Vigadó, Budapest V., Vigadó tér 2.
Vigadó, Concert Hall (photo: MMA, Máté Török)

MMA concert at Vigadó

MMA is holding a concert entitled Hungarian Images at the newly opened Vigadó on 23 March from the works of Ferenc Liszt, Béla Bartók, Zoltán Kodály, László Dubrovay and the recently died Sándor Szokolay. The concert, which has been proposed by the Section of Music at MMA, is part of the Budapest Spring Festival.
The Danubia Orchestra of Óbuda is going to be conducted by Ádám Medveczky, György Vashegyi and Kálmán Záborszky with the participation of singer Erika Miklósa. The program consists of: Szózat and Himnusz-fantázia by Liszt, Magyar képek (Hungarian Images) by Bartók, Galántai táncok by Kodály, Soproni akvarellek by Szokolay and Magyar szimfónia (Hungarian Symphony) by Dubrovay.
László Dubrovay is composer and winner of Kossuth State Award as well as a member of MMA. He was born in Budapest on 23 March 1943. He attended the Béla Bartók Conservatory and the Academy of Music, graduating in 1966. His professors of composition were Istvan Szelenyi, Ferenc Szabo and Imre Vincze. On a scholarship of the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), he continued his studies in West Germany between 1972 and 1974. He took courses in composition with Karlheinz Stockhausen and in electronic music with Hans-Ulrich Rumpert. In 1975 Dubrovay was commissioned by Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Cologne to produce the electronic composition Sogaj (Sigh) in the electronic studios of WDR. Since 1976 he has taught music theory at the Budapest Academy of Music. 1985 he spent a year in West Berlin participating in the Berliner Künstlerprogramm. He produced electronic and computer music in the electronic studios of WDR, the West Berlin University of Technology, in Freiburg, Stockholm, Bourges and Budapest.
Hungarian Symphony was composed for the one thousand anniversary of the Hungarian state in 2000. It has been played by eight orchestras so far, last time it was performed by the Philharmonic Orchestra of Győr with the conduction of Ádám Medveczky. Medveczky is going to be conducting it at the concert at Vigadó.

Vigadó, Concert Hall (Díszterem) March 23rd 2014 (Sunday) 7.00 pm
March 18, 2014