In 1994, he took first place at the Young Concert Artists International Auditions, launching his international career. He was 26 years old when he premièred his own composition at his concert, entitled Silk Road, in Boston. In 2001, his Nazım Oratorio, commissioned by the Turkish government in memory of the country's poet Nâzım Hikmet, was performed in Ankara. In 2004, he took part in a tour of Europe and North America with Maxim Vengerov, and the following year saw him writing film music for Swiss director Hans-Ulrich Schlumpf's movie Ultima Thule. Since 2008, at the request of the European Union, he has served as an ambassador of dialogue between cultures. He regularly receives invitations from the New York, Israel, Saint Petersburg and BBC philharmonics, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the Wiener Symphoniker and the Orchestre National de France. He has appeared at Carnegie Hall and numerous prestigious festivals.
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The Müpa Budapest underground garage gates will be operated by an automatic number plate recognition system. Parking is free of charge for visitors with tickets to any of our paid performances on that given day. The detailed parking policy of Müpa Budapest is available here.
Refreshments – Without the Queue
Thanks to our new catering service at the Átrium Snack Bar, you can forget about waiting in line during intermissions for some refreshments and get your order prepped especially for you by the time the intermission actually starts. Find out more about pre-ordering here.