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There are many New Year concerts in Budapest that have been a tradition for many many years now. And there are always new surprises making the New Year music palette more colorful and richer to cater for all music tastes in all possible genres, whether it is opera or rock, chamber music or triphop.

Budapest New Year Concerts

Budapest New Year Concerts

To make your New Year break more of a celebration, do pick a concert to attend as music will ending and starting your New Year so much more. Here are some of the best New Year Concerts in Budapest on December 31, January 1, January 2 and Jan 3.

Budapest New Year’s Eve Concerts

New Year’s Eve Concert in St. Anne’s Church

Budapest Inner City St Anne’s Church Concert (Belvarosi Szent Anna Templom): Monday, December 31 2017, featuring Schubert, Bach, Handel, Gounod, Albinoni, and more.

Classical music and operetta in the Budapest NYE Gala in Danube Palace

Live Salon and Gypsy Music, Hungarian Folk Dance Show on a Budapest New Year’s Eve Party Cruise

Bar Piano Battle on Budapest NYE Dinner Cruise

Budapest New Year’s Day Concerts

Palace of Arts Budapest Christmas and New Year Concerts

Palace of Arts Budapest Concerts

If you decide to spend the New Year’s Day in Budapest with a classical concert, take a look at the following options (and do book well in advance once you have picked your best choice as the New Year concerts quickly sell out, this being a busy period in Budapest, Hungary).

Palace of Arts New Year’s Concert January 1

The prestigious Palace of Arts in Budapest (Muveszetek Palotaja) will present a fantastic New Year’s Day concert:  Haydn’s The Creation will be conducted by Adam Fischer. (Follow the link to make and advance reservation in time. The concert will be sold out)

Budapest New Years Day Concerts

Budapest New Years Day Concerts

Date: January 1, 2018

Budapest Sports Arena New Year’s Concert

New Year’s Violin Concert with Zoltan Maga, January 01 in the Papp László Budapest Sports Arena, Budapest. Franz Liszt selected works Zoltan Kodaly selected works Franz Lehar selected works, Ferenc Erkel selected works, Bela Bartok selected works.

New Year’s Day Organ Concert in St Stephen’s Basilica

St Stephen’s Basilica will open the New Year with a beautiful Organ Concert.

New Year Gala Concert in Pesti Vigado Concert Hall

The New Year’s Symphony Concert in Budapest Pesti Vigado features a mixture of pieces of classical music related to Hungary. The concert will include a unique Hungarian instrument, the Cimbalom (Hammered Dulcimer) show: Chamber Concert with Cimbalom in Danube Palace with Dulcimer Show, Tuesday, January 1 2018.

You can also book the concert in a package with a Dinner Cruise. Student discounts apply.

Salon and Gypsy Music on the Budapest New Year River Cruise

Live Salon and Gypsy Music on a Budapest New Year Day Cruise
Dates: January 1

 Klezmer Concert on New Year’s Day

Budapest Klezmer Band will perform in the Budapest Congress Center to hail the New Year with lively klezmer music.

Date: January 1, 2018

If you find the Budapest list too short, you can take a quick 3 hour train trip to Vienna for a true Viennese New Year Concert.

New Year's Day Concerts in Vienna

New Year’s Day Concerts in Vienna

New Year's Day Concerts in Vienna

New Year’s Day Concerts in Vienna

Vienna New Year Concerts can surely make your Budapest Christmas or Budapest New Year break even more festive. Once in Budapest why not take a look around in the Austrian capital? 2 hours by car, 3 hours by train to travel conveniently for a one day trip to Wien from Budapest.

Vienna Christmas Concerts Austria

Vienna Christmas Concerts Austria

While Budapest has several fantastic programs for the New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, you may wish to spend this splendid day in the classy city of Vienna.

If you should be on a Vienna, Prague, Budapest tour, or just wish to pop over to Vienna for Jan 1 from Budapest (the train ride is only 3 hours), here are some of the amazing Vienna Concerts in December & January.

The world famous City of Music offers a wide range of popular classical music concerts.

Pick a stylish location in Vienna to celebrate Christmas or New Year a few hour’s away from Budapest: well worth a one day trip!

  • Volksoper Vienna: Folk Opera House in Vienna
  • Imperialsaal Vienna: Concerts in the Vienna Imperial Hall – Haus am Beethoven Platz
  • Orangerie Schonbrunn: Concerts in the Schonbrunn Palace Orangery in Vienna
  • Wiener Hofburg: Concerts in the Imperial Palace in Vienna
  • Wiener Rathaus: Concerts and Gala in Vienna Townhall
  • Wiener Kammeroper: Concerts in the Chamber Opera in Vienna
  • Mozarthaus Sala Terrena: Concerts in Mozart’s House in Vienna
  • Church Concerts in Vienna in Stephansdom, Peterskirche, Annakirche, Maltesekirche, Minoritenkirche, Karlskirche
  • Wiener Kursalon, etc.
Vienna New Year Concerts

Vienna New Year Concerts

For another trip, you may also consider other Austrian destinations, like Salzburg

  • Alte Residenz Salzburg
  • Palace Salzburg
  • Schloss Mirabell: Mirabell Palace in Salzburg