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Concert of the ELTE Béla Bartók Choir and Univesity Chamber Orchestra

  • ELTE Concert

    Conductor, László KOVÁCS

Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary (ELTE)

Concert of the ELTE Béla Bartók Choir and Univesity Chamber Orchestra

Part I

Date: October 27, 2015 – Tuesday

Time: 19:00-21:00

Venue: Shaw Auditorium, Hongkou Campus

Part II

Date: October 28, 2015 – Wednesday

Time: 19:00-21:00

Venue: Grand Hall, SISU Auditorium, Songjiang Campus


ELTE University Chamber Orchestra

The ELTE University Chamber Orchestra was established in 1957, conducted by the famous conductor László KOVÁCS. Now the orchestra constitutes of 45 members skilled in performing Hungary classical and contemporary music including works of Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart and other established names. In the annual Budapest Spring Music Festival, the University Chamber Orchestra brings the excellent performance with musicians from America, Germany, France, Italy and etc.

ELTE Béla Bartók Choir

The ELTE Béla Bartók Choir was established in 1948, named after the well-known Hungary musician Béla Bartók. It has performed in America, Canada, Switzerland, Israel and other 40 countries up to now, and won many prizes in world choir competitions. The choir has 80 members. They perform works of famous Hungary musicians like Bartók Béla and Kodaly and have recorded several albums and CDs. It is conducted by the celebrated conductor László KOVÁCS.

Conductor, László KOVÁCS

László KOVÁCS, the art director of Eötvös Loránd University Art Troup, as well as the conductor of Béla Bartók Choir and University Chamber Orchestra. He got a conductor degree from the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music. After that he studied in the Tchaikovsky Academy of Music and then worked in Bolshoi Theatre of Russia. He was once invited by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of London in 1998 and debuted on the stage of Hungarian State Opera as a conductor at the age of 22. During 10 years behind him, he acted as the art director and music supervisor of Miskolc Symphony Orchestra and the chief conductor of the symphony orchestra of Hungary radio station from 2004 to 2008. Now, he conducts for 70-80 concerts annually on average and is invited as visiting conductor all around the world. In addition, he is also a famous pianist, winning the Liszt Prize which is one of the top piano awards.



1.  Orbán György: Magnificat

(three movements: Magnificat, SuscepitIsrael, Fecit oitenciam)

2. Bartók Béla: Romanian Dances

3. Kodály Zoltán: Evening Song

4. Liszt Ferenc: Ave Maria II.

5. Kodály Zoltán: Kállai Double Dance

6. Rutter, John: Magnificat

7. Daróci Bárdos Tamás: Carnival Cheerfulness

8. Li Huanzhi: Springs Festival Cento


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