Teatro Degollado

Degollado Theatre
Teatro Degollado (, Degollado Theater) is a neoclassical Mexican theater known for its diverse performances and artistic design.wikipedia
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Guadalajara

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It is located in the central plaza of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico on Belen Street between Hidalgo Avenue and Morelos Avenue.
Facing this plaza is the Teatro Degollado (Degollado Theater).

Santos Degollado

Degollado
Teatro Degollado (, Degollado Theater) is a neoclassical Mexican theater known for its diverse performances and artistic design. In response to the demand, on October 1, 1855, Antonio Perez Verdia proposed the construction of Alarcon Theater (after the classic dramatist Juan Ruiz de Alarcón) to the current governor of the time, Santos Degollado.

Neoclassicism

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Teatro Degollado (, Degollado Theater) is a neoclassical Mexican theater known for its diverse performances and artistic design.

Jalisco

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It is located in the central plaza of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico on Belen Street between Hidalgo Avenue and Morelos Avenue.

Juan Ruiz de Alarcón

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In response to the demand, on October 1, 1855, Antonio Perez Verdia proposed the construction of Alarcon Theater (after the classic dramatist Juan Ruiz de Alarcón) to the current governor of the time, Santos Degollado.

Lucia di Lammermoor

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The theater's first inauguration was on September 13, 1866, with the opera "Lucia di Lammermoor", performed by Ángela Peralta, opera soprano noted as the "Mexican Nightingale".

Ángela Peralta

Angela Peralta
The theater's first inauguration was on September 13, 1866, with the opera "Lucia di Lammermoor", performed by Ángela Peralta, opera soprano noted as the "Mexican Nightingale".

Dante Alighieri

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Before the theater's first inauguration, Gerardo Suarez and Carlos Villasenor decorated the theater with a mural representing Dante Alighieri's fourth song in the Divine Comedy.

Divine Comedy

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Before the theater's first inauguration, Gerardo Suarez and Carlos Villasenor decorated the theater with a mural representing Dante Alighieri's fourth song in the Divine Comedy.

Roberto Montenegro

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Between 1909 and 1910 artist Roberto Montenegro focused on the reconstruction and decoration of the interior of the building which included the addition of a crystal lamp on the theater's vault.

Pediment

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Between 1953 and 1959 Montenegro painted the mosaic of Apollo and the nine muses on the pediment of the theater.

Corinthian order

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The portico supporting the pediment consists of 16 Corinthian columns.

Plácido Domingo

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On 12 May 1959 at the Teatro Degollado in Guadalajara, he appeared in the baritone role (sometimes sung by basses) of Pascual in Emilio Arrieta's.

Rosa Furman

She began her career on the stage, appearing in plays such as El tiempo es un sueño (1950) and Anunciación de María (1963), both at Guadalajara's Teatro Degollado.

Guadalupe Pineda

There have been also shows at some of the most important and recognized forums in Mexico, such as Palacio de Bellas Artes, Sala Nezahualcoyotl, Teatro de la Ciudad de Mexico, Teatro Degollado, El Teatro Juarez, and forums of the Cervantino Festival, as well in the most representative and famous civic square of the country, the Zocalo de la Ciudad de Mexico.

Tata Vasco (opera)

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It was performed in 1943 at the Teatro Degollado in Guadalajara and in 1948 had its Spanish premiere, when at the invitation of General Franco, a reduced oratorio version was performed in Madrid.

Orquesta Filarmónica de Jalisco

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The Orchestra resides at Teatro Degollado located in the historic district of Guadalajara.

Brenda Velez

She is best known for performing in Swan Lake and in Giselle in Guadalajara's Teatro Degollado and owning VIA DANZA a dance academy in Guadalajara.

Rafael Zamarripa

On his way downtown, he would pass Teatro Degollado, which intrigued him.

Tourism in Mexico

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Its diversity of European architectural styles is a focus of attraction for tourists, in particular the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Degollado Theatre and the Hospicio Cabañas which is a World Heritage Site and one of the oldest hospital complexes in Spanish America. Other tourism activities include shopping at its world class shopping malls, or plazas, taking a tour to the surrounding areas such as the Huentitan Canyon, Tonalá, Tlaquepaque, Chapala or visiting nearby towns, which are well-connected by modern highways, such as Tequila, Puerto Vallarta or Mazamitla, depending upon whether visitors seek urban, coastal or rural getaways.

Silvio Grand

He was the Director of the dance committee that represented Argentina at the "200 Years of Independence" festival held in Teatro Degollado, along with the Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra and Nestor Marconi in 2010.

Lydia Fernández (singer)

On 7 October 1970, she sang "Nostalgia" and "Anoche" in a posthumous tribute to Gonzalo Curiel at the Teatro Degollado in Guadalajara.

Higinio Ruvalcaba

In 1917, at age twelve, Higinio Ruvalcaba gives his first concert as a soloist, at the Teatro Degollado in Guadalajara.