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Entertainment Guide - January 04, 2020

‘La La Land’

Screening of the Oscar-winning movie combined with a live show.

Teatro Galerias, Friday, January 10, 8 p.m. 250-280 pesos.

Live from the Met

2020 Met simulcasts kick off with Alban Berg’s “Wozzeck.” After wowing audiences with his astounding production of Lulu in 2015, South African artist William Kentridge now focuses his extraordinary visual imagination on Berg’s other operatic masterpiece. Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin is on the podium for this important event, with baritone Peter Mattei as the disturbed title character. Soprano Elza van den Heever is Wozzeck’s unfaithful mate, alongside a commanding cast that also includes tenor Christopher Ventris, bass-baritone Christian Van Horn, and tenor Gerhard Siegel. 

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Teatro Diana, Saturday, January 11, 11:55 a.m. 120-290 pesos.

Concert for kids

“Erase una vez …” (One upon a time …) is a didactic concert to introduce children to music through literature.

Teatro Degollado, Sunday, January 19, 12:30 p.m. 90-250 pesos.

EMPO Sinfónico

Adventurous music fans might be curious to see how two completely distinct musical genres – classic electronic songs played by a symphony orchestra – works in practice.  The EMPO Sinfónico is made up of elite Mexican musicians and has earned critical acclaim after performances in Mexico City.

Teatro Diana, Friday, January 31, 9 p.m. 380-1,150 pesos.

Live from the Met

James Robinson’s stylish production of “Porgy and Bess” transports audiences to Catfish Row on the Charleston waterfront, vibrant with the music, dancing, emotion, and heartbreak of its inhabitants. David Robertson conducts a dynamic cast, featuring the sympathetic duo of Eric Owens and Angel Blue in the title roles plus an all-star ensemble.

Teatro Diana, Saturday, February 1, 11:55 a.m. 120-290 pesos.

Lord of the Dance

Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games is a spectacular new staging of the much-loved traditional master piece. The show stars James Keegan, Morgan Comer, Mathew Smith, Cathal Keaney, Fergal Keaney and Andras Kren as the “Lords of the Dance” and is choreographed and directed by Michael Flatley. Auditorio Telmex, Saturday, February 15, 5 and 8:30 p.m. 390-1,650 pesos.

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