Concert day change in the master series!
Attention! The last concert of the Szőke Tibor master series is going to take place a day earlier, on the 23rd June instead of the 24th June. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Artistic Director Péter Csaba received the Legion d'honneur
MÁV Symphony Orchestra's Artistic Director and Chief Conductor Péter Csaba received the prestigeous award Legion of Honour by the French Republic on the 1st January 2017. Péter Csaba became "the Knight of Arts and Literature" for spreading the French culture and music around the world.
New release // Zador CD 4.
A new Zador CD has been recorded by the MAV Symphony Orchestra. The "Biblical Triptych" is available from the 12th August by Naxos.
Review of the Orchestra's new Weiner CD // Gramophone
"... Valéria Csányi shapes the score as if she really loves it, right from the opening movement ... The disc’s opening selection, a viola version of a Ballad for clarinet and orchestra, beautifully played by Máté Szűcs, blithely rhapsodises in the manner of the Eastern Romantics. All in all, a pleasurable experience, well recorded." Rob Cowan by Gramophone
MAV Symphony Orchestra represents Hungary at the EOF
General Manager of the MAV Symphony Orchestra represents Hungary at this year's European Orchestras Forum (EOF) in Paris, on the 27-28th of March.
Great success at the International Conducting Course
The 4th International Conducting Course in Budapest ended with a remarkable success, said Ilona Meskó, head of the competition. The winner became a young Russian talent, Anton became Shaburov, who conducted Dvořák's Symphony No. 8 with the MÁV Symphony Orchestra at the gala concert.
Fanfare review of Ferenc Farkas: Orchestral Music, Vol. 1 CD
FARKAS Divertimento for Orchestra. Concertino all’antica for Cello and String Orchestra. Lavotta Suite for Chamber Orchestra. Maschere for Chamber Orchestra. Trittico concertato for Cello and String Orchestra. March Suite for Chamber Orchestra • Péter Csaba, cond; Miklós Perényi (vc); MÁV SO • TOCCATA 0176 (80:00)
The Ernest Bloch CD (Hong-Mei Xiao/MAV Symphony Orchestra) received the Critic’s Choice Award
"The solo playing is spectacular on all counts.”
by Elaine Fine, American Record Guide
MAV Symphony Orchestra has recorded the National Anthem
The original version of the Hungarian National Anthem has been recorded by the Orchestra. From now on, this version is going to be heard during the olympic games.
Meetup on the 22th
On the 22th of May, MAV Symphony Orchestra is organising a meetup for retired members of the Orchestra, and shortly after that, a club gathering for the Friends of the Orchestra.
An evening with two fiddlers
The MÁV Symphony Orchestra's two excellent violin players, Edit Haskó and Katalin Bahil are going to introduce themselves on the 9th of May at Józsefváros Gallery.
Chamber music series of MAV Symphony Orchestra
MAV Symphony Orchestra launched a new series of chamber music concerts. The next recital is on the 27th of April, Saturday at the Italian Institute.