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Music

04/10/2020 - 31/12/2020
Teatro Principal
In tempo cos ventos is the title that groups the fourteen concerts that the Municipal Band will give in the next three months. This season there will be important collaborations: Abrahan Cupeiro, Esteban Batallán, José Alberto Pina and Marina Penas, which enrich the already wide...
28/10/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
This event is part of the cycle of concerts commemorating the bicentenary of the birth of Concepción Arenal.
31/10/2020
20:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
03/11/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Chamber music by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) on the 250th anniversary of his birth
05/11/2020
Auditorio de Galicia
The Auditorio de Galicia is hosting the opera by Gluck Orfeo and Eurydice in a context where health restrictions will influence not only the stalls but also the stage. The performance of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia and the soloist voices of the lyric representation will be ...
10/11/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Chamber music by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) on the 250th anniversary of his birth
14/11/2020
20:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
17/11/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Chamber music by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) on the 250th anniversary of his birth
26/11/2020
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
To welcome the Compostela public, as for health safety reasons this year the orchestra cannot go to the neighbourhoods, it will invite the neighbourhood associations to the Auditorio de Galicia, to 3 concerts to be held on the 30th of September and the 1st and 2nd of...
01/12/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Chamber music by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) on the 250th anniversary of his birth
15/12/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Chamber music by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) on the 250th anniversary of his birth
18/12/2020
20:30 | Teatro Principal
In these times of uncertainty we want to light a new fire of renewal, as in the times of our ancestors, when our grandparents cleaned the stone of the fireplace at this time and lit this new fire that would light up the whole year and bring good fortune to the house and the family for the...
20/12/2020
20:30 | Igrexa da Compañía (Universidade)
Special Christmas concert offered by the groups of the Orquestra da Universidade de Santiago de Compostela.    
20/12/2020
20:30
Fuliada na Vila is presented with a band of 11 musicians led by Richi Casás with a beautiful jazzband arrangement on Galician music of oral tradition.
22/12/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
The association Peregrinos Musicais is organising this Christmas concert in the University Paraninfo
26/12/2020
18:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Christmas repertoire of these great musicians that continues with their 24 Galician popular instruments in their performances.
04/01/2021
18:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
This group of children's music includes the popular Galician classics, giving them their particular touch.    
05/01/2021
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the 2020-21 season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia.    
06/01/2021
12:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
In tempo cos ventos is the title that groups the fourteen concerts that the Municipal Band will give in the next three months. This season there will be important collaborations: Abrahan Cupeiro, Esteban Batallán, José Alberto Pina and Marina Penas, which enrich the already wide...
09/01/2021
21:00 | Sala Capitol
Miriam Rodriguez is back on stage. After a year of intense work between London, Mexico and Spain, she presents her new tour La dirección de tu suerte.
20/02/2021
12:00
Online broadcasting through the Cidade da Cultura's youtube channel
09/03/2021
20:00 | Paraninfo da Universidade
On 9 March, a piano concert by Alba Raña will take place at the Paraninfo of the University.
11/03/2021
20:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the 2020-21 season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia.    
18/03/2021
20:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the 2020-21 season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia.    
25/03/2021
20:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the 2020-21 season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia.    
26/03/2021
Teatro Principal
Faia Díaz presents a new show, which is actually an evolution, another step in her creative process since the first album.
08/04/2021
20:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the 2020-21 season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia.    
16/04/2021
19:30 | Teatro Principal
After 21 years together and hundreds of concerts all over the world, the most international Galician jazz trio presents their seventh album ' Sumrrá 7 visións', a new record that represents the consolidation of a unique way of understanding live music. A maturity and a...
18/04/2021
12:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
22/04/2021
20:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the 2020-21 season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia.    
23/04/2021
19:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Guadi Galego presents its new album 'Costuras'.    
25/04/2021
12:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
08/05/2021
12:30 | Parque de la Alameda
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
09/05/2021
12:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
10/05/2021 - 12/05/2021
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
The Escola de Altos Estudos Musicais continues with the concert series A Escola na Cidade. The students of the Curso Avanzado de Especialización Orquestal (CAEO) will perform several chamber concerts at the Paraninfo of the University of Santiago, on 10 and 12 May at...
11/05/2021
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Concert by pianist Anna Sarkisova
13/05/2021
19:30 | Plaza de la Quintana
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
15/05/2021
19:00 | Teatro Principal
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
16/05/2021
20:00 | Plaza del Obradoiro
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
18/05/2021
20:30 | Teatro Principal
The cast of the show is made up of artists of recognised prestige in the world of music and the contemporary Galician scene: Mónica de Nut will give voice to the poems of Xela Arias mixed with the recorded recitations of the author herself and will also interact with the musicians...
20/05/2021
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the 2020-21 season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia.    
23/05/2021
12:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
27/05/2021
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the 2020-21 season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia.    
29/05/2021
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
01/06/2021 - 29/06/2021
June sees the arrival of a new edition of the Xornadas de Música Contemporánea, which this year is entitled INVISIBLES E SONORAS. There will be a total of three colloquiums and nine concerts with an almost complete programme of works composed by women; all the activities will ...
