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

Franz Liszt
MÁV Symphony Orchestra

30 March 2020, 19.30-22.00

Grand Hall

MÁV Symphony Orchestra

Cancelled

Guilmant: Organ Symphony No. 2 in A major, Op. 91
Bach-Stokowski: Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
intermission
Albinoni: Adagio in G minor
O. Respighi: Fontane di Roma (The Fountains of Rome), P. 106

Martin Baker (organ)
MÁV Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Daniel Boico

Daniel Boico, conductor born in Israel, has guided MÁV Symphony Orchestra as guest conductor on several occasions. He grew up in Paris and America, his teacher of conducting in St. Petersburg was Ilya Musin, the legendary professor, who also raised Valery Gergiev, among others. He is winner of international conducting competitions, a familiar face in concert halls in Berlin, New York, San Francisco, Tel Aviv, and Taiwan, and he has worked with stars such as Itzhak Perlman, Daniel Barenboim and Gil Shaham. ▪ As well as MÁV Symphony Orchestra, who in 2020 celebrate the 75th anniversary of their formation, Martin Baker once again sits at the keyboard of the Liszt Academy organ. The artist acknowledged the world over as a superb concert organist is music director, organist and choral conductor of Westminster Cathedral. His brilliant improvizational technique won him first prize at the improvization competition of the 1997 St. Albans International Organ Festival. ▪ French composer Alexandre Guilmant is also lied among the ‘greats’ by his breath-taking improvizations and significant compositional oeuvre that expanded the organ repertoire. He composed virtually exclusively for his instrument. Thus, for example, he wrote numerous solo sonatas for organ, of which the Symphony No. 2 in A major was created out of the eighth after an arrangement for orchestra and organ.

Presented by

Filharmónia Hungary

Tickets:

HUF 2 900, 4 400, 5 900