Cartagena joins Murcia in providing free bus services while African dust pollution episode lasts
PM 10 particle levels dropped on Friday morning but are still in excess of the alert threshold After the air quality dropped dramatically on Wednesday and Thursday as a cloud of mineral dust from north Africa reached the Region of Murcia it appears..

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Free bus and tram travel in and around the city of Murcia while the contamination episode lasts
Every effort is being made to encourage the use of public transport In the face of the soaring levels of PM10 particle air contamination in the city of Murcia the Town Hall has announced that bus and tram travel in and around the city is to be..

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Level 2 contamination protocol activated in Murcia as African mineral dust cloud arrives
Lorries are being diverted away from the main motorway around the regional capital The level of PM10 particles in the municipality of Murcia shot up on Wednesday to almost 300 micrograms per cubic metres of air, well over the 50 µg threshold..

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Semana Santa in Murcia, Cartagena, Lorca and Jumilla promoted at the Fitur fair
The Costa Cálida stand in Madrid also highlights the gastronomy of the Region of Murcia The 2020 edition of the annual FITUR tourism fair, one of the largest events of its kind in the world, began on Wednesday in Madrid (although the doors will..

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El Corte Inglés in Cartagena to be downsized and one Murcia store closed
The store in the Myrtea mall (El Tiro) in Murcia is to be closed down altogether The department store chain El Corte Inglés, arguably the most prestigious of its kind in Spain, has announced a re-structuring plan which involves the closure and..

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16th January to 1st March, Más Allá del Cuerpo exhibition by artist María Carbonell in Murcia
The exhibition is being held at the Centro Párraga for contemporary art in the city of Murcia An exhibition of work by Murcia artist María Carbonell is being held at the Centro Párraga in the city of Murcia until 1st March under the title of..

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Busiest day so far at Corvera airport as Alicante-Elche gradually re-opens after fire
48 flights at the Region of Murcia International Airport on Thursday Following the fire which caused the evacuation of the terminal building at Alicante-Elche airport on Wednesday afternoon flights resumed at 14.00 on Thursday and full operational..

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Abandoned pony rescued from main road in Murcia
The animal is in care while efforts are made to trace its owner The Zoonosis Centre just outside the city of Murcia is used to taking in abandoned pets, mostly dogs and cats, and indeed its resources are stretched to the limit as the number of..

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January to March 2020, Open days at El Limonar International School in Murcia
A bilingual education following the British curriculum for children aged 3 to 18 The El Limonar International School Murcia, which is located just outside the regional capital in El Palmar, is holding a series of open days during the spring of 2020..

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Air quality alert in Murcia as 12 face fines for lighting bonfires and burning cuttings
The lighting of bonfires to burn garden waste requires a licence from the regional government As often happens in the city of Murcia the stable, cold weather which settled over the regional capital during the weekend brought with it a significant..

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27th July, Roger Hodgson of Supertramp in concert in Murcia
The founding member of Supertramp at the Plaza de Toros in the city of Murcia Roger Hodgson, best known as the former co-frontman and founder member of the group Supertramp, is returning to the city of Murcia on Monday 27th July 2020 for a concert..

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18th December to 29th February, Orígenes art exhibition at the Palacio Almudí in Murcia
A multi-disciplinary review of the last 40 years of Spanish history seen through art An exhibition entitled “Orígenes” which is being held at the Palacio Almudí in the city of Murcia from 18th December 2019, presents an interesting perspective..

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October 2019 to June 2020, Top value cycle of Beethoven’s 32 piano sonatas at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
A series of nine concerts which also includes the 18 études composed by György Ligeti In 2020 it is 250 years since the birth of Ludwig can Beethoven, and to celebrate the anniversary a series of nine concerts is being held at the Auditorio..

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25th January, Carmesí in concert at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
The award-winning singer-songwriter on stage at the auditorium in the city of Murcia Singer-songwriter Carmesí presents songs from her first album “Deshielo”, a collection of harmonious and melodic stories which led to her winning first prize..

