Franz Liszt Concert
Cleveland Hungarian Cultural Garden June 25, 2017
The Hungarian Cultural Garden in Cleveland hosted the annual Liszt Concert in the Garden on Sunday June 25, 2017.
The event began with the singing of the national anthems. After singing the US national anthem, Ted Horvath led the Himnusz, the official national anthem of Hungary, to begin the annual Liszt Concert in the Hungarian Cultural Garden in Cleveland.
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Carolyn Balogh and Ted Horvath sing the anthem
Carolyn Balogh welcomed the crowd to the annual Liszt Concert and gave a brief history of the Hungarian Cultural Garden and the chain of Cleveland Cultural Gardens. The Hungarian Garden was dedicated in 1938 so in 2018 it will be 80 years old.
Radio host Bob Kita of WCSB introduced Vera Holczer, founder and director of the Aurora School of Music.
Vera Holczer introduced violinist Jimmy Thompson who performed Bartok's Hungarian Dances.
Jimmy Thompson then performed Bartok at the Countryside.
Next, Vera Holczer introduced pianist Ruth Logan who performed Hungarian Rhapsody Number 6 by Franz Liszt.
Next, Ruth Logan performed Franz Liszt's Constellation #3.
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Next, Vera Holczer introduced Mezzo-Soprano Hannah Flower who performed Die Loreie by Franz Liszt.
Then Vera Holczer performed Bells of Geneva by Franz Liszt on the piano.
Next, Vera Holczer introduced 13 year old Brian Harper who performed At the Lake Wallenstadt by Franz Liszt on the piano.
Brian Harper then performed Bagpipe Song by Béla Bartók on the piano.
Vera Holczer introduced a young cello student Rochelle who performed Hungarian Dances by Brahms.
Radio show host Bob Kita thanks Vera Holczer, founder and director of the Aurora School of Music, and the other performers at the conclusion of the annual Liszt Concert in the Hungarian Cultural Garden in Cleveland.
Bob Kita thanks performers
Enjoy these other images from the Liszt Concert in the Hungarian Cultural Garden.
Performers in front of Franz Liszt relief
Vera Holczer with Franz Liszt
Ruth Logan with Franz Liszt
Hannah Flower with Franz Liszt
Student Brian Harper with Franz Liszt
Student Rochelle with Franz Liszt
Super volunteer Greg Polyak
Jenny and Glenn Brown
Carolyn Balogh and Bob Kita
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