Budapest Festival Orchestra

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Jazz, Juliette Binoche and a calendar change on cards for Edinburgh International Festival 2015

8 May 2014

Incoming director designate Fergus Linehan outlines his plans for change at the EIF

Fifteen months before the start of his first event, Edinburgh International Festival director designate Fergus Linehan has taken the unusual step of revealing some of his thinking behind the 2015 programme – as well as sharing details of a few of its…

Budapest Festival Orchestra

21 Aug 2008

Folk and gypsy influence evident in programme of two concerts

Starting off with a programme inspired by gypsy music and Hungarian folk melodies, the Budapest Festival Orchestra give two full orchestral concerts in the last week of the Festival plus two presented by some of their soloists. Featuring some rather…

Budapest Festival Orchestra

11 Aug 2006

Not so long ago, as part of its international series, the Usher Hall played host to the Budapest Symphony Orchestra. An orchestra that was formed as part of the Hungarian state broadcasting organisation after the Second World War, it is not to be…