A musical journey to Pangea – musician Kálmán Oláh is 50!

Now I can celebrate my birthday in the Müpa, under great circumstances, with extraordinary musicians – Kálmán Oláh says joyfully.

How to turn a car accident into a theatre performance? – interview with Franck Vigroux

My music might be unusual, but Flesh still has similar elements to a traditional opera – says composer-director Franck Vigroux.

Everyone can possess the instinctive ability for improvisation – interview with jazz musician Krisztián Oláh

Krisztián Oláh, his quartet, and the Budapest String Orchestra give a great concert topped up with a world premiere.

The 21st century started with the coronavirus, researcher behind the BarabásiLab exhibition implies

BarabásiLab used data to create visualisations on the movements of the New York population during the covid-19 pandemic.

Recirquel shows us love, but what about the polar bears? – interview with Bence Vági

The company rehearsed in complete isolation, and their puppet polar bear almost fell victim of the border closure. Interview with Bence Vági.

József Balog: Catharsis is always present when I play this piece

100 years of avant-garde music presented by a pianist, featuring the cream of Hungarian and international composers – including one world premiere!

As if this yellow sofa could talk about marital infidelity!

Godofredo Alves one day finds his business partner having seduced his wife. And not anywhere but exactly on the YELLOW SOFA, which was a gift to her!

Gábor Gadó: we will send positive energies with so much love

Gábor Gadó’s music is a mixture of jazz and classical traditions. His meditative, philosophical, very intimate art can be heard at a concert soon.

Six female composers introduce their newest works in two Budapest venues

In commemoration of Annie Fischer, the internationally renowned pianist, a two-part concert will be held on the 16th of October 2020.

The way of non-forgetting the late poet Szilárd Borbély

Literature is no easy, joyful game for Szilárd Borbély, be it poetry or prose. It is more like self-discovery, self-crucifixion…

Elemér Balázs: I can’t even wish a better life for me

We just have to add a jazzy world to early music. That gives us a perfect mixture but we still maintain respect for the original piece.

The magical number 75 and the meeting of generations in classical music

According to some theories, the number 75 is an angelic combination, a reference of how something will change for us…

The concert of Magyar Atom will be a true specialty

On 22th September, the Magyar Atom plays in the Müpa. This will be the first concert for all members together,…

The aesthetics of networks exposed in a complex way – interview with Albert-László Barabási

Hidden Patterns is the title of the exhibition that shows important projects from the internationally known network researcher Albert-László Barabási….

The concerts of CAFe Budapest bring a refreshing breeze in the world of restrictions

The 29th CAFe Budapest Contemporary Arts Festival is going to launch on the 9th of October. At a recent press…

#Beethoven250Challenge – a few coffee breaks with the great composer!

Beethoven had his 250th birthday this year! Müpa celebrates with a video series, and we recommend the best coffee for each Beethoven-themed coffee break.

Every concert becomes a special gift these days – says jazz singer Nikoletta Szőke

The New Orleans Swing Festival will start in the Müpa with the most popular Hollywood movie soundtracks from the 1920s…

Global Stay at Home Choir from 72 countries – video

The Stay At Home Choir is a global musical community of more than 14,000 people from different countries. Here they sing O Radiant Dawn by James MacMillan.

Our joyful and energetic show aims to chase fears away – says cellist István Várdai

This show is a lovely collection with the content and depth of more traditional classical concerts, but amalgamated with a light summer night atmosphere.

The pandemic taught me: it makes no sense to burn ourselves out – interview with Barna Szőke from The Qualitons

Bands are usually defined by genres, but we have gone through such a journey within the last 11 years that I couldn’t define our genre – the guitarist says.

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