New film music accompanies a 1918 silent film – interview with conductor Gergely Dubóczky

It is a great possibility for different eras to meet. The motion picture is ancient yet the accompanying music is contemporary.

Let’s roam around Budapest with a virtual world music festival!

I know a place where contours are blurred, where boundaries are in a constant move, where we meet, reply to each other, melt together.

Conductors from all over Europe – Bartók Spring starts with online broadcasts

They have to break silence, even in front of silent, indifferent cameras. Because they know that behind that camera, there is us…

Ida Nielsen concert for free – one of the ten best bass guitarists of the world

On 30 April, we can recall the powerful and joyful music making of Danish bass guitarist and composer Ida Nielsen from a 2019 concert video.

Baroque friendships, or when composers and writers collaborated

Baroque composers, also popular in their own right, now can meet their old friend Molière, just like other writers of the era.

Let’s greet spring with these refreshing pieces of music!

Müpa has prepared another bunch of musical experiences that bring even more genres and great performers into our homes.

Music of the wild happiness of romance – concerts on the birthday of Béla Bartók

the composer who defined 20th century music fundamentally, not only in his homeland Hungary but internationally, was born 140 years ago.

Bach is the beginning and the end – birthday concerts all weekend

Müpa celebrates JS Bach all weekend: on both Saturday and Sunday night after 19:00 PM (CET), online concerts will be broadcasted.

Crazy party stories from the Irie Maffia

We brought you some rhythmic music, and stories related to them, from Irie Maffia whose concert can be rewatched tonight.

Broadcast of Mendelssohn’s Elijah in the midst of Lent

No surprise that Mendelssohn chose him for this monumental piece: Elijah is considered as someone who prepared the way for the Messiah.

Rarity in the online space: Kristóf Baráti and Dénes Várjon play together

Do you think Mozart was quite young when he wrote the violin concertos? Well, then hear the fascinating story of the Mendelssohn piece!

We celebrate György Kurtág’s 95th birthday – with a four-day festival

The audience can get closer to the ever-shining, pure and enormous love and everlasting romance that kept Márta and György together.

This Saturday will be more romantic than Valentine’s Day

Between 10 am and 10 pm, pre-recorded concerts will be broadcasted, all revolving around the two Romantic giants.

Rossini can always make us smile – interview with bass baritone Péter Kálmán

Péter Kálmán, bass baritone who considers himself a Rossini fan, shared a few things with us about this promising night.

Jazz Showcase: everything should be taken as inspiration!

It is a huge thing for these young musicians to play on the same stage where so many Hungarian and international stars have played before.

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.

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