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Encore Tours is coming to you live from Budapest! Many people may not be familiar with Hungary, but with romantic architecture, breathtaking scenery, a vivid nightlife, more than 1,000 national springs, and an incredible musical history, this is a can't miss destination for any touring ensemble.

Please join us as we dig into the cultural gems of Hungary. In this event we will examine Hungary's musical history, take a brief virtual tour of the Greater Budapest area, and highlight some the country's many spectacular venues including Pesti Vigadó, Liszt Academy, and the House of Hungarian Music.

This event is free to everybody, so please share this invitation with your students, colleagues, friends, or anybody else who might be interested in learning about traveling to Budapest. We hope to see you there!


Thursday, April 29, 2021


4:00 pm (Eastern Time US/Canada)


Zoom (After registering, please check your email inbox for details)

Safety Protocol:

We have taken several additional precautions to ensure that everybody enjoys a safe, entertaining, and informative experience.

  • Every Virtual Experience will require a password to enter.
  • Lectures will be locked after they begin, so please arrive early.
  • Anybody posting spam or offensive comments will be removed.

John Tregellas
John Tregellas

John Tregellas is Encore's Head of Operations in Central Europe. John has spent the last 25 years organizing countless performance tours not only in Hungary, but also in the Czech Republic, Poland, Germany, Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia. Before he was a vital part of Encore's overseas network, John worked as a journalist for the English language division of Czechoslovak Radio. In his free time, John spends a lot of time making music whether it's playing the piano or singing in his choir. He loves working with student groups and witnessing that magical moment when young people come to perform in major concert halls and engage with great repertoire for the first time.

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