What’s On in Madrid

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    The final opera in Wagner's cycle of four epic music dramas Der Ring des Nibelungen, conducted by Pablo Heras-Casado (Teatro Real. 26 and 30 Jan; 3, 7, 11, 15, 19, 23 and 27 Feb).

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JANUARY & FEBRUARY HIGHLIGHTS

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Retrospective of the surrealist painter, René Magritte, which brings together around 70 works, including paintings, photographs and films (Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum. 14 Sept 2021-30 Jan 2022).

Last chance

Productores de Sonrisas is back on stage with El Sueño de Miliki, a new show designed for all the family (IFEMA MADRID. Till 30 January).

A wintry music festival comprising all genres, featuring the likes of Carmen Linares, Rodrigo Cuevas, Ariel Rot, Kiko Veneno and Stay Homas (Teatro Circo Price. 7 Jan-24 Apr).

Don’t miss the weekly Changing of the Guard held every Wednesday and Saturday, and the Solemn Changing of the Guard on the first Wednesday of the month (Next Solemn Changing: 2 February 2022).

The Spanish capital is now home to the world’s most sensational music and culinary event (IFEMA MADRID. Thursday to Sundays).

The largest musical production ever seen in Spain. Over 100 million people around the world (Teatro Lope de Vega. Tuesday to Sunday).

An immersive experience that takes you on a journey through the life of this artist, recognised as a pop icon of Mexican culture (Palacio Neptuno. 17 Dec-29 May).

The foundation’s first exhibition presents a selection of 117 works from its extensive and varied collections (Fundación María Cristina Masaveu Peterson. Till 31 July 2022).

The famous American photographer has a new retrospective exhibition that brings together the most iconic images of his career (Espacio COAM. 17 Nov-13 Feb).

Yllana offers a fun take on the fascinating world of gastronomy (Teatro La Latina. Monday. Till 28 February).

One of the big names of rock is returning to Madrid as part of his Live 22 tour in which he will present his latest album, So Happy It Hurts (WiZink Center. 1 February).

The singer-songwriter gives captivating performances featuring delicate compositions that slide between pop and folk (Espacio Ibercaja Delicias. 7 February).

After qualifying with a win against Porto, the Madrid side will be taking on Manchester, the top qualifying team in the first stage of group F matches (Wanda Metropolitano Stadium. 23 February).

Highlights

An exhibition of 60 works that showcase the painter’s facet as a portrait artist (San Fernando Royal Academy of Fine Arts. 16 Feb-15 May).

OFFICIAL PRODUCTS

An observation deck offering wonderful vistas of the city.

Visit our online store (in Spanish) of souvenirs made by local artisans!

Hop on board the city's official sightseeing bus!

  • Take a peek at our selection of the most important events taking place in Madrid and start planning your next visit!

    Madrid Events Calendar: 2022
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  • Madrid's excellent transport system allows you to get around the city quickly and safely by bus, metro, train or taxi.

    Getting around Madrid
  • Madrid has lots of activities for children. Check out our suggestions to make the most of your great family holiday.

    Madrid for Kids
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