Kady Diarra and the Spirit of Burkina – a concert you shouldn’t miss!

What role did her origins play in her career, and what is the newest album like with which Kady Diarra is currently touring?

Yellowjackets celebrates its 40th anniversary with an amazing party

Yellowjackets has seen – and survived – many changes in style and members, and now they are back for another round anniversary.

Why Should You Not Miss Discovery’s Last Exit: Space?

Last Exit: Space is a hilarious, surprising and breathtakingly beautiful documentary on space colonization that is completely worth your time.

How Frustration Led Maggie Gyllenhaal to Direct The Lost Daughter

Oscar nominee Maggie Gyllenhall has recently revealed that frustration was a significant part of making The Lost Daughter.

Kevin Spacey in a Comeback Film: a Sign of Bad Taste?

Kevin Spacey plays a detective in his first movie since sexual assault allegations against the actor surfaced five years ago.

Why Empire of Light Should Be on Your Radar

The upcoming Sam Mendes project, Empire of Light, is currently shooting in the UK. What happenes behind the scenes?

Arturo Sandoval, a trumpeter with a vibrant personality

Arturo Sandoval’s life is rich in stories and notes. His music is just as vibrant as it was decades ago. Hear it for yourself!

Ramón Vargas – a tenor who sings for special needs children

Ramón Vargas, Mexican-born star tenor, has been active for more than 35 years. He will give two concerts in Hungary soon.

Freud was suspicious about Dalí’s obsession with him

How, where, when did they finally meet and what happened between them? I asked Dalí-Freud curator Jaime Brihuega.

Sergei Krylov from Witches’ Sabbath to a naughty folk song

“Sergei Krylov is one of the five greatest violinists of our time”, wrote Mstislav Rostropovich about him.

Song of the Earth: Mahler’s wonderful message about eternity

The Song of the Earth was written in the most difficult period in Mahler’s life and is based on a collection of ancient Chinese poems.

What is the best music to fall asleep to?

Music can play an important role in reducing our daily anxiety, which is essential for improving sleep quality.

Vengerov: the instrument teaches you to play, not the other way round

Vengerov about music: “It has a healing power because it can help us learn something not only about music, but also about ourselves.”

Sleepless: gloomy yet beautiful Péter Eötvös opera in the Müpa

Péter Eötvös adapted Jon Fosse’s Trilogy. The story of precarious couple Alida and Asle is childishly innocent yet deeply sinful…

Honorary Hungarian Uri Caine plays the Bartók Project with friends

Hungarian Project, which was introduced in the Trafó in 2006, has already made Uri Caine an honorary Hungarian.

Péter Eötvös: I ran away from Bartók’s works to avoid falling into repetition

For me the genre of opera is an absolute miracle – says Péter Eötvös before the premiere of his newest opera Sleepless.

Monsieur Bartók: The influence of Béla Bartók in contemporary jazz

Béla Bartók made a huge contribution to the evolution of jazz, helping it to get to where it is today after a journey of some 130 years.

We all use the falsetto register – interview with opera singer Anthony Roth Costanzo

Anthony Roth Costanzo will sing at Bartók Spring on 7 April. Now he reveals what contemporary opera changed his life…

Endre Domonkos: An Economic History of Hungary from 1867

Endre Domonkos, in his current work, summarises the economic history of Hungary in 10 chapters and more than 200 pages, richly illustrated.

Dénes Várjon speaks beautifully about Bartók’s music

When I was a child, I had a very different image of Bartók, and that image has been imprinted on people in general – says the musician.

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