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Guide to Classical Music, Opera and Dance in Budapest

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BudapestQuatuor Arod

© Richard Dumas
Haydn, Attahir, Schumann
Quatuor Arod

BudapestAnaïs Gaudemard

© Nicolas Mignani
Rameau, Daquin, Renie, Pépin, Hasselmans, de La Presle, Debussy, Smetana, Glinka
Anais Gaudemard, Harp

BudapestAmatis Trio

© Marco Borggreve
Haydn, Tarrodi, Mendelssohn
Amatis Piano Trio

BudapestJosep-Ramon Olivé

© Julien Gazeau
Schubert, Korngold, García-Tomás, Strauss R.
Josep-Ramon Olivé; Ian Tindale
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Handelian dream team: Jaroussky and Baráth delight in Budapest

Philippe Jaroussky and Emőke Baráth © Attila Nagy, Müpa Budapest
Philippe Jaroussky and Emőke Baráth's team-up with the Ensemble Artaserse proved nothing short of wonderful.
****1
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Tannhäuser's long and tortuous journey of the spirit

Sophie Koch (Venus) and Stephen Gould (Tannhäuser) © Zsófia Pályi, Müpa Budapest
Stephen Gould is less than convincing in the lead role of Tannhäuser, but excellent ensemble work under Ádám Fischer's inspired direction offers compensations.
****1
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The ultimate love story: Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde in Budapest

Allison Oakes (Isolde) and Peter Seiffert (Tristan) © Zsófia Pályi, Müpa Budapest
As part of the annual Wagner festival in the Hungarian capital, Peter Seiffert and Allison Oakes star as the doomed lovers.
****1
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Wagner highlights in Budapest

Szilvia Rálik © Attila Nagy
This concert, with a running time of about two hours, was a lovely dip in the Rhine without the usual four-to-five hour Wagnerian full immersion.
***11
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