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Inspired by the Schiller drama, and adapted by Donizetti for the opera – with the help of librettist Giuseppe Bardari – this is the tale of the confrontation between the queens of Scotland and England, Maria Stuarda and her cousin Elizabeth I.
- Rated as: 3/5
Script and direction: Gemma Beltran. With: Robert González, Queralt Albinyana, Anna Herebia, David Marcè and Albert Mora (alternating with Marc Pujol and Toni Viñals). The Dei Furbi company, winner of the Premio Max 2014 for best musical for
One Sunday a month, Sala Apolo gets all dressed up to welcome the Barcelona Jazz Orchestra, and this time around Biel Ballester as well, who will perform jazz manouche from the 1930s. These sessions fill the hall with an almost magic atmosphere that
After not having performed solo in five years, the maestro Joaquín Sabina returns to the stage to celebrate the 15th anniversary of one of his most acclaimed works, the unforgettable '19 días y 500 noches' (1999). It started out as a gift for his
Chus Jodar (aka JJFOX) va néixer a Barcelona el 1978 i fa quatre anys que viu a Berlin, on dirigeix la seva pròpia plataforma musical, Shocked Music. És un dels habituals dels grans clubs de la capital alemanya (Katerholzig, Arena Club,
Dutch cellist Jurgen van Win is promoting this series of concerts that take place every Thursday. Every show features two of the six Bach Suites. Enjoy baroque music in Romanesque surroundings. (Reservations: 679305718 / 935892855).
Heading up bands like The Acoustic Blues Company, Down Home and Shine, Hernan Senra – better known by his nickname 'Chino' – has taken his music around Spain and Europe. Accompanying him are The Big Bet, featuring Rod Deville (double bass) and
Tralla de la bona. Sessió maratoniana de hard per la vena, a càrrec de Richie Gee (Barcelona), Barbers (Itàlia), Bels-on (França), Kanache (Veneçuela), Mark Rey (Barcelona), Cesc Zafra (Barcelona). Hard techno, nanos, hard techno!
Just as the clock strikes midnight, Razzmatazz will bring out its usual electronica army headed up by DJs Amable and Gato, followed by a band of indestructible foot soldiers who will provide the soundtrack to what promises to be a full night, with
Sala Apolo is already a great dance destination every other night of the year, and has created its very own New Year's Eve tradition with a 1990s revival party. Resident Nitsa Club DJs, DJ Fra, Shelby Grey, Kosmos and William Dafoe spin the sounds
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