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Entertainment Guide - January 23, 2015

Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra

The JPO second concert of the season celebrates the 100th anniversary of the founding of the orchestra by Zapotlan, Jalisco composer José Rolón, three of whose compositions will featured by Monterrey pianist Abdiel Vázquez, with Iván Lopez Reynoso directing.

Teatro Degollado, Friday, January 23, 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, January 25, 12:30 p.m. 110-200 pesos.

Disney Live

Mickey Mouse and friends return for a series of shows.

Teatro Diana, Wednesday, January 28, 6 p.m.; Thursday, January 29, 4 & 7 p.m.; Friday, January 30, 4 & 7 p.m. Friday, January 30, 4 & 7 p.m.; Saturday, January 31, 10:30, 1:30, 4:30, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, February 1, noon, 3 p.m. & 6 p.m. 200-600 pesos.

Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra

Great British Hits are the theme of this third concert of the season including the Ovature of the Suite “The Wasps,” by Ralph Vaughan Williams, “Pomp and Circumstance, March No. 1, Op. 29 “ by Sir Edward Elgar and Scotish Fantasy Op. 46 by Max Bruch. Seikyo Kim, director of the Kanagawa Philharmonic in Yokohama, will direct and Geza Hosszu-Legozky will solo on violin. 

Teatro Degollado, Friday, January 30, 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, February 1, 12:30 p.m. 110-200 pesos.

Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra

The music of Tchaikovsky is featured in four of the next 5 concerts with this being the first focusing on Winter Dreams. Roberto Minczuk of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra and the Sao Paulo, Brazil Symphony Orchestra will be the guest director; Geza Hosszu-Legocky will solo on violin.

Teatro Degollado, Friday, February 6, 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, February 8, 12:30 p.m. 110-200 pesos.

Live from the Met

“The Tales of Hoffmann” by Jacques Offenbach sees Vittorio Grigolo and Matthew Polenzani take turns playing the tortured poet and unwitting adventurer of the title. 

Teatro Diana, Saturday, February 7, noon. 100-250 pesos.

Viva la Musica at lakeside runs bus trips to the Saturday Live from the Met functions. The bus and the opera are 300 pesos for Viva members and 400 pesos for non-members, available at the LCS Thursdays and Fridays 10 a.m.-noon. Phone Marshall Krantz at 766-2834 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Pablo Milanes

Famed singer/songwriter/guitarist was one of the founders of the Cuban nueva trova movement.

Teatro Diana, Saturday, February 7, 8:30 p.m.  350-1,150 pesos.

Slava’s Snow Show

Stunning show put on by legendary Russian clown Slava Polunin is an indescribable blend of comedy, spectacle and poignantly fantastical images.  Great entertainment for both adults and kids.

Teatro Diana, Wednesday, February 11, 6 and 9:30 p.m.; Thursday, February 12, 6 and 9:30 p.m. 400-850 pesos.

GetBack Beatlemania

Popular Fab Four tribute band from the United States are back in town for the umpteenth time.  

Teatro Diana, Friday, February 13, 9 p.m. 250-450 pesos.

Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra

A “Fiesta Mexicana” featuring flautist Elena Duran and guest director Ramón Shade, head of the Camerata de Coahuila, will present music from various Mexican composers.

Teatro Degollado, Friday, February 13, 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, February 15, 12:30 p.m. 150-300 pesos.

Live from the Met

Soprano Anna Netrebko takes on another Tchaikovsky heroine in the first opera of this intriguing double bill, consisting of an enchanting fairy tale, Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta, followed by a psychological thriller, Bartok’s Bluebeard’s Castle.  Interestingly, Netrebko will be appearing live in the same theater, two weeks hence (see item below).

Teatro Diana, Saturday, February 14, 11:30 p.m. 100-250 pesos.

Anna Netrebko

Russian, considered one of the finest living operatic sopranos, helps the Teatro Diana celebrate its 10th anniversary with a special concert. While ticket prices are high, there may not be another chance for opera lovers in Guadalajara to see such a legendary performer.

Teatro Diana, Saturday, February 28, 9 p.m. 700-3,000 pesos.

Mirabai Ceiba

A new age duo formed of Angelika Baumbach from Mexico and Markus Sieber from Germany. Both sing in various languages, while Baumbach plays the harp and Sieber the guitar. They perform their own compositions, as well as American Indian traditional music. 

Teatro Galerias, Saturday, February 28, 7:30 p.m. 250-350 pesos.

Santana & guests

Legendary Jalisco-born rock musician Carlos Santana is accompanied by Californian bands Journey and Counting Crows.  

Estadio Tres de Marzo, Thursday, March 26.

Entertainment Guide

Teatro Degollado (far end of Plaza de la Liberacion, Guadalajara city center) Tickets available at the theater box office Wed. to Sun. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. or through Ticketmaster at (33) 3818-3800 and www.ticketmaster.com.mx. For more information call (33) 3614-4773. 

Teatro Diana (Avenida 16 de Septiembre 710, two blocks from Guadalajara’s Parque Agua Azul) Tickets available at the theater box office Mon. to Sun. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. or from Ticketmaster (see above). For more information call (33) 3614-7072 or visit www.teatrodiana.com.

Estadio OmniLife (Circuito JVC 2800, corner of Avenidas Vallarta and Periferico) Tickets available at the stadium box office Mon. to Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or from Ticketmaster (see above). For more information call (33) 3777-5757.

Teatro Galerias (Lapizlazuli 3455, across from Plaza del Sol) Tickets available at the theater box office Mon. to Sun. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., from Mr. Ticket (3817-0600 from Guadalajara metro area or 01-800-5000-306 from rest of Mexico) or at all Mr. CD stores in Guadalajara. For more informaton call (33) 3631-0708 or visit www.teatrogalerias.net.


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