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Body Image
Kiscelli Múzeum
3rd April, 2020 6.00 pm
Body Image

Each year, Budapest Photo Festival concentrates on a different classical theme of image-making, and 2020 will be dedicated to exploring how contemporary photography relates to the problems of representing the human body. Throughout the ages, our...

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Liszt Marathon
Hungarian National Museum
3rd April, 2020 6.00 pm
Liszt Marathon

Ferenc Liszt’s person and art form a bridge between Beethoven and Bartók, and his thought on music continues to be an essential influence on the ideal of music in our time. Many of his works have become enduring standards of concert...

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Akvárium Spring Terrace
Akvárium Klub — Terasz
3rd April, 2020 7.00 pm
Akvárium Spring Terrace

The Akvárium Klub is an event venue in the centre of Budapest, with a programme whose diversity is second to none. Its terrace has become a meeting point where old favourites are as likely to be seen as astonishingly exciting new discoveries. During...

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Félix Lajkó and the Ballet Company of Győr
Müpa Budapest — Béla Bartók National Concert Hall
3rd April, 2020 7.30 pm
Félix Lajkó and the Ballet Company of Győr

A masterpiece of 19th-century Romantic ballet, Giselle established a style and its popularity is unabated. The title role is every ballerina’s dream. The piece, which had its premiere in 1841, conquered the world with Adolphe Adam’s...

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Liszt Marathon
Hungarian National Museum
4th April, 2020 10.00 am
Liszt Marathon

Ferenc Liszt’s person and art form a bridge between Beethoven and Bartók, and his thought on music continues to be an essential influence on the ideal of music in our time. Many of his works have become enduring standards of concert...

#chamber concerts

Collegium Vocale Gent
Liszt Academy — Grand Hall
4th April, 2020 7.30 pm
Collegium Vocale Gent

Collegium Vocale Gent, the world-famous Belgian ensemble that was formed half a century ago, and its founding conductor, Philippe Herreweghe, are best known for the performance of baroque music. It is probably no exaggeration that the sound they...

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Marcell Szabó’s Piano Recital
Pesti Vigadó — Ceremonial Hall
4th April, 2020 7.30 pm
Marcell Szabó’s Piano Recital

Marcell Szabó presents characteristic situations and genre scenes at his piano recital, the works by Mussorgsky and Debussy will become points of departure for audio-visual associations in the strictest sense of the word. Marcell Szabó was a student...

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Ensemble Mandel
Liszt Academy — Solti Hall
4th April, 2020 7.30 pm
Ensemble Mandel

St Hildegard of Bingen, a 12th-century nun, was one of the most intriguing polymaths of her age. She was a natural scientist, composer, theologist, mystic and physician, whose written teachings made a serious impression on the world view of the...

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Percussion Day
Liszt Academy
5th April, 2020 11.00 am
Percussion Day

One of the most resounding successes of the 2012 Budapest Spring Festival was an all-day series of concerts with percussion in its focus, featuring Zoltán Kocsis, József Balog, Gábor Farkas, Fülöp Ránki, the Hungarian National Choir, Amadinda...

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Amadinda Percussion Group
Liszt Academy — Grand Hall
5th April, 2020 11.00 am
Amadinda Percussion Group

At a concert that showcases the most diverse trends in modern percussion music, Amadinda Percussion Group presents a variety of languages and styles, from traditional music to American minimalism, from pieces inspired by jazz or Indian music to...

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Tambuco Percussion Ensemble
Liszt Academy — Solti Hall
5th April, 2020 12.30 pm
Tambuco Percussion Ensemble

Formed in 1993 by Ricardo Gallardo, Alfredo Bringas, Raúl Tudón and Miguel González, the Mexican quartet is one of the best ensembles of chamber music for percussion. They have garnered four Grammy nominations, including one for best classical...

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Third Coast Percussion
Liszt Academy — Grand Hall
5th April, 2020 3.00 pm
Third Coast Percussion

Third Coast Percussion, the Chicago-based, Grammy Award-winning quartet has been giving concerts for fifteen years. With novel, captivating and surprising performances, they keep pushing the boundaries of the concert’s traditional form. Their...

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Kai Strobel’s Percussion Recital
Liszt Academy — Solti Hall
5th April, 2020 4.30 pm
Kai Strobel’s Percussion Recital

Kai Strobel is one of the most versatile and most promising percussionists of his generation. As a soloist, he has performed with the Bavarian Symphony Orchestra, the Lübeck Philharmonic Orchestra, the Württemberg Philharmonic Orchestra and the Asko...

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Makoto Ozone (piano) and Richárd Szaniszló (vibraphone) in Concert
Liszt Academy — Solti Hall
5th April, 2020 6.15 pm
Makoto Ozone (piano) and Richárd Szaniszló (vibraphone) in Concert

Richárd Szaniszló, whose principal instrument is the vibraphone, completed his studies in Szeged in 2000. Ever since he started playing he has been interested in contemporary music and jazz, and while still a student, he wrote compositions that...

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Closing Concert of the Percussion Day
Liszt Academy — Grand Hall
5th April, 2020 7.30 pm
Closing Concert of the Percussion Day

With this large-scale concert, Concerto Budapest and their exceptionally talented guests offer a glimpse into the world of concertos for one or more percussion instruments with some of the genre’s most compelling works. The Polish Marianna...

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Charlie
Müpa Budapest — Béla Bartók National Concert Hall
5th April, 2020 8.00 pm
Charlie

As the lead singer of Decca, Olympia and Generál, Charlie was a major figure of the heroic age of Hungarian beat music and rock, who also toured internationally with Afriaca and Pannónia Express. In the 1980s, there was a fair chance you had to go...

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Yuya Mizuno’s Cello Recital
Pesti Vigadó — Northern Hall
6th April, 2020 7.30 pm
Yuya Mizuno’s Cello Recital

Yuya Mizuno was born in 1998, and graduated from the Toho Gakuen School of Music, where his professor was Sumiko Kurata, in 2019. He now studies at the Liszt Academy, with Miklós Perényi. In 2015 he won the first prize, as well as the audience...

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Joep Beving
A38 Ship — Concert Hall
6th April, 2020 8.00 pm
Joep Beving

One of the genre’s most liked artists, who boasts a vast number of online followers, Beving composes dreamy, melancholy, minimalist music, with the intention of reaching listeners in the most direct manner – with a universal dialect of...

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Magical Decorated Eggs
Duna Palota
7th April, 2020 6.00 pm
Magical Decorated Eggs

Trained as a mathematician, she devoted herself to this special form of art not only as a decorator, but also as the collector and classifier of patterns known in Hungarian-speaking areas. Her exhibitions feature about a thousand decorated eggs from...

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