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Milonga, Sonata y Plata by Marco Flores at Miami Dade County Auditorium

May 6, 2022 8:00 p.m.

This production unites two influential contemporary Spanish artists: Marco Flores, a multi-awarded bailaor and choreographer, and José Almarcha, a lead guitarist. Both develop a dance, scenic and musical dialogue that spontaneously juggles embracing and departing from classical forms, which creates their contemporary expression. The work will reference the Silver Age of Spanish culture: Antonio José Martínez Palacios, Sabicas, and García Lorca. Also … +

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Miguel Gutierrez and Rodrigo Cuevas: Double Bill event at The North Beach Bandshell

Apr 15, 2022 8:00 p.m.

This double-billed event will feature an evening of two musical performances starting with Sadonna by Miguel Gutierrez; and followed by Trópico de Covadonga, an appropriation of folklore, myths, and legends of northern Spain through the music of the Asturian queer musician Rodrigo Cuevas. Sadonna by Miguel Gutierrez at North Beach BandshellApr 15, 2022 8:00 p.m. S This musical project is precisely what … +

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Cuba virtuoso Orlando Alonso plays Bach at New World Symphony

Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 7:30pm

On the 300th Anniversary of the publication of this monumental work, Pianist Orlando Alonso will perform the Well-Tempered Clavier Part I composed by Johann Sebastian Bach. Introductions and conversation with Musicologist Frank Cooper. Cuban born pianist and conductor Orlando Alonso has already established a flourishing international reputation through his orchestral and recital performances in North America, South America, and Europe. Noted for … +

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The Gianni Bianchini Trio at the Arts Garage

Mar 26, 2022, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Gianni Bianchini Trio encompasses the jazz tradition of this great American music and simultaneously pushes the boundaries for the next generation of jazz musicians. The trio will be performing for the first time at the Arts Garage since 2019 and will feature new arrangements of the American classics that span the generations. International recording artist Dr. Gianni Bianchini is among the leading … +

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Sphinx Virtuosi: Tracing Visions at New World Symphony

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at 7:30pm

Tracing Visions sets out to challenge and evolve our “classical “canon by illuminating a new pathway for listening, sharing, and artistic expression. As we trace visions of the past, we summon Ginastera’s epic work for strings. We revel in the sounds of gospel and Cuban dance music. We seek to tell a more complete story of America through the voice of Xavier … +

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Lenore Raphael Trio pays tribute to Oscar Peterson and The Modern Jazz Quartet

Saturday, Apr 2, 2022, 8:30pm

The Lenore Raphael trio with Steve Hobbs, vibes, and Hilliard Greene, bass will play a dynamic mix of jazz standards reminiscent of Oscar Peterson and The Modern Jazz quartet but will give them their own spin on these tunes. Lenore Raphael, is an internationally renowned jazz Pianist, Steinway artist, radio host, and jazz teacher and has been critically acclaimed as one of … +

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Then and Now: Rebekah Heller live at New World Symphony

Sunday, March 20, 2022 at 2:00pm

Artistic Director Emeritus, NWS alumna Rebekah Heller returns to New World Symphony to share works by today’s visionaries and yesterday’s trailblazers. From Hannah Kendall’s scenes of World War I to Ruth Crawford Seeger’s playful Suite, the pieces explore myriad emotions and techniques. Johannes Brahms’ Piano Quintet is often called the crown of his chamber music. Rebekah Heller is an artist whose work … +

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Florida Grand Opera’s Rigoletto continues through March

Through Apr 2, 2022

A beloved staple in the operatic repertoire, Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto is a timeless story of betrayal, dashed dreams, and mistaken identity, worthy of the best cinematic thriller. Rigoletto follows the conquests of the rakish Duke, who survives revenge plots and schemes along the way. Gilda, whom he has betrayed and abandoned, saves him in the final scene of the opera by sacrificing … +

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Symphony of the Americas: Stravinsky & Rachmaninov at the Broward Center

