Festival Academy Budapest chamber music series to be held in July
The seventh Festival Academy Budapest chamber music series, founded by Hungarian violinists Katalin Kokas and Barnabas Kelemen, is to be held at various venues in the capital from July 15 to 24.
OneRepublic, Papp László Budapest Sportaréna, May 13
Life feels like a million bucks, and more, for Ryan Tedder
Ryan Tedder, frontman of American multi-billion-streams band OneRepublic, says he “never got into music for the money” when they formed in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in 2002. Nonetheless, he’s done pretty well, selling a majority stake of his music catalogue to the tune of around ...
The Cure, Papp László Budapest Sportaréna, October 26, 2022
One goth band prescribed in case of musical ills
Even teenage-mania-inducing groups such as the Beatles and the Rolling Stones thought that once they’d “made it” they’d have a year or two at the top and that would be it. But in many cases their talent proved to be more enduring and their ...
Billy Idol, Budapest Park, June 29, 2022
A survivor of rock’n’roll’s extreme lifestyle
The last time that curled-lip, spiky-haired punk rocker Billy Idol caught The Budapest Times’ attention was with his “Charmed Life” album in 1990, and so it is surely time to catch up ahead of his appearance at Budapest Park on June 29 this year, ...
Budapest Ritmo world music festival to feature performers from 20 countries
The Budapest Ritmo world music festival will feature performers from 20 countries, music film screenings, and a music and film industry conference between April 7 and 10, the organisers said on Wednesday.
Film commissioner congratulates Hungary’s Sipos on winning Oscar
Csaba Kael, the government commissioner for developing Hungary's motion picture industry, congratulated Zsuzsanna Sipos on her winning the Academy Award for Best Production Design in the film Dune this year and to the Hungarian team working on the film, on Monday morning.
MUPA to feature Riccardo Chailly, Daniele Gatti, Yuja Wang and Melody Gardot in 2022/23
The Palace of Arts (MUPA) will feature concerts conducted by Riccardo Chailly, Andris Nelsons, Daniele Gatti and Ivan Fischer, and performances by Yuja Wang and Melody Gardot during its 2022/2023 season, MUPA's director general said on Tuesday.
Budapest Spring Festival to offer 170 programmes
The Budapest Spring Festival will offer 170 programmes including concerts, theatre performances and dance events between April 29 and May 15, the organisers have said.
Nick Mason and a trip down Pink Floyd’s memory lane
We once had a colleague, a Motoring Writer in Newcastle, Australia, who was on a trip to England in the 1990s and went to have a look around the Aston Martin factory in Gaydon village, Warwickshire. He began chatting to a fellow enthusiast, and ...
V4 Festival to offer over 50 music programmes
The VeNegy Festival (Visegrad Four) and Theatre Meeting will offer over fifty music programmes on four stages in Nagymaros, in northern Hungary, on June 23-26, the organisers said on Wednesday.