Taste is a negative thing. Genius affirms and always affirms.

Franz Liszt
Paul O’Dette Lute Recital

9 November 2019, 19.00-21.00

Solti Hall

Paul O’Dette Lute Recital Presented by Liszt Academy

Budapest International Guitar Festival 2019

Anonimus: Up Tails All; I cannot keep my wife at home; Robin is to the Greenwood Gone; John come kiss me now
Bachelar: Pavan & Galliard; Mounsieur’s Almaine
Részletek a Rowallan Lantkönyvből: I never knew I loved thee; Corn Yards; The Gypsies Lilt; A Scots Tune; Another Scots Tune
Johnson: Omnino Galliard; A Pavan to Delight; A Galliard to Delight; Carman's Whistle


Dowland: A Fancy; A Pavin; The King of Denmark’s Galliard; A Fancy; Farewell; The Earl of Essex, his Galliard; Lachrimae; The Frog Galliard; Fantasie

Paul O’Dette (lute)

GRAMMY award winner

One of the most influential figures in his field, Paul O'Dette has helped define the technical and stylistic standards to which 21st-century performers aspire. He has performed at major international festivals all over the world, including Boston, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Berkeley, Utrecht, London, Bath, Paris, Montpellier, Bremen, Dresden, Munich, Berlin, Frankfurt, Leipzig, Vienna, Prague, Milan, Geneva, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Oslo and Melbourne. Though best known for his recitals and recordings of virtuoso solo lute music, Paul O'Dette maintains an active international career as an ensemble musician and continuo player as well, performing with today’s most respected conductors and ensembles, such as Jordi Savall, Gustav Leonhardt, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, William Christie, Christopher Hogwood, Andrew Parrott, Nicholas McGegan, Tafelmusik, The Parley of Instruments and The Harp Consort.

Paul O'Dette has taken part in more than 100 solo and ensemble recordings for Harmonia Mundi, Philips, Decca, Sony, Hyperion, Telefunken, Astree, Virgin Classics, EMI, Arabesque, Nonesuch, BIS, and BASF. His recordings have been nominated for Gramophone magazine’s Record of the Year Award and have been recognized with multiple Grammy nominations, including: Grammy Award for a CD of Purcell Songs with Sylvia McNair (1996); Grammy nomination for conducting in a recording of Johann Georg Conradi's Ariadne (2005); Grammy nomination for Bacheler: The Bacheler's Delight (2006). Each volume of his acclaimed series of John Dowland’s Complete Lute Works received the prestigious French Diapason d’Or, and the 5-CD boxed set received the Diapason d’Or Of The Year Award (1995, 1997).

Presented by

Eötvös Art Ensemble, Liszt Academy Concert Centre


Early bird until 30 September HUF 3 500, 4 500 Ft, from 1 October HUF 5 500, 6 500