Need to know when the season tickets go on sale? Would you like to join the BFO Patrons? Interested in how to collect points in our loyalty program? Don’t know how and where to buy tickets for our concerts? We are always happy to help and answer any question you may have.
How can I access my profile page on the website?
To access your profile page, click on LOG IN/REGISTRATION in the upper right corner of the website and enter your email address and password.
What can I do if I have forgotten my password?
To request a new password, click on LOG IN/REGISTRATION in the upper right corner of the website and then click Forgot your password? under the password box. Enter the email address you used to register on our website, and click the Send button. You will receive an email message with a link to click on to set your new password. Should you fail to receive the email instantly, please wait a bit, as it may take a few minutes for the message to arrive. Please also be sure to check your junk mail or spam folder as well. We will be using the address email@example.com to send the message.
How do I register on the website?
To register, click on LOG IN/REGISTRATION in the upper right corner of the website, then click the button REGISTRATION and enter your data.
How do I purchase tickets? (Step-by-step)
- Select the concert you wish to purchase tickets for.
- Click the purchase ticket button.
- Log in to your BFO account, register on our website or purchase your tickets as a guest. For the best user experience, we recommend logging in to our website before making your purchase. If you are a member of our loyalty program, you must log in to collect the points you earn by purchasing tickets. It is also important to note that you are able to access the tickets purchased through your profile.
- Select your seat, then click Next.
- Enter the data required for the purchase and accept the General Terms and Conditions of Contract, then click the button Continue to payment.
- Pay for your tickets on the website.
Do I have to register to make a one-time ticket purchase?
No, one-time ticket purchases do not require registration. You are able to purchase tickets as a guest on our website. If you have already registered, we recommend logging in when purchasing tickets. If you are a member of our loyalty program, you must log in to collect the points you earn by purchasing tickets. You may also access your tickets through your profile page, under My tickets.
Where else can I purchase tickets?
Individual and season tickets can also be purchased nationwide through Interticket offices, and from the Budapest Festival Orchestra’s special vendors at:
- Rózsavölgyi Szalon Arts & Café
Address: 1052 Budapest, Szervita tér 5.
Phone: +36 1 266 8337
on weekdays from 12:00 to 18:00
Rózsavölgyi Szalon Arts & Café is a preferred ticket vendor for the BFO.
- Müpa Budapest, ticket office
Address: 1095 Budapest, Komor Marcell utca 1.
Phone: +36 1 555 3300
- Müpa Budapest, ticket office
Address: 1061 Budapest, Andrássy út 15.
Phone: +36 1 555 3310, +36 1 555 3311
- Liszt Academy of Music, ticket office
Address: 1061 Budapest, Liszt Ferenc tér 8.,
Phone: +36 1 321 0690
- Castle Garden, ticket office
Address: 1013 Budapest, Ybl Miklós tér 4.
Phone: +36 30 198 5274
Approximately when do season tickets and single tickets go on sale each year?
Season tickets go on sale in early April each year; single ticket sales open for the general public in mid-May or late May. Please see our website and newsletters for the exact details of our ticket sales. You may register for our newsletter on our homepage. Our supporters and certain members of our loyalty program are eligible for early purchase discounts; please see our website and newsletters for exact dates and additional information.
What is the BFO Patrons program?
BFO Patrons become an integral part of the life of the BFO through meetings, dinners, intimate coffee conversations and dress rehearsals: month to month, they become better acquainted with one another, the musicians of the BFO and our staff. Friendships to last a lifetime have been born at our BFO Patrons dress rehearsals, in concert intermissions and club events. Further details about joining the BFO Patrons program, and the operations of the club, are available here.
Why join the BFO Patrons program?
All members of the BFO Patrons program have the opportunity to purchase season tickets more than a week before they go on sale to the general public.
Supporters are invited to join us for a Christmas champagne toast each year as well as for several exclusive dress rehearsals.
Benefactors have the opportunity to participate in receptions held in the intermissions of our concerts, in our tours and in our dinners for supporters.
Gold-level members of the Conductor’s Circle may join Iván Fischer for a toast after one of our concerts. Click here for further benefits of becoming a BFO Patron.
What is the loyalty program?
As a member of the BFO Friends loyalty program, you will be able to earn points with each ticket and season ticket you purchase, and through your active engagement with the Festival Orchestra. You can redeem your points for exclusive experiences and discounts. As you collect more points, you will progress through the corresponding levels, where you can get more and more benefits. Further details about joining our loyalty program are available here. Registration and participation in the loyalty program is free of charge.
Why register for our loyalty program?
As a member of our loyalty program, you will be able to earn points with each ticket and season ticket you purchase, and through your active engagement with the Festival Orchestra. You can redeem your points for exclusive experiences and discounts. For instance: promotional prices, discounts from our partners or early purchase opportunity for BFO single tickets etc.
What is the difference between the BFO Friends loyalty program and the BFO Patrons program? Should I participate in both programs?
Yes, it is worth joining both the BFO Patrons program and the loyalty program. Further information about the services associated with the loyalty program and about the BFO Patrons program and its benefits are available here.
I can’t make it to a performance. Is it possible to exchange my ticket?
If you are a season ticket holder, click here for details about our replacement concert service. In the case of purchased tickets, we cannot exchange or refund concert tickets.