What's On

72 works by the most admired Dutch and Spanish painters of the late 16th and early 17th invite us to reflect on their numerous shared traits (Prado Museum. Till 29 September)

The International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts is holding its 22nd edition (Various locations. 5 Jun-1 Sept).

Woody Allen, J.Birkin, L.McKennitt, M.Bolton​, Macy Gray and Keane are just some of the renowned artists who will be performing in what has become one of the top events of the summer (Complutense University Botanical Garden. 20 Jun-31 Jul).

A retrospective of the renowned Chinese photographer and performance artist who uses chameleon-like methods to immerse himself in different environments (Gaviria Palace. Until 15 September).

Madrid's summer festival par excellence fills the city with shows and concerts (Various locations. 28 Jun-1 Sept).

Finished

Plácido Domingo leads a cast in this concert version of Giuseppe Verdi's opera (Teatro Real. 14, 17 and 20 July).

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  • Don’t miss the weekly Changing of the Guard (held every Weds and Sat) and the Solemn Change, which takes place on the first Wednesday of each month. Next edition: 2 October - date to be confirmed).

    Changing the Guard at the Royal Palace
  • Relevo solemne de la Guardia Real
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    Madrid Top 10
  • Palacio de Cristal
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