People were held captive in the empty pool of the school, where some of them spent weeks on end in the winter of 1989/90. These events became the basis of the film, Freedom / Libertate’89 – Nagyszeben, we got the chance to ask the director, Tudor Giurgiu.
A unique novel’s just been published recently about a really special woman, author and protagonist, Selma Lagerlöf. We discussed with Charley von Feyerabend, writer of the novel.
If we factor in the program itself, consisting of two exceptional masterpieces of the Romantic concerto and symphonic literature, it becomes obvious that this evening is not to be missed. Teodor Currentzis and the Utopia Orchestra have even more to promise to Budapest on 17 November.
When we think of the neo-avant-garde in Hungary, Dóra Maurer’s name certainly comes to mind as a prominent artistic figure of the generation.
On the anniversary of Ferenc Liszt’s birth, 22 October, the composer’s unfinished opera Sardanapalo will be performed as part of the Liszt Festival, and we interviewed Cambridge University music historian David Trippett, who not only found but also orchestrated the unique piece thought to be lost.
Allison Pataki is a New York Times bestselling author mostly known for her refreshing historical female fictions. We asked about her Hungarian roots, her latest novel, The Queen’s Fortune, published in Hungary.
Maestro Riccardo Frizza is back to Budapest for his second season as the leading conductor of Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Choir.
David Philip Hefti was awarded the Composer Award 2023 of the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA).
Grzegorz Chojnowski (Radio Wrocław Kultura) talks with Giovanni Antonini, Artistic Director of the International Festival Wratislavia Cantans.
We asked Judit Körmendy-Ékes, President of the Foundation of the Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, about the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the orchestra.