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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).
The Kraftwerk 3D show returns to Barcelona (you might have caught it at Sónar in 2013), and this time at the Gran Teatre del Liceu as part of the Suite Festival. The German quartet's live show synchronises the audiovisuals, the purest digital
Canadian Daniel Lanois, one of the most important explorers of the current rock sound, presents his latest album, 'Flesh and Machine' (2014) at this veteran music festival in Badalona. The album, which Lanois will present as part of a trio and with
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
Sant Jordi 2015: Nuria Graham + Ferran Palau + Senior i el Cor Brutal + The Excitements + Sidonie + Joan Dausà...
To celebrate Sant Jordi, Catalonia's patron saint, on April 23, the Antiga Fábrica Damm fills up with music with a bill boasting 14 concerts that will showcase today's Catalan pop and rock. Among the perfomers will be revered bands such as Cris
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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
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
Dean Wareham is back in town, and this time he's not alone, but as the frontman of Luna, the band he devoted most of his time to after the split of Galaxie 500 in 1991. He's back with the original Luna line-up that played together from 1999 to 2005,
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