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 Composer Máté Balogh awarded on National Holiday

Composer Máté Balogh awarded on National Holiday

Győr Philharmonic Orchestra's resident young composer, Máté Balogh, is to receive the Ferenc Erkel Award on Hungary's biggest National Holiday, March 15, 2022, to recognize his outstanding composing and music directing achievements.

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Audition

The Győr Philharmonic Orchestra herewith informs all interested parties about an invitation-based upcoming audition for the following position:
1st trumpet with the duty of 2nd trumpet
Date of audition: 21
st March 2022, Monday, at 13:00 o’clock 
Venue of audition: Richter Hall, 9021 Győr, Aradi vértanúk útja 16

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Hungarian House of Music

The Hungarian House of Music was opened on January 22, 2022, by a posh inauguration ceremony in City Park, Budapest. As Hungary's prime minister Viktor Orban said in his speech : "we Hungarians still manage to expand even amidst the current crisis that surrounds us." Andras Batta, managing director of the new institute added : "our mission is to invite representatives of the most diverse kinds of music imaginable.

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GYPO secretary wins award on Culture Day

Ever since 1989 the Day of Hungarian Culture is celebrated every year on January 22. That date (January 22, 1823) featured on the manuscript of a poem called "anthem" by Ferenc Kölcsey that later became the lyrics of the Hungarian national anthem, composed by Ferenc Erkel. Traditionally, that is when the city council of Győr hands out the "Győr Art" and the "Győr Culture Awards". 

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Music made in England rescheduled! 

Dear Patrons,

We hereby bring to your attention that due to the Hungarian parliamentary elections our Tatabánya Philharmony Season Ticket concert dubbed "Music made in England", originally scheduled for April 3, 2022, is now moved to 7pm, Sunday, April 10, 2022. 

The program and the venue (Agora of the Vértes) of the event are unchanged. The Tatabánya Wind Ensemble is to perform evergreen oldies-goldies under the baton of Ferenc Szabó. 

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Audition

The Győr Philharmonic Orchestra herewith informs all interested parties about an invitation-based upcoming audition for the following position:
Violin tutti
Date of audition: 11th March 2022, Friday, at 14:30 o’clock 
Venue of audition: Richter Hall, 9021 Győr, Aradi vértanúk útja 16

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Orchestral Rick

Fantastic news: yet another rock music legend has accepted our invitation! On February 9, 2022, our guest artist at Richter Hall is to be Rick Wakeman accompanied by a mixed choir and our very own orchestra, essentially performing classical symphonic music. 

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Maestro

A six-chapter talk show entitled "Maestro" is scheduled to kick off shortly at Richter Hall. All interested parties are welcome to attend a unique program to meet and hear our two dear guests whose lifetime stories promise fun and joy aplenty. In a talk-show called "Duel of Artists" Győr Philharmonic Orchestra's artistic director, Liszt Prize-holder Kálmán Berkes, is to be interviewed by one of Hungary's acting legends, Oszkár Gáti.

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Notice "Pastorale"

Dear Patrons,

We regret to notify all interested parties that for technical reasons our Franz Liszt Season Ticket Series' next concert dubbed "Pastorale", scheduled for December 18, 2021, has been cancelled

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Russian Christmas

Dear Patrons,

The Győr Philharmonic Orchestra herewith notifies all interested parties that due to calling off their tour, our upcoming Istvánffy Benedek Season Ticket Series concert dubbed "Russian Christmas", scheduled for 7pm, December 10, 2021, has been cancelled. 

At the same time we would like to let you know that tickets already purchased for the event above are valid for GPO's next Chamber Music Series presentation "Christmas Concerto" at 7pm, December 16, 2021.

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