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Entertainment Guide - July 9, 2016

Folk dance

The Ballet Folclórico troupe sponsored by Guadalajara city hall gives the first of two summer performances. 

Teatro Degollado, Sunday, July 10, 7 p.m. 100-250 pesos.

Tuesday recitals

The Martes de Música y Ópera series sponsored by the Jalisco Culture Department attracts some truly stellar classical performers and it’s all free!  Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. July 12: Alvaro Lárez (violin) and Blandine Tricot (piano) play pieces by Mozart, Wieniawski, Franck, Lárez and Kreisler. July 19:  Operatic classics, plus romantic Mexican tunes with Monserrat Hernández Zuñiga (soprano), Miguel Frausto (tenor), Jorge Luis Godinez (piano) and Salvador Ramos (bass). July 26: Melodies from La Belle Epoque with Laetitia Grimaldi Spitzer (soprano) and Ammiel Bushakevitz (piano).

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

Carlos Prieto

A recital by renowned this Mexican cellist follows the presentation of the book “Apuntes,” on the history of Mexican music.

Instituto Cultural Cabañas, Capilla Tolsa, Wednesday, July 13, 8 p.m. Free

Thursday Dance

Free presentations by contemporary dance groups. This month: flamenco.

Teatro Alarife Martin Casillas, Thursdays, 6 p.m. Free.

Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra

Joining guest U.S. conductor Dorian Wilson are pianists Christine Gerwig (right) 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,Sunday, July 10. 12:30 p.m. 110-200 pesos.

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.

Alejandro Lazzarini

Local baritone interprets operatic arias and mariachi songs..

Teatro Degollado, Friday, July 15, 8 p.m.  100-200 pesos.

Nick Carter

Concert by former member of the Backstreet Boys who is looking to carve out a solo career.

Teatro Diana, Monday, July 18, 9 p.m. 140-800 pesos.

Gerardo Enciso

The last of the University of Guadalajara’s Alternative Wednesday concerts before the summer break features one of Mexico’s most “poetic” musicians, who is equally at home in multiple genres, including rock, folk, jazz and funk.

Teatro Vivian Blumenthal (Tomás V. Gómez 125, Colonia Ladron de Guevara), Wednesday, July 20, 9 p.m. 120 pesos in advance (at theater) or 160 pesos at the door.


A work combining opera, dance and theater based on the life of the brilliant composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.  

Teatro Degollado, Friday, July 29, 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, July 30, 5 and 8:30 p.m.

Jazz concert

New York Jazz All Stars series, sponsored by the Universidad de Guadalajara and Jazz at Lincoln Center, presents Marcus Printup Quintet. 

Teatro Vivian Blumenthal (Tomás V. Gómez 125, Colonia Ladron de Guevara), Thursday, September 1, 9 p.m. 200 pesos in advance or 350 pesos at the door.

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