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The Budapest Festival Orchestra (Hungarian: Budapesti Fesztiválzenekar) was formed in 1983 by Iván Fischer and Zoltán Kocsis, with musicians "drawn from the cream of Hungary's younger players", as The Times put it. Its aim was to make the orchestra's concerts into significant events in Hungary's musical life, and to give Budapest a new symphony orchestra of international standing.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1987 Works for Piano and Orchestra Bartók; Zoltán Kocsis, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Iván Fischer 2
1999 'Hary János' Suite / Dances of Galánta & Marosszék / Children's Choruses Zoltán Kodály; Iván Fischer, Budapest Festival Orchestra 1
1999 Hungarian Dances (1998 recordings) Brahms; Budapest Festival Orchestra, Iván Fischer 1
2000 Legends Dvořák; Budapest Festival Orchestra, Iván Fischer 1
2001 Dvořák: Violin Concerto / Sarasate: Carmen Fantasy Dvořák, Sarasate; Akiko Suwanai, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Iván Fischer 1
2003 Symphonies 8 & 9 Dvořák; Budapest Festival Orchestra, Iván Fischer 2
2003 Rendezvous of Angels: Cello Concertos Dvořák, Hindemith; Miklós Perényi, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Iván Fischer,György Lehel 1
2006 Symphony No. 2 in C minor Mahler; Budapest Festival Orchestra, Iván Fischer 1
2008 Symphony no. 7 Beethoven; Iván Fischer, Budapest Festival Orchestra 1
2009 Symphony No. 4 Gustav Mahler; Miah Persson, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Iván Fischer 5 1
2012 Rite of Spring / Firebird Suite / Scherzo / Tango Stravinsky; Budapest Festival Orchestra, Iván Fischer 1
Hungarian Dances (1985 recordings) Brahms; Budapest Festival Orchestra, Iván Fischer 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1987 Symphony no. 5 in B flat major / Symphony no. 4 in C minor "Tragic" Live Franz Schubert; Budapest Festival Orchestra, Iván Fischer 1
2007 Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in B minor op. 104 / Symphonic Variations for Orchestra op. 78 Live Dvořák; Pieter Wispelwey, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Iván Fischer 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2001 Slavonic dances Antonín Dvořák; Budapest Festival Orchestra, Iván Fischer 1

Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
Fischer; Lehel / Dvorak; Hindemith - Cello Concertos Compilation Budapest Festival Orchestra 1

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