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Teatro José Peón Contreras

Calle 60 x 57, Centro
Merida, Yucatan Mexico

A French neoclassical gem, the Teatro José Peón Contreras was built in 1908, named after a beloved Yucatecan politician and physician. Today, it is home to the Symphony Orchestra of Yucatán, and after a fairly recent revival, it has hosted artists from all over the world.

 

Teatro Jose Peon Contreras

September 2014

Yucatan Symphony Orchestra

Fri., September 5, 2014 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Teatro José Peón Contreras, Calle 60 x 57, Centro
Merida, Yucatan Mexico
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Program 1 for the season, Director: Juan Carlos Lomonaco; Featuring: Christopher Collins (violin), Irina Decheva (piano). Music includes Felix Mendelssohn’s Overture “The Hebrides,” Op 26 and concert for violin, piano and strings, plus Maurice Ravel’s Suita “Mama la Oca” and Bolero.

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Yucatan Symphony Orchestra

Sun., September 7, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Teatro José Peón Contreras, Calle 60 x 57, Centro
Merida, Yucatan Mexico
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Teatro Jose Peon Contreras

Program 1 for the season, Director: Juan Carlos Lomonaco; Featuring: Christopher Collins (violin), Irina Decheva (piano). Music includes Felix Mendelssohn’s Overture “The Hebrides,” Op 26 and concert for violin, piano and strings, plus Maurice Ravel’s Suita “Mama la Oca” and Bolero.

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Yucatan Symphony Orchestra

Fri., September 12, 2014 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Teatro José Peón Contreras, Calle 60 x 57, Centro
Merida, Yucatan Mexico
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Program 2 for the season. Director: Juan Carlos Lomonaco. Featuring: Manuel Escalante (piano).

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Yucatan Symphony Orchestra

Sun., September 14, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Teatro José Peón Contreras, Calle 60 x 57, Centro
Merida, Yucatan Mexico
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Teatro Jose Peon Contreras

Program 2 for the season. Director: Juan Carlos Lomonaco. Featuring: Manuel Escalante (piano).

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Yucatan Symphony Orchestra

Fri., September 26, 2014 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Teatro José Peón Contreras, Calle 60 x 57, Centro
Merida, Yucatan Mexico
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Program 3 with Guest Director Michele Santorsola, featuring Davide Fanchin (French horn). Beethoven, Mozart, and Dvorak.

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Yucatan Symphony Orchestra

Sun., September 28, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Teatro José Peón Contreras, Calle 60 x 57, Centro
Merida, Yucatan Mexico
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Teatro Jose Peon Contreras

Program 3 with Guest Director Michele Santorsola, featuring Davide Fanchin (French horn). Beethoven, Mozart, and Dvorak.

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September 2016

Yucatán Symphony Orchestra, Program 3

Fri., September 30, 2016
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One event on Sun., October 2, 2016 at 2:00 am

Teatro José Peón Contreras, Calle 60 x 57, Centro
Merida, Yucatan Mexico
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Concert for piano No. 3/Sergei Prokofiev; Symphony No. 5/Dmitri Shostakovich. Alexei Volodin on piano, Juan Carlos Lomónaco conducting.

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October 2016

Yucatán Symphony Orchestra, Program 4

Fri., October 7, 2016
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One event on Sun., October 9, 2016 at 2:00 am

Teatro José Peón Contreras, Calle 60 x 57, Centro
Merida, Yucatan Mexico
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Piano Concerto No. 1 / Frederic Chopin; Symphony No. 8 / Antonín Dvořák

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Yucatán Symphony Orchestra, Program 5

Fri., October 28, 2016
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One event on Sun., October 30, 2016 at 2:00 am

Teatro José Peón Contreras, Calle 60 x 57, Centro
Merida, Yucatan Mexico
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Mykyta Klochkov on violin, Juan Carlos Lomónaco conducting.

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November 2016

Yucatán Symphony Orchestra, Program 6

Fri., November 11, 2016
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One event on Sun., November 13, 2016 at 2:00 am

Teatro José Peón Contreras, Calle 60 x 57, Centro
Merida, Yucatan Mexico
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Miguel Angel Villanueva, flute; Jesús Medina, guest conductor

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Yucatán Symphony Orchestra, Program 7

Fri., November 25, 2016
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One event on Sun., November 27, 2016 at 2:00 am

Teatro José Peón Contreras, Calle 60 x 57, Centro
Merida, Yucatan Mexico
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Elena Mikhailova on violin, Juan Carlos Lomónaco conducting.

