The Bartók Piano Concertos
 Béla Bartók


The Festival Orchestra under the baton of Iván Fischer will perform all three Bartók piano concertos at the beginning of November in Budapest.

On November 3rd, Thursday, the programme features Concerto No.3. with Dénes Várjon as soloist, on November 4th, Friday Concerto No.2. with French pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet and on November 6th, Sunday, Concerto No.1. with Zoltán Fejérvári. All three concerts begin at 7.45 p.m. in the Béla Bartók National Concert Hall.

Budapest Festival Orchestra
10 2011

 
The orchestra, as directed by Fischer, makes a sound like no British ensemble: woody and resinous in the strings, rounded and warm in the wind.
The Times, August 25th, 2000, Barry Millington
 

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