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Entertainment Guide - September 30, 2017

Cinema Paraiso& Amelie

Musical scores from both award-winning films played by pianist Roberto Salomon.  Cinema Paraiso at 4 p.m. and Amelie at 7:30 p.m.

Teatro Diana, Sunday, October 1. 200-380 pesos for each performance.

Monday concerts


Concerts/recitals are held each Monday at this classy cultural complex to the north of the city. October 2: Pianist José Luis Altamirano (above).

Palcco, Mondays, 8 p.m. 100 pesos.



The Orquesta de Cámara Higinio Ruvalcaba, directed by Vladimir Milchtein and Konstantin Zioumbilov, perform works by Albéniz, Mozart, Vivaldi, Molter, Anton Rubinstein, and Tchaikovsky in the majestic old Universidad de Guadalajara rectory.  Soloist: Alejandro Moreno (clarinet).

Paraninfo Enrique Díaz de León (Avenida Juárez 975), Friday, October 6, 8:30 p.m. 120 pesos (call 3826-0606).

The Met: Live in HD

The Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of high-definition live simulcasts begins its 12th season with a new production of Bellini’s “Norma,” directed by Sir David McVicar and conducted by Carlo Rizzi, starring Sondra Radvanovsky.

Teatro Diana, Saturday, October 7, 11:55 a.m. 100-250 pesos.

Tuesday recitals

The Jalisco Culture Secretariat’s “Martes de Música y Ópera” series showcases talented classical musicians at free-of-charge Tuesday evening recitals. October 10: Nadia Cano and David Rivera (violín), Eduardo Cabrera (viola) and Belén Ruiz (cello) perform works by Toru Takemitsu, Mendelssohn and Silvestre Revueltas. October 17: Martha García Renart and Juan Carlos Benavides play compositions for piano four hands. October 31: Pianist Sergio Hernández performs works by Brahms, Grieg, Ponce and Gershwin.

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


The first Festival de Arias de Opera showcases young opera talent.

Palcco, Wednesdays. October 11, 18, 25, 8 p.m. 100-150 pesos.

The Met: Live in HD

The Metropolitan Opera presents Mozart’s masterpiece, “Die Zauberflöte” (The Magic Flute). Met Music Director Emeritus James Levinec onducts Tony Award winner Julie Taymor’s production.

Teatro Diana, Saturday, October 14, noon. 100-250 pesos.

Bryan Adams

Concert by long-lasting Canadian rocker best known for 80s and 90s hits such as ”Summer of ‘69”and “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You.”

Auditorio Telmex, Sunday, October 15, 8 p.m. 350-1,600 pesos.

Ballet Pecs


Famed Hungarian ballet troupe presents the most popular pieces from two works: Carmen and Carmina Burana.

Teatro Diana, Sunday, October 15, 86 p.m. 250-600 pesos.

Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra

Fall season continues with program titled “Hungarian Impressions.”  Works by Kodaly, Liszt, Brahms (Hungarian Dances 1, 4, 5, 6 and 7) and Bartok.  Guest pianist Daniela Liebman.

Teatro Degollado,  Thursday, October 19, 8:30 p.m. 110-200 pesos.

Ballet de Jalisco

The state’s only full-time professional classical dance troupe gives six open-air presentations on consecutive weekends of the world-famous ballet, Swan Lake, in the city’s most popular and largest park.

Parque Metropolitano (Beethoven and Independencia), Friday, October 20; Saturday, October 21; Sunday, October 22; Friday, October 27; Saturday, October 28; Sunday, October 29. All at 8 p.m. Tickets 180-500 pesos, from Ticketmaster.

Siddhartha the Musical

An original musical production by Chu Un Temple, under the direction of the Fo Guang Shan Academy of Art of the Philippines. The musical is an adaptation of “The Biography of Sakyamuni Buddha,” written by Buddhist monk Hsing Yun, founder of the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Order in Taiwan.  

Palcco, October 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29.

Placido Domingo

Superstar tenor, now in his 76th year but still of fine voice, opens the University of Guadalajara’s new cultural complex.  Domingo will be joined by past winners of his Operalia competition for up-and-coming young opera singers.

Conjunto de Artes Escénicas (Periferico and Prolongacion Laureles), Saturday, October 21, 7 p.m. 500-4,000 pesos  at conjuntodeartesescenicas.com.


A romantic interlude with Mariachi Nuevo Tecalitlan and the Rondalla Motivos,

Teatro Diana, Sunday, October 22, 6 p.m. 250-600 pesos. 300-600 pesos.

Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra

Concert dedicated to the music of Camille Saint-Saens, conducted by Marco Parisotto. Works on the program are: Rondo Capriccio, soloist Angélica Olivo; Havanaise Op.83, soloist Iván Pérez; Cello Concerto No.1, Op.33, soloist Eric Picard; and Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78 (Organ Symphony), soloist Aldo Delgadillo.

Teatro Degollado, Thursday, October 26, 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 29, 12:30 p.m. 110-200 pesos.

St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre

Acclaimed troupe presents excerpts from works with music by Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker.

Palcco, Wednesday, November 1, 8:30 p.m. 300-600 pesos.

Jeb Patton Trio

NY Jazz All Stars presents concert led by New York-based pianist hailed as one of the most promising musicians of his generation.

Teatro Vivian Blumenthal (Tomas V. Gomez 125),  Thursday, November 2, 9 p.m. 250 pesos (in advance), 350 pesos at door.

Isaac Hernandez

Two presentations at the new University of Guadalajara cultural complex by the Tapatio ballet dancer who has risen to great fame and acclaim and is now a principal with the English National Ballet.

Conjunto de Artes Escénicas (Periferico and Prolongacion Laureles), Friday, November 3 and Saturday, November 4, 9 p.m.  Tickets at conjuntodeartesescenicas.com.

Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra

The orchestra performs Symphony No. 2 by Gustav Mahler, known as the Resurrection Symphony. Marco Parisotto conducts. Nicole Heaston (soprano) and Cassandra Zoé Velasco (contralto) are the soloists. Accompaniment by the Zapopan Municipal Choir, directed by Timothy Ruff Welch.

Teatro Degollado, Thursday, November 16, 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 19, 12:30 p.m. 110-200 pesos.

GR RECOMMENDS: Camila Meza Quartet


NY Jazz All Stars presents concert by Chile-born jazz vocalist, guitarist and songwriter, described as “one of New York’s best kept secrets.” The New York Times said “Traces,” her first CD released last year, highlighted her “streamlined poise, evident in both her singing and her harmonically astute guitar solos.”

Teatro Vivian Blumenthal (Tomas V. Gomez 125),  Thursday, October 5, 9 p.m. 250 pesos (in advance), 350 pesos at door.

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