Budapest Festival Orchestra

Biography

Active: 1983 - ; Budapest, Hungary
In 1983, conductor Iván Fischer and pianist Zoltán Kocsis created this new orchestra that soon became internationally acclaimed. By 1992, the organization had become the permanent orchestra of Budapest. The Budapest Festival Orchestra has appeared at leading music festivals throughout the world (Salzburg, Lucerne, Paris, London, Bruxelles, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, etc.) and has performed at such renowned concert halls as the Viennese Read more Musikvereinsaal and Konzerthaus, Carnegie Hall in New York City, the Théatre des Champs-Elysées in Paris, and the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. Its wide-ranging repetoire includes music from the Classical, early and late Romantic, Impressionist, and Modern periods, with vivid interpretations of modern Hungarian composers such as Béla Bartók, Zoltán Kodály, and György Kurtág. Guest artists regularly appearing with the B.F.O. include Georg Solti, Sándor Végh, Yehudi Menuhin, Gidon Kremer, András Schiff, Eliahu Inbal, Kurt Sanderling, Marek Janowski, Agnes Baltsa, Pinchas Steinberg, David Zinman, and many others. The orchestra has also participated in several opera projects, including Mozart's Cosě fan tutte in 1992 and Idomeneo in 1993, Turco in Italia and Orfeo ed Euridice in 1996. In 1995, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Bartók's death, the orchestra created a cycle of three concerts of the composer's works that was performed in Budapest, New York, Paris, Cologne, Frankfurt, and Brussels. The B.F.O. also presents a chamber music concert series, a Baroque festival every summer, and concerts for children. The B.F.O. also maintains a post-graduate orchestral academy for young musicians. Read less
Bartok: Violin Concertos / Zehetmair, Fischer, Budapest Festival Orchestra
Release Date: 06/25/2013   Label: Brilliant Classics  
Catalog: 9436   Number of Discs: 1
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Biography

Active: 1983 - ; Budapest, Hungary
In 1983, conductor Iván Fischer and pianist Zoltán Kocsis created this new orchestra that soon became internationally acclaimed. By 1992, the organization had become the permanent orchestra of Budapest. The Budapest Festival Orchestra has appeared at leading music festivals throughout the world (Salzburg, Lucerne, Paris, London, Bruxelles, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, etc.) and has performed at such renowned concert halls as the Viennese Read more
WORKS ALBUMS
TITLE/COMPOSER
LABEL
Symphony No. 9 in D Major: I: Andante comodo
Symphony No. 9 in D Major: II: Im Tempo eines gema?chlichen La?ndlers
Symphony No. 9 in D Major: III. Rondo-Burleske
Symphony No. 9 in D Major: IV. Adagio
I. Andante sostenuto
II. Allegro giocoso
1. Molto moderato
2. Andante
3. Moderato
1. Allegretto, quasi andantino
2. Lebhaft, sehr rhythmisch
3. Andantino
4. Allegro molto
Debussy: Fantasy for piano and orchestra - Andante ma non troppo-Allegro giusto
Debussy: Fantasy for piano and orchestra - Lento e molto espressivo
Debussy: Fantasy for piano and orchestra - Allegro molto
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.1 in F minor, S.359 No.1 (Corresponds with piano version no. 14 in F minor) - Orch. Liszt/Doppler
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.2 in D minor, S.359 No.2 (Corresponds with piano version no. 2 in C sharp minor) - Orch. Doppler
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.3 in D, S.359 No.3 (Corresponds with piano version no. 6 in D flat) - Orch. Liszt/Doppler
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.4 in D minor, S.359 No.4 (Corresponds piano version no. 12 in C sharp minor) - Orch. Liszt
