Budapest Symphony Orchestra

Biography

In 1943, conductor Ernst von Dohnányi founded the Symphony Orchestra of the Hungarian Radio and Television. Today, that orchestra is known outside Hungary as the Budapest Symphony Orchestra, but its concerts are still broadcast in Hungary and elsewhere. It enjoys a reputation for its interpretations of the Hungarian symphonic literature, especially works by living composers. Many notable conductors have led the orchestra, in concert and on Read more recordings, including Otto Klemperer, Carlo Zecchi, István Kertész, Aldo Ceccato, Peter Eötvös, Claudio Abbado, Lamberto Gardelli, Antal Doráti, Georg Solti, Sir John Barbirolli, and Leopold Stokowski. Since its founding, the orchestra's music directors have been János Ferencsik (1945), Tibor Polgár (1945), Lázló Somogyi (1951), György Lehel (1956), András Ligeti (1989), and Tamás Vásáry (1993). Vásáry has recorded a Beethoven symphony cycle with the orchestra for Hungaroton. Read less

Biography

In 1943, conductor Ernst von Dohnányi founded the Symphony Orchestra of the Hungarian Radio and Television. Today, that orchestra is known outside Hungary as the Budapest Symphony Orchestra, but its concerts are still broadcast in Hungary and elsewhere. It enjoys a reputation for its interpretations of the Hungarian symphonic literature, especially works by living composers. Many notable conductors have led the orchestra, in concert and on Read more
WORKS ALBUMS
TITLE/COMPOSER
LABEL
No. 1. Vidui (Contrition)
No. 2. Nigun (Improvisation)
No. 3. Simchas Torah (Rejoicing in the Holy Scriptures)
I. Moderato
II. Adagio sostenuto
III. Allegro scherzando
No. 1. Capriccio
No. 2. Pastorale
No. 3. Danza
I. Allegro affettuoso
II. Intermezzo: Andantino grazioso - III. Allegro vivace
Concerto Pour Piano & Orchestre En La Mineur Op.16 : I Allegro Molto Passionato
Concerto Pour Piano & Orchestre En La Mineur Op.16 : II Adagio
Concerto Pour Piano & Orchestre En La Mineur Op.16 : III Allegro Moderato Molto E Marcato - Andante Maestoso
I. Moderato
II. Adagio sostenuto
III. Allegro scherzando
I. Allegro molto moderato
II. Adagio
III. Allegro moderato molto e marcato - Quasi presto - Andante maestoso
I. Allegro moderato
II. Andante
III. Allegro molto
I. Allegro
II. Adagio - Piu adagio - Presto
III. Allegro molto
I. Allegretto
II. Adagio religioso
III. Allegro vivace
I. Moderato
II. Adagio sostenuto
III. Allegro scherzando
I. Allegro molto moderato
II. Adagio
III. Allegro moderato molto e marcato - Quasi Presto - Andante maestoso
I. Allegro affettuoso
II. Intermezzo: Andantino grazioso - III. Allegro vivace
I. Allegro maestoso
II. Romance: Larghetto - III. Rondo: Vivace
I. Maestoso
II. Larghetto
III. Allegro vivace
Hungarian Dance No. 1 (orch. J. Brahms)
Hungarian Dance No. 2 (orch. A. Hallen)
Hungarian Dance No. 3 (orch. J. Brahms)
Hungarian Dance No. 4 (orch. P. Juon)
Hungarian Dance No. 5 (orch. Schmeling)
Hungarian Dance No. 6 (orch. Schmeling)
Hungarian Dance No. 7 (orch. Schmeling)
Hungarian Dance No. 8 (orch. Gal)
Hungarian Dance No. 9 (orch. Gal)
Hungarian Dance No. 10 (orch. J. Brahms)
Hungarian Dance No. 11 (orch. Parlow)
Hungarian Dance No. 12 (orch. Parlow)
Hungarian Dance No. 13 (orch. Parlow)
Hungarian Dance No. 14 (orch. Parlow)
Hungarian Dance No. 15 (orch. Parlow)
Hungarian Dance No. 16 (orch. Parlow)
Hungarian Dance No. 17 (orch. A. Dvorak)
Hungarian Dance No. 18 (orch. A. Dvorak)
Hungarian Dance No. 19 (orch. A. Dvorak)
Hungarian Dance No. 20 (orch. A. Dvorak)
Hungarian Dance No. 21 (orch. A. Dvorak)


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