Back to the Roots
The Hungarian heritage

This spectacular concert with the outstanding Hungarian traditional folk singer, Mária Petrás who was born in a small Hungarian village of Moldavia, and with the best Hungarian dancer/choreographer couple, Zoltan Farkas and Ildiko give an outlook of the rich Hungarian traditions.

Bartók and the tradition
Takács Quartet
Muzsikás joint concert
with Marta Sebestyen

A concert with one of the leading string quartets of the world, the 2003 Grammy/winner Takács Quartet and with the outstanding singer, Marta Sebestyen shows the spiritual background of the works of Bartók
read more of the 2004. project
read more of the 2006. project
Rewiev of the Carnegie Hall concert in the New York Times

Allegro Barbaro
Bartók piano works and the folk music
Muzsikás with Jenő Jandó pianist

The influence of the atmosphere of the rural musical tradition can be discovered in many famous piano works of Bartók. The concert is built up with traditional tunes played by Muzsikás and famous piano works of Bartók performed by the brilliant Hungarian pianist, Jenő Jandó creating a new musical enjoyment.

The lost Jewish music of Transylvania

The concert is based on the "Maramaros" album of Muzsikas and shows the similarities and diferences between the traditional Hungarian folkmusic of Transylvania and the lost rural transylvanian Hungarian Jewish music.
read more of the Maramaros album...

Kodály: The cello and the tradition

The spirit of the Hungarian folk music can be heard in the compositions od Kodály. This concert based on the Cello Solo Sonata (Op. 8.), one of the most challenging cello-work of the World. This phantasctic music is performed by Roel Dieltiens, the famous Belgian cellist; Muzsikás surround it with traditional tunes

Bartók String Quartet -

The collaboration with the world-famous Hungarian string quartet resulted a concert where string quartet works of Kodály and Bartók are played in musical surround of traditional music. This special concert-program was performed in Hungary several times with the singer, Márta Sebestyén. Recently we Muzsikás performes this program with the excellent singer: Mária Petrás
read more... (in Hungarian)
concert review, Miskolc Opera Festival (in Hungarian)
concert review, Liszt Music Academy (in Hungarian)

Alexander Balanescu -
Muzsikás concert

The collaboration with one of the best violonists of the world began with the recordings of "Bartok Album". In the last five years we had several joint concerts in the most famous concert halls and festivals from New York and London to Tunisia and Hong Kong. In the concert Balanescu always plays on of his virtuoso improvisations proving that the contemporary and traditional music can be mathced.

Classical - Traditional
together with a symhonic orchestra

A concert with a symphonic orchestra give an outlook of the origin of some work of the 20th century Hungarian composers (Bartók, Kodály, Ligeti, Kurtág). Muzsikás created and performed concerts together with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ilan Volkov (Israel) and the Danubia Symphonic Orchestra conducted by Domonkos Héja. In december 2006 Warner Music released a DVD named "CLIP" with the joint concert of Muzsikás, Márta Sebestyén and the Danubia Symphonic Orhestra.
Ilan Volkov wrote about the project
A review of the concert in The Herald, Glasgow

The roots of Bartók

The concert based on the "Bartok Album" CD of Muzsikas. The melodies of some popular works of Bartók are played by Muzsikas in traditional style as Bartok could have heard them during his fileld trips.