Poetry, performances, music, dance, circus and more, this summer at CaixaForum.
Això no és una visita: Paraules a la riba (del mar de Sorolla)
Wednesday, July 2, 9, 16 and 23, at 8 and 9.15 pm
A poet who writes based on your words. Your words, inspired by the seas of Sorolla. Each painting, an atmosphere. A journey through an exhibition at which you will not only be inspired, but will also inspire. A show based on the exhibition Sorolla. El color del mar (Sorolla: the Colour of the Sea).
With Lali Álvarez, poet, and Ada Vilaró, performer.
Wednesdays throughout July, at 8.15 and 9.30 pm
An experiment in time in which the spectator is the protagonist.
El musical participatiu
Wednesday, July, 2 and 9, at 8 and 10 pm
A participatory show featuring a choir of around 150 that will have rehearsed for weeks before the concerts, an eight-piece band and two solo singers, all leading figures on the Catalan musical theatre scene. A journey through musical theatre from its origins to the present, featuring excerpts from landmark works by some of the greatest composers in the genre: Gershwin, Rodgers, Bernstein, Sondheim, Kander, Webber and Schönberg, amongst many more.
With individual participants, band and solo singers.
Óscar Peñarroya (musical director) and Xavier Casan (stage director)
Cinema a dues mans
Wednesday, July, 2 and 9, at 9 pm
Featuring excerpts from the soundtracks of well-known films, this concert will explore music for the cinema from the point of view of the composer.
With Xavier Torras, musician and composer
Wednesday, July 16, at 20.30 pm
A show featuring people with mental disabilities, directed by Glòria Rognoni.
Waiting time / Wasting time
Wednesday, July 16, at 9 pm
Fito Conesa puts waiting time to music as an escape strategy, proposing a way in which we can benefit from wasted time.
With Fito Conesa in cooperation with Kludge.
Concert of electronic music
Wednesday, July 16, at 10 pm
Darren J. Cunningham, aka Actress, has made a powerful mark on the electronic music scene in the UK and Europe. Now, Actress arrives in Barcelona to give a performance that will doubtlessly feature tracks from latest album Ghettoville, released in January 2014.
Nits de circ
Wednesday, July 23, at 7 and 10.15 pm (Art Nouveau streets), at 19.30 and 20.45 pm (Lobby), at 20 pm (English Courtyard) and at 9 pm (Auditorium).
Open activity (performances in the Art Nouveau streets, the Lobby and the English Courtyard)
Tickets: €6 (performance in the Auditorium)
A selection of the most outstanding numbers by pupils studying different disciplines at the Rogelio Rivel Circus School: from vertical rope, trapeze, diabolo and acrobalance to Chinese pole. An introduction to young artists who hold the key to the future of the circus arts.
Best of you
Wednesday, July 30, at 20 pm
A music and dance piece in which three performers present a score in which the tension mounts inexorably.
With La Intrusa (Virginia García and Damián Muñoz) and Clara Peya (piano).
Wednesday, July 30, at 9.30 pm
Ray Lema is one of the most innovative and creative artists on the African scene. This show explores his journey from the tribal enclaves of Zaire to the electrified streets of Europe.