Entertainment Guide March 16, 2019

Monday recitals

Talented local musicians of different genres showcased each Monday. March 25: French Jazz pianist Marc Fabbricatore, a longtime resident of Mexico.

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



Spring recital series running Wednesday evenings through early May at the Regional Museum, sponsored by the University of Guadalajara Music School. March 20: Juan Carlos Benavides (piano). March 27: Luis Alberto Fernandez (baritone), Adriana Benitez Talavera (piano). April 3: Volta (ancient music group). April 10: Scott Roeder (tuba), Carlos Alberto Gutierrez (piano). May 8: Michael Bialobroda (cello), Carlos Alberto Gutierrez (piano).

Museo Regional de Guadalajara (Liceo 60, centro historico). Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Free.


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, Sunday, March 17, 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.


Paco Padilla


Well-known folk singer from Tlaquepaque gives a concert to benefit the public Hospitales Civiles de Jalisco.

Teatro Degollado. Wednesday, March 20, 8:30 p.m.


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.


Show Must Go On

First of two tributes in a week to British band Queen.

Teatro Diana,Saturday, March 23, 8:30 p.m. 320-650 pesos.


Queen tribute

“Ópera Prima Rock Tributo a Queen” is a show created ten years ago by Argentine musician Diego Fainguersch paying homage to the legendary British band of the 1980s.

Teatro Galerias (Lapizlazuli 3445, across from Plaza del Sol), Thursday, March 28, 8:30 p.m. 450-750 pesos.


Live from the Met


In what is expected to be a Wagnerian event for the ages, soprano Christine Goerke plays Brünnhilde, Wotan’s willful warrior daughter, who loses her immortality in opera’s most famous act of filial defiance, “Die Walküre.” Tenor Stuart Skelton and soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek play the incestuous twins Siegmund and Sieglinde. Greer Grimsley sings Wotan. Philippe Jordan conducts. (Duration: 295 minutes.)

Teatro Diana,  Saturday, March 29, 10 a.m. 100-250 pesos.



Popular Chilean band specializing in reggae in Spanish.

Teatro Diana, Friday, Saturday, March 29, 9 p.m. 400-1,000 pesos


Beethoven’s Fifth

Concert by Orquesta Sinfónica Juvenil de Guadalajara.

Palcco, Sunday, March 31, 12:30 p.m.


Jalisco Philharmonic Orchesta

Guest conductor Christopher Zimmerman (United States) leads the OFJ in works by Smetana, Rachmaninov and Prolofiev. The guest pianist is Sofya Gulyak (Russia).

Teatro Degollado, Thursday, April 4, 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 7, 12:30 p.m. 110-200 pesos.


Jalisco Philharmonic Orchesta

The final concert in the OFJ’s first season of 2019 welcomes guest conductor Iván del Prado (Cuba). Works by Massenet, Deletes, Thomas, Rossini and Sibelius. The invited artist is soprano Anabel de la Mora (Jalisco, Mexico).

Teatro Degollado, Thursday, April 11, 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 14, 12:30 p.m. 110-200 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.



Professional production of much-loved Andrew Lloyd Weber musical.

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