hungarian center
for early music

Hungarian Centre for Early Music

The aim of the Haydneum is to champion the merits of early music in Hungary and popularise the Hungarian-linked repertoire from the Baroque, Viennese Classical and early romantic periods (1630-1830).
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Eszterháza and Haydn

The Esterházy Palace in Fertőd-Eszterháza is the only location in modern-day Hungary that is circled in red ink on the map of eighteenth-century European music history. Joseph Haydn worked there for almost half of his active life, from 1766 to 1790, and during that period he spent most of every year there in the service of Prince Nicholas Esterházy I ‘the Magnificent’.
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Haydneum - Esterhazy kastély

Haydneum repertoire

The repertoire of Haydneum combines two different aspects of the Hungary-related Baroque, Classical and early Romantic musical heritage. First, it covers works composed in Hungary (partly by Hungarian composers) at the time and a wealth of 17th, 18th and 19th-century compositions written in other countries but preserved in Hungarian libraries and archives.
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Istvánffy: Conforto Aria Offertorium

Haydneum Nyitófesztivál

Haydneum Opening Festival – Concert of Purcell Choir and Orfeo Orchestra

4 October, 2021 - 7:30 PM
Müpa Budapest - Béla Bartók National Concert Hall
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Haydneum Nyitófesztivál - Les Talens Lyrique

Haydneum Opening Festival – Les Talens Lyriques

5 October, 2021 - 7:30 PM
The Carmelite Monastery event hall
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Szokos Augustin

Haydneum Opening Festival – “New generation”

6 October, 2021 - 4:00 PM
University Church, Budapest
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Capella Savaria

Haydneum Opening Festival – Capella Savaria

6 October, 2021 - 6:00 PM
Liszt Academy - Solti Hall
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Freiburger Barockorchester

Haydneum Opening Festival – Freiburg Baroque Orchestra

6 October, 2021 - 8:00 PM
Liszt Academy - Grand Hall
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