North American Concert Tour: October 21 - November 3, 2005
Eight performances in Canada and the United States:
Toronto, Vancouver, Seattle, Oakland, San Francisco, New York, and New Brunswick

Sponsored by:
Hungarian Human Rights Foundation (HHRF),
Manhattan Hungarian Network and Hungarian American Coalition

BÉLA BARTÓK CHOIR AND UNIVERSITY ORCHESTRA
OF THE EÖTVÖS LÓRÁND UNIVERSITY, BUDAPEST

November 2, 2005 - Saint Peter’s Church at Citicorp Center, NYC

A special evening of music from Bartók, Gyöngyösi,
Orbán, Saint-Saëns, Szokolay and Weiner
commemorating the 60th anniversary of Bartók’s death

Photos: Gabriella Gyorffy

The 70-member Béla Bartók Choir and University Orchestra of Eötvös Lóránd University in Budapest was founded by director Gábor Baross in 1948. The Choir has won numerous international choral competitions and completed more than 30 concert tours in Europe and North America.

The Choir returned for the first time to New York following their successful 1997 debut.