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December 2016

Yucatán Symphony Orchestra, Program 8

Fri., December 2, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Teatro José Peón Contreras, Calle 60 x 57, Centro
Merida, Yucatan Mexico
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Final of the Fifth National and International Piano Competition "José Jacinto Cuevas" Yamaha. This concert is not part of program for subscribers. Marc Moncusí, guest conductor.

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Yucatán Symphony Orchestra, final program of the season

Fri., December 9, 2016
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 am, happening 3 times

Teatro José Peón Contreras, Calle 60 x 57, Centro
Merida, Yucatan Mexico
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Taller Ópera de Yucatán; Juan Carlos Lomónaco conducting.

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January 2017

Per Te at Peón Contreras

Thu., January 12, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Teatro José Peón Contreras, Calle 60 x 57, Centro
Merida, Yucatan Mexico
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An international, artistic stage performance that began in Switzerland.

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June 2017

Opera: ‘Pagliacci’ with the Yucatán Symphony Orchestra

Fri., June 16, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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One event on Tue., June 20, 2017 at 8:00 pm

One event on Thu., June 22, 2017 at 8:00 pm

One event on Sat., June 24, 2017 at 8:00 pm

Teatro José Peón Contreras, Calle 60 x 57, Centro
Merida, Yucatan Mexico
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$200 – $500

The Italian opera "Pagliacci," with the Symphony Orchestra of Yucatán, conducted by Juan Carlos Lomónaco.

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August 2017

Ruth Bennet on harp at the Peón Contreras

Thu., August 3, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Teatro José Peón Contreras, Calle 60 x 57, Centro
Merida, Yucatan Mexico
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$80

Ruth Bennett, a harpist from New York, will be featured in a special concert Thursday, Aug. 3, at the José Peón Contreras Theater.

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Claudia Rodríguez: “Esencia de Mi Tierra” at the Peón Contreras

Thu., August 17, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Teatro José Peón Contreras, Calle 60 x 57, Centro
Merida, Yucatan Mexico
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Claudia Rodríguez, a soprano living in Germany but originally from Mérida, comes home for a recital that's been touring Europe. See our story here.

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September 2017

Yucatán Symphony Orchestra: Current season program

Fri., September 8, 2017
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One event on Sun., September 10, 2017 at 2:00 am

One event on Fri., September 22, 2017 at 2:00 am

One event on Sun., September 24, 2017 at 2:00 am

One event on Fri., September 29, 2017 at 2:00 am

One event on Sun., October 1, 2017 at 2:00 am

One event on Fri., October 6, 2017 at 2:00 am

One event on Sun., October 8, 2017 at 2:00 am

One event on Fri., October 13, 2017 at 2:00 am

One event on Sun., October 15, 2017 at 2:00 am

One event on Fri., November 10, 2017 at 2:00 am

One event on Sun., November 12, 2017 at 2:00 am

One event on Fri., November 17, 2017 at 2:00 am

One event on Sun., November 19, 2017 at 2:00 am

One event on Fri., November 24, 2017 at 2:00 am

One event on Sun., November 26, 2017 at 2:00 am

One event on Fri., December 1, 2017 at 2:00 am

One event on Sun., December 3, 2017 at 2:00 am

One event on Fri., December 8, 2017 at 2:00 am

One event on Sat., December 9, 2017 at 2:00 am

One event on Sun., December 10, 2017 at 2:00 am

Teatro José Peón Contreras, Calle 60 x 57, Centro
Merida, Yucatan Mexico
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The Orquesta Sinfónica de Yucatán's Sept. 8.-Dec. 10, 2017 season is under way.

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October 2017

Reception for Ralf Walter abstracts at Peón Contreras

Fri., October 6, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Teatro José Peón Contreras, Calle 60 x 57, Centro
Merida, Yucatan Mexico
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Free

The artist Ralf Walter will present his exhibition of abstract paintings in the Main Gallery of the Teatro José Peón Contreras.

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February 2018

Yucatán Symphony Orchestra’s XXIX season concert

Fri., February 2, 2018
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One event on Fri., March 16, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Sun., March 18, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Fri., April 20, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Sun., April 22, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Thu., April 26, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Fri., April 27, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Fri., May 11, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Sun., May 13, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Fri., May 18, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Sun., May 20, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Fri., May 25, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Sun., May 27, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Fri., June 15, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Sun., June 17, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Thu., June 21, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Sat., June 23, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Fri., March 2, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Sun., March 4, 2018 at 2:00 am

Teatro José Peón Contreras, Calle 60 x 57, Centro
Merida, Yucatan Mexico
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The Yucatán Symphony Orchestra's XXIX concert season continues.

