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Entertainment Guide - February 23, 2019

Monday recitals

Talented local musicians of different genres showcase each Monday. February 25: Recital by Valentina Gasparini (violin) and Justyna Chmielowiec (piano). Works by Schubert, Brahms, Grieg.

Palcco, Mondays, 8:30 p.m. 100 pesos.

Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra

Jesús Medina conducts the first program in the 2019 winter/spring season. Featuring José Moncayo’s Sinfonietta, Paganini’s Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 1 and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 in E Minor. Soloist: Alexander Markov (violin).

Teatro Degollado, Sunday, February 24, 12:30 p.m. 110-200 pesos.

The Fab Four

Concert by a Beatles tribute band from California.

Teatro Diana, Friday, February 22, 9 p.m. 250-600 pesos.

Shenel Johns Quartet

The New York Jazz All Stars series returns with a performance by vocalist Shenel Johns, together with pianist Mark Meadows, bassist Jon Michel and drummer Jonathan Barber. Johns studied performance with jazz players Rene McLean, Jimmy Greene and Nat Reeves. She has shared stages with Curtis Fuller, Hank Jones, Dionne Warwick and Sheila Jordan and has collaborated with Dominic Farinacci, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Ulysses Owens Jr., Ronnie Burrage and Eddie Palmieri, among others.

Conjunto de Artes Escenicas, Thursday, February 28, 9 p.m.

Live from the Met

Gaetano Donizetti’s “La Fille du Régiment” sees tenor Javier Camarena and soprano Pretty Yende team up for a feast of bel canto vocal fireworks– including the show-stopping tenor aria “Ah! Mes amis,” with its nine high Cs. Alessandro Corbelli and Maurizio Muraro trade off as the comic Sergeant Sulpice, with mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe as the outlandish Marquise of Berkenfield. Enrique Mazzola conducts.

Teatro Diana, Saturday, March 2, noon. 100-250 pesos.



Arts Orquesta México returns to provide a live orchestral score to a screening of the famous French movie.

Teatro Diana, Saturday, March 2, 5:30 p.m.


Placido Domingo

Special concert featuring the famed Spanish tenor, hosted by local ranchero favorite Alejandro Fernandez, the son of Vicente Fernandez. Also appearing will be Alejandro Fernández, Emmanuel, Mijares, Andrés Calamaro, Banda MS, Arturo Chacón, Pablo Sáinz Villegas, Dvicio, Sin Bandera, Juanes, Cristian Castro and famed Tapatio ballet dancer Isaac Hernández.

Estadio Tres de Marzo (Patria and Pablo Neruda), Sunday, March 3, 9 p.m. 800-4,450 pesos (from Ticketmaster).

Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra

Jesús Medina conducts the second program in the 2019 winter/spring season. Featuring works by Tchaikovsky, Gliere and Shostakovich. Soloist: Nicolas Koeckert (violin).

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

Belarus Bolshoi

The National Academic Grand Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Republic of Belarus performs “Sleeping Beauty,” a ballet in a prologue and three acts, first performed in 1890, with music composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

Palcco, Wednesday, March 13, 7:30 p.m. 450-850 pesos.

Stephanie Koffroth

This talented singer and Guadalajara native, who recently graduated from Portland State University, interprets musical theater numbers, as well as operatic pieces, along with invited guests from Portland, Alexa Lux and Matt Boogie, plus a range of instrumentalists.

Palcco, Friday, March 8, 7:30 p.m.

Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra

Jesús Medina conducts the third program in the 2019 winter/spring season. Featuring works by Dvorak, Grieg and Vaughan Williams. Soloist: Abdiel Vázquez (piano).

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

Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra

Guido Maria Guida conducts the fourth program in the 2019 winter/spring season. Featuring works by Ibarra, Ponce and Schumann. Soloist: Pablo Garibay (guitar).

Teatro Degollado, Thursday, March 21, 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 24, 12:30 p.m. 110-200 pesos.



Legendary rock star plays a one-off concert. Born in Autlan, Jalisco, Santana moved to California at a young age but has never ignored his “home” state. His fusion of rock and Latin American jazz has earned him numerous accolades.

Auditorio Telmex, Thursday, March 21, 9 p.m. 450-2,290 pesos.

Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra

Jeffrey Rink conducts the fifth program in the 2019 winter/spring season. Featuring works by Mendelssohn, Richard Strauss, Wagner and Hindemith. Soloist: David Cooper (French horn).

Teatro Degollado, Thursday, March 28, 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 31, 12:30 p.m. 110-200 pesos.

The 1975

English indie pop rock band from Manchester, consisting of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Matthew “Matty” Healy, lead guitarist Adam Hann, bassist Ross MacDonald, and drummer George Daniel. Their choice of name was inspired by a Jack Kerouac beat poetry book.

Auditorio Telmex, Wednesday, March 20, 8:30 p.m. 380-1,200 pesos.

Rock legends

Local bands pay tribute to three rock legends: The Doors, The Beatles, and Creedence Clearwater Revival.

Teatro Diana, Sunday, March 24, 6 p.m. 250-600 pesos.

Arctic Monkeys

Famed British rock band in concert.

Arena VFG, Monday, March 25.


Professional production of much-loved Andrew Lloyd Weber musical.

Teatro Diana, Thursday, April 4, 7 and 9:30 p.m.

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