It’s time to enojoy the Christmas concerts in Barcelona! The nights are drawing in earlier, the mornings are chillier and soon lights of every colour will illuminate the streets of Barcelona.
This can only mean one thing! Christmas is almost upon us. And if you’re spending Christmas in Barcelona this year, we can recommend a different plan to ensure you make the most of time with your loved ones. Amidst the hustle and bustle of Christmas shopping and preparing for the many family gatherings and meals, take some time out to enjoy a unique musical experiences.
We’ve compiled this short guide to concerts during the festive season for you to sit back and be regaled by local choirs and orchestras. What better way to get in the festive mood!
Christmas concerts in Barcelona
Christmas on Broadway
When: Friday 20 and Saturday, 21 December 2019
Join the Symphonic Orchestra of Barcelona on a journey through the musicals of Broadway in a fantastic gala show to kick off the festive season in style. With music from works by Rodgers and Hammerstein (2015), Lloyd Webber (2017) and Bernstein (2018), there’s something for everyone.
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Where: Gran Teatre del Liceu
When: Saturday, 21 and Sunday, 22 December 2019
Enjoy this Christmas classic surrounded by loved ones. Music by Albert Guinovart together with Symphony Orchestra of the Gran Teatre del Liceu and the Amics de la Unió children’s choir.
Star Wars & OCM: Original Soundtracks by John Williams
When: Thursday, 19 and Saturday, 21 December 2019
Relive some of John William’s most emblematic soundtracks from the big screen including Star Wars, E.T., Harry Potter, Jurassic Park, Schindler’s List. We’re sure that you’ll laugh, cry and be entertained by the favourites of this renowned and prize-winning composer.
Where: Gran Teatre del Liceu
When: Various dates from 5–22 December 2019
This December enjoy a unique double opera session of two acclaimed Royal Opera House productions. These two Italian classics set in the 1950s will be performed side by side in what is sure to be an epic evening of emblematic opera.
The Magic World of Hans Zimmer
When: Wednesday, 25 December 2019
What better way to spend the most magical day of the year than enjoying music from some of the most epic films of the century. From The Lion King, Gladiator, Pearl Harbour, Pirates of the Caribbean and many more, bring this special day to a close surrounded by your loved ones.
St. Stephen’s Choral Concert: Christmas at the Palau
Where: El Palau de la Música Catalana
When: Thursday, 26 December 2019
Take part in this festive tradition of Catalonia with this unique concert held every St. Stephen’s Day. The charming melodies of the Orfeó Català and a combination of choirs are sure to bring the whole family together in an enchanting venue.
If you’re spending Christmas season in Barcelona, we’re sure one of these magical Christmas concerts in Barcelona will make for an unforgettable experience with your loved ones.