What’s On in Madrid

  • After taking all five continents by storm, the flamenco legend returns to the Spanish capital with her latest show (Teatro Nuevo Apolo. Check dates. Till 28 May).

    Sara Baras - Voices
  • Sara Baras

MARCH HIGHLIGHTS

Thirteenth edition of one of the most important female festivals in Spain (Conde Duque. 1 Mar-7 Apr).

An exhibition comprising drawings, pastel drawings and collages given by the Irish artist to the owner of the collection, Cristiano Lovatelli Ravarino, between 1977 and 1992. (Círculo de Bellas Artes - Sala Goya. Till 21 May).

Two hundred works by the Dutch visionary whose drawings have inspired scientists and designers are showcased in what is undoubtedly one of the exhibitions of the year (Gaviria Palace. Till 25 June).

The American dance company are presenting a parody of Russian classics (Teatros del Canal – Sala Roja. 29 Mar-9 Apr).

A beautiful opera about marriage and true love to be premiered in Madrid (Teatro Real. 24 Mar-5 Apr).

Real Madrid to face the Turkish basketball team on the 29th round of the EuroLeague (WiZink Center. 31 March).

One of the most captivating voices on the US music scene today will be presenting her upcoming album Next Time (Conde Duque. 28 March).

The Portuguese fado singer will be performing in the context of Atlantic Sons Festival (Teatro Nuevo Apolo. 30 March).

April highlights

Grab the chance to listen to one of today’s most powerful voices as the American musician embarks on his international concert tour 24K Magic (WiZink Center. 3 April).

The violence and horror of war in the work of the genius from Málaga (Reina Sofia Museum. 5 Apr-4 Sept).

The popular British singer and songwriter, one of the artists of the moment, releases his latest album, Divide (WiZink Center. 8 April).

Enjoy the great atmosphere in this thrilling Madrid derby (Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. 8 April).

A powerful show that brings circus and Hollywood film noir together (Teatro Circo Price. 19-23 April).

This classic league match will bring planet football to a standstill at one of the sporting events of the year (Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. 23 April).

Sport and music at one of the most important sporting events of the many that take place across Spain (23 April).

Two dance forms are brought together on stage for this production of one of literature’s most famous tragedies. (Teatros del Canal. 20-22 April).

May highlights

Tickets are now on sale to watch the world's best tennis players in action (Madrid Caja Mágica. 5-14 May).

The young Canadian singer-songwriter and superstar will be heading to Madrid as part of his Illuminate World Tour (WiZink Center. 9 May).

The Cuban National Ballet, home to some of the world’s top dancers, performs the iconic romantic ballet (Teatros del Canal - Sala Roja. 10-14 May).

The largest electronic music festival featuring some of the best artists of the decade. (WiZink Center. 13 May).

In the week leading up to the 15th of May, Madrid's patron saint's day, you'll find a city bursting with colour and music (11-15 May).

A dance performance that transforms the age-old Taiwanese harvest into movement (Teatros del Canal - Sala Roja. 26-28 May).

The singer from Puerto Rico offers another opportunity to experience his show as part of the One World Tour (WiZink Center. 23 May).

FC Barcelona and Deportivo Alavés are battling it out in the final of Spain's biggest football tournament (Vicente Calderón Stadium. 27 May).

What's on for kids
  • In the Espacio Fundación Telefónica you can find this unique collection that traces the history of telecommunications.

    The History of Telecommunications
  • This classic league match will bring planet football to a standstill at one of the sporting events of the year (Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. 23 April).

    Real Madrid – FC Barcelona (Liga Santander)
  • The largest musical production ever seen in Spain. Over 80 million people around the world (Teatro Lope de Vega. Tuesdays to Sundays).

    The Lion King (El Rey León)
  • A museum in the Malasaña district showing the largest collection of robots in Europe.

    The Robot Museum
  • Two hundred works by the Dutch visionary whose drawings have inspired scientists and designers are showcased in what is undoubtedly one of the exhibitions of the year (Gaviria Palace. Till 25 June).

    Escher
  • Historia de las telecomunicaciones
  • Real Madrid – FC Barcelona (Liga Santander)
  • museum robot 1
  • All M.C. Escher works (c) 2017 The M.C. Escher Company - All rights reserved.
  • Don't miss

    Brotherhoods parade in procession to the sound of drums and trumpets and Madrid is filled with sacred music (31 Mar-16 Apr).

    Easter 2017
  • Don't miss

    Enjoy the full programme of activities that has been prepared to celebrate the 4th centenary of the famous square (Plaza Mayor. Throughout 2017).

    400th Anniversary of Madrid's Plaza Mayor
  • Logo Cuarto Centenario Plaza Mayor
  • Take a peek at our selection of the most important events taking place this year and start planning your next visit!

    2017 Events Calendar
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