The new year begins on a high note as opera is projected live, the Guggenheim celebrates its evolution and Barcelona offers children a magical beginning to 2015
The opera makes its way into your heart this new year thanks to London’s Royal Opera House. The esteemed leading opera company, centered in the iconic Covent Garden Theatre, will project its performances of timeless works such as Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake and Giacomo Puccini’s La Bohème Live in cinemas in more than 40 countries. Scheduled for transmission are seven operas and four ballets with the opera Andrea Chénier by Umberto Giordano leading the new year on January 29th. This Opera, based on the life of French poet André Chénier (1762-1794) who was executed during the French revolution, will be simultaneously projected at the Palafox Theater in Madrid, Luchana 15. For more information on upcoming performances and shows in Spain visit www.royaloperahousecine.es
The Guggenheim in Bilbao celebrates 20 years of collaborative exhibits with “The Art of Our Time. Master pieces of the Guggenheim Collection”. This exhibit evokes the Museum’s inaugural showing in 1997, reflecting the successful partnership between the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and the Bilbao Guggenheim Museum, which has become a point of reference both nationally and internationally. The works of Vasily Kandinsky, Jeff Koons and Anish Kapoor, whose work is shown in the exterior of the building, are included in this visual retrospective. For more info click here.
Last but not least, Barcelona hosts a magical beginning to the new year with its “Magia Kids” theatre event at the Teatreneu Theatre in Barcelona where the “best magicians” make Saturday and Sunday afternoons of this month magical. The performances suited for all ages, include “tricks that will transport you into a world of illusion”. For more information click here.
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