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Entertainment Guide - October 3, 2015

Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra

JPO musical director Marco Parisotto conducts Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565, arranged by Leopold Stokowski, and Brahms’ classic Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90.

Teatro Degollado, Friday, October 2, 8:30 p.m. and Sunday October 4, 12:30 p.m. 

Live from the Met

First up in the 2015-2016 season of live simulcasts from New York Metropolitan Opera is Verdi’s classic “Il Trovatore” with Anna Netrebko in the leading role.

Teatro Diana, Saturday, October 3, 11:55 a.m. 100-250 pesos.

Hiromi: The Trio Project

Acclaimed Japanese jazz pianist Hiromi Uehara is known for her virtuosic technique, energetic live performances and blend of musical genres. Joined by Anthony Jackson on bass and Simon Phillips on drums.

Teatro Diana, Sunday, October 4, 8 p.m. 100-500 pesos.

UdG folk dance

The renowned Ballet Folklorico de la Universidad de Guadalajara winds down its summer/fall season. 

Teatro Degollado, Sundays, October 4, 11, 6 p.m. 80-350 pesos.

Tuesday opera

The free classical music series Martes de Musica y Opera continues through October at the Teatro Alarife Martin Casillas. No tickets are sold, just turn up. October 6: Danzas, Cantatas y Rusos with Jorge Taddeo (tenor), Marita Zimmer (piano) and Cuauhtemoc Garcia (flute). October 13: Noche de Guitarra Canadiense with guitarist Dale Kavanagh. October 20: Concierto a Piano Solo with Jose Luis Altamirano (piano). October 27: Opera, Mexico y el Mundo with Mauro Calderón (tenor). Viviana Báez (soprano) and Aldo Delgadillo (organ).

Teatro Alarife Martin Casillas, Tuesdays, 8 p.m. Free

More folk dance

Guadalajara city hall’s Ballet Folclorico Guadalajara concludes its summer series. The theme of their season is “Cielito Lindo.”

Teatro Degollado, Thursday, October 15, 8 p.m. 80-200 pesos

Free Thursday dance

Free dance presentations by accomplished groups are held each Thursday.  

Teatro Alarife Martin Casillas, Thursdays, 8 p.m. Free.

Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra

Martin Panteleev conducts Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 3 in D major, Op. 29 and Chopin’s Piano Concerto No 2 in F minor, Op 21. Daniela Liebman, 13, is the invited pianist.

Teatro Degollado, Friday, October 9, 8:30 p.m. and Sunday October 11, 12:30 p.m.

Andre Riu

Dutch violinist and conductor best known for creating the waltz-playing Johann Strauss Orchestra. Together they have turned classical and waltz music into a worldwide concert touring act, as successful as some of the biggest global pop and rock music acts.

Auditorio Telmex, Saturday, October 10, 9 p.m. and Sunday, October 11, 8 p.m. 350-1,850 pesos.

Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra

Eckart Preu of Germany conducts Ferde Grofe’s Grand Canyon Suite, William Schuman’s American Festival Overture, Bela Bartok’s Piano Concerto No. 1 and Jose Pablo Moncayo’s Cumbres. Canadian Sheng Cai is the invited pianist.

Teatro Degollado, Friday, October 16, 8:30 p.m. and Sunday October 18, 12:30 p.m.

Live from the Met

The live simulcast from New York Metropolitan Opera is Verdi’s “Othello” with Aleksandr Antonenko in the leading role and Sonya Yoncheva as Desdemona.

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

Liaoning Ballet of China

China’s only northern ballet presents “Spartacus,” a ballet by Aram Khachaturian that follows the exploits of the leader of the slave uprising against the Romans known as the Third Servile War.

Auditorio Telmex, Saturday, October 17, 8:30 p.m.

Lila Downs

Mexican-American singer presents her latest studio work: “Balas y Chocolate,” a homage to the Mexican festival of Day of the Dead.

Teatro Diana, Friday, October 30, 9 p.m. 280-950 pesos.

Live from the Met

The third New York Met live simulcast of the season is Wagner’s “Tannhäuser” with Johan Botha and soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek.

Teatro Diana, Saturday, October 31, 10 a.m. 100-250 pesos.

GR RECOMMENDS:Joan Manuel Serrat

Considered one of the most important figures of modern, popular folk music in both the Spanish and Catalan language, Barcelona-born Serrat is a revered figure in Latin America and above all Mexico, where he spent a year in the 1970s after being exiled under the Franco regime. Now in the fifth decade of his career, Serrat’s lyrical style has been influenced by many great poets, including Federico Garcia Lorca and Pablo Neruda. Classic Serrat songs include “Caminante no hay camino” and “Golpe a golpe.” Auditorio Telmex, Wednesday, October 7, 8:30 p.m. 

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