ZOLTÁN MÁGA: FROM BUDAPEST WITH LOVE Premieres March 2015 on PBS

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ZOLTÁN MÁGA: FROM BUDAPEST WITH LOVE

Premieres March 2015 on PBS

 

– Celebrate Beautiful Music and Dance with Hungary’s Foremost Violin Virtuoso and Special Guests  –              

        

Taped live in November 2014 in Budapest’s historic Vigadó Concert Hall on the Danube River, ZOLTÁN MÁGA: FROM BUDAPEST WITH LOVE introduces the beautiful music of Hungary’s foremost violin virtuoso. Zoltán Mága has performed in concert halls throughout Europe and in arenas on five continents before audiences who embrace his classical crossover style and endearing personality. Zoltán and his guest ensemble perform a heart-rending and exhilarating selection of familiar waltzes, wonderful arias, and light classical pieces. ZOLTÁN MÁGA: FROM BUDAPEST WITH LOVE is part of special programming premiering on PBS stations beginning Saturday, February 28, 2015  (check local listings).  

Zoltán’s special guests include world-renowned Albanian opera tenor Saimir Pirgu, Romanian soprano Valentina Nafornița, Russian soprano Natalia Ushakova, the 30-member Hungarian National Dance Ensemble, the Savaria Ballroom Dancers, the Szilver Ballroom Dance Group of Hungary, singers from the Budapest Operetta Theater, a 14-piece Budapest Gypsy Band and the Budapest Primarius Symphony Orchestra.

Viewers will also enjoy Budapest’s historic landmarks as Zoltán performs several violin classics in scenic locations around the city. Recognizable sights of Budapest’s rich culture and beauty include a fly-over of the Hungarian Parliament, the Hungarian National Museum, the iconic Chain Bridge, Fisherman's Bastion, a nighttime cruise down the Danube River and views of the city from high above Castle Hill.

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