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25th January, general handyman skills workshop at Leroy Merlin stores in Murcia and Cartagena
Learn how to carry out minor repairs in the home without calling in expensive help! The free Saturday morning workshops held at Leroy Merlin stores all over Spain continue in Murcia and Cartagena on 25th January with sessions offering advice on..

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25th and 26th January 2020 illusionist Jorge Blass in the family concert cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Jorge Blass y la Magia de la Música 2 at the Murcia auditorium The fourth event in the 2019-20 family concert cycle family concert cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia features magician and illusionist Jorge Blass, who is presenting..

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27th January 2020 The Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra with violinist Fumiaki Miura at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Works by Mussorgsky, Tchaikovsky and Strauss at the main auditorium in Murcia The second event of the 2019-20 Grand Concerts cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in the city of Murcia features the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted..

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30th January, classical pianist Gabriel Escudero in concert at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Works by Chopin and Beethoven at the main auditorium in Murcia The fifth event in the 2019-20 “Promúsica” cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in the city of Murcia is a concert given by pianist Gabriel Escudero. On the programme are..

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1st February, Free fabric decoration workshops at Leroy Merlin stores in Murcia and Cartagena
Learn from the experts how to brighten up your home with various kinds of fabric The free Saturday morning workshops held at Leroy Merlin stores all over Spain continue in Murcia and Cartagena on 1st February with sessions in Murcia and Cartagena..

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7th February 2020 Verdi’s Requiem at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
The Coral Orpheus choir and the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra at the regional auditorium in Murcia In the sixth event of their 2019-20 cycle of concerts at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in the regional capital the Region of Murcia Symphony..

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12th to 16th February, The Bodyguard musical at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Relive the magic of the 1992 film at the main auditorium in the city of Murcia This production of the stage musical based on the 1992 hit film of the same name starring Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston has already enjoyed success in London’..

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16th February, Kinetic Percussion in the 2020 Con Cierto Sabor concert cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
A dynamic percussion duo are joined by Alberto Marquina before a post-concert aperitif at the Murcia auditorium The second in a series of four concerts comprising the 2020 Con Cierto Sabor cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia features..

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17th February 2020, Beethoven by the Trio Metamorphosi at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Three works by Beethoven are on the programme at the main auditorium in Murcia The sixth event in the 2019-20 “Promúsica” cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in the city of Murcia is a concert given by the Trio Metamorphosi. On the..

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18th February 2020 Eduardo Fernández plays Beethoven piano sonatas at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
All 32 of Beethoven’s piano sonatas are included in the Beethoven Actual cycle at the Murcia auditorium In 2020 it is 250 years since the birth of Ludwig can Beethoven, and to celebrate the anniversary a series of nine concerts is being held..

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22nd February 2020 star concert pianist Grigory Sokolov at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
One of the greatest living classical pianists at the main auditorium in Murcia Grigory Sokolov is one of the most highly rated living pianists and is widely admired as a musician of uncompromising technical perfection, visionary interpretations..

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23rd February 2020 ¿Vive Beethoven? in the family concert cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Murcia actors provide evidence that Beethoven is still with us at the ripe old age of 250! 250 years after the birth of Beethoven the actors Javi Chou and Manuel de Reyes consider the possibility of the great composer still being alive in the..

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28th February, tribute to super-group Mecano at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Me Cuesta Tanto Olvidarte recreates the biggest Mecano hits of the 80s and 90s During the 1980s and 1990s the group Mecano, consisting of Ana Torroja and the brothers Nacho and José María Cano, enjoyed a level of success which was hitherto unprecedented..

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29th February, music by John Williams, Ennio Morricone and Hans Zimmer at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
The Royal Film Orchestra perform works by composers have who won 8 Oscars for Best Film Score between them Three of the greatest film score composers in the history of cinema are represented in this show by the Royal Film Concert Orchestra, performing..