03/06/2021
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Piano concert by Javier López Jorge.    
04/06/2021
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Few groups have less to do with each other musically than Ortiga and Grande Amore. And few groups share with each other such a narrow vision of the things they like about music as Ortiga and Grande Amore. It's a difficult thing to explain, but when it happens, you can feel it perfectly. 'Los...
07/06/2021
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
The Escola de Altos Estudos Musicais continues with the concert series "A Escola na Cidade". As the culmination of their studies, the students of the Advanced Course of Orchestral Specialisation (CAEO) will perform several concerts in the Paraninfo of the University of Santiago on 7, 8, 10,...
08/06/2021
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
The Escola de Altos Estudos Musicais continues with the concert series "A Escola na Cidade". As the culmination of their studies, the students of the Advanced Course of Orchestral Specialisation (CAEO) will perform several concerts in the Paraninfo of the University of Santiago on 7, 8, 10,...
10/06/2021
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
The Escola de Altos Estudos Musicais continues with the concert series "A Escola na Cidade". As the culmination of their studies, the students of the Advanced Course of Orchestral Specialisation (CAEO) will perform several concerts in the Paraninfo of the University of Santiago on 7, 8, 10,...
10/06/2021
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Considered one of the most vital champions of modern African music, Fatoumata Diawara takes her art to new and exciting heights on her new album. Clearly experimental, yet respectful of her roots, 'Fenfo' is an album that defines her as the voice of young African women, proud of her ...
14/06/2021
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
The Escola de Altos Estudos Musicais continues with the concert series "A Escola na Cidade". As the culmination of their studies, the students of the Advanced Course of Orchestral Specialisation (CAEO) will perform several concerts in the Paraninfo of the University of Santiago on 7, 8, 10,...
15/06/2021
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
The Escola de Altos Estudos Musicais continues with the concert series "A Escola na Cidade". As the culmination of their studies, the students of the Advanced Course of Orchestral Specialisation (CAEO) will perform several concerts in the Paraninfo of the University of Santiago on 7, 8, 10,...
18/06/2021
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
The Escola de Altos Estudos Musicais continues with the concert series "A Escola na Cidade". As the culmination of their studies, the students of the Advanced Course of Orchestral Specialisation (CAEO) will perform several concerts in the Paraninfo of the University of Santiago on 7, 8, 10,...
20/06/2021
12:30
The Fundación SGAE in Galicia presents the ACENTO cycle, two days of concerts with the Galician language as a vehicle for artistic expression.
21/06/2021
20:00
The Fundación SGAE in Galicia presents the ACENTO cycle, two days of concerts with the Galician language as a vehicle for artistic expression.
24/06/2021
20:00 | Plaza de Praterías
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
26/06/2021
18:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
08/07/2021 - 27/08/2021
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
08/07/2021
20:00 | Plaza de Praterías
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
09/07/2021
20:30 | 20. Iglesia de San Martín Pinario
The church of San Martiño Pinario will be the venue for the next concert of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia, on Friday 9 July at 20:30. The concert is free of charge, but invitations must be collected, available on the website www.compostelacultura.gal from Monday 5 at 10:00...
14/07/2021 - 08/08/2021
Monte do Gozo
O Son Do Camiño returns this year to Monte do Gozo in the form of a series of concerts. 11 performances complete an impressive line-up that will undoubtedly serve to warm up the engines for O Son do Camiño 2022.
20/07/2021 - 21/07/2021
11:30 | Museo do Pobo Galego
21/07/2021
21:30 | Plaza del Obradoiro
Luz Casal is one of the most renowned artists on the music scene in Spain and internationally. On 21 July, at 21.30, she will join her voice to the instruments of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia, conducted by Paul Daniel, in what will be a suggestive musical experience. The Praza do...
25/07/2021
21:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
29/07/2021
19:30 | Plaza de Platerías
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
31/07/2021
20:00 | Plaza de Platerías
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
31/07/2021
20:00 | Plaza de Platerías
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
24/08/2021 - 03/09/2021
From 24 August to 3 September, Santiago will once again be immersed in the melodies of its organs through the cycle De Lugares e Órganos, an event that forms part of Compostela's soundscape and which, at the same time, highlights and recovers sounds that are an important part of the...
02/09/2021 - 05/09/2021
09/09/2021
20:00 | Plaza de Praterías
New concert of the summer cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
11/09/2021 - 20/09/2021
Convento e Iglesia de San Francisco
The Musical Pilgrims Festival has an exceptional artistic level and covers the best stages of Santiago de Compostela culminating with a solemn closing concert at the Auditorio de Galicia. The Festival, with more than a decade of history, invites participants from Spain, the Netherlands, Russia,...
16/09/2021
20:00 | Plaza de Praterías
New concert of the summer cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
18/09/2021
21:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
Pablo Milanés, one of the main exponents of the Spanish author song will continue presenting his 'Esencia' tour, a project that has had an excellent reception and has given him great satisfactions in European and American stages in the last two years. +info
02/10/2021
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
SÉS presents a new album 'Liberar as arterias' with which she continues to evolve her particular sound that consecrated her at the top, and which includes an anthology of songs with lyrics and music composed by the singer herself. A seventh album that maintains and enhances her...
03/10/2021
Auditorio de Galicia
07/10/2021
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the 2021-22 season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia.    
11/10/2021
20:30 | Monasterio e Iglesia de San Martiño Pinario
One of the most beautiful works in the repertoire dedicated to the Virgin Mary, Pergolesi's Stabat Mater, will be performed by the Camerata Arven, under the baton of maestro Alejandro Casquero Amday, with Ana San Martín (Soprano) and Andrea Rey Gil (Mezzosoprano).
31/10/2021
21:30 | Multiusos Fontes do Sar
11/11/2021 - 11/12/2021
The Outono Codax Festival returns on 11 November in what is already the eleventh edition of the Galician black music festival. And it does so, for yet another year, bringing the best of the genre to Galicia through its usual format, a series of concerts combining the most elegant sounds of...

