Both the domestic and the international musical scene embraced the news that with January 2020, the world-famous cellist, István Várdai has taken over the artistic directorial tasks of the Orchestra, shaping the form of professional training as well as the artistic concept. Under his guidance, with the involvement of foreign and Hungarian experts, a multiyear artistic and business strategy was developed. Resulting from the joint work, a new image was also created which, uniquely on the international level, through the power of novelty, effectively expresses the dual goal of the ensemble: to preserve the quality traditions, while continuously thriving for renewal.

Read more about our renewal here.