Series, festivals

A constant presence at Müpa Budapest is the combination of permanence and continuous renewal. And as part of this, we are always delighted to welcome our visitors for numerous popular programme series and festivals that we run year after year.

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!

The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD 2021/22

  • 9 October 2021 - 30 June 2022

Müpa Budapest’s live broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera will once again have much to delight the audience in the 2021/2022 season: We will get to know new works, bathe in the undulating melodies of romantic repertoire pieces, marvel at the voices of world-class singers, and wonder at the ideas presented by new productions. Set a course for the Met – Set a course for Müpa Budapest!

Who doesn’t dream of taking a seat at the Met and watching an opera...

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Richard Strauss Marathon 2022

  • 22 January 2022 - 22 January 2022

The end of January is marathon time! Not in the open air, but in pleasant concert halls where the works of a single great composer follow one another from morning till night. The series of concerts and film screening is jointly organised by Müpa Budapest and the Budapest Festival Orchestra. On this occasion, we will be introduced to the opuses of Richard Strauss, which are equally at home in the 19th and 20th centuries, as played by the cream of the Hungarian musical

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Jazz Showcase 2022

  • 4 February 2022 - 6 February 2022

It's time for the fifteenth edition of Jazz Showcase, the most important talent fair in the Central European region. The review, which was significantly reshaped by the pandemic in 2021, will this time partially return to its original schedule. The talented young jazz bands will each give a live concert in the Atrium on the first weekend of February, and the stakes are again to win more opportunities to perform by earning the votes of the international jury and the audience of jazz fans....

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Early Music Festival 2022

  • 2 March 2022 - 22 March 2022

The month of March means it's time for the Early Music Festival In 2022, Müpa will be welcoming lovers of Renaissance, Baroque and Viennese Classical music with a selection of special treats for the seventh time. Singers, instrumental soloists, orchestras, conductors: once again we will find the cream of the crop of both the international and Hungarian music worlds among the performers.
Müpa Budapest's artist of the season, the world-famous soprano...

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Bartók Spring 2022

  • 1 April 2022 - 17 April 2022

Bartók Spring International Arts Weeks at Müpa Budapest

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...

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  • 27 September 2021 - 30 June 2022

120 Years of Hungarian Film

Müpacinema's new series focuses on outstanding works from Hungarian film history, movies that have been highly acclaimed by both the public and members of the profession alike.  The selection also launches viewers on an unparalleled voyage through time, as each film in the series represents a different decade. We thus will be approaching the present from the past.

In celebrating the 120th anniversary of the birth...

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Budapest Wagner Days 2022

  • 9 June 2022 - 22 June 2022

For Wagner fans – and not just Hungarian ones – June is simply not June without Müpa Budapest. The world-famous Budapest Wagner Days event series offers a condensed confrontation with ourselves, for no matter how strange the mythical heroes, medieval lovers, master singers and Grail knights may be, they portray our most personal desires and fears, along with our individual capacity for both greatness and pettiness. When Wagner set his stories in "timeless...

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