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4th March 2020 Alba Ventura plays Beethoven piano sonatas at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
All 32 of Beethoven’s piano sonatas are included in the Beethoven Actual cycle at the Murcia auditorium In 2020 it is 250 years since the birth of Ludwig can Beethoven, and to celebrate the anniversary a series of nine concerts is being held..

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7th March 2020 the Antonio Márquez dance company at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
The company perform Ravel's Bolero and Medea in the city of Murcia The Antonio Márquez dance company was founded in 1995 by the man after whom it is named, who was born in Ibiza and studied and trained at the National Ballet. The best known works..

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10th March 2020 Violinist Kristina Sukler and the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Music by Adams and Respighi at the regional auditorium in Murcia For the seventh event of their 2019-20 cycle of concerts at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in the regional capital the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra (OSRM) perform under the..

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13th March 2020 violinist Michael Barenboim and the Turin Radio Orchestra at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
James Conlon conducts works by Mozart and Mahler at the main auditorium in Murcia The fourth event in the 2019-20 Grand Concerts cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in the city of Murcia features the Turin Radio Orchestra and violin soloist..

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15th March 2020 music from the movies :family concert season at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Música, cámara y ¡acción! Is brought to the Murcia auditorium by Hechizo Teatro The last of six events in the 2019-20 family concert season at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia features the return of the Hechizo Teatro company in a..

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16th March 2020 Don Giovanni opera by Mozart at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
The Agencia Ópera 2001 company perform at the main auditorium in Murcia The seventh event in the 2019-20 “Promúsica” cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in the city of Murcia is a performance of Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni. Based on..

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19th March, virtuoso pianist Boris Berezovsky and the Russian State Symphony Orchestra at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
One of the leading pianists in the world performs concertos by Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev and Shostakovich The concert at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia on 19th March begins at 20.00 with tickets available at between 25 and 35 euros...

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20th March, tenor José Manuel Zapata joins the OSRM at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
An entertaining mixture of musical styles in the Conciertos Canallas cycle at the Murcia auditorium In the second of a series of concerts entitled “Conciertos Canallas” the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra (OSRM) are joined by tenor Jos..

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21st March 2020 Amaia live in concert at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Spain’s representative at Eurovision 2018 at the main Murcia auditorium Amaia Romero Arbizu, better known simply as Amaia, rose to fame as the winner of series nine of the reality television talent competition Operación Triunfo, and went on..

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22nd March, Ensemble Le Muse pay homage to Ennio Morricone in the 2020 Con Cierto Sabor concert cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Music by the composer of the scores of spaghetti westerns and countless other films over the last 50 years The third in a series of four concerts comprising the 2020 Con Cierto Sabor cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia features Ensemble..

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28th and 29th March, Michael Jackson tribute show Michael’s Legacy at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
The show is endorsed by the Spanish Michael Jackson fan club as the best tribute in the country The official Michael Jackson fan club in Spain has endorsed Michael’s Legacy as the best show about the King of Pop currently being staged, as well..

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3rd April 2020 première of Stabat Mater by Moreno-Buendía at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
María José Montiel and Damián de Castillo are the soloists at the regional auditorium in Murcia For the eighth event of their 2019-20 cycle of concerts at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in the regional capital the Region of Murcia Symphony..

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4th April, Paloma San Basilio in concert at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
The veteran Spanish singer performs in Murcia during her Más Cerca tour Paloma San Basilio is one of the leading Spanish singers of her generation, and has been awarded a Latin Grammy Award for lifetime excellence in Spanish music. During..

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17th April, Zoo Cabaret join the OSRM at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia  {image1}
An entertaining mixture of musical styles in the Conciertos Canallas cycle at the Murcia auditorium In the last of a series of concerts entitled “Conciertos Canallas” the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra (OSRM) are joined by Zoo Cabaret..

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25th April 2020 violinist Ilya Gingolts and the Norwegian Radio Orchestra at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Works by Grieg, Paganini and Dvorak at the main auditorium in Murcia The fifth event in the 2019-20 Grand Concerts cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in the city of Murcia features the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and violinist Ilya Gingolts..

