Song of the Earth: Mahler’s wonderful message about eternity

The Song of the Earth was written in the most difficult period in Mahler’s life and is based on a collection of ancient Chinese poems.

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.

Reorganised Robert Schumann songs tell a romantic story

Alexander Schmalcz not only reorchestrated Robert Schumann songs, but also created a new song cycle. Pure Romanticism!

Chick Corea composed this work shortly before his death

Chick Corea was scheduled to return to Müpa Budapest in November 2021, with a piece to celebrate the institution’s 15th anniversary.

Kornél Thomas: I’m gonna use Bernstein’s method

Kornél Thomas is conductor and composer. His work, conducted here by himself, is a prize-winner in the Müpa music competition.

Crazy About Jazz – Erika Náray and her special guests

The Müpa Budapest Crazy About Jazz series continues with its sixth season, in which a selection of people confess their passion for jazz.

Smetana – love, intrigue, travelling circus, beer

Bedrich Smetana was raised in the tradition of German music and only later returned to the inspiration of the Czech countryside.

What do Maria Mazzotta and Evelin Tóth have in common?

They will be on the same stage on 18 February: Evelin Tóth as the front person of a band, Maria Mazzotta as a soloist.

Wayne Marshall and his music that crawls under our skin

Wayne Marshall doesn’t have to go far to find a variety of genres; he was involved in jazz, Broadway and church music all at the same time.

Leader of The Krylov Trio is in love with Hungary

The fact that Krylov, Knyazev and Lugansky will perform together in chamber formation in Budapest is practically unprecedented.

Folk music celebration in the Müpa: 6 formations in 2 hours

Whatever the form and performance, folk music helps us to learn about and carry on our traditions and roots.folk

Béla Zsoldos: there is always emotion in my pieces

The instruments Béla Zsoldos plays include classical percussive instruments, jazz vibraphone, percussion and drums.

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