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.5 in E minor, S.359 No.5 (Corresponds with piano version no. 5 in E minor) - Orch. Liszt
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.6 in D, S.359 No.6 (Corresponds with piano version no. 9 in E flat) - Orch. Liszt
Weiner: Serenade for small orchestra, Op.3 - 1. Allegretto, quasi andantino
Weiner: Serenade for small orchestra, Op.3 - 2. Lebhaft, sehr rhythmisch
Weiner: Serenade for small orchestra, Op.3 - 3. Andantino
Weiner: Serenade for small orchestra, Op.3 - 4. Allegro molto
Bartók: 3 Village Scenes for Female Voices and Chamber Orchestra, Sz. 79 - 1. Wedding
Bartók: 3 Village Scenes for Female Voices and Chamber Orchestra, Sz. 79 - 2. Lullaby
Bartók: 3 Village Scenes for Female Voices and Chamber Orchestra, Sz. 79 - 3. Lad's Dance
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra, Sz. 116 - 1. Introduzione (Andante non troppo - Allegro vivace
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra, Sz. 116 - 2. Giuoco della coppie (Allegretto scherzando)
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra, Sz. 116 - 3. Elegia (Andante, non troppo)
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra, Sz. 116 - 4. Intermezzo interrotto (Allegretto)
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra, Sz. 116 - 5. Finale (Pesante - Presto)
Bartók: Hungarian Peasant Songs for Orchestra, Sz.100 - Ballade
Bartók: Hungarian Peasant Songs for Orchestra, Sz.100 - Hungarian Peasant Dances
Bartók: Hungarian Sketches, Sz. 97 - 1. An Evening in the Village
Bartók: Hungarian Sketches, Sz. 97 - 2. Bear Melody
Bartók: Hungarian Sketches, Sz. 97 - 3. Melody
Bartók: Hungarian Sketches, Sz. 97 - 4. Slightly Tipsy
Bartók: Hungarian Sketches, Sz. 97 - 5. Swineherd's Dance
Bartók: Roumanian Folk Dances for Orchestra, Sz. 68 - 1. Stick Dance (from Mezöszabad)
Bartók: Roumanian Folk Dances for Orchestra, Sz. 68 - 2. Sash Dance (from Egres)
Bartók: Roumanian Folk Dances for Orchestra, Sz. 68 - 3. In One Spot (from Egres)
Bartók: Roumanian Folk Dances for Orchestra, Sz. 68 - 4. Horn Dance (from Bisztra)
Bartók: Roumanian Folk Dances for Orchestra, Sz. 68 - 5. Roumanian Polka (from Belényes)
Bartók: Roumanian Folk Dances for Orchestra, Sz. 68 - 6. Fast Dance (from Belényes)
Bartók: Roumanian Folk Dances for Orchestra, Sz. 68 - 7. Fast Dance (from Nyágra)
Bartók: Transylvanian Dances for Orchestra, Sz.96 - 1. Allegretto
Bartók: Transylvanian Dances for Orchestra, Sz.96 - 2. Moderato
Bartók: Transylvanian Dances for Orchestra, Sz.96 - 3. Allegro vivace
Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin, BB 82, Sz. 73 (Op.19) - Allegro: Introduction
Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin, BB 82, Sz. 73 (Op.19) - Moderato: First Decoy Game
Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin, BB 82, Sz. 73 (Op.19) - Second Decoy Game
Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin, BB 82, Sz. 73 (Op.19) - Sostenuto: Third Decoy Game
Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin, BB 82, Sz. 73 (Op.19) - Maestoso: The Mandarin Enters
Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin, BB 82, Sz. 73 (Op.19) - Allegro: The Girl Sinks Down to Embrace Him
Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin, BB 82, Sz. 73 (Op.19) - Sempre Vivo: The Tramps Leap Out
Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin, BB 82, Sz. 73 (Op.19) - Adagio: Suddenly the Mandarin's Head Appears
Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin, BB 82, Sz. 73 (Op.19) - Agitato: Again, the Frightened Tramps Discuss How To Eliminate the Mandarin
Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin, BB 82, Sz. 73 (Op.19) - Molto Moderato: The Body of the Mandarin Begins to Glow With a Greenish Blue Light
Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin, BB 82, Sz. 73 (Op.19) - Piů Mosso: The Mandarin Falls On the Floor
