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160 free mini-concerts at the Budapest music festival

On July 1, the eighth edition of Musical Budapest will be launched.

Every season, Musical Budapest (Zenélő Budapest) brings a classic to life in a special performance. This year, Béla Bartók’s dance piece “The Wooden Prince,” has been reimagined, We Love Budapest announced.

The musicians and soloists of the National Philharmonic Orchestra, the Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Hungarian Opera House, Concerto Budapest and the Budapest Festival Orchestra will perform together at the other various open-air concerts.

This year, 15 of Budapest’s most beautiful public squares are among the venues. Until August 14, a total of 160 free concerts will take place, representing a wide range of genres from children’s concerts to classical music.

Classical music performances can be enjoyed in front of the Museum of Fine Arts, in the Column Hall of the National Museum, in several locations in the Castle Garden and Buda Castle, on the terrace of the Hegyvidék Cultural Salon, at the fountain on Margaret Island, at Kossuth Square, in Orczy Park and on the open-air stage of the Hungarian House of Music. 

For the detailed program of Musical Budapest, click here.

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