One of the world’s most anticipated and highest-altitude classical music festivals, Verbier returns to medici.tv between July 15-31.
In My Land, the innovative Hungarian company Recirquel mixes circus and contemporary dance. Available on ARTE from 17 July.
Under the artistic supervision of the distinguished composer, conductor and pianist Mikhail Pletnev, four young master pianists have been invited by the Géza Anda-Foundation to learn the art of conducting from the piano.
Ágnes Langer broke into the Hungarian classical music scene at the Bartók World Competition, then she did not perform for a year due to an unexpected illness. We talked about creating a repertoire, her one-year forced hiatus, and perseverance.
György Pauk from 17 June will chair the jury of the 1st Zoltán Kodály International Music Competition. We talked about music education, unleashing talent, what makes a good conductor.
35 years ago, on 23 May 1987, the 3rd programme of Hungarian Radio took Béla Bartók’s name. We asked Channel Director Márton Devich about the past 35 years.
Not long ago, I found a little pink rosebud sitting in a small sealed glass container in a Budapest antique store. I presumed it was designed to be hanging on a necklace. I thought, why should I wear something that was crudely extracted from its natural habitat, put into an airless prison, and probably decaying?
Ah, the Budapest Music Center! For composers, conductors, musicians, and listeners who love hearing the latest new scores, it’s Valhalla.
“G for Gustav, F for Frankreich, and K for Karajan!” instructed maestro Alain Altinoglu as he conducted a ‘symphonic mob’ rehearsal in the middle of a lovely park in Bad Kissingen, a spa town in Bavaria.
“I have a memory from the time before I was born,” writes Swedish clarinetist Martin Fröst. That memory was filled with songs by Scarlatti and Purcell.
A curiously forgotten and fairly prolific Baroque composer, Johann David Heinichen, was a contemporary of Bach; and like him, arose from St. Thomas Church in Leipzig.
Georg Philipp Telemann’s earliest surviving opera, the light and charming „Pastorelle en musique”, was produced and recorded at Musikfestspiele Potsdam-Sanssouci in 2021.
The newest, second album in the series of world premiere recordings by the Warsaw Philharmonic which had its premiere on 20 May.
Kossuth and Liszt Ferenc Prize-winning violinist Kristóf Baráti, has recorded six of Johann Sebastian Bach’s solo sonatas and scores for violin. The album was released by Deutsche Grammophon.
Six contestants competed in the finals of the first Kodály International Music Competition between 17…
After the semi-finals, the jury of the first Kodály International Music Competition made a decision on 22 June about who will take part in the finals.
After the live preliminaries, the jury of the first Kodály International Music Competition made a decision on 20 June about who will take part in the semi-finals.
The order of the contestants’ performances was decided by drawing lots. The preliminaries will begin on 18 June. As a result of the lots drawn, Katharina Auer will start the competition.
Due to the unexpected illness of György Pauk, a professor at the Royal Academy of Music in London, violinist Kristóf Baráti will lead the international jury of the first Zoltán Kodály International Music Competition.
The first Zoltán Kodály International Music Competition will take place between 17–26 June in Debrecen, and all rounds are free to attend.
Twenty-first production of The Bartered Bride in the history of the National Theatre premiered on 26th and 28 May 2022.
On May 26, Christian Thielemann conducted the Dresdner Staatskapelle at Müpa. When an important conductor performs with his orchestra, one can always feel the many years of collaboration.