Music Events in Budapest – May 2012

Music Events in Budapest – May 2012

Event Guide to some of the outstanding music events in Budapest May 2012:

Music Events in Budapest – May 2012

  • The Budapest Opera House offers opera and ballet performances – almost every day throughout May, 2012. For the detailed May programme, visit the official site. Cosi fan Tutte, Tannhauser, Tosca, Arabella, La Traviata, Don Quixote (ballet) and the Hungarian historical opera Bank Ban are on the menu in May, 2012.
  • Jan Garbarek (NO) Jazz Concert Jan Garbarek, the Norwegian saxophonist (jazz, classical music, world music) and the Hilliard Ensemble will give a concert at the St Stephen Basilica in Budapest on May 2 at 8 pm
  • Roof Terrace Party The Pesti Est Roof Terrace dance party sounds a lot of fun: do you feel like dancing at 10 pm on top of a ship on the river Danube? If you like electronica, dub, downtempo, funky, hip hop, and soul, head to A38 ship music club and restaurant in Budapest, May 2 at 10 pm, or possibly earlier, as the music event is free and there might be crowds gathering on the ship. Hungarian DJs: Worldstyle: Savages y Suefo. Further dates of free roof terrace parties with the same DJs and SpanishWax: May 5, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30,
  • Carl Palmer Band (UK) “the P of Emerson, Lake & Palmer, the grandour member of the Asia aboard the A38 Ship again.” Carl Palmer Band is at A38 ship music club and restaurant in Budapest on May 3 at 8 pm
  • Andre Rieu at a Christmas Special Concert

    Andre Rieu at a Christmas Special Concert

    André Rieu & the Johan Strauss Orchestra André Rieu’s captivating classical music concert at Papp Laszlo Sportarena in Budapest, May 5, 7 pm

  • Jazz semi-finals – Talentometer Jazz musicians contest in the semi finals in the Hungarian Talentometer series. Free jazz concerts at A38 ship music club and restaurant in Budapest, May 6 at 2 pm. Further Sunday Talentometer events: World music semi-finals May 13, 2pm, Ska, reggae, hiphop semi-finals May 20, 2pm, Elektronic , live act semi-finals May 27, 2pm
  • International Acoustic Guitar Festival The 11th International Acoustic Guitar Festival will be in Pince Theatre (Pinceszinhaz) in Budapest on May 11 at 7 pm, and May 12 at 8 pm
  • Tindersticks (UK) Tindersticks (Nottingham, UK) rock concert with “a synthesis of orchestral backing, lounge jazz, and soul” at A38 ship music club and restaurant in Budapest on May 12 at 7:45 pm
  • French Chansons – Paris sur Danube A French Chanson evening at Rozsavolgyi Arts Salon and Cafe in Budapest on May 17 at 7:30 pm
  • Norway’ s Miles Davis, Nils Petter Molvaer The Norweigan jazz musician will be playing with the Hungarian Barabás Lőrinc Jazz Quartet at A38 ship music club and restaurant in Budapest on May 19 at 7:30 pm
  • Marcus Miller – Marcus Miller (2 Grammy awards) jazz musician gives an invigourating concert at Papp Laszlo Sportarena in Budapest, May 23 at 8 pm
  • From Iceland with Love, Sóley + Sin Fang (IS) “Iceland’s two great new acts will bring hilarious moods from a distant world in a beatiful and stunning sense: refined sounds, refined lyrics, refined moods, it is a refined night to discover” – world music, rock, folk concert – at A38 ship music club and restaurant in Budapest on May 31 at 7:30 pm

Here’s a fine video of the jazz of Nils Petter Molvaer, The Song of Sand (performing on A38 Music Ship on the river Danube in Budapest)

 
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