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Budapest Gypsy Orchestra
November 12, 2008   
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The world's largest Roma string orchestra, the Budapest Gypsy symphony Orchestra, is coming to Warsaw to give two concerts Nov. 17 and 18 at the Kongresowa Hall.

The musicians will play traditional Roma tunes and works by the greatest classical composers. The concert will feature 100 musicians, including violinists, cellists, double-bassists, clarinetists, and cimbalom players.

The Budapest Gypsy Symphony Orchestra performs works by composers such as Johannes Brahms, Hector Berlioz, Georges Bizet, Aram Khatchatourian, Jacques Offenbach, Gioacchino Rossini, Johann Strauss, László Berki, Grigoras Dinicu, Jeno Hubai, Victorio Monti, and Elemér Szentirmay.

The history of the orchestra dates back to 1985 and the death of Sándor Járók, a Hungarian Roma conductor. Musicians who came to the funeral with their instruments got together to play a sad serenade, thus giving rise to the Budapest Gypsy Symphony Orchestra. They have been playing ever since, performing at the largest theaters in Europe and many European festivals.

Nov. 17 and 18, 7 p.m.
Kongresowa Hall, Palace of Culture and Science,1 Defilad Sq. Tickets cost zl.80, 120 and 160
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