During the summer months, the Cziffra Festival celebrates Hungarian classical music both in Hungary and across the world. The festival organisers recently announced upcoming events in Poland and Bulgaria that will showcase Hungarian performers and composers.
Hungarian Performers Abroad
Hungarian pianist Janos Balazs will join Sinfonietta Cracovia in Chopin's Piano Concerto in E minor during the Krakow Polish Music Festival on July 1. In Bulgaria, János Balázs will feature in a masterclass given to young musicians on Hungarian composers and performers, in cooperation with the New Millennium International Academy, along with a gala concert on July 8. Violinist Miranda Liu and Russian pianist Ilija Kondratyev will also perform, while a student chosen by Balazs will have a chance to play.
Previous Concerts in Istanbul
Concerts held in Istanbul in June preceded these upcoming events. The Cziffra Festival organized these concerts as a celebration of Hungarian classical music.
Classical music enthusiasts can experience the Hungarian music heritage from concerts and masterclasses organized by the Cziffra Festival throughout the summer months.
Questions & Answers
What is the Cziffra Festival? The Cziffra Festival is an event that showcases Hungarian classical music heritage both in Hungary and abroad.
Where will the Hungarian pianist Janos Balazs perform as a part of the Cziffra Festival? Janos Balazs will perform at the Krakow Polish Music Festival on July 1, and in Bulgaria on July 8, where he will give a masterclass to young musicians followed by a gala concert.
Which orchestra will accompany Janos Balazs in Krakow? Janos Balazs will be accompanied by the Sinfonietta Cracovia in Chopin's Piano Concerto in E minor at the Krakow Polish Music Festival.
Which orchestra will accompany Janos Balazs in Bulgaria? Janos Balazs will be accompanied by the Rousse Philharmonic Orchestra in the gala concert in Bulgaria.
Who else will perform at the gala concert with Janos Balazs in Bulgaria? Violinist Miranda Liu and Russian pianist Ilija Kondratyev will also perform at the gala concert in Bulgaria.
Will there be a masterclass for young musicians under the banner of the Cziffra Festival in Bulgaria? Yes, Janos Balazs will give a masterclass to young musicians in a workshop on Hungarian composers and performers as a part of the Cziffra Festival in Bulgaria.
Who will have the chance to perform at the gala concert in Bulgaria? A student chosen by Janos Balazs will have the chance to perform at the gala concert in Bulgaria.
Where else were concerts held under the banner of the Cziffra Festival? Concerts were also held under the banner of the Cziffra Festival in Istanbul in June.
Did the prices of the Cziffra Festival increase in Hungary compared to the previous year? Yes, according to the article, the festival prices increased in Hungary compared to 2022.