Pushkin’s parody of ghost stories was turned by Tchaikovsky into a romantic drama about lovers who never unite. As he was working on the piece, the composer, we learn from his journal and letters, was deeply engrossed in the world of passions...
“Wedding,” László Nagy’s poem, is a standard work. The latest production of the Hungarian State Folk Ensemble is based on this poem. Directed by Zoltán Farkas, it evokes the whirl of the wedding feast after the ceremony.
Cameroon-born Richard Bona started to play a musical instrument at the age of four, and formed his fist band when he was eleven. After he moved to New York, he enjoyed the support of Harry Belafonte, with whom he continued to cooperate with even...
Béla Bartók’s choral works will be sung in Budapest and a number of other cities in the country, in the streets and in concert halls, among other venues. The centre of this event series will be the Liszt Ferenc Square in Budapest, as well as...
The internationally renowned American conductor, who is musical director of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and chief conductor of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, will conduct compositions that are connected to Hungary to prove that music does have...
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