Organ concert in St. Stephens Basilica

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  • duration 70 minutes
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 5-99 yrs
  • guiding method Entrance ticket or transfer
  • Tour Code BM-1982
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Budapest, Hungary
  • Ends Budapest, Hungary
  • The neo-classical St. Stephen’s Basilica
  • Be prepared to be amazed!
  • Works of art performed on organ and flute, accompanied by beautiful arias ensure an unforg
Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence – The phrase is especially true for the organ concerts in the St. Stephen’s Basilica. The holy building is a place where people do not speak aloud, pray in silence or come to admire the beauty of the halls from inside. On Thursday the silent sanctuary gives home to the classic melodies.

The neo-classical St. Stephen’s Basilica is the most remarkable church of Hungary, one of the most significant of tourist attractions, and also the third highest building in the whole country. The program of the concert in this amazing building was adapted by Miklos Teleki who is among the best organ artists in Hungary. The arias of the program are performed by Kolos Kováts, one of the most famous concert and oratorio singers in Hungary. Among numerous prizes, in 1992 he also received the highest prize a Hungarian artist may aquire: the Kossuth Prize. The flute is played by Eleonóra Krusic who is already known for her performances with different orchestras from Barcelona, Zürich, Graz and Vienna.

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) - Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Concerto in D minor BWV 596 (Allegro, Adagio, Allegro)
Tomaso Albinoni (1671-1751): Adagio
Alessandro Stradella (1639-1682): Pietá Signore
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791): Andante in C major K 315
Franz Schubert (1797-1828): Ave Maria
Liszt Ferenc (1811-1866): Fantasy & Fugue on the Theme B-A-C-H
Georges Bizet (1838-1875): Agnus Dei
Johann Sebastian Bach: Minuet and Badinerie from suite in B minor BWV 1067
Johann Sebastian Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV 565

Buy VIP option which will provide the best seats during the concert and an interesting guided tour full of little known secrets and fascinating legends surrounding the architectural history of the basilica.

During the 45 minutes guided tour, learn about the historical basilica, visit the dome and have a spectacular view to the city from above - all without other visitors after opening hours! After the panoramic terrace, you will have the chance to visit the chapel where Hungary’s most sacred artifact, St. Stephen’s mummified right hand called Holy Right Hand (Szent Jobb) is kept.
Finally, you will head off to the main aisle of the church, where you can admire the architectural, sculptural elements, glass mosaics and much more.

VIP Guests should arrive at 18.45 to start the guided tour at 19.00!

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