Zubin Mehta’s long and adventurous life with the focus on four cities

“Once the applause faded, he didn’t need a cane anymore. On stage he was flying. And he easily took the whole large orchestra and his audience with him.”

The second Marsalis son speaks his mind about music, family, or society

Wynton Marsalis seems like the a true prototype of being a “musical second born” – both in terms of subversion and innovation.

Is she the best Carmen? Elīna Garanča between two worlds

According to reviewers, she is among the most authentic personifications of Carmen and an inevitable part of European opera life.

Budapest Wagner Days goes online again – good news for fans all around the world!

Budapest Wagner Days goes online for the second consecutive year already. This means that it can be watched from everywhere around the world!

The Concerto reveals a lot about an ill Bartók’s mental and physical state

Interview with dancer-choreographer Tamás Juronics and his artistic partners. How can you dance to Bartók’s Concerto? How do worlds meet?

The music of Bartók is my native language, says violinist Barnabás Kelemen

The Kelemen Quartet is back after three years of break! Consisting of two couples, they bring every violin quartet by Bartók to life now.

Music is not like a 100-metre dash – interview with Charlie Horváth

…And then, in the early summer of 2019, we were on the way home in the bus, and then I suddenly said: OK guys, let’s record an album!

Makám shows so many different faces with its music – interview with Zoltán Krulik

I love contemplative, meditative singing. Also, old Hungarian folk music was an important experience – explains the band leader.

Mozart’s music on a historically accurate instrument! – interview with pianist Mihály Berecz

It is much easier to play the pieces on the instrument they were originally written for – says the young pianist.

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!

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