Prokofiev Marathon: is piano a percussion instrument?!

Prokofiev Marathon in the Müpa! Meet the genius who sometimes composed 14 hours in a row and skipped meals for it…

Anton Gerzenberg: Rachmaninoff, Liszt and Dohnányi fit well together

Rachmaninoff’s music is close to me, which mostly comes from my family – says pianist Anton Gerzenberg before his Budapest concert.

Müpa New Year’s concert – with a surprise from Haydn!

The tradition of performing The Seasons at a New Year’s concert appears to go back a long way: the first performance happened in 1900.

The atmosphere of medieval Christmas with Catalina Vicens

Catalina Vicens brings us the atmosphere of medieval advent and Christmas to us with authentic tools and the help of the best contributors.

Nesrine Belmokh: now I am cellist and singer at the same time

My music includes where I come from: the Algerian Arabic milieu. It includes European classical music. It includes rock and soul.

The Great Hungarian Songbook 3 is coming soon in Budapest

This time, Dénes Pál and Dóri Behumi will sing works by legendary Hungarian singers Pál Szécsi, Péter Máté and Kati Kovács.

Arvo Pärt: Silence is when I am closest to God

My works are like my children – says Arvo Pärt. – I would never disown them, but am worried about some of the early pieces.

Youssou N’Dour: In Africa, music is never just entertainment

Youssou D’Nour – his outstanding vocal ability is combined with a natural ease that adds to the brilliance of his productions.

Diana Tishchenko: my music delivers messages in support of the Ukrainians

He has an intelligent approach to music – says Diana Tishchenko about concert and recording partner Zoltán Fejérvári.

The Montenegrin Guitar Duo at the Budapest International Guitar Festival

It is a great honour to welcome the Montenegrin Guitar Duo to the Budapest International Guitar Festival, subtitled ‘The Colours of Guitars’.

Ilona Prunyi gives special concert with three younger colleagues

Ilona Prunyi plays piano trios with Barnabás Kelemen and László Fenyő, and two-piano pieces with Gábor Farkas.

King Pomádé: György Ránki’s children’s opera is a parody of power

Ránki originally wrote King Pomádé as a children’s radio opera in 1950, and three years later adapted it into a full-length stage work.

Liszt Fest: stars from Plácido Domingo to Víkingur Ólafsson

The outstanding quality, diversity of genres and richness of form that characterise Liszt’s oeuvre are fundamental to the Liszt Fest.

The Face in the Mirror: two men fall in love with the female clone

Face in the Mirror turns our image of the world upside down: the clone is more human than the person coming from a mother’s womb.

A living composer in the spotlight: an evening with Judit Varga

I meet Gábor Boldoczki twice during this season, it was great to compose a new piece for him – says Judit Varga.

Góbé is 15! – Birthday concert in the Müpa

The music of Góbé is based on associations – between folk melodies, popular music and classical music. Interview with band members.

Mihály Dresch: like snipers, they shoot at you

Today I still have my feelings and my truths, but I have refined my things – says legendary musician Mihály Dresch.

Tcha Limberger learned Hungarian to play Hungarian music

One can indeed love Hungarian ‘nóta’ and authentic folk music at the same time – says multi-instrumentalist Tcha Limberger.

A duel on organ: László Fassang and Sietze de Vries

As László Fassang believes, “the music that comes out of your listening ears can turn the audience into a spirited, vibrant community”.

Ripoff Raskolnikov and his band plays with root-rock star Dawn Brothers

Although Ripoff Raskolnikov Band and Dawn Brothers members have been long-time music acquaintances, this is their first joint concert.