Last updateFri, 10 Jul 2020 9am

Culture still alive & kicking

While live cultural happenings have been temporarily suspended, there are many ways to enjoy music, dance, theater and art from the comfort of home during the current lockdown.

Orchestra musicians retain their voice during quarantine

The Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra (OFJ) suspended its presentations in the Teatro Degollado in March due to the novel coronavirus and, even though nobody is sure how much longer the “cuarentena” will last, the state’s Culture Department (SC) is attempting to serve the public by enlisting the musicians to post enjoyable, educational, solo performances online, along with other presentations. 

Ballet star’s dreams coming true

Tapatio ballet star Isaac Hernandez is on the verge of realizing one of his most sought-after goals: bringing the English National Ballet company to Mexico.

Entertainment Guide - March 14, 2020

EMPO Sinfónico

Adventurous music fans might be curious to see how two completely distinct musical genres – classic electronic songs played by a symphony orchestra – combine in practice. 

Entertainment Guide - March 07, 2020

Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra

A Latin American program. Works by Moncayo (“Tierra de Temporal”), Flores (“Cantos y Revueltas”), Castro (“Stunning Concert”), Oscher (“Danzas Latinas”), Sandoval (“Concierto Para Trompeta”). Jesus Medina conducts, and Venezue-lan Francisco “Pacho” Flores, principal trumpet of the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra and founding member of the Simón Bolívar Brass Quintet, is the guest soloist.