Ball of the Golden Age
January 20th, 2018, Pesti Vigadó


Dohnányi Orchestra of Budafok and Klasszik Radio 92.1 (sponsored by the Hungarian Academy of Arts) have the honour of welcoming You at the Golden Ball in Pesti Vigadó on 20th January 2018.

This event will repeatedly evoke the golden age of balls where you could take delight not only in dances and dinner but also some demanding classical music concert and joyful entertainment.

Dohnányi Orchestra of Budafok (conductor: Gábor Hollerung) will give a concert in the first part of the Ball.
The guest star will be Eszter Horgas (flutist) and Boldizsár László (opera singer) during the eve.
After dinner, waltz fans will be accompanied by Dohnányi Orchestra of Budafok, whereas the dancers of Duna Art Ensemble will help set the ball mood with their opening dances.
The Big Band of Dohnányi Orchestra, followed by Swing á la Django (an ensemble specially blending traditional dance music and popular music) will play the music in the second half of the Ball.

There’s no memorable ball without a master of ceremonies: this eve will again be hosted by András Hajós who will see to contributing to good mood.

The lucky can win valuable presents in the lottery game.


from 6.30 p.m. Registration, arrival

7.00 p.m. Welcome drink

7.30 p.m. Concert by Dohnányi Orchestra of Budafok
Soloists: Eszter Horgas (flutist) and Boldizsár László (opera singer)
Conductor: Gábor Hollerung

8.30 p.m. Dinner

10.00 p.m. Opening dance

11.00 p.m. Lottery

11.30 p.m. Dance

02.00 a.m. End of Ball

Dress code:

Gentlemen are recommended, though not necessarily expected to wear a dinner jacket in the Ball. This can be replaced with an elegant black suit, white shirt and black long tie or golden tie combination.

Evening gown recommended for ladies.

Parking: in underground garage, subject to pre-registration.

(1051 Budapest, Vörösmarty tér 1.)

Through their participation in the Ball, the guests of the Golden Ball agree that the organizers of the Ball may freely use any photos taken of them during the Ball, for promotion and archiving.

Photo selection of the Golden Ball 2017

Host of the event:

András Hajós

Eszter Horgas


Boldizsár László

opera singer


Gábor Hollerung

Dohnanyi Orchestra Budafok

Swing a la Django, guest: Orsi Kozma



Golden table – HUF 49,900 / person

The Golden Ticket is recommended for our guests who fancy high quality personalized service. It is for the best tables in the hall, including a three-course dinner with service.

Recommended, inter alia, for companies and business. Please contact with any requests for whole tables.

Silver table – HUF 39,900 / person (until 22nd December: HUF 34,900 / person)

Recommended for all who prefer the sheer mood of golden age balls, delight in high quality classical music, dances and fun. The ticket comes with a buffet dinner.

Ticket order by filling in the following form, payment by bank transfer or cash

Ticket purchase on, payment by creditcard

Dohnányi Orchestra Budafok
Phone: +36 1 3221488

Tickets available from 10th November 2017.

Dohnányi Orchestra Budafok

Dohnányi Orchestra Budafok is one of the highest ranking symphonic orchestras in Hungary, becoming a key actor in Hungarian musical life under Gábor Hollerung’s leadership in the past 15 years. The Orchestra gives nearly a hundred concerts each year. Its film music project and New Year’s Concert (in ‘Müpa’ Palace of Arts) are both of outstanding importance.

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Klasszik Radio

Klasszik Radio 92.1 is a musical radio station in Budapest, airing tranquillity. It plays the most popular classical music from various ages, as well as popular film music. It is an efficacious counter-agent against the stress generated by our accelerated lifestyle, the island of peacefulness. A radio for all who wish to revel in a light, yet demanding style.

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Budafoki Dohnányi Ernő Szimfonikus Zenekar Közhasznú Nonprofit Kft.

1087 Budapest, Kerepesi út 29/b

+36 1 3221488

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