The Budapest International Choir Festival will take place for the fourth time between 1 and 3 July 2022. The opening concert of the festival, the International Choral Gala will offer the audience an experience of the many faces of choral music, the colourful culture and diverse repertoire of choirs, with the participation of the best ensembles of the choral world.
The first part of the Opening Concert will feature a capella performances by 5 choirs (Croatian, Slovakian, Polish, Israeli and Hungarian). The second half of the concert will feature Part I of Orff’s Carmina Burana, a composition about the turning of fortune, the awakening of spring and the self-forgetting, happy play of young people in the spring meadows. The transcript to be performed was written for 2 pianos and percussions.