Hear classical melodies by some of Hungary's finest performers at an organ concert in St Stephen's Basilica.

• Organ concerts are performed every Thursday.

• Reserve your seating and enjoy the spectacle.

• Optional hotel pick-up and drop-off available.

• BUY NOW, tickets are sent immediately via email.

Details

Please find show dates and other details further down the page.


About The Budapest Organ Concert:

St. Stephen’s Basilica is one of Budapest's most beautiful and significant tourist attractions. Named in honour of Hungary's first king and founder, it's the country's third tallest building and one of the two tallest in the capital. Construction started in 1851 under the guidance of one of the greatest Hungarian architects, Miklós Ybl, and was completed by József Klauser in 1905.

Over the next 50 years St. Stephen’s weathered damage from two world wars, storms and earthquakes - leading to large scale restoration works from 1983 to 2003. Now resplendent in much of its former glory, the cathedral is popular with international visitors and even plays host to weekly organ concerts.

This concert is lead by the talented Milkós Teleki, who is regarded as one of the best organists in the country. The program's arias are performed by Kolos Kováts, one of Hungary's most renowned concert and oratorio singers. He received the Kossuth Prize in 1992, which is the highest honour for any artist in the country.

The flutist is Eleonóra Krusic, who is famous for her performances with various international orchestras, from Barcelona to Zürich, Graz and Vienna.


Select A Seating Category:

When booking your organ concert you'll be asked to select a seating category; these are listed 1 to 3 and will determine where you are seating during the show. Each category is explain below:

  • Category 1: Rows 1-9 (front).
  • Category 2: Rows 10-15 (middle).
  • Category 3: Rows 16-24 (back).

Click/tap here to view a downloadable map of St. Stephen’s Basilica's seating arrangement.


Hotel Service:

If you choose the hotel pick-up and drop-off service then a chauffeur will drive you straight to St. Stephen’s Basilica and return you once the show is over. Please provide a mobile number during the booking process, then email your hotel name and address plus booking reference to info@cityxplora.com.

On the day of your concert check-in with hotel reception 30-40 minutes before the performance is due to start. This is so the chauffeur has a direct point of contact from which to collect you more easily.


Season | 2017 Concert Dates:

  • March to December, every Thursday.
  • Extra Shows: September 9 (2017) and January 5 (2018).

Start Time:

  • Check-In: 19:30.
  • Show Starts: 20:00.

St. Stephen’s Basilica Address:

  • 1051, Szent István tér 1. Budapest.

Look out for the Hungaria Koncert greeters outside the main entrance.

Duration:

  • 1 Hour 10 Minutes.

Ticket Types:

  • Standard show tickets include all age groups.

Organ Concert Program:

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.

Select your ticket type(s)

Helpful ticket usage instructions are listed below.

Important Information & Usage instructions

• NOTE: Seating categories are explained in the 'Downloads' tab above.

Please print off the voucher you receive from this site and take it to the front entrance of St. Stephen’s Basilica. You should arrive at the meeting point at least 30 minutes before your show is due to start. If you choose the chauffeur service then vouchers will be collected upon boarding.

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