The Teatre Poliorama was inaugurated in 1906, it was built inside the building of “Real Academia de Ciencias y Artes” of Barcelona. Located in the heart of the Ramblas of Barcelona, one of the most famous and visited streets in the world, the Teatre Poliorama has always played a prominent role in the Catalan cultural life.
During the Spanish Civil War, seized by the CNT-FAI, was the scene of shootings carried out by members of the POUM and CNT that George Orwell described in his work “Homage to Catalonia”. A personal story of the writer about his participation in the conflict between the years of 1937 and 1938.
The Teatre Poliorama is considered a classic of Las Ramblas and one of the main points of diffusion of culture in Barcelona.
In addition to important theatrical productions from all over the world, the Teatre Poliorama has received for more than 10 years the shows of Barcelona and Flamenco. Its intimate atmosphere allows the public to enjoy, in a unique way, the most viewed flamenco shows in the history of Barcelona. Opera y Flamenco and Gran Gala Flamenco.
Opera y Flamenco is the most seen flamenco show in the history of Barcelona, a flamenco spectacle inspired in the plays of “Bodas de Sangre” by Federico Garcia Lorca, which tells the love story between the bailaores interpreted by their own souls, the soprano and the tenor. For more information and ticket’s booking for Opera y Flamenco.
Gran Gala Flamenco takes the spectator to a trip through different “palos” of flamenco in which the spectator will discover the intensity of the passion of the flamenco art through time and you will meet the new generation of flamenco artists in Barcelona. For more information and ticket’s booking for Gran Gala Flamenco.
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A journey into the heart of flamenco
Gran Gala Flamenco is the flamenco show where the spectator will discover the intensity of the passion of the gypsy people through time and will meet the new generation of flamenco artists in Barcelona. Gran Gala Flamenco is a unique flamenco show, an alternation of sensations, rhythms and movements that define flamenco art, declared by UNESCO in 2010 as “Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity”. Gran Gala Flamenco is directed by Juan Gómez “Chicuelo”, one of the most important guitarists in flamenco today and one of the most prolific and interesting composers of the last generations of Spanish artists.
More than 3 million spectators
Opera y Flamencois a true “cult” for music and dance lovers, a show that uniquely blends the beauty of opera with flamenco art. This stormy love story between bailaores alternates with sensual choreographies of the most famous opera arias. Opera Flamenco is one of the most viewed flamenco shows in the history of Barcelona, with more than 3 million spectators. The Opera y Flamenco show continues on uninterrupted programming at the incredible Palau de la Música and at the Teatre Poliorama on Las Ramblas in Barcelona.
A young and promising cast of ten dancers on stage, the show “Guitarra y Flamenco – Ballet Español”, presents a great variety of choreographies, with the great successes of Spanish music and their versions to guitar and orchestra. It is a show in which different pieces of dance meet in Spanish Dance with Flamenco tints, where you can enjoy the movement of the Manila shawls, the touch of castanets, the sound of the zapateados and the suggestive dance technique of the Dance Spanish. A very complete show that manages to surprise and excite the viewer thanks to the excellent interpretation of its dancers.
“El Yiyo” – A Contratiempo
Exploring new eclectic sounds that have influenced the artist, surprising costumes and a cast of artists who accompany him on stage, he elevates the passion and sincerity that characterizes El Yiyo, creating a flamenco show that transcends between genres “a contratiempo”.