Forming a circle on stage will help at this extraordinary concert – interview with Áron Eredics from the band Söndörgő

“We do what we can to keep making music, but there won’t be any tours for a while” – band leader says. This brings them to the Müpa drive-in cinema soon…

No virus can take the community-building effect of music – interview with singer Lóránt Csorba

My realist self says that with precautions, concerts can be held in autumn – says Lóránt Csorba, frontman of the band Lóci játszik, about post-covid gigs.

Drive-in cinema assures: no lack of music for the summer!

In the car, one feels completely detached from the busy area – nothing can draw our attention away from the screen and the radio signal…

At some point we need to be like kindergarten teachers – interview with conductor János Kovács

Even after 40 years on stage, János Kovács still has his doubts before every concert. Now he has to prove his talent in a pretty extraordinary setting…

No escape from Wagner’s magic – online festival launches in mid-June

This year, due to the extraordinary situation, the “Bayreuth on the Banks of the Danube”, the 15th Budapest Wagner Days, will be a virtual festival.

Popular music festival of Müpa moves online

There will be two very exciting weeks with a collection of some great popular music concerts from last years, broadcasted online as part of Müpa Home.

How will our life be after coronavirus?

If there’s no silence, you don’t have time to reflect. But when I thought about my parents, everything fell silent at once.

Discussing my music taste with a robot: my little adventure with AI

It is an artificial intelligence designed for conversation. I have seen similar things before, but this was still something new for me.

Music lovers, don’t be upset: Müpa will welcome us soon again!

The new season will happen just like any others before, and we can already buy single and season tickets for the planned concerts.

Saturday night fun: sing Don’t Worry Be Happy with Bobby McFerrin!

Müpa brings superstars in our homes in the time of quarantine – but let us hope that we can soon return to concerts that are a real community experience.

Seven videos you have to watch from Müpa’s archives!

Bored with the quarantine already? Here is some great music, dance, literature and fun to cheer you up! Great artists, instruments and genres. Enjoy!

I told the dancers: we will be music, guys! – interview with Christos Papadopoulos

There are four instruments in Bach’s work: flute, cello, bass clarinet and violin, and each is represented by a human body. ‘Opus’, performed in the Trafó.

Sufi poets are humanist and ageless – interview with Persian singer Alireza Ghorbani

These poets are still quoted because they talk about the moral roots of humanity – says Alireza Ghorbani who will sing a bunch of their poems soon.

It’s easier to wait for Christmas with Bach’s music! – interview with conductor Marcus Creed

A wonderful concert that features festive and Christmas-related works by Bach. Two ensembles, five soloists – and their conductor, Marcus Creed.

Bass-baritone Bryn Terfel comes to his Budapest concert with a rugby shirt and some honey

Bryn Terfel was the second artist to get the Queen’s Medal for Music, founded by Elizabeth II, as an approval for an extraordinary musical career.

Medical student in Pécs: Classical Chill Out enhances our student experience fundamentally

For beginners in the world of classical music, this is a good place to start – says international student Tuva Stranger on the Classical Chill Out concerts.

Müpa Winter Open Air: Family fun from advent-eco-concert to nativity masquerade

A family concert, a hot chocolate, and a few rounds of skating surely help us all to get in Christmas mood. Come to the Müpa Winter Open Air!

How Danyèl Waro from Réunion discovered folk music as a mean of fight against oppression

In the first twenty years of my career, playing maloya was something to fight for, not to live from – says Danyel Waro, the “proud bastard” of Réunion.

An eternal mystery: Cécile McLorin Salvant lets her hoarse voice fly

Three years after her first Budapest concert, she is coming back as part of a duo with New Orleans pianist Sullivan Fortner.

Some Favourites of the Erdődy Orchestra – interview with Zsolt Szefcsik

Innovative spirit, rediscovery of forgotten pieces, playing at unusual places, contributing to Polish-Hungarian siblinghood: this is the Erdődy Orchestra.

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