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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).
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The Gran Teatre del Liceu brings in this production, directed by Calixto Bieito, which caused a scandal when it was originally released in 1875, but over time has it been increasingly accepted. In the lead roles are Béatrice Uria-Monzon and Nikolai
Morrissey must love Barcelona as much as we do. The former Smiths frontman is back in town just six months after his last visit with his latest album, 'World Peace Is None of Your Business' (2014), the tenth of his solo career. The album is in line
Maybe this is designed with the tourist in mind, but isn't it what we're here for? Enjoy this concert that brings together two genres that are theoretically very different, flamenco and opera, with a bit of zarzuela thrown in for good measure. The
Flux Pavilion, alter ego of Joshua Steel, has been doing dubstep since 2008. More recently his rise has been meteoric and unstoppable since artists like Skream, Caspa and Rusko have played his productions. With influences including The Prodigy,
Robyn Hitchcock has been one of the most respected names in rock and psychedelic folk since the late '70s, when he led the seminal Soft Boys. He himself has said that at that time they were trying to mix The Beatles with Captain Beefheart. In his
Shoes with high heels were part of the basic uniform for mounted Persian soldiers – they helped in maintaining balance when the soldiers rose to shoot their arrows. In the 16th century, Shah Abbas, who had the world's largest cavalry, sent his
The precocious talent of this talented vocalist sparked when she was a finalist in the Thelonious Monk Competition in 1998. Her first album was awarded the best debut album by the American Jazz Journalists Association, and the second topped the
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