The icon packs in hits and those signature antics in her tenth world tour

By Nick Maslow
Updated September 10, 2015 11:35 AM
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A flying sequence, nuns on poles and dancers sliding down a screen Madonna packed all that and more into the first concert of her Rebel Heart tour.

The icon, 57, debuted her new extravaganza in Montreal on Wednesday after months of teasing her demanding show on Instagram.

With a mix of defining hits (“Like a Virgin” and “Vogue”), unexpected classics (“True Blue” and “Who’s That Girl”), plus new tunes from her latest album Rebel Heart (“Bitch I’m Madonna” and “Body Shop”), the set list paid homage to a handful of eras from Madonna’s four-decade career. True to form, pop’s original provocateur belted out her numbers while striking serious moves on a catwalk shaped like a heart and crucifix.

If you can’t wait to experience what the singer has up her sleeve on her tenth world tour, read on to see some of the best moments from the concert.

Madonna opted for “Iconic,” a new song about triumph, to open the show. Dancing warriors filled the stage as she descended from the ceiling in a gold cage.

Yes, this is Madonna standing on a nun, who somehow manages to be in surfboard formation as she balances herself on a pole during a “Holy Water”/”Vogue.”

The “Candy Shop” choreography put a modern spin on your typical cabaret.

Madonna lit up with a smile while showing off her guitar skills.

The wedding look from the 1984 MTV VMAs made a comeback for “Like a Virgin.”

For “Material Girl,” Madonna and her dancers channeled their inner kid and turned a screen into a massive slide.

She soared while closing the show with “Holiday,” proving Justin Bieber isn’t the only pop star who can fly.