Bartók: The Wooden Prince, Sz. 60 (Op.13) - Introduction
Bartók: The Wooden Prince, Sz. 60 (Op.13) - 1st Dance: Dance of the Princess in the Forest
Bartók: The Wooden Prince, Sz. 60 (Op.13) - 2nd Dance: Dance of the Trees
Bartók: The Wooden Prince, Sz. 60 (Op.13) - 3rd Dance: Dance of the Waves
Bartók: The Wooden Prince, Sz. 60 (Op.13) - 4th Dance: Dance of the Princess with the Wooden Doll
Bartók: The Wooden Prince, Sz. 60 (Op.13) - 5th Dance: The Princess pulls and tugs at the Wooden Prince and tries to make him dance
Bartók: The Wooden Prince, Sz. 60 (Op.13) - 6th Dance: She tries to attract the real Prince with her seductive dancing
Bartók: The Wooden Prince, Sz. 60 (Op.13) - 7th Dance: Dismayed, the Princess attempts to hurry after the Prince, but the Forest bars her way
Bartók: Dance Suite, Sz. 77 - 1. Moderato
Bartók: Dance Suite, Sz. 77 - 2. Allegro molto
Bartók: Dance Suite, Sz. 77 - 3. Allegro vivace
Bartók: Dance Suite, Sz. 77 - 4. Molto tranquillo
Bartók: Dance Suite, Sz. 77 - 5. Comodo
Bartók: Dance Suite, Sz. 77 - 6. Finale (Allegro)
Debussy: Fantasy for piano and orchestra - Andante ma non troppo-Allegro giusto
Debussy: Fantasy for piano and orchestra - Lento e molto espressivo
Debussy: Fantasy for piano and orchestra - Allegro molto
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G - 1. Allegramente
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G - 2. Adagio assai
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G - 3. Presto
Ravel: Piano Concerto for the left hand in D - 1. Lento
Ravel: Piano Concerto for the left hand in D - 2. Allegro
Ravel: Piano Concerto for the left hand in D - 3. Tempo I
Dvorák: 8 Slavonic Dances, Op.46 - No.1 in C (Presto)
Dvorák: 8 Slavonic Dances, Op.46 - No.2 in E minor (Allegretto scherzando)
Dvorák: 8 Slavonic Dances, Op.46 - No.3 in A flat (Poco allegro)
Dvorák: 8 Slavonic Dances, Op.46 - No.4 in F (Tempo di minuetto)
Dvorák: 8 Slavonic Dances, Op.46 - No.5 in A (Allegro vivace)
Dvorák: 8 Slavonic Dances, Op.46 - No.6 in D (Allegretto scherzando)
Dvorák: 8 Slavonic Dances, Op.46 - No.7 in C minor (Allegro assai)
Dvorák: 8 Slavonic Dances, Op.46 - No.8 in G minor (Presto)
Dvorák: 8 Slavonic Dances, Op.72 - No.1 in B (Molto vivace)
Dvorák: 8 Slavonic Dances, Op.72 - No.2 in E minor (Allegretto grazioso)
Dvorák: 8 Slavonic Dances, Op.72 - No.3 in F (Allegro)
Dvorák: 8 Slavonic Dances, Op.72 - No.4 in D flat (Allegretto grazioso)
Dvorák: 8 Slavonic Dances, Op.72 - No.5 in B flat minor (Poco adagio)
Dvorák: 8 Slavonic Dances, Op.72 - No.6 in B flat (Moderato, quasi minuetto)
Dvorák: 8 Slavonic Dances, Op.72 - No.7 in C (Allegro vivace)
Dvorák: 8 Slavonic Dances, Op.72 - No.8 in A flat (Lento grazioso, ma non troppo, quasi tempo di valse)
Dvorák: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53 - 1. Allegro ma non troppo - Quasi moderato
Dvorák: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53 - 2. Adagio, ma non troppo
Dvorák: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53 - 3. Finale (Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo)
Dvorák: Symphony No.9 in E minor, Op.95 "From the New World" - 1. Adagio - Allegro molto
Dvorák: Symphony No.9 in E minor, Op.95 "From the New World" - 2. Largo
Dvorák: Symphony No.9 in E minor, Op.95 "From the New World" - 3. Scherzo (Molto vivace)
Dvorák: Symphony No.9 in E minor, Op.95 "From the New World" - 4. Allegro con fuoco
Dvorák: Symphony No.8 in G, Op.88 - 1. Allegro con brio
Dvorák: Symphony No.8 in G, Op.88 - 2. Adagio
Dvorák: Symphony No.8 in G, Op.88 - 3. Allegretto grazioso - Molto vivace
Dvorák: Symphony No.8 in G, Op.88 - 4. Allegro ma non troppo
Dvorák: Legends Op.59 - 1. Allegretto
Dvorák: Legends Op.59 - 2. Molto moderato
Dvorák: Legends Op.59 - 3. Allegro giusto
Dvorák: Legends Op.59 - 4. Molto maestoso
