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Juanjo Mena Conducts Debussy and Ginastera
  • Music
  • Montreal

Juanjo Mena Conducts Debussy and Ginastera

Spanish music director Juanjo Mena conducts the Montreal Symphonic Orchestra, evoking images of Spain and Argentina through music.

Apr 17 – Apr 18, 2024

Spanish Explorations on the West Coast of Canada
  • Heritage
  • Vancouver

Spanish Explorations on the West Coast of Canada

On the occasion of 250th anniversary of Juan Pérez’s exploration, Spanish professor Antonio Cazorla (Modern History, University of Trent) will give a conference on Spanish explorations in Canada, focusing on the shared history and Spain’s presence in Canada.

Apr 12, 2024

Waiting for Dalí at Outaouais Film Festival 2024
  • Film
  • Ottawa

Waiting for Dalí at Outaouais Film Festival 2024

“Esperando a Dalí” by Spanish director David Pujol participates in the 25th edition of the “Outaouais Film Festival” as part of the Spanish Gala.

Apr 5, 2024

Cerrar los ojos at IFFO 2024
  • Film
  • Ottawa

Cerrar los ojos at IFFO 2024

The 4th edition of the “International Film Festival of Ottawa” presents “Close Your Eyes,” the latest film by Víctor Erice, his first featured film in 30 years since “The Spirit of the Beehive.”

Mar 24, 2024

Piano Project 2024: Hidden Jewels
  • Music
  • Ottawa

Piano Project 2024: Hidden Jewels

The School of Music at uOttawa presents The Piano Project 2024: “Hidden Jewels,” in which 30 pianists perform lesser-known works from the 17th century to today.

Mar 9, 2024

Celebrating women
  • Film
  • Ottawa

Celebrating women's international day 2024: 15 años y un día

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the film series “Viernes de película” and the Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain present “15 años y un dia” of the Spanish director Gracia Querejeta.

Mar 8, 2024

Spanish Reflections
  • Music
  • Toronto

Spanish Reflections

Spanish classical pianist Javier Perianes, winner of Spain’s 2012 National Music Prize, joins the Toronto Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Spanish music director Gustavo Gimeno in a solo performance of Manuel de Falla’s “Fantasia Baetica” and more.

Feb 28 – Feb 29, 2024

Liebestod by Angélica Liddell
  • Performing arts
  • Montreal

Liebestod by Angélica Liddell

Angélica Liddell performs her own version of “the death of love” (“Liebestod”) mixing the end of Richard Wagner’s “Tristan and Isolde” and the art of bullfighting inspired by Juan Belmonte.

Feb 22 – Feb 24, 2024

Javier Perianes North American Tour 2024 in Vancouver
  • Music
  • Vancouver

Javier Perianes North American Tour 2024 in Vancouver

Renowned Spanish classical pianist Javier Perianes, winner of Spain’s 2012 National Music Prize, returns to Vancouver to perform compositions by masters such as Clara Schumann, Robert Schumann, Johannes Brahms and Enrique Granados.

Feb 11, 2024

Love by Karen Flamenco
  • Performing arts
  • Vancouver

Love by Karen Flamenco

The Karen Flamenco Dance Company, which was featured in last season of Canada’s “Got Talent,” presents a Spanish flamenco show that showcases different forms of love.

Feb 10, 2024

Carmen by Compañía Nacional de Danza
  • Performing arts
  • Toronto

Carmen by Compañía Nacional de Danza

Award-winning choreographer Johan Inger’s “Carmen,” originally created for the Compañía Nacional de Danza, distills the classic story to focus on its universal themes of passion and revenge.

Feb 2 – Feb 3, 2024

Searching For Goya by Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca
  • Music
  • Montreal

Searching For Goya by Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca

Inspired by Francisco de Goya’s transformative art, award-winning Flamenco dancer Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca present the Canadian premiere of their latest production, which explores the Spanish artist’s response to the political turmoil and injustices of the 18th and 19th centuries.

Jan 18, 2024