What’s On in Madrid

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    The new opera season begins with Àlex Ollé’s version of the opera revisiting the greatest work of German literature (Teatro Real. 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28 y 30 Sept, 1, 3, 4, 6 and 7 Oct).

    Faust
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September highlights

Finished

Sixth edition of a project offering different artistic performances related to physical and mental disabilities (La Casa Encendida. 12-22 September).

First stop of this travelling exhibition about the Nazi extermination camp in Poland, with over 600 original objects (Canal Art Centre. Till 7 October).

An incredible flamenco show that touches all of the styles that sustain this art (Madrid Flamenco Theatre at Teatro Alfil).

Last chance

First exhibition that addresses the relationship between the impressionist painter and his maestro (Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum. 26 Jun-30 Sept).

An exhibition looking at the Russian avant-garde in the light of the anti-art canons associated with Dadaism (Reina Sofia Museum. 6 Jun - 22 Oct).

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Yllana creates a show based on the biggest opera hits (Teatros del Canal - Sala Roja. Wednesday to Sunday. 12 Sept-7 Oct).

The largest musical production ever seen in Spain. Over 95 million people around the world (Teatro Lope de Vega. Tuesdays to Sundays).

A journey through the creative process of the Disney Studios (CaixaForum Madrid. Till 4 November).

Finished

The Irish rock band are coming back to Madrid 13 years after performing in the Spanish capital (WiZink Center. 20-21 September).

The biggest entertainment event is back with guests like Paul Wesley, Jerome Flynn and Kevin McNally (Feria de Madrid. 21-23 September).

Finished

Flamenco and poetry by the well known flamenco singer in his latest album (Teatro Circo Price. 22 September).

Horse racing continues, in the mornings, at the Hipódromo de La Zarzuela (Sundays. 16 Sept-2 Dec / Saturday 22 Dec).

The Portuguese musician, winner of the Eurovision Song Contest, gives his first concert in Madrid (Teatro Nuevo Apolo. 24-25 September).

A photographic exhibition dedicated to the impact of the Hollywood actors that lived and worked in Madrid in the 50s and 60s (El Águila Complex. 5 Sept-14 Oct).

The flamenco dancer performs a flamenco show with the help of a singer where they reflect on maternity (Teatros del Canal - Sala Verde. 26 - 28 September).

An event to discover the world of architecture and urban development through tours, exhibitions and talks (28 Sept-7 Oct).

Both teams play the first round of this exciting Madrid derby (Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. 29 September).

A two-day festival which involves the opening of more than one hundred buildings and spaces (29-30 September).

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  • Metallica, Jason Derulo, Bob Dylan, Harry Styles, Sam Smith, Imagine Dragons, Thirty Second to Mars, Bruno Mars, Iron Maiden, KISS, U2...

    Unmissable concerts in 2018
  • Jason Derulo
What's on for kids
  • A journey through the creative process of the Disney Studios (CaixaForum Madrid. Till 4 November).

    Disney, The Art of Storytelling
  • In the Espacio Fundación Telefónica you can find this unique collection that traces the history of telecommunications.

    The History of Telecommunications
  • The largest musical production ever seen in Spain. Over 95 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
  • Sleeping Beauty (La bella durmiente) 1959. Estudio de concepto Mina de grafito, tinta y acuarela sobre papel © Disney Enterprises Inc.
  • Historia de las telecomunicaciones
  • El Rey León
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  • Check out a host of ideas for enjoying a family day away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

    Family days out near Madrid
  • Alrededores de Madrid con niños
  • Madrid's excellent transport system allows you to get around the city quickly and safely by bus, metro, train or taxi.

    Getting around Madrid
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