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Budapest Festival Orchestra at Lincoln Center - Fri Feb 8 and Sun Feb 10


2008-01-31
Budapest Festival Orchestra

Friday, February 08 at 8 PM
Sunday, February 10, at 3 PM
Avery Fisher Hall (at Lincoln Center)
1941 Broadway at 65th St Upper West Side
212-875-5030
Subway: 1 to 66th St–Lincoln Ct
Website: Lincolncenter.org

Great Performers
Iván Fischer conductor
Dejan Lazic piano
Rachmaninoff: Vocalise
Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Bartók: The Wooden Prince

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Iván Fischer leads this esteemed Hungarian ensemble in two programs built around major stage works by Bela Bartók.

Friday\'s program features the complete ballet The Wooden Prince, as well as Rachmaninoff’s Vocalise and Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (the last featuring pianist Alexander Toradze). Pre-concert lecture by Paul Griffiths at 6:45 in the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse.

Iván Fischer opens Sunday\'s matinee bill with Richard Strauss’s Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks and First Waltz Sequence from Der Rosenkavalier, and concludes with Bartók’s gripping opera, Bluebeard’s Castle, with mezzo Ildikó Komlósi and bass László Polgár.

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