2019 December 7
Saturday, 14:00 and 19:30
HAVASI Symphonic – Budapest Arena 2019
A celebration of the 10th anniversary of HAVASI Symphonic at the Budapest Arena featuring Golden Globe winner Lisa Gerrard and Grammy Award winner Lebo. M. Official tickets are available exclusively at Eventim from 9 500 HUF.
10th Anniversary Concert Show
HAVASI Symphonic was first performed in 2009 at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest in front of 700 people. Since then the constantly evolving production filled the Budapest Arena 18 times and became a huge success outside of Hungary as well. The audience greeted the modern classical composer and pianist with a long and enthusiastic standing ovation in Bucharest, Istanbul, Vienna, Miami, Berlin, Krakow, Gdansk in sports arenas and iconic concert halls such as the Carnegie Hall in New York, The Sydney Opera House or the Barbican in London. In 2019 HAVASI will also debut in Los Angeles, Munich, Sofia, Belgrade and Hungary’s number one concert show will be performed for the first time at the Wembley Arena in London.
More than 300 000 visitors
In the last 10 years more than 300,000 tickets have been sold, making HAVASI Symphonic the most successful Hungarian classical music production of all time.
Celebrating 10 Years of HAVASI Symphonic
The 2019 world tour will close at the Budapest Arena with a special anniversary show celebrating 10 years of HAVASI Symphonic. It is a unique opportunity for those who will experience the breathtaking performance for the first time, and also a chance to relive some of the most memorable and beautiful moments of the past ten years. Golden Globe winner Lisa Gerrard and Grammy Award winner Lebo M. have accepted the invitation to this anniversary perforance. Apart from Budapest, these musical legends have been special guests in New York, Vienna, Berlin an Sydney as well creating a truly unforgettable memory for the audience.
Special Guest: Lisa Gerrard (Gladiator)
The concert will feature guest star Lisa Gerrard, the co-composer and performer of Gladiator. The Australian singer, musician and composer became a world star as a member of the band Dead Can Dance. For the soundtrack of Gladiator, co-produced with Hans Zimmer, she was nominated for an Oscar and received the Golden Globe. Her characteristic, incomparable, painfully magnificent contralto voice is often heard in the biggest box-office hits of Hollywood. In addition to Gladiator, her own compositions were performed in a number of films, including Baraka, Heat, Mission Impossible II, Man on Fire and The Insider.
Lisa Gerrard will perform ‘Elysium’, the iconic title song of Gladiator, as well as one of HAVASI’s most loved compositions, ‘The Storm’.
Special Guest: Lebo M. (Lion King)
The show will also feature the Grammy Award winning Lebo M., the co-composer and performer of The Lion King – the amazing animated movie that has captured the hearts of more than 70 million children and adults worldwide.
“The voice of Lion King” is coming straight from Africa to conjure up the exotic world of the savanna in the Budapest Arena.
100% Family Entertainment
HAVASI Symphonic is breathtaking family entertainment where children can meet classical instruments in a modern show they truly enjoy. 50% discount is available on all tickets for young people up to the age of 18 for the Saturday afternoon performance.