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Entertainment Guide - February 24, 2024

Beatles symphony

Experience the classic hits of the Fab Four, played by a live orchestra in the concert “The Beatles: Tributo sinfónico.”

Palcco, Sunday, February 24, 6 p.m. 290-850 pesos.

Lila Downs 

Mexican singer-songwriter Lila Downs is one of the most influential artists in Latin America. She performs her own compositions and the works of others in multiple genres, including full-throated mariachi songs, tender boleros and sultry jazz numbers. She also incorporates indigenous Mexican influences and has recorded songs in languages such as Mixtec, Zapotec, Mayan, Nahuatl and Purépecha. 

Teatro Diana, Thursday, February 29, 9 p.m. 450-1,300 pesos.

Mexican composers

Young guest conductor Ines Rodriguez heads up a program of Mexican composers in the OFJ’s fourth presentation of the year: Armando Lavalle, Dora Vera, Jose F. Vasquez and Carlos Chavez.

Teatro Degollado, Thursday, February 29, 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 3, 12:30 p.m. 100-250 pesos.

Swan Lake

A Moscow State Ballet touring company presents “Swan Lake,” the classic tale telling the story of young Prince Siegfried who falls in love with Princess Odette, whose companions transform into swans under a spell cast by an evil sorcerer. 

Teatro Diana, Saturday March 2, 6 and 9:30 p.m. 380-920 pesos.

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Mambo jamboree

Today’s incarnation of the Orquesta Pérez Prado promises a rousing evening of Latin music.  Dámaso Pérez Prado was a Cuban bandleader, pianist, composer and arranger who popularized the mambo in the 1950s. In 1955, Prado and his orchestra topped the charts in the United States with a mambo cover of “Cherry Pink.”

Teatro Diana, Sunday, March 3, 6 p.m. 400-1,200 pesos.

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