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!
Bartók Spring 2021
- 7 May 2021 - 24 May 2021
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...More details
- 11 November 2020 - 30 June 2021
We believe that there are no limits to the Müpa Budapest experience. We would like, even during this extraordinary situation, for our fantastic audience to still be able to encounter the world's most outstanding and thrilling artists each evening – this time in their own homes. It is precisely for this reason that we have decided to unlock our media library for everyone over the weeks to come and – each night at the familiar times: 7 pm, 7.30 pm or 8 pm, depending on...More details
- 11 November 2020 - 30 June 2021
Hisszük, hogy a Müpa-élmény nem ismer korlátokat. Szeretnénk, ha a mi fantasztikus közönségünk ebben a rendkívüli helyzetben is találkozhatna a világ legkiválóbb művészeivel és legizgalmasabb alkotóival estéről estére – ezúttal a saját otthonában. Éppen ezért az elkövetkezendő hetekben a jól ismert...More details
- 12 October 2020 - 28 June 2021
Very British – Satires and grotesques
A new era – with new issues and new doubts East is East and This Is England, for example, both raise questions of identity, something that has since permeated the entire world and grown more relevant in our time than ever. Then there will be films – Snatch and In Bruges – of the sort that revolve around grotesque breakdowns of the law, morality and values. These are satires in which the...More details
- 21 September 2020 - 28 June 2021
Edited by Tibor Keresztury, Literarium Evenings will lure literature out of the books and turn it into a lively and entertaining event. With unique ideas and, at times, an unusual approach, the shows present authors and works from a different perspective, to encourage the audience to open books they would never have read before.
The genres, styles and moods may be diverse, yet each Literarium Evening will offer the audience the chance to experience literature alive.... More details
The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD 2020/21
- 1 September 2020 - 30 June 2021
As you are probably already aware, New York’s Metropolitan Opera, at the advice of the relevant health authorities, has cancelled its entire 2020/21 season and will only reopen next September at the earliest.
We therefore regret to inform you that Müpa Budapest’s presentations of the Met’s opera transmissions will be cancelled as well.
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Budapest Wagner Days 2020
- 18 June 2020 - 27 June 2020
It's not really possible for us to permit the coronavirus to force fans of Wagner to go without their favourite operas and musical dramas, is it? Of course it isn't! Through the Müpa Home streaming system, we are going to transmit to you previous performances of the four works of Der Ring des Nibelungen on the dates we originally planed to present them live – on 18-21 June – for you to enjoy in the...More details