European Day of Old Music in Óbudai Társaskör
Artistic director: Zsombor Németh
Noémi Konta - harpsichord
Beatrix Belovári - flute
Katalin Szebenyi - oboe
Balázs Igric - trumpet
Zsombor Németh - violin
Péter Jánosházi - cello
Featuring: Réka Kristóf - soprano
5th Brandenburg Concerto in D major, BWV 1050
Cantata "Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten", BWV 202
C major Concerto for violin, cello and bass (contemporary arrangement based on BWV 525 and 1032)
Cantata "Jauchzet Gott in Allen Landen", BWV 51
March 21st is the anniversary of the birth of one of the greatest musicians ever, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750). It has been the European Day of Old Music since 2012. The aim of the event is to present and promote the musical heritage of the old continent to the wider public.
This year, Óbudai Társaskör also joins the event. On this festive occasion they present the “The Most Cheerful Baroque,” the Simplicissimus Chamber Ensemble. Besides well-known compositions like the 5th Brandenburg Concerto (BWV 1050) and the 51st cantata for all occasions, the ensemble, led by violinist and music historian Zsombor Németh, will feature a Cantata (BWV 202) written for a secular occasion, and a period piece of Bach works arranged as chamber music.
Leading parts are played by Noémi Konta (harpsichord), Beatrix Belovári (flute), Katalin Szebenyi (oboe), Balázs Igric (trumpet), Zsombor Németh (violin) and Péter Jánosházi (cello). Réka Kristóf, first prize winner of the 2017 Virtuosos show, sings the soprano solos of the cantatas.
Tickets: 1700 Ft, Student tickets: 850 Ft
Sponsor: National Cultural Fund