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26th April, Alessia Martegiani and Di Fulvio Trio in the Con Cierto Sabor concert cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Jazz, pop and bossanova music followed by an aperitif at the auditorium in Murcia The last in a series of four concerts comprising the 2020 Con Cierto Sabor cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia features Alessia Martegiani and Di Fulvio..

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28th April, Mario Prisuelos plays Beethoven piano sonatas at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
All 32 of Beethoven’s piano sonatas are included in the Beethoven Actual cycle at the Murcia auditorium In 2020 it is 250 years since the birth of Ludwig can Beethoven, and to celebrate the anniversary a series of nine concerts is being held..

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30th April 2020 the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Works by Beethoven, Haydn and Mozart at the main auditorium in Murcia The eighth event in the 2019-20 “Promúsica” cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in the city of Murcia is a concert given by the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra..

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9th May 2020 the Murcia Youth Orchestra at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
The Leningrad Symphony by Shostakovich at the regional auditorium in Murcia For the ninth event of their 2019-20 cycle of concerts at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in the regional capital the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra (OSRM) gives way..

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11th May 2020 Noelia Rodiles plays Beethoven piano sonatas at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
All 32 of Beethoven’s piano sonatas are included in the Beethoven Actual cycle at the Murcia auditorium In 2020 it is 250 years since the birth of Ludwig can Beethoven, and to celebrate the anniversary a series of nine concerts is being held..

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16th May 2020 the Malandain Biarritz Ballet at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
The company perform Marie Antoinette at the main auditorium in Murcia Thierry Malandain danced with the National Opera of Paris and the French Theatre Ballet in Nancy before founding the “Temps Présent” company in 1986 and has won numerous..

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18th May 2020, classical concert by Il Concerto Accademico at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Music by Bach, Vivaldi and Dvorak at the main auditorium in Murcia The ninth and penultimate event in the 2019-20 “Promúsica” cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in the city of Murcia is a concert given by the chamber music orchestra..

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22nd May, Pastora Soler in concert at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
The popular singer includes a date at the Murcia auditorium on her latest tour In 2017 the popular singer Pastora Soler returned to live performing after an absence during which she became a mother and is now touring again to perform songs..

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23rd May 2020 Philippe Jaroussky and the Artaserse Ensemble at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Baroque music by Vivaldi, Händel and others at the main auditorium in Murcia The last of six events in the 2019-20 Grand Concerts cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in the city of Murcia features Philippe Jaroussky and the Artaserse Ensemble..

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1st June 2020 pianist María Ángeles Ayala and the OSRM orchestra at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
The programme for the evening features three works by Beethoven The tenth and final event in the 2019-20 “Promúsica” cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in the city of Murcia is a concert given by pianist María Ángeles Ayala and the..

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3rd June, Miguel Ituarte plays Beethoven piano sonatas at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
All 32 of Beethoven’s piano sonatas are included in the Beethoven Actual cycle at the Murcia auditorium In 2020 it is 250 years since the birth of Ludwig can Beethoven, and to celebrate the anniversary a series of nine concerts is being held..

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14th June 2020 semi-dramatized version of West Side Story at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
The Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra and stage direction by Paco Azorín at the regional auditorium in Murcia For the ninth event of their 2019-20 cycle of concerts at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in the regional capital the Region of Murcia..

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26th June, Madness live in concert in Murcia
Relive the hits of the Los Palmas Seven at the Plaza de Toros in Murcia! Over 40 years since they scored their first chart successes in the UK with The Prince, One Step Beyond and My Girl, Madness are still touring and are performing will be appearing..

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3rd and 4th October, Les Luthiers perform at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Musical humour at the Murcia auditorium from the veteran Argentinian group The Argentinian musical comedy group Les Luthiers may have been entertaining audiences all over the Spanish-speaking world for well over half a century but the current..

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