Gala Concert New Years Budapest

Celebrate the New Year in the style of the 19th century! Budapest shows its class on the 31st December with this unique program combination.

The program begins with a delicious 5 course gala dinner from a carefully selected menu composed for exclusively for this occasion. With a full palate, prepare for the highlight of the night in the form of the New Year’s Eve Gala Concert performed by one of the most famous Hungarian symphonic orchestras, professional ballet dancers, operetta singers and folk musicians. Enjoy the 1.5 hour long entertainment with a repertoire covering musical styles such as operetta, gipsy music and Hungarian classical music. Budapest’s very own Danube Symphony Orchestra headlines the grand spectacle. Starring professional ballet dancers and the city’s best operetta soloist, the performance also serves as a confirmation that music and dance is inseparable.

The night is complete with a classy standing reception in exclusive ballroom atmosphere for a multi-cultural audience. The reception includes open bar with unlimited drink consumption and traditional Hungarian New Year’s dinner to bring your luck for the next year.

The program takes place in one of Budapest Downtown’s most distinguished theatre buildings, the Danube Palace. Located just between the iconic Chain Bridge and the stunning Basilica, the Palace is part of the Budapest’s history. Built at the end of the 19th century, the building has a true time-travelling feel to it that further enhances the intimate atmosphere of this distinguished evening.

Experience the class and magnitude of royal Hungary and have yourself a New Year’s Eve for the ages!

Dress code: prepare for a suit & tie event!

Tickets are available separately, in multiple options:

  • Full night event (5 course gala dinner, 1st category concert seat, salon reception)
  • Gala Dinner and Gala Concert (5 course gala dinner, 1st category concert seat)
  • Gala Concert and Salon reception (1st category concert seat, salon reception)
  • 1st category concert seat only

19:00- Gala Dinner

As program starter, we would like to invite you to our Gala Dinner beginning at 19:00.

Do not worry about table reservations for New Year’s Eve. Enjoy a full service Gala Dinner in the beautiful ballroom of the Danube Palace! The Gala Dinner features a 5 course meal, selected and prepared exclusively for this event. Cold and warm appetizers will be on offer along with soups, main courses and desserts. To top it all up, a different glass of premium wine will be served for each course from a carefully selected assortment.

22:00 – Gala Concert

The Gala Concert starts at 22:00 in the theatre hall, preparing New Year’s celebration.

There is hardly a more pleasant way to greet the coming year than listening to some of the most amazing classical music from composers known worldwide in a prestigious theatre. In preparation for the New Year’s celebration, the Budapest Danube Orchestra leads the grandiose concert, in cooperation with professional ballet dancers, soloists of the world-renowned Budapest Operetta Theatre and Hungarian folk musicians.

00:00 –New Year’s Greeting

00:30 Standing Reception and Party after Midnight:

Clink glasses and celebrate after midnight on our standing reception. Celebrate the New Year in ballroom atmosphere with friends, family, loved ones, or join the great multicultural crowd. Having a great time together, exchanging stories and experiences with fellow travellers is a great way to set a delightful mood, and start a coming year, full of promises. Let loose and dance the night away for tunes of the 90’s on a themed party after the midnight toast. The amazing atmosphere is guaranteed by a talented local DJ. There will be no empty plate or glass on our all-inclusive standing reception. The open bar features champagne, multiple wine options soft drinks and much more. Everything that’s necessary for a great party.

PART 1.

Johann Strauss: Die Fledermaus(The Bat)– Overture

Orchestra

Johann Strauss: Die Fledermaus(The Bat) – Champagne Song

Lévai Enikő Éva, Bódi Barbara, Boncsér Gergely, Kádár Szabolcs, Ballett Ensemble

Franz Lehár: The Land of Smiles  – You are my heart’s delight („Dein ist mein ganzes Herz”)

Boncsér Gergely

Franz Lehár: The Merry Widow– Vilja Song

Lévai Enikő Éva

Emmerich Kálmán:The Czardas Queen– „Das ist die Liebe”

Bódi Barbara, Kádár Szabolcs

Franz Lehár: The Merry Widow – „Lippen schweigen”

Lévai Enikő Éva, Boncsér Gergely

Johann Strauss (jr.): „Tritsch-Tratsch“ Polka

Balett Ensemble

Giuseppe Verdi: La Traviata – Brindisi

Lévai Enikő Éva, Bódi Barbara, Boncsér Gergely, Kádár Szabolcs

Jules Massenet: Thais – Meditation

Orchestra

Franz Lehár: The Merry Widow– Grisette Song and Kan-Kan

Bódi Barbara, Ballett Ensemble

 

PART 2.

Franz Lehár: Eva-Walz

Ballett Ensemble

Emmerich Kálmán:The Czardas Queen – „Heia, heia, in den Bergen”

Lévai Enikő Éva, Ballett Ensemble

Emmerich Kálmán: The Czardas Queen – „Ganz ohne Weiber…”

Kádár Szabolcs, Ballett Ensemble

Emmerich Kálmán: The Czardas Queen– „Tanzen möcht’ ich”

Lévai Enikő Éva, Boncsér Gergely

Vittorio Monti: Czardas

Gypsy Band

A csitári hegyek alatt… (Hungarian Folksong)

Gypsy Band

Grigoraş Ionică Dinicu: The Nightingale

Gypsy Band

Jenő Huszka: Elisabeth – „Délibábos Hortobágyon”

Bódi Barbara, Kádár Szabolcs, Ballett Ensemble

Franz Lehár: Gipsy Love – „Hör´ ich Cymbalklänge”

Lévai Enikő Éva, Ballett Ensemble

Emmerich Kálmán: Countess Mariza – „Komm mit nach Varazdin”

Bódi Barbara, Kádár Szabolcs

Emmerich Kálmán: Countess Mariza – „Komm´ Zigan”

Boncsér Gergely

Emmerich Kálmán: The Czardas Queen– „Jajj mamam”

Lévai Enikő Éva, Bódi Barbara, Boncsér Gergely, Kádár Szabolcs

Ballett Ensemble

 

Dirigent: Werner Gábor

Concertmaster: Gabora Gyula

31 December

Gala Dinner Menu

Tomato and Sesame Butter with Crispy Baguettes

Duck liver Pasty with Dried Plum Cream

Ginger Red Lentil Cream Soup with Shrimp

Crispy Bacon with Vanilla Polenta and Anise Orange Marmelade

Ros éboiled Pork Haunch with Bread Rolls and Champagne Red Cabbage

Beszterce Plum Mousse

Gala Dinner Wines:

Szatmári Vulcanus

Kiss Gábor Villányi RoséCuvée

Balla Géza Ménesi Feketeleányka

Szatmári Ürmös Likőr

Midnight Salon Menu:

Lentil Sauce

Stuffed Cabbage

Midnight Salon unlimited drink consumption:

Hungária Extra Dry Champagne

Szentesi Rajnai Riesling

Kiss Gábor Villányi RoséCuvée

Posta Noir

BottledBeers

Szigetközi MineralWater (still / withgas)

Pepsi Cola soft drink products

Vegetarian/special diet option is available upon request. Please contact us if you prefer. (info@ticket.info.hu)

  • Full night event (5 course gala dinner, 1st category concert seat, salon reception) – 163 EUR
  • Gala Dinner and Gala Concert (5 course gala dinner, 1st category concert seat) – 139 EUR
  • Gala Concert and Salon reception (1st category concert seat, salon reception) – 109 EUR
  • 1st category concert seat only – 73 EUR

Meeting time: 21:30 at Duna Palota ( H-1051, Budapest Zrínyi utca 5.)

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