Something very exciting is coming to Mallorca this summer: the world premiere of a new musical, created here on the island. It’s called ‘El Tren de Soller’and is a production of the Isla Theatre Company. It’s being staged in the newly converted theatre space at Sala Augusta in Palma’s Plaza Espanya and opens on Thursday, August 7th, with the Spanish version of the show. It’ll be staged three times a week in English. A highly professional international production team is behind ‘El Tren de Soller’ and you’re guaranteed a unique and unforgettable night of musical theatre. Tickets range from 21 to 35 euros and are available through the website www.eltrendesoller.com , from the Soller train railway station, Palma tourist information offices and the Sala Augusta online box office – or on the door an hour before each performance.
The 53rd Pollensa Festival offers a performance by the Balearic Symphony Orchestra of Vivaldi’s ‘The Four Seasons’ on Wednesday, August 6th at 10pm. The concert takes place in the Santo Domingo Cloister in Pollensa. Tickets start at 30 euros and are available from ticketmaster.es or from the festival box office. Call 971 534 011 for more information.
The 20th Sa Pobla Jazz Festival continues with a concert on Wednesday 6th August, featuring the Marco Mezquida Trio playing in the town’s Plaza Major. The concerts are free but a 4 euros donation is required to be in the seating area.
The Mallorca Gay Men’s Chorus is giving a concert on Wednesday, August 6th, in Llucmajor. It’s happening at Sant Bonaventura Cloister and starts at 10pm. Tickets are 8 euros on the door.
Banyalbufar’s summer jazz festival, Banyalbujazz continues on Thursday, 7th August, with a performance by the Saxophobia Funk Project. This free concert is in Port d’es Canonge, in the Plaza de la Mare, at 8pm.
On Friday, August 8th, there’s a summer concert in Andratx at the Son Mas Castle cloister. Jaume Sureda and Caterina Ross will perform at 10pm. Tickets are 10 euros and you can get yours in advance at the tourist office and Andratx town hall. For more information, call 971 628 018.
La Residencia Hotel in Deia is marking its 30th anniversary with several celebration events this summer. The next one is an ‘80s night on Friday, August 22nd. DJ Juan Campos will be at the decks spinning his original vinyl discs, and keeping the dancing going. It starts at 9.30pm and goes on until midnight. Entrance is free and there’ll be special prices in the garden bar.