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Entertainment Guide - June 18, 2016

Tuesday recitals

June 21: Pianist Lourdes Santiago and Manuel Delaflor in concert, with the second half featuring a “four-hands” demonstration.  June 28: Recital by Pedro Velázquez Cardoso (flute) and José Guadalupe López Luévano (guitar).

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

Natalia Lafourcade 

Concert by Mexican singer and songwriter, considered one of the most successful artists on the Latin American pop/rock scene in recent years.

Teatro Diana, Friday, June 17, 9 p.m. and Saturday, June 18, 9 p.m. 250-850 pesos.

Lutoslawski Quartet

Polish quartet founded in 2007 has appeared at many music festivals around the world. 

Teatro Vivian Blumenthal (Tomás V. Gómez 125, Colonia Ladron de Guevara), Sunday, June 19, 6 p.m. 250 pesos in advance (at theater) or 350 pesos at the door.

4th Classic Rock Festival

Three bands – DOF, Midnight Special and Prófugos – pay tribute to three rock music legends: The Doors, Creedence Clearwater Revival and Gustavo Cerati.

Teatro Diana, Sunday, June 19, 6 p.m. 200-400 pesos.


Greek composer, keyboardist, pianist in concert. 

Auditorio Telmex, Sunday, June 26, 8 p.m. 300-1,500 pesos.

Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra

Marco Parisotto conducts Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2 in D major (Op. 36)  and Symphony No.3 in E flat Major Op.55 ”Eroica.” 

Teatro Degollado, Thursday, June 23, 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 26. 12:30 p.m. 110-200 pesos.


Mariachi Vargas gives a concert in honor of their late artistic director, People Martinez. 

Teatro Diana, Sunday, June 26, 6 p.m. 200-800 pesos.

Culture Club

British band led by Boy George reached heights in the 1980s, but still going strong despite several break ups. 

Auditorio Telmex, Wednesday, June 29, 9 p.m. 600-2,200 pesos.

Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra

Guest director Günter Neuhold takes the baton for Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, Op. 60 and Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67.  Sandwiched between the two works will be a performance of Armando Luna’s Sinfonía núm. 2, Homenaje a Posada.

Teatro Degollado, Thursday, June 30, 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, July 3. 12:30 p.m. 110-200 pesos.

Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra

Joining guest U.S. conductor Dorian Wilson are pianists Christine Gerwig and Efrain Gonzalez Ruano.  They will interpret Czech composer Bohuslav Martinu’s Concerto for two pianos and orchestra, sandwiched between two Beethoven concertos: his sixth and eighth

Teatro Degollado,Thursday, July 7, 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, July 10. 12:30 p.m. 110-200 pesos.

Jazz concert

The New York Jazz All Stars series, sponsored by the Universidad de Guadalajara in conjunction with Jazz at Lincoln Center, presents the Greg Gisbert Quartet. Gisbert, one of the leading trumpeters in the international jazz scene, performs frequently with Buddy Rich, Woody Herman, Gary Burton, the Mingus Epitaph and others. 

Teatro Vivian Blumenthal (Tomás V. Gómez 125, Colonia Ladron de Guevara), Thursday, June 30, 9 p.m. 200 pesos in advance (at theater) or 350 pesos at the door.

Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra

Russian pianist Daniil Kharitonov joins JPO director Parisotto for the summer season finale.  Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92 will conclude the concert, following three more of the German master’s works: Egmont, Op. 84; Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat (“Emperor”) and Coriolan Overture Op. 62.

Teatro Degollado,Thursday, July 14, 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, July 17. 12:30 p.m. 110-200 pesos.

Isaac Hernandez

World-renowned Tapatio comes home with an all-star cast for ballet gala.

Auditorio Telmex, Saturday, July 30, 8:30 p.m. 250-850 pesos.

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