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I often time my visits to Merida to coincide with musical events at the José Peón Contreras Theatre. It has the old world charm and glamour of many opera houses around the world but its size makes it an intimate setting. If you are planning...More
We've gone twice to the symphony at Teatro Peon and have loved it! The music and talent of the orchestra is wonderful and the hall itself is beautiful. We've been to the Sunday afternoon performances and have found it a great way to spend a...More
Strolling towards the cathedral on a Friday evening in Merida, we saw the theatre and decided to try and get tickets for the Sunday noon performance. So glad we did. The ticket office was open on Saturday. Our seats were at the back, four floors...More
Contrary to other's experience, I have found it quite easy to get tickets for the concerts. Simply register at the website for Yucatan Symphony Orchestra and buy tickets online with a credit card. Much easier than standing at the window trying to figure out where...More
It is a big theater, built in the early 1900´s. With a neoclassic design. It is the best theater in the city to enjoy presentations of ballet or theater plays. Very well conserved. Totally worth to make a guided tour to the premises or to...More
We went with a large group from Belgium to this beautiful theater. It was unfortunately closed. But, like everywhere in Mexico, a number of pesos makes the difference. So we could visit without problems this beautiful theater without any other tourist. Fantastic.
One special experience for classical music fans is the Yucatan Symphony Orchestra. Each week there are two presentations of the same program. One is Friday night at 9:00pm and the other is Sunday at 12:00pm (noon). We went both times this week, and decided that...More
I bought a first balcony middle ticket for the Orquestra Sinfonica de Yucatan. The Theater is lovely with four balconies. The orchestra was wonderful. True classical with selections from Mozart to Beethoven. The great thing about classical music is it is the same language for...More