world music, jazz, popular music

Muzsikás 50

Béla Bartók National Concert Hall
  • Produced by Müpa Budapest
  • Bartók Spring

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In the spring of 1973, three young men, Mihály Sipos, a mathematician, Dániel Hamar, a geophysicist, and Sándor Csoóri Jr, who was still a student, decided to start a band on the model of old Hungarian peasant string bands, where the solo violin was accompanied by a viola and a double bass. "Village folk would call these musicians muzsikások. This gave us the idea to name our band Muzsikás.” Said the band in 1978: "The most important thing in our music is to make it as little different as possible from the playing of the muzsikások, considering how this colour has been completely absent. We seek to disseminate, popularize this kind of music.” Having come to their 50th year, it seems they found a task to fill their time. The anniversary concert attempts to recall most stages of this journey of half a century.

Presented by: Müpa Budapest
  • violin, zither, voice
    Mihály Sipos
  • violin, koboz, tambura, voice
    László Porteleki
  • viola, kontra, mandolin, recorders, voice
    Péter Éri
  • double bass, gardon, drum, voice
    Dániel Hamar
  • voice
    Hanga Kacsó, Mária Petrás
  • violin, viola
    Sándor Csoóri Jr
  • piano
    Balázs Fülei
  • cimbalom
    Kálmán Balogh
  • dance
    István Berecz, Zoltán ‘Batyu' Farkas, Ildikó Tóth
  • Pro Musica Girls' Choir (choirmaster: Dénes Szabó)
  • Muzsikás Festival Ad Hoc Dance Ensemble (artistic director: Zoltán ‘Batyu' Farkas)

Ticket information

You may purchase tickets online and in person for this performance using a Müpa Budapest gift voucher or by debiting the leisure allowance on OTP, K&H or MKB SZÉP cards.
If you purchase the tickets in person, then we also accept Edenred Gift Vouchers, and Edenred gift cards (Benefit and Family cards) as well as the culture subaccount allowance on OTP Cafeteria cards.

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