Just enjoy! – organist of the Notre-Dame plays from Budapest for the world

Having a transcription or an adaptation of an original piece can be, in some ways, really refreshing – Olivier Latry says.

Lázár Brothers: we tried not to panic when in lockdown at the Lake Balaton

The two brothers give their first live streamed album release concert. These new songs are more optimistic than ever…

Let’s Play! – Judit Varga tells us about the Transparent Sound New Music Festival

The Transparent Sound New Music Festival is organised for the 8th time. Composer Judit Varga explains how it works out during the pandemic.

Here is the future of Hungarian music! – interview with Gyula Fekete about the Müpa competition

The composing competition is a huge success, we can see that Hungarian composing is in a good shape – says lecturer of the Academy of Music.

Wagner is like drugs, but even better! – interview with Ádám Fischer

Wagner was able to pour us with a tsunami of intensive emotions way before we discovered them due to covid – Ádám Fischer says.

I would consider extending this Chrismas short film – says director Attila Szász

We wanted to show the loneliness of the life of a piano when there are no concerts, until someone special comes by…

Secrets behind the concert videos we can see at home – interview with the creative director of Müpa Studio

Müpa Studio is unique in its kind, it requires the teamwork of many colleagues. This is one secret behind the success of the Müpa.

What can we learn from collective forgetting? – new essay performance by Oliver Zahn will happen online

I had also always wanted to make a desktop-based performance, and the pandemic suddenly made a space for such works – Oliver Zahn says.

Instrument making is a wonderful profession, says “father” of the new giant cimbalom

We take natural materials and create something that can entertain millions of people in a street or a concert hall – the master says.

How to be smart after winning the lottery? – interview with Boldizsár Fehér

I thought, what to do with the money is only one side of the story. The other side is what we do with ourselves.

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.

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!

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.

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 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….

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…