Shows

18/09/2021
20:30 | Igrexa da Compañía (Universidade)
LA NOCHE DEL PATRIMONIO is an unprecedented world-class cultural and artistic event taking place simultaneously in the 15 Spanish World Heritage Cities. For one special night every September, the best of international contemporary dance, UNESCO heritage sites and local culture expressions ...

Storytelling

28/12/2020
18:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
This renowned and award-winning storyteller will tell a typical Christmas story accompanied by a string quartet, the Ensemble ConcertArt, which will delight the little ones and those who are not so little.

For children

20/02/2021 - 21/02/2021
12:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
As stated in the title of the new show, once again, Grupo Encanto will give the audience a special show based on solidarity, friendship, teamwork and empathy. With a careful selection of their long list of successes, this philosophy is further reinforced given the expansion to Latin American...
02/05/2021
Auditorio de Galicia
When we are babies, and not yet born, we already dance. We dance in a warm amniotic fluid that sways to the taste of our mother's breath and footsteps. Then when we are born, out of happy memories comes a need to continue dancing. That's why our mothers rock us to soothe and lull us to...

Fairs

18/12/2020 - 20/12/2020
Monasterio e Iglesia de San Martiño Pinario
Christmas festival dedicated to the creative talent of artists, artisans, producers and entrepreneurs in Galicia: fashion design brands and accessories, handmade toys, jewelry and jewelry, illustration and stationery, decoration, ceramics, household objects...
03/07/2021 - 04/07/2021
Pazo de San Lourenzo de Trasouto

