From New York
Live from the Met presents a transmission of Verdi’s “La Traviata.”
Conjunto Santander de Artes Escénicas, Saturday, November 5, 10:55 a.m. 160-300 pesos.
The Higinio Ruvalcaba Chamber Orchestra performs “Joyas Musicales,” featuring a potpourri of works by Mexican and foreign composers, including Blas Galindo, Emmanuel Arias y Luna, Jean Sibelius, Myroslav Skoryk and Jozsef Block. The second half of the concert opens with Arturo Márquez’s famous “Danzón No.5.”
Conjunto Santander de Artes Escénicas, Saturday, November 5, 7:30 p.m. 80-120 pesos.
Mozart & Puccini
Program six of the Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra season sees guest conductor Juan Montoya take up the baton in an opera gala, featuring famous pieces by Mozart, Donizetti, Puccini, Mascagni and Bizet. Soprano Jane Soong and tenor Jin Hin Yap, both from Malaysia, are the soloists. The program includes pieces from The Magic Flute, The Marriage of Figaro, La Boheme and Carmen, among others.
Teatro Degollado, Thursday, November 10, 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 13, 12:30 p.m. 100-250 pesos.
A concert by Andrea González Caballero, considered one of the most acclaimed young guitarists of her generation. Born in Spain, she made her solo debut at the age of eight and has since performed in international guitar festivals and halls such as the Spanish National Auditorium, King’s Cross in London, the Monterey Guitar Festival and the San Diego Guitar Festival. She has performed extensively across the United States, Europe and Asia to outstanding reviews.
Conjunto Santander de Artes Escénicas, Friday, November 11, 8:30 p.m. 200 pesos.
Experience the thrills and talents of the Virtuous Children of Caucasus, a group of child dancers from the Eastern European nation of Georgia who have been declared a Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. Their amazing choreographies, beautiful wardrobe, use of props, and exceptional dancing abilities —in particular their barefoot pointe technique—makes this unique show a must for all dance enthusiasts.
Conjunto Santander de Artes Escénicas, Sunday, November 13, 6 p.m. 350-850 pesos.
Assistant musical director Enrique Radillo conducts program six of the Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra season, with works by Grieg, Dvorak and Blas Galindo.
Teatro Degollado, Thursday, November 17, 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 20, 12:30 p.m. 100-250 pesos.
Celebrated Mexican singer Julieta Venegas performs old favorites and some new material.
Conjunto Santander de Artes Escénicas, Wednesday, November 23, 9 p.m. 500-1,300 pesos.
OFJ musical director Jose Luis Castillo returns to center stage for the eighth program of the Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra season, conducting another opera concert, with pieces by Mozart, Músorgski and Anatoli Liadov.
Teatro Degollado, Thursday, November 24, 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 27, 12:30 p.m. 100-250 pesos.
Homage to Orozco
In what promises to be a unique experience, circus arts performers present a homage to famed Mexican muralist Jose Clemente Orozco titled “La Estirpe de los Titanes” (The Lineage of the Titans).
Conjunto Santander de Artes Escénicas, Friday, November 25, 8:30 p.m. 250-350 pesos.
More from the Met
Live from the Met presents Kevin Puts’s “The Hours,” adapted from Michael Cunningham’s acclaimed novel. Inspired by Virginia Woolf’s “Mrs. Dalloway” and made a household name by the Oscar-winning 2002 film version starring Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, and Nicole Kidman, the powerful story follows three women from different eras who each grapple with their inner demons and their roles in society.
Conjunto Santander de Artes Escénicas, Saturday, December 10, 11:55 a.m. 160-300 pesos.