The Palace of Arts (MÜPA) will feature concerts conducted by Riccardo Chailly, Andris Nelsons, Daniele Gatti and Iván Fischer, and performances by Yuja Wang and Melody Gardot during its 2022/2023 season, MÜPA’s director general said on Tuesday.
Chailly will conduct the Filarmonica della Scala, Nelsons the Vienna Philharmonic, Gatti the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and Fischer the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Csaba Káel told a press conference.
Chinese pianist star Wang will perform with the Leipzig Gewandhaus and Marting Grubinger with the Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra, he said.
Advent will be celebrated with a concert by the Estonian Philharmonic’s Chamber Choir, Christmas with Philippe Herreweghe conducting Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis and the New Year with a performance of Haydn’s The Seasons oratorio.
In June, MÜPA will again host a Wagner Festival featuring artists such as Gunther Groissbock, Egils Silins, Irene Theorin és Peter Kalman.
The season’s programme will include classical music events, as well as pop, world music, jazz and dance performances.
In a highlight jazz programme, Melody Gardot and Dianne Reeves will both return to Budapest.
“MÜPA not only wants to bring international star performers to Budapest and feature Hungarian artists, but wants to build a community,” Káel said.
Tickets will go on sale on April 1.
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