“I would not have believed that I could be enthusiastic about a classical music talent show - but I am now.” – Desmond Wallace / World Press
Attila Glatz Concert Productions is pleased to collaborate with the famous Hungarian television show Virtuózok. This classical music televised competition has proven to be a huge success for Hungarian television; the musical talents discovered have mesmerized television viewers throughout Hungary and beyond. More than an entertaining talent show, Virtuózok has great cultural significance, bringing classical music into the limelight and re-introducing great classical music composers’ work to young audiences.
Attila Glatz Concert Productions will present four winners of this competition at four of its 23 Salute to Vienna performances in North America this New Year's season, supporting the next generation of talented, dedicated musicians. Pianist Boros Mihály will play Haydn in New York, clarinettist Lugosi Dániel Ali will perform a movement of Mozart's stunning clarinet concerto in Miami, pianist Gyöngyösi Ivett will play in Toronto, and accordionist Demeniv Mihály will play in Los Angeles. For ticket information, see below.
New York: Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center
January 1 • 2:30 PM • Tickets at 212.721.650 or lincolncenter.org
Toronto: Roy Thomson Hall
January 1 • 2:30 PM • Tickets at 416.872.4255 or roythomson.com
Miami: Adrienne Arsht Center
January 3 • 8:00 PM • Tickets at 305.949.6733 or arshtcenter.org
Los Angeles: The Music Center's Walt Disney Concert Hall
January 4 • 2:30 PM • Tickets at 1.800.745.3000 or ticketmaster.com
Salute to Vienna celebrates 20 years of New Year’s tradition, rounding off the holiday season with entertaining concerts in 23 North American cities. More than 40,000 concert-goers will party like it’s 1899 between December 28 and January 4, when Salute to Vienna will kick off 2015 in the 80-year old tradition of Vienna’s world famous “Neujahrskonzert”. With these critically acclaimed concerts, audiences will be transported to Vienna—the “City of Dreams”.
This concert is a musical confection that delights the ears, eyes, and soul, leaving audiences feeling joyful and filled with energy and optimism, ready to take on the year – and world – that lies ahead. Discover the timeless pleasure of Vienna’s most beautiful music for the first time this year, or continue the tradition with 2015’s fresh new cast and concert.