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Organ Concert in Saint Stephan's Basilica
The Saint Stephan's Basilica is an impressive neo-renaissance building that is situated right in the middle of downtown Budapest. It is an important religious site as it is one of the most important Catholic churches in Hungary and it's a true architectural masterpiece. The construction started in 1851, according to the plans of Miklós Ybl, and was completed by József Kauser in 1905. In the next 50 years the church suffered from wars, storms and earthquakes. It was reconstructed 1983-2003. From Spring to Autumn, the Basilica is home to organ concerts, performed by the renowned Hungarian organist, Miklos Teleki, accompanied by flutist Eleonora Krusic and oratorio singer Kolos Kovats. Program Antonio Vivaldi -Johann Sebastian Bach : Concerto in a minor (Allegro, Andante,Allegro) Antonio Vivaldi : 4 Seasons - Winter (Largo) Alessandro Stradella : Pieta Signore Tommaso Albinoni : Adagio Ludvig van Beethoven : Die Ehre Gottes aus der Natur Ferenc Liszt : Fantasy and Fugue on the theme B-A-C-H Franz Schubert : Ave Maria Georges Bizet : Agnus Dei Johann Sebastian Bach: Menuett, Badinerie from suite in B minor Johann Sebastian Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D minor Concerts begin in April, on Thursdays
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