2017.12.16 19.30

Grand Hall

Kodály 135

Kodály 135

Kodály:
Greeting
Full choir
Conductor: Csaba Kuttnyánszky
Kodály:
An ode for music
Kodály:
Norwegian Girls
Kodály:
Wish for Peace
New Liszt Ferenc Chamber Choir
Conductor: László Norbert Nemes
Kodály:
Epiphany (old Hungarian ecclesiastical song on the text of Sándor Sík)
Kodály:
A Christmas Carol
Kodály:
The Angels and the Shepherds
Nyíregyháza Cantemus Children’s Choir
Conductor: Dénes Szabó
Kodály:
Communion Anthem
Kodály:
Te Deum of Sándor Sík
Kodály:
Jesus and the Traders
Cantate Mixed Choir
Conductor: Ferenc Sapszon
Kodály:
Geneva Psalm 150
Full choir
Conductor: Valér Jobbágy
Kodály:
Cease your Bitter Weeping
Kodály:
Orphan am I
Kodály:
Two Folksongs from Zobor
Angelica Girls’ Choir
Conductor: Zsuzsanna Gráf
Kodály:
Mátra Pictures
Alma Mater Choir of the Liszt Academy
Conductor: Csaba Somos
Kodály:
Song of Faith
Full choir
Conductor: István Párkai
Choirs delegated by KÓTA (Association of Hungarian Choris, Orchestras and Ensembles): Pedagogist Female Choir of Ajka, choirmaster: Balázsné Petheő, Andor Ilona Friends Society Choir, choirmaster: Andrea B. Horváth, Ferenc Sapszon Choir Budaörs, choirmaster: Gáspár Krasznai, Lantos Choir Budapest, choirmaster: Ágnes Gerenday, Budapest Choir, choirmaster: Gáspár Krasznai, Madách Gimnázium's Choir, choirmaster: Gáspár Krasznai, Szokolay Bálint Female Choir Solymár, choirmaster: Andrea Blazsek and Krisztina Mózes, Vox Femina Female Choir, choirmaster: Vera Hoffmann Kemenes

It is a rare occasion indeed when some of the best choirs in Hungary perform under the batons of outstanding conductors, including three Kossuth Prize winners, on a single evening. However, this is exactly what this concert serves up on the 135th anniversary (to the day) of the birth of one of the most significant composers, educators, folk music researchers and musicologists of the 20th century. At this event representing one of the highpoints of the 2017 Kodály Year, we receive a special selection of the finest and most fascinating a cappella choral works written by Zoltán Kodály. The ensembles of Zsuzsanna Gráf, Ferenc Sapszon and Dénes Szabó have won several of the most important choral competitions in the world and are ranked among the vanguard of choral groups in international terms. The Alma Mater Choir, made up of Liszt Academy students, are the university’s music formation with the longest unbroken history, while the New Liszt Ferenc Chamber Choir, led by László Norbert Nemes, continue the tradition set down by professor emeritus István Párkai, who founded the chamber choir in 1963.

Organizer: Liszt Academy Concert Centre

Tickets: HUF 1 600