Madrid’s best Christmas concerts

Madrid’s best Christmas concerts

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Apart from presents, best wishes from the family and the atmosphere in the street, Christmas is synonymous with traditional carols, tambourines and drums, sounds that encourage us to live this time like no other.

Madrid dresses up for these days and offers visitors a large range of Christmas concerts in some of the most well known places in the city. Have you decided to take advantage of your stay at a Petit Palace hotel in Madrid and allow yourself to be inspired by these Christmas melodies?

Take a seat and enjoy yourself as today as we are going to inform you of the most important dates.

º Christmas concert at the Monumental: one of the most well known in Madrid which takes place at the Monumental Theatre on 17th December at 19.30 hrs. Interpreted by the Municipal Symphony Orchestra and directed by Francisco Javier Arcos, those assisting can enjoy works of Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky, Geronimo Gimenez, Ernesto P. Rosillo and Pablo Luna, amongst others. The cost of entrance ticket is between 5€ and 10€.

º The world’s best carols: if you are on holiday in Madrid you must not miss the Classical Orchestra Santa Cecilia at the Sala Sinfonia in Madrid which takes place on 19th December at 11.30 hrs. In collaboration with the Foundation Excelentia, they will interpret the most famous carols in the world. The price of tickets is between 18€ and 24€.

º Tribute Concert for John Williams: on 25th December, one of Christmas’ most important days, at the Real Theatre, there will be a Christmas Concert by the composer, Lucas Vidal. The main theme will be a tribute to the well known John Williams, composer of the music for such films as ET, Star Wars, and Indiana Jones, just a few of many others. The entrance tickets are from 15€ to 150€.

º La Zarzuela and their Christmas Concert: the popular Theatre of the Zarzuela in Madrid is also another unique setting well worth a visit. On 23rd December there will be a Christmas Concert offered by the Orchestra of the Community of Madrid with help from the theatre’s magnificent choir directed by Antonio Fauro. Two and a half hours of zarzuela and first class music.

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