Dr. András Batta - Interview

Dr. András Batta speaks about the ensemble’s history and future plans. He is a retired rector of the Franz Liszt Music University, Budapest.

(Video by Gábor Finta) 

The Arrival of St. Nicholas

The Arrival of St. Nicholas
A short report of the St. Nicholas Celebration of the Ottawa Hungarian Community Centre.

(Report by  Gábor Finta) 

Interview with Apor Szűts

After the concert Apor Szűts, director spoke about the Ensemble’s history and artistic goals. (In Hungarian)

(Report by Gábor Finta) 

The Concert of the Virtuosos

On November 16th the Virtuosos Ensemble gave a frenetic concert in the Hungarian Community Centre. The programme consisted of well known, popular pieces in new arrangements by Apor Szűts. The compositions and the very talented young performers riveted the attention of the audience till the very end. One encore proved to be too little – the audience would have liked more but the intensity and virtuosity of the performance did not allow more from the players. Please, watch the recording, hopefully it will give you and idea of the atmosphere of the evening.

(Recorded by Gábor Finta) 

Memorial Celebrationat the Beechwood Cemetery

The Hungarians of Ottawa paid tribute this year also to the martyrs of the 1956 revolution. The Soviet invasion started on the 4th of November. The representatives of the Hungarian Embassy and local Hungarian institutions laid a wreath on the monuments at the Beechwood Cemetery and the Maple Island.

(Recorded by Gábor Finta)