Arturo Sandoval, a trumpeter with a vibrant personality

Arturo Sandoval’s life is rich in stories and notes. His music is just as vibrant as it was decades ago. Hear it for yourself!

Ramón Vargas – a tenor who sings for special needs children

Ramón Vargas, Mexican-born star tenor, has been active for more than 35 years. He will give two concerts in Hungary soon.

Sergei Krylov from Witches’ Sabbath to a naughty folk song

“Sergei Krylov is one of the five greatest violinists of our time”, wrote Mstislav Rostropovich about him.

Vengerov: the instrument teaches you to play, not the other way round

Vengerov about music: “It has a healing power because it can help us learn something not only about music, but also about ourselves.”

Sleepless: gloomy yet beautiful Péter Eötvös opera in the Müpa

Péter Eötvös adapted Jon Fosse’s Trilogy. The story of precarious couple Alida and Asle is childishly innocent yet deeply sinful…

Honorary Hungarian Uri Caine plays the Bartók Project with friends

Hungarian Project, which was introduced in the Trafó in 2006, has already made Uri Caine an honorary Hungarian.

Péter Eötvös: I ran away from Bartók’s works to avoid falling into repetition

For me the genre of opera is an absolute miracle – says Péter Eötvös before the premiere of his newest opera Sleepless.

Monsieur Bartók: The influence of Béla Bartók in contemporary jazz

Béla Bartók made a huge contribution to the evolution of jazz, helping it to get to where it is today after a journey of some 130 years.

We all use the falsetto register – interview with opera singer Anthony Roth Costanzo

Anthony Roth Costanzo will sing at Bartók Spring on 7 April. Now he reveals what contemporary opera changed his life…

Dániel Villányi: I pondered how my concert relates to the war

Dániel Villányi: “This sonata by Prokofiev, although it won a Stalin Prize, is in fact against the Stalinist regime…”

Dénes Várjon speaks beautifully about Bartók’s music

When I was a child, I had a very different image of Bartók, and that image has been imprinted on people in general – says the musician.

Ensemble Mini: club concerts if you don’t want to fight

Ensemble Mini, a formation by British conductor Joolz Gale, building upon Schönberg’s Society for Private Musical Performances.

Parade for the music of Boban Marković! – interview with Attila Egerházi

I have been planning to work with Boban Marković for a very long time, and now it is time – says Attila Egerházi.

Ton Koopman comes with the mysterious Mass in B minor

“The most colourful work one can imagine” – says Ton Koopman who has an almost childlike enthusiasm for Bach’s art.

María Pagés: flamenco is a genre for a lifetime

Let’s look a bit behind the scenes through the story of a world famous dancer, María Pagés. Soon at the Bartók Spring!

Bartók Spring comes with a Bosch exhibition and special premieres

Although we are just entering winter, Müpa Budapest is already preparing for its 2nd Bartók Spring International Art Weeks.

A fantastic experience: they dance Vasarely’s paintings! – interview with Balázs Vincze

Vasarely was born in Pécs, so it brings us a great opportunity to celebrate the 60th birthday of our dance company Ballet Pécs with him!

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.

Criminal dance drama based on a terrifying story – interview with screenwriter Zsuzsa Zs. Vincze

A Szekler folk ballad tells a universal story about passionate love overwriting everything, marital infidelity, jealousy, and revenge.

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