Hungary marks its independence with music

12-03-2017 09:35 PM

Mary Fikry

On the occasion of the anniversary of the 1848-1849 Hungarian Revolution and

War of Independence, the Embassy of Hungary organised a concert at Arab Music

Institute on Wednesday 8 March, which the Hungarian Ambassador to Egypt Dr

Peter Kveck and the Hungarian Culture representative Marianna Fa attended. A

second concert is planned for Wednesday 15 March 2017.

The repertoire includes Béla Bartók’s Andante for flute and piano, and his Three

Hungarian folk songs from the county of Csík for flute and piano; Laszló Lajtha’s

Two pieces for flute solo Op. 69, and his Sonate en Concert Op. 64 for flute and

piano; as well as Béla Bartók and Paul Arma’s Hungarian peasant songs for flute

and piano. The performers: Péter Olah on the flute and David Hales on the piano.

Watani International

12 March 2017

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