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Arts & Entertainment

Guadalajara Entertainment Guide – January 1, 2015

Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra

The JPO opens its first season of 2015 with a concert featuring acclaimed Mexican pianist Jorge Federico Osorio (see story right) interpreting works by Brahms.  

Teatro Degollado, Friday, January 16, 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, January 18, 12:30 p.m. 110-300 pesos.

Live from the Met

The Met: Live in HD series continues through April 2015 with its simulcasts from the Big Apple. Lehár’s “The Merry Widow” is a new production featuring the great Renée Fleming as the beguiling femme fatale who captivates all Paris. The staging is by Broadway virtuoso director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Oklahoma!, Contact). 

Teatro Diana, Saturday, January 17, 11:55 a.m. 100-250 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.

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.

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.

GetBack Beatlemania

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

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

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. 

Auditorio Telmex (Periferico and Parres Arias, Los Belenes, Zapopan) Tickets available at the theater box office Mon. to Sat. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. or from Ticketmaster (see above). For more information call (33) 3636-5200 or visit www.auditoriotelmex.com. 

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.

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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