It offers some excitingly colourful and varied listening. The evening will be framed by two of Escaich's own compositions, both pairing the organ with an orchestra: La Barque solaire (The Solar Ship) and Quatre Visages du temps (Four Faces of Time). Concerto Budapest, the organist's partner in these pieces with the young Gábor Káli conducting, will also play independently of the organist in the middle of the program, performing César Franck's rarely heard symphonic poem Le Chasseur maudit (The A... More details
Rossini's one-act piece is a perfect piece for an introduction to opera. It was a success from the very first moment. When audiences first saw and heard Il signor Bruschino, ossia Il figlio per azzardo (Signor Bruschino, or The Accidental Son), in Venice in 1813, they encountered a comic opera packed full of well-known characters, characteristic situations and subtle musical witticisms. Incidentally, maestro Rossini held a huge affection for operatic farce: this work was the fifth piece in a ser... More details
Frenák is a tireless creative artist on the Hungarian contemporary dance scene, one whose works can be immediately recognised and identified based on a single still image or short scene. The other unique trademarks of this closed world alongside the invariably striking visuality are the purposefully edited musical world and, of course, the dancers' bodies worked with exhausting thoroughness. The work, which in its creator's usual fashion is built from fragments, discomfits and unsettles the view... More details
He completed his leaving exams at the József Attila High School. In 1993, earned a degree in Hungarian at ELTE before doing the same in German in 1994. In 1995, he started teaching at the Modern Hungarian Literary History Department of the ELTE university, where he continues to work after being made a professor in 2020. He has written books on the authors closest to his heart: Paul Celan, Ágnes Nemes Nagy, Sándor Weöres and Milán Füst. He spent prolonged periods abroad, which contributed to the ... More detailsinfo
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Jazz Showcase 2023 – Here are the favourites jury and the audience!
The 16th edition of Jazz Showcase just finished with overwhelming support from the audience. Throughout the three-day programme, six jazz bands were competing for the votes of the spectators and the jury.
Today and tomorrow programs 31.01 - 01.02.2023