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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Prokofiev Marathon

  • 4 February 2023 - 4 February 2023

Every year since 2008, Müpa Budapest and the Budapest Festival Orchestra have put on an all-day marathon production presenting the very best work of a given composer, with a series of consecutive concerts from morning until late evening in the Béla Bartók National Concert Hall and the Festival Theatre. From Bach and Brahms to Bartók and Bernstein, many prominent composers have taken the starring role on these days – with Beethoven already serving twice, for...

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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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Bartók Spring 2023

  • 31 March 2023 - 16 April 2023

Launched in the spring of 2021, on the 140th anniversary of the birth of Béla Bartók, the world-famous Hungarian composer, the Bartók Spring International Arts Weeks is a unique event series dedicated to the arts. While offering insights into his fascinating oeuvre, the festival does not restrict itself to the work of the composer, and seeks instead to represent Bartók’s spirit, creativity and outlook in countless genres, from contemporary classical...

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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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Müpa Film Club

  • 26 September 2022 - 30 June 2023

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 Müpa Film Club series does not wish to...

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