Series, festivals

A constant presence at Müpa Budapest is the combination of permanence and continuous renewal. And as part of this, we are always delighted to welcome our visitors for numerous popular programme series and festivals that we run year after year.

Regardless of whether they are looking for classical or popular music, jazz, landmark cinema, or a children's programme offering lifelong experiences, members of every age group can find performances that will interest them. Our series and festivals feature the most diverse possible array of genres, composers and artists celebrating the diversity of culture: proof positive that nobody will be bored or be deprived of the standard they are accustomed to experiencing. This page lists our current offering: find what you like and select your favourites!

The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD 2022/23

  • 22 October 2022 - 4 June 2023

Once again in the 2022/23 season, the New York Metropolitan Opera will continue to offer marvellous productions to its global audience. This year, the Met HD Live programme includes no fewer than seven new productions, including a contemporary world première. On Müpa Budapest's projection screens we'll find great works, opulent productions and star singers.

Ever since 2008, we have been able to watch iconic performances from the leading citadel of the opera...

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JazzTime 2022

  • 26 August 2022 - 28 August 2022

2021 saw a renewed version of Müpa Budapest’s season-opening festival, which is traditionally of interest to jazz fans. The enthusiastic reception made it clear that the JazzTime festival was on the right path, and we will maintain the same direction in 2022. Ellington, classic Hungarian hits and Barbra Streisand: the last weekend in August promises to be magnificent fun.

The series of events will begin on Friday 26 August at the Festival Theatre with Echoes of...

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Bridging Europe 2022

  • 16 September 2022 - 28 September 2022

BUDAPEST-AMSTERDAM

The joint festival of Müpa Budapest and the Budapest Festival Orchestra always lends an exciting flavour to the start of the new season: besides classical concerts, it also features jazz, popular music and film screenings. At the centre of each instalment over the years of this event series launched in 2013 has been a country or group of countries with a rich and diverse culture and significant musical traditions – as a country’s...

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Rising Stars

  • 11 November 2022 - 13 November 2022

Those who feel inclined to spend the second weekend of November stargazing at Müpa Budapest will get to encounter some celestial bodies arcing high above the music world’s horizons. An experimentally minded percussionist from Stuttgart, an exacting Frankfurtbased
string quartet, a British baritone who, despite his youth, can already boast a multitude of awards and recognitions, a Spanish oboe virtuoso and an evocative Ukrainian violinist are all waiting to demonstrate their...

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Early Music Festival 2023

  • 24 February 2023 - 5 March 2023

Why do we like early music so much? Because it’s new! Indeed, with each performance of works of past centuries, we always get some unexpected, previously unsuspected, astonishing experience. The festive glitter of Venice heard in the bright sound of the trumpet, as explored and interpreted by Gábor Boldoczki and the Wrocław Baroque Orchestra. The encounter between the cerebral, elegantand inexhaustibly imaginative Rameau and heroes of mythology will be evoked by the...

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Budapest Wagner Days 2023

  • 4 June 2023 - 23 June 2023

Müpa Budapest is once again looking forward to welcoming lovers of classical music to see masterpieces of the musical stage in the early summer of 2023. This season’s programme at the Budapest Wagner Days will be a varied one: in addition to Die Meistersinger von Nürnburg, the traditional Ring production and a concert-format production of Parsifal, we’ll also have a Mahler recital by Bo Skovhus, our brilliant Beckmesser from previous years.

Along with...

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Müpacinema

  • 27 September 2021 - 30 June 2022

The magical world of Federico Fellini

A magical world – in every sense. It is enchanted, sometimes miracles happen, and yet it is all eternally kooky and whimsical. Sometimes, it is not even easy to decide how much of it Federico Fellini takes seriously himself. But let it be up to the critics, aesthetes and primarily the viewers to decide how to interpret this special world.

The new Müpacinema series does not wish to further polish...

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