Spend Christmas night in the company of the world-renowned Hungarian classical music performed in the stunning Neo-Baroque Danube Palace to take you straight into the golden age of classics in Budapest.
The crowd-favourite Danube Chamber Orchestra will headline this 90 minute concert that is sure to be a highlight of the Christmas festivities. Let yourself be enchanted by the beautiful melodies of Mozart, Haydn, Bach and Hungarian masterminds such as Lehár and Kálmán for an unforgettable Christmas night.
As a highlight of the performance, a traditional Hungarian instrument, the cimbalom, or hammered dulcimer is brought in to make the night all the more special for you. Get to know the power of this instrument that have been used to in place of the piano during the renaissance of Hungarian symphony music. Experience the classics with the interpretation of this exotic instrument and let your senses take you back to the romantic 1800’s for one and a half hours.
The classical music scene of Budapest is something to experience for every music lover visiting the capital of Hungary. Located just between the iconic Chain Bridge and the stunning Basilica, the Danube Palace is part of the Budapest’s history. Built at the end of the 19th century, the building has a true time-travelling feel to it that further enhances the intimate atmosphere of this distinguished evening.
Their permanent concert hall is the theatre of the Danube Palace.
The Chamber Concert starts at 20:00 consisting of two 40-45 minutes long parts with an intermission in between.
To top up your unforgettable chamber concert, upgrade it to a complete evening program with Dinner & Cruise at 22:00! Let us invite you to a romantic candlelight dinner on one of our heated ships. The Cruise starts at 22:00, but will always wait for the guests from the theatre to arrive, escorted by our hosts and hostesses.