Angels fly to Budapest – Péter Eötvös’ opera for the first time in Hungary

The Budapest premiere will happen on the 10th of October as part of the CAFe Budapest Contemporary Arts Festival, together with the Neue Oper Wien.

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.

Rolando Villazón – opera singer with jester vibes and a dinosaur mask

After leaving the shower cabin, Villazón started to develop his voice – and fell in love with the genre of opera forever.

Budapest opens festival season in Europe – 39. Spring Festival launches on 5 April

“We are the Budapest Spring Festival”, says executive director Csaba Káel. Franz Liszt, Russian culture and the 100-year-old Bauhaus in the spotlight.

It’s not about you in the music, it’s about music in yourself

She answers the phone and I’m astonished how beautiful her voice is. I can imagine her leading a meditation group…

Baroque Soap Opera Reloaded

All three works contain references to moments in Wilhelmine’s life: the self-sacrificing, loving sister, the hysterical arguments between her parents, the tyrannical father forcing his daughter to marry, who even condemns his own son to death.

A Pinch of Decadence

Natalie Dessay has always been a self-aware artist: she took on roles rarely, so that she could give her utmost in them – and that is exactly what she did.

Behold the man who composes, sings and conducts the same piece of music

He goes down in history as the first artist who sings and conducts simultaneously in one concert or recording.

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