Budapest Spring Festival — #thisismyplace

Events

Slow Life
Ludwig Museum – Contemporary Art Museum
8th April, 2020 6.00 pm
Slow Life

The roots of the Slow Movement, which originally rose in protest of fast-food restaurants, and whose core document is Carl Honoré’s book, In Praise of Slow, go back to the 1980s. The Slow Budapest movement was initiated in 2012. This...

#exhibitions

GlasSpring
Tér-Kép Galéria
8th April, 2020 6.00 pm
GlasSpring

In 1996, the Hungarian Glass Art Society was founded with the aim of presenting the various branches of glass art to the public in a professional context, and of raising the art market’s awareness of glass. Glass art is marked by extraordinary...

#exhibitions

Hungarian National Dance Ensemble: The Faithless Wife – Barcsai’s Lover – première
Müpa Budapest — Festival Theatre
8th April, 2020 7.00 pm
Hungarian National Dance Ensemble: The Faithless Wife – Barcsai’s Lover – première

The Hungarian National Dance Ensemble’s latest production recounts a sad story, one of the most mysterious in the Hungarian literature of ballads, which portrays profound human emotions and ends in tragedy. It is the age-old story of the...

#dance #folk music, folk dance

Ton Koopman and the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Müpa Budapest — Béla Bartók National Concert Hall
8th April, 2020 7.30 pm
Ton Koopman and the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra

The world-famous Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra celebrated the 40th anniversary of its foundation in 2019. The ensemble and its founding conductor bring to the Budapest Spring Festival one of the greatest compositions of Handel’s Italian period,...

#orchestral concerts

Auer Trio
Óbudai Társaskör
8th April, 2020 7.30 pm
Auer Trio

On this evening, Auer Trio will perform three Romantic compositions for chamber ensemble. It will be a roller coaster ride of emotions that leads through a wide spectrum of moods. The first piece of the programme is Rachmaninoff’s Elegiac...

#chamber concerts

Valentin Magyar (piano) and Anima Musicae Chamber Orchestra
Hungarian National Museum — Díszterem
8th April, 2020 7.30 pm
Valentin Magyar (piano) and Anima Musicae Chamber Orchestra

Mihály Mosonyi, an outstanding figure of Hungarian music in the 19th century earned praise from such contemporaries as Ferenc Liszt and Richard Wagner. Also an organizer of musical life with a lasting heritage, he died 150 years ago, in 1870, at the...

#chamber concerts

Tank and the Bangas
A38 Ship — Concert Hall
8th April, 2020 8.00 pm
Tank and the Bangas

The members of Tank and the Bangas met while jamming at an Orleans open mic event in 2011. The chemistry was instant, and soon the band was formed, which went on to conquer America. Their 2013 debut album was already released to the delight of a...

#popular music

Vincent Peirani Trio: Jokers
Budapest Music Center — Opus Jazz Club
8th April, 2020 8.00 pm
Vincent Peirani Trio: Jokers

From duo to quintet, Vincent Peirani has played in the most diverse forms of musical collaboration. The trio format he brings to Budapest is nonetheless new territory for him. In this band, which he formed with Italian guitarist Federico Casagrande...

#jazz