What To Expect
Visit the St. Stephen's Basilica, one of the most beautiful neo-classical buildings of Budapest. This is the most important church in Hungary and one of the most significant tourist attractions and the third highest building in our country. The construction started in 1851, according to the plans of Miklos Ybl, and was completed by Jozsef Kauser in 1905. In the next 50 years the church suffered from wars, storms and earthquakes. thus it was reconstructed in 1983-2003.
The program of the concert was adapted by Miklos Teleki. Together with Viragh Andras, they belong to some of the best organ artists in Hungary. The arias of the program are performed by Kolos Kovats, one of the most famous concert oratorio singers in Hungary. Among numerous prices, in 1992 he received also the highest prize Hungarian artist can acquire: the Kossuth Prize. The flute is played by Eleonora Krusic who is already known for her performances with different orchestras from Barcelona to Zurich, Graz and Vienna.
See Budapest panorama, which was added to the World Cultural Heritage List by UNESCO. The banks of Danube at Budapest illustrates various periods of the capital's history, and furthermore the city has one of the world's outstandingly beautiful urban city-scapes. The World Heritage site inscribed in 1987 stretched from the Chain Bridge (Clark Adam Square) to the Technical University on the Buda side - an area containing the Gellert Baths, Mt. Gellert with its Freedom Monument and the Citadella, and also the building ensemble of the Buda Castle.
On the ship, you can feel Budapest's romantic atmosphere surrounded by the friendly lights of the Danube capital and enjoy a warm and excellent buffet-dinner, which is prepared by Hungary's only one Gault Millau rated chef, Kloter Gregor-Grex. In the romantic candlelight atmosphere you can enjoy the wonderful view of Budapest swimming in light. After dinner you can also admire the panorama from the open upper deck of the ship.
Every concert starts at 20:00, and takes about 65 minutes, without intermission. For those who booked with the cruise option, tour starts at 22:00 after the concert.*
Antonio Vivaldi (1655-1736) - Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Concerto in A minor (Allegro, Adagio, Allegro) 12'
Antonio Vivaldi (1655-1736): Four Seasons Winter 4' (with flute)
Georg Friedrich Handel (1685-1759): Largo from the Opera Xerxes 3' (with soloist)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791): Ave verum 3' (with soloist) Ferenc Liszt (1811-1886): Prelude and Fugue on the theme B-A-C-H 13'
Frederik Chopin (1810-1849): Variations on a Theme by Rossini 6' (with flute)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Die Ehre Gottes aus der Natur 3' (with soloist)
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Menuett, Badineri from Suite in B minor 6' (with flute)
The pieces with soloist are performed by Kolos Kovats and with organ.
The pieces with flute are performed by Eleonora Krusic and with organ.
Alfold style goulash with small dumplings
From autumn to spring: Vegetable cream soup
Warm main courses
Mini stuffed cabbage
Traditional chicken leg "Paprikasch"
Roasted chicken breast with basil-cheese sauce
Spicy pork rib with thyme - mustard sauce
Garnishes and vegetarian
Grilled polenta with feta cheese
Homemade dumplings with spinach and mustard-mushroom sauce
Steamed jasmin rice with corn
Fresh seasonal salads with dressings
Italian pasta salad
Somlo style sponge cake
Dessert variations Europa style
Boat ride with panorama deck
Buffet of appetizers, soups, main courses, salads, garnishes, fruit platters and desserts
Meals and drinks not specified
Tips and gratuities
Optional activity costs
Children below 3 years old are free of charge.
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