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Christmas Gala Concert at Danube Palace

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Enjoy a magical evening of classical music favorites by attending the annual Christmas concert performed by the world-renowned Danube Symphony Orchestra. You'll enjoy favorites by Strauss, Brahms, and other composers as you celebrate the Christmas season.
About this activity
Duration 90 - 210 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Make your Christmas magical with a beautiful concert performed by 20 professional musicians
  • Listen to well-known and popular works of famous composers including Strauss and Brahms
  • Enjoy an evening of various musical styles, ranging from the Baroque to the 20th century
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This Christmas, enjoy a special evening of classical music performed by the Danube Symphony Orchestra.

Making their home at the Danube Palace in Budapest when not performing internationally, the world-renowned Danube Symphony Orchestra will treat you to a selection of classical favorites, ranging in style from the Baroque to the 20th century. Christmas will be magical as you listen to the festive sounds of Strauss, Brahms, Saint-Saens, and more, conducted by András Deák.


Part 1.

Hector Berlioz: Rákóczi March (Orchestra)
Zoltán Kodály: Intermezzo–from opera Háry János (Orchestra)
Johannes Brahms: Hungarian DancesNo. 5. (Orchestra with cimbalom solo)
Béla Bartók: Roumanian Folk Dances (Orchestra)
Ferenc Erkel: Palotás – from the opera Hunyadi László (Orchestra)
Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2. (Orchestra with cimbalom solo)

Part 2.

Franz Lehár: Eva-Waltz (Ballett Ensemble)
Emmerich Kálmán:The Czardas Queen– „Dasist die Liebe”
Franz Lehár: The Merry Widow- Medley (Orchestra)
Franz Lehár: The Merry Widow– „Grisetten Lied und Kan-Kan (Ballett Ensemble)
The Grigoraş Ionică Dinicu: The nightingale (Gypsy Band)
A csitári hegyek alatt… (Hungarian Folksong, Gypsy Band)
Vittorio Monti: Czardas (Gypsy Band)
Emmerich Kalman: The Devil-rider– Palotás (Orchestra, Ballett Ensemble)
Emmerich Kálmán: Countess Mariza– „Komm mit nach Varazdin”
Johann Strauss jr.:Long live the Magyar! Op. 332. (Orchestra)
Emmerich Kálmán: Countess Mariza– „Braunes Mädel von der Pussta” (Ballett Ensemble)

With Danube Symphonic Orchestra and Ballett Ensemble and soloists of Budapest Operetta Theatre

After the concert, enjoy your dinner and cruise with live music (if option selected).


Cold Starters:

Spiced cottage cheese cream and traditional greaves cream


Alföld style goulash with small dumplings
From autumn to spring: Vegetable cream soup
Summer time: Cold fruit soup

Warm Main Courses

Mini stuffed cabbage
Traditional chicken leg „Paprikasch”
Roasted chicken breast with basil-cheese sauce
Spicy pork rib with thyme – mustard sauce
Roasted sea fish with Chardonnay sauce

Garnishes and Vegetables:

Grilled polenta with feta cheese
Grilled vegetables
Homemade dumplings with spinach and mustard-mushroom sauce
Steamed jasmin rice with corn
Hash-brown potatoes
Steak potatoes


Fresh seasonal salads with dressings
Italian pasta salad
Caesar’s salad
Sweet corn salad with mayonnaise

Seasonal Fruit Basket


Home-made strudel
Somló style sponge cake
Mini tarts
Dessert variations Európa style


One glass of wine (or juice) and one bottle of mineral water
  • Concert ticket
  • Optional dinner and cruise (only if booked the option)
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off

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Meeting point

Danube Palace Zrínyi Street 5., 1051.

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The Concert starts at 20:00, consisting of two 40-45 minute sessions with an intermission.
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Hungaria Koncert Ltd.

Product ID: 25927