVENT: Hungarian Folk Music Ensemble Muzsikás Concert at the Embassy

Publicated on: February 27, 2012

The world’s perhaps most admired Hungarian folk music ensemble Muzsikás gave a wonderful performance at the Embassy of Hungary last Thursday. More than 200 guests enjoyed their performance in Washington - and even more their full-house concert titled 'The Routes and Roots of Bartók' at the Carnegie Hall.

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PAST EVENT: Hungarian Gypsy Band Rajkó's Concert at the Embassy on Thursday, March 1

Publicated on: February 9, 2012

One of the best Hungarian Gypsy Music Bands of Hungary, Rajkó Gypsy Orchestra gave a concert at the Embassy of Hungary on Thursday, March 1, 2012, 7pm.

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PAST EVENT: Katona József Theater Performs 'Gypsies' at the Kennedy Center on Thursday, March 15, Friday, March 16, and Saturday, March 17

Publicated on: February 7, 2012

One of Hungary's most well-respected theater companies, Katona József Theater will perform Gypsies (Cigányok) in the Eisenhower Theater on Thursday, March 15, Friday, March 16, and Saturday, March 17. The play chronicles love, tensions, and conflicts that arise among Gypsy musicians and Hungarians in the countryside.

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PAST EVENT: Takács Quartet Performs Schubert, Bartók, and Beethoven at the Kennedy Center on Tuesday, March 13

Publicated on: February 7, 2012

Recognized as one of the world's great ensembles, Budapest's Takács Quartet plays with a unique blend of drama, warmth and humor, combining four distinct musical personalities to bring fresh insights to the string quartet repertoire.

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PAST EVENT: Bartók: Bluebeard's Castle and the Miraculous Mandarin-Suite in the Kennedy Center

Publicated on: February 7, 2012

During the Budapest week of 'The Music of Budapest, Prague, and Vienna' festival of the Kennedy Center in February and March, the National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by NSO and Kennedy Center Music Director Christoph Eschenbach, will perform Béla Bartók's 'Bluebeard's Castle' and the 'The Miraculous Mandarin' Suite with bass-baritone Matthias Goerne and mezzo-soprano Michelle DeYoung on Thursday, March 8 and Saturday, March 10.

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PAST EVENT: Hungarian Folk Music Ensemble Muzsikás Concert at the Embassy

Publicated on: February 1, 2012

Perhaps the world’s most admired Hungarian folk music ensemble and the first group to popularize their country’s traditional music, Muzsikás gave a unique performance at the Embassy of Hungary on Thursday, February 23, 2012, 7pm.

Admission is free, but your donations are most appreciated, suggested amount: $20.

They also gave a performance titled 'The Routes and Roots of Bartók' at the Carnegie Hall on Wednesday, Febrary 22, 2012, 7:30pm.

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PAST EVENT: András Schiff Professional Training Workshop: Bach, Bartók, and Beyond at the Carnegie Hall in February

Publicated on: January 19, 2012

Carnegie Hall 'Perspectives' artist András Schiff leads an intensive weeklong workshop exploring the piano suites of Bach and Bartók, culminating in a master class and a performance in Weill Recital Hall.

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PAST EVENT: The Diplomats Concert at the Embassy

Publicated on: December 10, 2011

The Diplomats, the rock and roll band of the Embassy of Hungary formed in March this year, gave its second concert (after its first performance in June) to a full house at the embassy on Saturday, December 10.

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