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.

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.

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!

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…

#Beethoven250Challenge – a few coffee breaks with the great composer!

Beethoven had his 250th birthday this year! Müpa celebrates with a video series, and we recommend the best coffee for each Beethoven-themed coffee break.

Hungarian opera singer under lockdown in Paris – interview with Emőke Baráth

The opera singer, who experienced the covid-19 pandemic in Paris, told us about the recent past as well as the upcoming concert.

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!

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.

Silence in the place of sound – but what in the place of silence? Remembering Dezső Tandori

He created an own universe, went on his own path, and after his poetry arrived to collective consciousness, no one could think the same old ways anymore.

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.

In John Cage’s piece, the singer feels naked on stage – interview with opera singer Katalin Károlyi

Katalin Károlyi mezzosoprano will give the concerts Human Voice 2.1 and 2.2. The repertoire consists of three contemporary pieces of different kinds.

If it is worth showing the audience, I never hesitate – interview with Gábor Hollerung

Gábor Hollerung, conductor of the Ernő Dohnányi Symphonic Orchestra in Budafok, believes that neither romantic nor emotional music can go out of fashion.

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