The 2nd Bartók Spring International Art Weeks presenting classical concerts and exhibitions will get under way next April in Budapest and several other cities.
Péter Eötvös’ opera Sleepless, commissioned by the Berlin Staatsoper, will receive its Hungarian premiere, while concert performers will include pianist David Fray and the Liszt Chamber Orchestra, as well as star cellist István Várdai and celebrated violinist Kristóf Baráti.
Ton Koopman and the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra will perform Bach’s B Minor Mass, while the Batsheva Dance Company will present three choreographies by Ohad Naharin, Csaba Káel, the chief executive of the Palace of Arts, the festival’s organiser, told a news conference on Wednesday.
Celebrated trumpeter Boban Markovic will perform with his brass band together with the Szekesfehervar Ballet Theatre, while the Branford Marsalis Quartet and the Hungarian State Folk Ensemble will also perform.
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