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 2021/22

  • 9 October 2021 - 30 June 2022

Müpa Budapest’s live broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera will once again have much to delight the audience in the 2021/2022 season: We will get to know new works, bathe in the undulating melodies of romantic repertoire pieces, marvel at the voices of world-class singers, and wonder at the ideas presented by new productions. Set a course for the Met – Set a course for Müpa Budapest!

Who doesn’t dream of taking a seat at the Met and watching an opera...

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Rising Stars 2021/22

  • 19 November 2021 - 21 November 2021

One of the most popular endeavours in the concert organisation world of the past few decades is the European Concert Hall Organisation's (ECHO) Rising Stars series, which introduces young talents with bright futures ahead of them, even though they already have all kinds of accomplishments under their belts. This season has some exciting experiences in store for us: we'll get to hear a string quartet that was founded in Shanghai but is now based in Austria with only half of its...

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  • 4 November 2021 - 5 November 2021

The government of Hungary has pronounced the hundredth anniversary of the birth of György Cziffra to be a memorial year, and UNESCO has added it to its list of jointly celebrated anniversaries, at the petitioning of Kossuth Prize-winning pianist János Balázs and with his artistic direction. The epochal ill-fated Hungarian piano virtuoso who was compelled to leave his homeland after suffering many injustices has been commemorated for quite a few years now...

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Müpacinema spring

  • 27 September 2021 - 30 June 2022

120 Years of Hungarian Film

Müpacinema's new series focuses on outstanding works from Hungarian film history, movies that have been highly acclaimed by both the public and members of the profession alike.  The selection also launches viewers on an unparalleled voyage through time, as each film in the series represents a different decade. We thus will be approaching the present from the past.

In celebrating the 120th anniversary of the birth...

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Budapest Wagner Days 2022

  • 9 June 2022 - 22 June 2022

For Wagner fans – and not just Hungarian ones – June is simply not June without Müpa Budapest. The world-famous Budapest Wagner Days event series offers a condensed confrontation with ourselves, for no matter how strange the mythical heroes, medieval lovers, master singers and Grail knights may be, they portray our most personal desires and fears, along with our individual capacity for both greatness and pettiness. When Wagner set his stories in "timeless...

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