13/10 Tribute to Carmen Amaya, a Flamenco icon
The Tablao Cordobés pays tribute to dancer Carmen Amaya with the show ‘Carmen, Carmen, Carmen’, which is held in Palau de la Música Catalana. This Flamenco Festival consists of several shows, which began last May and will end on October, dedicated to Carmen Amaya, one of the biggest names in Flamenco dance.
6/10 47th Sitges Festival
Sitges Festival started its 2014 edition last Friday and will last until October 12. Big film stars and plenty of movie premieres will gather in the most important date of fantasy films in Spain.
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.