22nd November

Concert will begin at 17:00 hours GMT

Liszt's 'The Legend of St. Elizabeth' with Kele, Kutasi, Pesendorfer and Kammler from Budapest

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Liszt's 'The Legend of St. Elizabeth' is an oratorio completed in 1862. It is based on the the life of the Hungarian princess and Bavarian duchess during his Weimar years. Liszt even visited her former home, the castle of Wartburg, in the company of the Grand Duke of Weimar. Performers:

St. Elizabeth: Brigitta Kele.
Landgravin Sophie: Judit Kutasi.
Landgrave Hermann / Friedrich II: Albert Pesendorfer.
Landgrave Ludwig: Johannes Kammler.
Hungarian magnate / Steward: Zsolt Haja.
Young Elizabeth: Kinga Csorba.
Young Ludwig: Kornél Kristofics.

Zoltán Kodály Hungarian Choir, School Children's Choir. Hungarian National Choir. Hungarian National Philharmonic. Conductor: Zsolt Hamar.

Recorded 30 March 2018.

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Bla Bartk National Concert Hall