Tue, Mar 15, 2022 - 7:45 PM

Stravinsky and Rachmaninov – two masters of symphonic composition, discover diverging musical styles, and whose days end reunited in America. A demonstration of the power of music and its prominence to transcend on a global scale. Program: Pulcinella Suite, Igor StravinskySymphony No. 2, Sergei RachmaninovPablo Mielgo, Conductor Pre-concert informational lecture 30 mins prior to the performance. This performance is on sale at … +

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Sheléa: Natural Woman; A Night of Soul at SMDCAC

Friday, March 18, 2022, 8:00pm

A powerhouse singer and protégé of Quincy Jones, Sheléa has brought her gorgeous vocal talent to working with Stevie Wonder, performing for the Obamas at the White House, and recording with Take 6 and Dave Koz. She’ll perform timeless hits from pop-soul divas Aretha Franklin, Adele, Whitney Houston, and more. Run time: 90 min with intermission Tickets: $35.50-$45.50; $66 VIP* Recommended for … +

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New Works for Percussion and Piano featuring Pathos Trio

Monday, March 14, 2022 at 7:00pm

Enjoy a program of new works by young composers that combines aesthetics of both the classical and contemporary genres with dark, dense sounds. Hear raw, edgy, and powerful soundscapes in the music of Alyssa Weinberg, Alison Yun-Fei Jiang, Alan Hankers, Finola Merivale, Gene Koshinski, and Evan Chapman, performed by members of the Pathos Trio, including NWS Percussion Fellow Marcelina Suchocka and From the Top alumna Dasha … +

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Songs We Love at SMDCAC presented by Jazz at Lincoln Center

Sat, Mar 12, 2022 | 8:00pm

Under the musical direction of Riley Mulherkar, Songs We Love is a journey through the first 50 years of jazz song. Three guest vocalists will join an all-star band made up of New York’s rising stars. Combining their distinct talents, the group will sing their way through four decades of music, beginning with the early blues and jazz of the 1920s and … +

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Florida Grand Opera Presents an Evening of Jazz

March 18 at 7:30 pm - March 19 at 7:30 pm

For One Evening, Put Aside the Show Tunes, Forget the Pop Music, and Ignore Classical Melodies. It’s Time For Jazz! Join Florida Grand Opera for this special program of blues, syncopation, and swing featuring composers like Gershwin, Porter, Berlin, Rodgers, Van Heusen and more, that make up the great American songbook. Enjoy some of your favorites, like “I Get a Kick Out … +

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The Cleveland Orchestra: MOZART and DVOŘÁK at the Arsht

January 28-29, 2022, at 8 p.m.

Music for lovers of the natural world. Dvořák was a gardener, and loved to roam the fields and woods surrounding his home in southern Bohemia. The tone of his Eighth Symphony is one of bucolic euphoria, the sheer joy of being alive in a world of natural wonders, filled with birdcalls and dance tunes. The performance opens with Mozart’s Linz Symphony, widely … +

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The Cleveland Orchestra: TCHAIKOVSKY’S FOURTH at the Arsht

January 21-22, 2022, at 8:00 p.m.

Passionate music, passionate lives. This concert offers two dramatic works in which each composer poured out his heart and exposed his soul. Tchaikovsky sought refuge in music when his life was in disarray. He entered into a disastrous marriage that only lasted six weeks. Nearly mad with passion, he poured his feelings into his Fourth Symphony, and the act of writing the … +

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Jonas Kaufmann in recital at the Arsht

Thursday, October 14 - 8:00 p.m.

Jonas Kaufmann is among the world’s most acclaimed tenors. Born in Munich, Kaufmann has been an international star since a breakout appearance in 2006 at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Singing in German, Italian, French, and English, Kaufmann has performed lead roles in Otello, Tosca, Andrea Chénier, Carmen, Werther, Die Walküre, Lohengrin, and many other classic operas at venues such as … +

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Chucho Valdés: The Creation with the Yoruban Orchestra at the Arsht

Friday, November 5, 8:00 p.m.

