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Entertainment Guide - February 13, 2016

Mariachi Nuevo Tecalitlán

One of Mexico’s most famous mariachi bands plays the second concert at this new city venue.

Palacio de la Cultura y la Comunicación (Palcco), Saturday, February 13. 550-950 pesos.

Folk Dance

Aficionados of traditional folk dance will have multiple opportunities to enjoy a broad selection of colorful and emotional dances performed by the Ballet México Folklórico each Sunday in January and February. 

Teatro Alarife Martin Casillas, Sundays, February 14, 21 and 28, 10 a.m.  180 pesos.

Contemporary Sounds

Popular contemporary music sessions continue each Monday with Mexitano Soundsystem on February 15, Afrodisaicos (above) playing lively merengue, reggae, funk, raggamuffin and cumbia on February 22, and indie group Technicolor Fabrics on February 29.

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

Mexican Rock

The Alternative Wednesday concert features Mexican rock band Comisario Pantera.

Teatro Vivian Blumenthal (Tomas V. Gomez 125), Wednesday, February 17, 8:30 p.m.  150-200 pesos.

Oriental Dance

The free Thursday dance presentations by talented troupes and performers feature Middle Eastern themes on February 18 and 25, 

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


Singer Florencia Tinoco and guitarist Enrique Flores present their new CD, “La Rosa Enflorece.”

Paraninfo Enrique Diaz de Leon (Av. Juarez 975), Thursday, February 18, 8:30 p.m.  120 pesos.

El Cigala

Concert presented by Diego Ramón Jiménez Salazar, known as El Cigala, the famous Spanish born flamenco singer.

Teatro Diana,  Thursday,  February 18, 9 p.m. 250-900 pesos.

Orquesta Sinfónica Juvenil

The Guadalajara Youth Orchestra (Orquesta Sinfónica Juvenil de Guadalajara) celebrates its tenth anniversary with a gala concert at the regal Degollado Theater.  Works by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Revueltas will be included in the program. 

Teatro Degollado, Saturday, February 27, 6 p.m. 

Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra

“Mahler Celeste.” Conductor Marco Parisotto, soloist soprano Amber Wagner (above).  Beethoven’s Prometheus Overture, Richard Strauss’ Morgen! Vier Lieder Op. 27, no. 4 and Cäcilie, op. 27, no. 2, and Mahler’s Symphony No. 4. 

Teatro Degollado, Thursday, February 25, 8:30 p.m. (at Palcco) and Sunday, February 28, 6 p.m. 110-200 pesos.


Thrills and spills courtesy of this talented local circus arts troupe.

Teatro Galerias (Lapizlazuli 3435), Friday, February 26, 7:30 p.m.

Il Divo

Hugely popular multinational classical crossover vocal quartet formed in 2003. Comprised of four male singers: Swiss Urs Buhler, Spaniard Carlos Marin, American David Miller, and Frenchman Sébastien Izambard.

Auditorio Telmex, Wednesday, March 2, 9 p.m.  350-1,500 pesos.

Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra

“Schumann and Schubert – Great Melodic Craftsmen.”  Conductor Marco Parisotto, soloist Claire Huangci (piano).  Schumann’s Piano Concerto, Op. 54 and Schubert’s Symphony No. 9. 

Teatro Degollado, Thursday, March 3, 8:30 p.m. (at Palcco) and Sunday, March 6, 6 p.m. 110-200 pesos.

Julieta Venegas

Latin Grammy winner and one of Mexico’s most talented singers presents her latest album, “Algo Sucede.”

Teatro Diana, Thursday, March 3, 9 p.m. 300-700 pesos

El Consorcio

Spanish quintet, formerly known as Mocedades, sing ballads and other “light” tunes.

Teatro Galerias (Lapizlazuli 3435), Thursday, March 3, 8:45 p.m. 

Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra

“Haydn Plus – Cello Extravaganza.”  Conductor Seikyo Kim, plus six violoncello soloists from the JPO. Works by Galindo, Popper, Tchaikovsky, Popper, Faure, Saint-Saens, Paganini and Haydn. 

Teatro Degollado, Thursday, March 10, 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 13, 12:30 p.m. 110-200 pesos.

Folk Dance

The acclaimed Ballet Folklorico de Mexico de Amalia Hernandez puts on a special show full of color and vitality.

Teatro Diana, Saturday, March 12, 8:30 p.m.  200-990 pesos.


Highly rated Hungarian troupe presents a unique blend of authentic Irish step and modern dance.   They will be bringing a family oriented show, “Twelve Dancing Princesses,” based on a classic story by Grimm, to Guadalajara.

Teatro Diana, Sunday, March 13, 6 p..m. 200-400 pesos.

Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra

“Shostakovich 19: Stalin Code.”   Conductor Marco Parisotto, soloist Iván Pérez (violin).  Paganini’s Violin Concerto No.1 and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10. 

Teatro Degollado, Thursday, March 17, 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 20, 6 p.m. 110-200 pesos.

Live from the Met

Live HD transmissions continue from the Metropolitan Opera House in New York. Soprano Kristine Opolais and tenor Jonas Kaufmann join forces in Puccini’s obsessive love story. 

Teatro Diana, Saturday, March 19, 11:55 a.m.  100-250 pesos.

GR RECOMMENDS: Jalisco Philharmonic 

The state orchestra presents “Cervantes’ Spain.” Musical director Marco Parisotto takes the baton, while the soloists are William Molina Cestari (cello) of Venezuela and Jose Maria Gallardo del Rey (guitar) of Spain.  An excellent program features Richard Strauss’ “Don Quixote,” Rodrigo’s Aranjuez and de Falla’s The Three-cornered Hat.  

Teatro Degollado, Friday, February 19, 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, February 21, 6 p.m. 110-200 pesos.

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