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Carnegie Hall Live: Iván Fischer and the Budapest Festival Orchestra

Airs Thursday, August 8, 2019, at 1 p.m. This concert, led by Iván Fischer, features the Budapest Festival Orchestra in a unique all-Hungarian program. Highlighting works by Béla Bartók as well as traditional Hungarian peasant songs, the concert concluded with a concert performance of Bartók's one-act opera, Bluebeard's Castle.

Budapest Festival Orchestra
Márta Sebestyén, Vocalist
Ildikó Komlósi, Mezzo-Soprano
Krisztián Cser, Bass

Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances
Trad. Hungarian Peasant Songs
—"The ballad of Borbála Angoli"
—"Fade, my rose"
—"Come this way, come my way"
—"I went up the plum tree"
—"Little girl from Komárom"
—"The cricket in the green woods"
—"By the Danube there is a mill"
—"The girls of Izsap have all together"
Bartók: Hungarian Peasant Songs
Bartók: Bluebeard's Castle