Great Cuban pianist and composer Jesús “Chucho” Valdés presents La Creación (The Creation), his new work for big band, Afro-Cuban percussion, and vocals. A suite in four movements, La Creación explores the story of creation according to the Regla de Ocha, the Afro-Cuban religion known as Santería. It is an extraordinary testament to an extraordinary career. “This new work represents the accumulation … +

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MAINLY MOZART FESTIVAL returns this Saturday with Violinist Kevin Zhu’s debut in Miami

Sat, Sep 11, 4:00pm - Sun, Sep 12, 2:00pm

Twenty-year-old violinist Kevin Zhu is a recipient of the 2021 Avery Fisher Career Grant. He has amassed an outstanding record of concert performances and competition wins since he began playing violin at age three. Praised for his “awesome technical command and maturity” (The Strad) and “absolute virtuosity, almost blinding in its incredible purity” (L’ape musicale), Kevin regularly performs on the world’s largest … +

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The Cleveland Orchestra returns to Miami w its 2021-22 Season

January 2021

The Cleveland Orchestra returns to Miami and the Adrienne Arsht Center this January for the 15th year of its residency. Music director Franz Welser-Möst will lead four performances featuring symphonic masterworks by Dvořák, Mozart and Tchaikovsky as well as rarely heard orchestral music of Rodion Shchedrin and George Walker. Praise for The Cleveland Orchestra under the artistic leadership of Welser-Möst has come … +

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CORE Presents Sound of Hope at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Saturday Sep 25, 2021 - 7:30 PM

You will be moved by the musical talents of Rudy Perez, 5 times Grammy Award winning artist with the Miami Symphony Orchestra, plus Phillips, Craig and Dean, 21 #1 singles and 3 times Dove Award winning group, as well as hearing the powerful story of Willie Alphonso, Chaplain for the New York Yankees and an encouraging word by Pastor Douglas Lidwell, Director … +

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Chopin for All presents an exclusive performance “watch party” with Christopher Richardson

Saturday, May 8, 2021 3:00 pm

Christopher Richardson is no stranger to the Chopin Foundation. He first came to draw attention when he was awarded a Scholarship through our annual Young Pianists program. Christopher then earned the Best Chopin Prize at the MTNA Senior Piano Competition which we presented at the 2016 MTNA Conference in San Antonio. And most recently, we were very pleased that he was one … +

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Sol and The Tribu. Live on the Plaza

May 7 at 7:30 p.m.

Sol and The Tribu is a group of Cuban musicians who blend traditional Caribbean music and modern technology with a Miami twist. As ambassadors of the New Miami Sound, they pride themselves on what makes Miami “The Magic City,” with its blend of Caribbean influences and American swamp funk. Sol and The Tribu — “tribu” means tribe — has seven members, but … +

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Nicole Henry in Concert – It Never Entered My Mind

May 12, 2021 at 07:45 pm - 10:00 pm

Gold Coast Jazz presents the acclaimed jazz vocalist Nicole Henry in concert.  It Never Entered My Mind is Nicole’s heartfelt and soulful spin on jazz standards that originated as show tunes from 1930-1950s Broadway musicals. – including such writers as Rodgers & Hart; Irving Berlin, Jimmy Van Heusen, and more.  An international award-winning jazz vocalist, MS Henry is one of the most … +

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Cuba Symphonic featuring The Alonso Brothers with the Symphony Orchestra

Mar 26, 2021 at 08:00 pm

Miami-Dade County Auditorium and Dranoff International 2 Piano Foundation are pleased to present Cuba Symphonic featuring The Alonso Brothers with the Symphony Orchestra. Miami-Dade County Auditorium and Dranoff International 2 Piano Foundation are pleased to present Cuba Symphonic featuring virtuoso pianists and Cuban brothers, Orlay and Orlando Alonso, in an immersive experience that places the audience at the center of the “Golden … +