15/9 Discover the history of art through small-format works
Until January 5th you can visit the exhibition “Captive Beauty. Small treasures at the Prado Museum”. This is a selection of 135 small-format works by authors such as Hieronymus Bosch, Rubens, Goya or Fortuny, becoming the largest exhibition ever presented outside of the Madrid gallery using its collection. It is a big opportunity to see these paintings and sculptures in Barcelona as it contains the hidden details of each artist.
29/8 ‘The barber of Seville’ at Liceu
‘The Barber of Seville’, the most famous comic opera of all time, comes to the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona , from September 14th to 25th. The performance takes place in Seville in the late XVIII century and tells the story of grumpy old Bartolo to keep Rosina away from all suitors and marry him. It is the contrast of an archetype of the ancient world, Bartolo, against the modernity of a lover, Almaviva.
18/8 Gaudí Nights at Torre Bellesguard
Torre Bellesguard is the scene of Gaudí Nights along this summer, an exclusive music event where the attendants will enjoy a panoramic guide visit, a glass of cava and the most delightful concerts of blues, jazz or classical guitar music.
13/8 A taste of Spain, flamenco at the MEAM
The European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM) organizes for the summer a season of flamenco concerts, called ‘A taste of Spain’. The performance combines flamenco dance and music with the traditional Spanish savours (glass of wine, Manchego cheese and olives). The attendants will have the opportunity to experience the food and the sounds, while they can visit the permanent Art collection ‘Contemporary Art, 21th century’, which is exhibited at the museum.
1/8 Kooza, by Cirque du Soleil, in Port Aventura
Kooza, a Cirque do Soleil show, will take place every day in Port Aventura theme park during the summer. The agreement brings together two of the largest companies in the tourism and entertainment industry worldwide.
23/7 Gerald Van Der Kaap exhibition: Bangkok, Xiamen, Ámsterdam
An exhibition of recent works by Gerarld Van Der Kaap can be visited at La Virreina Centre de la Imatge (Image Centre). The photographer and cameraman shows its new collection, which is a result of several years living worldwide: Bangkok, Xiamen, Amsterdam and Cap de Creus.