Festival

26/05/2021 - 05/06/2021
Plataforma is a project that aims to build bridges between the visual arts and the living arts, the performing arts, literature, architecture and design, inviting reflection on public space and integrating services and institutions of the city to act as a driver for development and social...
21/06/2021 - 10/07/2021
Throughout the months of June and July, the USC develops its performing arts festival, with an extensive program that includes dance, music and theater. USCénica 2021 will take place between 21 and 10 July, with continuous programming from Wednesday to Saturday in the Roberto Vidal...
01/07/2021 - 15/08/2021
Auditorio de Galicia
From 1 July to 15 August, Compostela Cultura and Colectivo Colapso propose a new cultural experience with concerts, creation laboratories, circular listening and routes around sound.
01/08/2021 - 31/08/2021
06/08/2021 - 09/09/2021
Monte do Gozo
Monte do Gozo becomes this summer the place of cultural and leisure reference through the festival Go!Go!Zo! Xacobeo 21-22 festival, offering a complete cultural programme designed for all ages and tastes. It has an average of 3 to 4 activities per week, both in the afternoon and evening. The...
11/08/2021 - 19/08/2021
10/09/2021 - 12/09/2021
From September 10 to 12, the fifth edition of the WOS Festival x SON Estrella Galicia will be held in Santiago de Compostela. Due the current situation of the COVID-19, it will not be an event of the usual sizes, but a Lite Edition version. Despite being smaller, it will have all the ...
23/09/2021 - 26/09/2021
The maré festival returns to Compostela in 2021 to become an intercultural reference point for dialogue between music and other arts on both sides of the Atlantic.  From Brazil to Cabo Verde, passing through Colombia, Mozambique, Catalonia, Angola, Portugal and Galicia,...
02/10/2021 - 10/10/2021
Curtocircuito - International Film Festival of Santiago de Compostela, continues to be a meeting point and a place for the confluence of different disciplines, maintaining the main focus on auteur cinema and the commitment to contemporary languages.
22/10/2021 - 24/10/2021
Museo do Pobo Galego

Literature

Celebrations

18/12/2020 - 06/01/2021
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
This Nadal no Gaiás does not want to lose the illusion so it will fill the Cidade da Cultura with a lot of light, colour and songs.
08/03/2021 - 28/03/2021
Compostela celebrates International Women's Day with a special programme with conferences, cinema, plays and music. Check the full programme at artellandofeminismo.gal
14/05/2021 - 18/05/2021
Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
Free
11/06/2021 - 12/06/2021
Prima 21 is the festival of local commerce in Santiago. Shops will take to the streets and to celebrate the event there will be concerts, theatre, music, workshops, traditional parades and a circus cabaret.    

Fiestas

13/05/2021 - 16/05/2021
The celebration of the Festas da Ascensión brings a full programme that includes a wide range of musical styles, activities for young and old, the traditional "cabezudos" (big-headed figures) and many attractions in the Alameda.    
24/06/2021 - 27/06/2021
The San Pedro district celebrates its fiestas with a programme that includes numerous leisure activities for all ages and publics. To adapt to the new normality, this time there will be ephemeral performances in the neighborhood, games in the street and various virtual...
20/07/2021 - 31/07/2021
From 20 to 31 July, Santiago will host the Festivities of the Apostle which, once again, will be marked by the restrictive measures dictated by the health authorities due to the pandemic. They begin with the opening speech by Cantigas e Agarimos, which this year celebrates 100 years of life,...

Congresses and meetings

Conferences

Meetings

24/03/2021 - 27/03/2021
O que no se escribe. Arquivos sonoros e creación contemporánea (Sound archives and contemporary creation) is a conference of learning and experimentation about our sound heritage, a sharing of traditional music from a perspective that is as unique as it is global

Annual

01/10/2014 - 05/06/2015
21:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
From October to June, the Real Filharmonía de Galicia and other Spanish and international orchestras feature more than 30 concerts, close to 100 musical compositions and 40 invited conductors and soloists await the public in the Auditorio de Galicia.
20/12/2015 - 28/12/2015
Teatro Principal
A festival is held every year around Christmastime, featuring a lyrical programme of classical Spanish zarzuelas, musicals and operetas by renowned interpreters. Organiser: Concello de Santiago / Asoc. Galega da Lírica Teresa Berganza.    
18/02/2019 - 24/03/2019
Facultad de Geografía e Historia
The Concert Cycle Novos Talentos Musicais is aimed at Galician chamber musicians living in Galicia or students of Galician Music Centres up to 32 years of age. It is an initiative promoted by the Compostela Sound Association and the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC).
04/08/2019 - 17/08/2019
NOTE. This information, is the expected for the year 2019.   An annual event that has been held in Santiago de Compostela since 1957; it provides Spanish music training to professional and student performers from all over the world. During the course, concerts are held in singular...
18/09/2019 - 23/09/2019
Teatro Principal
  Outstanding lied singers from all over the world give recitals along with the pianist and festival organiser Roger Vignoles. Each year deals with a central theme, giving rise to specialised conferences on the genre. Organizer: Concello de Santiago / Asociación de Amigos de...

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