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May 2018

Art exhibit to celebrate Yucatán sexual diversity

Mon., May 14, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Teatro José Peón Contreras, Calle 60 x 57, Centro
Merida, Yucatan Mexico
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Free

"Yucatan Is Not Like They Paint It" is the name of an "inclusive and diverse exhibition" of paintings, drawings and photography.

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September 2018

The Yucatán Symphony Orchestra Season XXX

Fri., September 7, 2018
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One event on Sun., September 9, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Fri., September 21, 2018 at 9:00 pm

One event on Sun., September 23, 2018 at 12:00 pm

One event on Fri., September 28, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Sun., September 30, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Fri., October 5, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Sun., October 7, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Fri., November 9, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Sun., November 11, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Fri., November 16, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Sun., November 18, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Fri., November 30, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Fri., December 7, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Sun., December 9, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Thu., December 13, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Fri., December 14, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Sat., December 15, 2018 at 2:00 am

One event on Sun., December 16, 2018 at 2:00 am

Teatro José Peón Contreras, Calle 60 x 57, Centro
Merida, Yucatan Mexico
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$80 – $400
Teatro Jose Peon Contreras

Guest directors from Poland, Portugal and Brazil are included in 2018's 10-part concert program.

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January 2019

Yucatan Symphony XV Anniversary Season

Fri., January 18, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
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One event on Sat., January 19, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on Sun., January 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on Fri., January 25, 2019 at 9:00 pm

One event on Sun., January 27, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on Fri., February 1, 2019 at 9:00 pm

One event on Sun., February 3, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on Fri., February 15, 2019 at 9:00 pm

One event on Sun., February 17, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on Fri., February 22, 2019 at 9:00 pm

One event on Sun., February 24, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on Fri., March 15, 2019 at 9:00 pm

One event on Sun., March 17, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on Fri., March 22, 2019 at 9:00 pm

One event on Sun., March 24, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on Fri., March 29, 2019 at 9:00 pm

One event on Sun., March 31, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on Fri., April 5, 2019 at 9:00 pm

One event on Sun., April 7, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on Wed., May 8, 2019 at 9:00 pm

One event on Thu., May 9, 2019 at 9:00 pm

One event on Fri., June 14, 2019 at 9:00 pm

One event on Sun., June 16, 2019 at 9:00 pm

One event on Tue., June 18, 2019 at 9:00 pm

One event on Thu., June 20, 2019 at 9:00 pm

One event on Sat., June 22, 2019 at 9:00 pm

Teatro José Peón Contreras, Calle 60 x 57, Centro
Merida, Yucatan Mexico
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On its 25th anniversary, the Yucatan Symphony Orchestra presents its 31st season of concerts with works by Strauss, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Mahler and Stravinsky.

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August 2019

Free concert celebrates big band, movies and pop

Wed., August 21, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Teatro José Peón Contreras, Calle 60 x 57, Centro
Merida, Yucatan Mexico
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Free

See story here.

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October 2019

OSY: Mozart, Haydn, Dvořák

Fri., October 4, 2019
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One event on Sun., October 6, 2019 at 2:00 am

Teatro José Peón Contreras, Calle 60 x 57, Centro
Merida, Yucatan Mexico
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Program 4 of the Yucatan Symphony Orchestra has Nuno Coelho, guest conductor, with Mozart: Overture "Don Giovanni," FJ Haydn, "Symphony No. 80," A. Dvořák, "Symphony No. 7." Friday, Oct. 4 at 9; Sunday, Oct. 6 at noon. Ticket prices vary.

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November 2019

Cuarteto Yucatan 9th anniversary concert

Sun., November 10, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Teatro José Peón Contreras, Calle 60 x 57, Centro
Merida, Yucatan Mexico
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$100 – $150

Cuarteto Yucatan performs works by Beethoven, Grieg and Brubeck at the Peon Contreras theater.

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February 2020

Yucatan Symphony Orchestra

Fri., February 14 @ 9:00 pm
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One event on Fri., February 14, 2020 at 9:00 pm

One event on Sun., February 16, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on Fri., March 6, 2020 at 9:00 pm

One event on Sun., March 8, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on Fri., March 13, 2020 at 9:00 pm

One event on Sun., March 15, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Teatro José Peón Contreras, Calle 60 x 57, Centro
Merida, Yucatan Mexico
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The Orquesta Sinfónica de Yucatán is back with a full season of music.

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