Dvorák: Legends Op.59 - 5. Allegro giusto
Dvorák: Legends Op.59 - 6. Allegro con moto
Dvorák: Legends Op.59 - 7. Allegretto grazioso
Dvorák: Legends Op.59 - 8. Un poco allegretto e grazioso
Dvorák: Legends Op.59 - 9. Andante con moto
Dvorák: Legends Op.59 - 10. Andante
Dvorák: Miniatures, Op.75a - Cavatina
Dvorák: Miniatures, Op.75a - Capriccio
Dvorák: Miniatures, Op.75a - Romanza
Dvorák: Miniatures, Op.75a - Elegia
Hungarian Dance No.1 in G Minor, WoO 1
Hungarian Dance No.2 in D minor - Orchestrated by Iván Fischer
Hungarian Dance No.3 in F - Orchestrated by Brahms
Hungarian Dance No.4 in F sharp minor - Orchestrated by Iván Fischer
Hungarian Dance No.5 in G minor - Orchestrated by Iván Fischer
Hungarian Dance No.6 in D flat - Orchestrated by Albert Parlow
Hungarian Dance No.7 in F Hungarian Dance No. 7 in A - Orchestrated by Iván Fischer
Hungarian Dance No.8 in A minor - Orchestrated by R. Schollum
Hungarian Dance No.9 in E minor - Orchestrated by R. Schollum
Hungarian Dance No.10 in F - Orchestrated by Brahms
Hungarian Dance No.11 in D minor - Orchestrated by Iván Fischer
Hungarian Dance No.12 in D minor - Orchestrated by Iván Fischer
Hungarian Dance No.13 in D - Orchestrated by Iván Fischer
Hungarian Dance No.14 in D minor - Orchestrated by Iván Fischer
Hungarian Dance No.15 in B flat - Orchestrated by Frigyes Hidas
Hungarian Dance No.16 in F minor - Orchestrated by Albert Parlow
Hungarian Dance No.17 in F sharp minor - Orchestrated by Frigyes Hidas
Hungarian Dance No.18 in D - Orchestrated by Frigyes Hidas
Hungarian Dance No.19 in B minor - Orchestrated by Antonín Dvorák
Hungarian Dance No.20 in E minor - Orchestrated by Antonín Dvorák
Hungarian Dance No.21 in E minor - Orchestrated by Antonín Dvorák
Kodály: Háry János Suite - Prelude; the fairy tale begins
Kodály: Háry János Suite - Viennese musical clock
Kodály: Háry János Suite - Song
Kodály: Háry János Suite - The battle and defeat of Napoleon
Kodály: Háry János Suite - Intermezzo
Kodály: Háry János Suite - Entrance of the emperor and his court
Ballade
Hungarian Peasant Dances
1. An Evening in the Village
2. Bear Melody
3. Melody
4. Slightly Tipsy
5. Swineherd's Dance
1. Stick Dance (from Mezöszabad)
2. Sash Dance (from Egres)
3. In One Spot (from Egres)
4. Horn Dance (from Bisztra)
5. Roumanian Polka (from Belényes)
6. Fast Dance (from Belényes)
7. Fast Dance (from Nyágra)
1. Allegretto
2. Moderato
3. Allegro vivace
Allegro: Introduction
Moderato: First Decoy Game
Second Decoy Game
Sostenuto: Third Decoy Game
Maestoso: The Mandarin Enters
Allegro: The Girl Sinks Down to Embrace Him
Sempre Vivo: The Tramps Leap Out
Adagio: Suddenly the Mandarin's Head Appears
Agitato: Again, the Frightened Tramps Discuss How To Eliminate the Mandarin
Molto Moderato: The Body of the Mandarin Begins to Glow With a Greenish Blue Light
Piů Mosso: The Mandarin Falls On the Floor
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.1 in F minor, S.359 No.1 (Corresponds with piano version no. 14 in F minor) - Orch. Liszt/Doppler
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.2 in D minor, S.359 No.2 (Corresponds with piano version no. 2 in C sharp minor) - Orch. Doppler
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.3 in D, S.359 No.3 (Corresponds with piano version no. 6 in D flat) - Orch. Liszt/Doppler
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.4 in D minor, S.359 No.4 (Corresponds piano version no. 12 in C sharp minor) - Orch. Liszt
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.5 in E minor, S.359 No.5 (Corresponds with piano version no. 5 in E minor) - Orch. Liszt
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.6 in D, S.359 No.6 (Corresponds with piano version no. 9 in E flat) - Orch. Liszt


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