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Faculty Composers featuring Switch Ensemble at Gusman Concert Hall

Mon Feb 17, 2020

The Switch Ensemble, which describes itself as “a new music ensemble for the 21st century with a commitment to the total integration of technology and live musicians,” premieres new works by Frost Composition faculty and works from their current repertoire in this concert. The concert will have Charles Norman Mason as director.

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Kaleidoscope Eyes: A Big Band Beatles Tribute featuring John Daversa' Big band & vocalist Kate Reid at Pinecrest Gardens

Feb 22, 2020

Multi-Grammy winner, John Daversa, is one of the leading forces of large ensemble jazz today. Composed of the world’s finest musicians, Daversa’s Large Jazz Orchestra explores the vast catalog of The Beatles through Daversa’s imaginative, genre-fusing Grammy-nominated arrangements. Longtime colleague and world renown vocalist, Kate Reid, will be featured for this unique edition of Kaleidoscope Eyes through Daversa’s creative lens.

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Music U Want 2 Hear Too: Frost Symphonic Winds at Gusman Hall

Sat Feb 15, 2020

The Frost Symphonic Winds presents the next installment in a series featuring the best in the wind band repertoire that is also accessible and highly enjoyable. The program includes music by both classic composers such as Ralph Vaughan Williams, Charles Ives, and Howard Hanson; as well as modern stars such as David Gillingham and Johan de Meij. It concludes with the gorgeous … +

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Eight Hands, Three Concertos at Amaturo Theater

Apr 7, 2020

This concert features Salani Piano Duo of Italy, Russian pianist Irena Kofman, and Uruguayan pianist, Ciro Fodere. The musical program includes the Mozart Triple Piano Concerto, Poulenc Concerto for Two Pianos and more! *Pre-concert informational talk 30 minutes prior to the performance Wine Tastings at 7:15 pm.

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Lieder Spirituals Jazz: In Honor of Black History Month at Gusman Concert Hall

Mon Feb 24, 2020

Frost voice faculty artists Jeanette Thompson and Robynne Redmon join Frost pianists Shelly Berg and Alan Johnson in a voice recital, which will include honoring the history and evolution of the Spiritual. A product of the introduction of Christianity into slaves’s lives, Spirituals also became a coded means of communicating resistance and escape. In time, Spirituals became a formative piece in the … +

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Terell Stafford Quintet at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Mar 11, 2020

Jazz concert featuring the NYC trumpeter Terell Stafford with his Quintet.  Jazz legend, McCoy Tyner, has hailed trumpeter Terell Stafford as “one of the great players of our time,” An incredibly gifted and versatile player, Stafford has performed with the “A” list of jazz players and is featured on over 130 recordings. For this show he’ll play tribute to the jazz greats, … +

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Frost School & Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra at Gusman Concert Hall

In her concert debut as Artistic Director of the Frost School’s Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra, NEA Jazz Master composer, arranger, and bandleader Maria Schneider presents a program featuring Brazilian composer and multi-instrumentalist Egberto Gismonti. Both Schneider, one of the few who has received Grammys in the jazz, classical, and rock genres, and the classically-trained Gismonti, who has explored jazz as well as … +

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Happy Birthday Beethoven! by The Symphonia

Feb 9, 2020, 3 PM

James Judd joins the orchestra to conduct works by Zwilich and Beethoven, featuring soloists Elissa Lee Koljonen (violin) and Yumi Kendall (cello). Selected by the Sun Sentinel as one of 5 Must-See Classical Music Performances This Season Program ELLEN TAAFEE ZWILICHTBALUDWIG VAN BEETHOVENKing Stephen OvertureELLEN TAAFEE ZWILICHDouble Concerto for Violin and CelloLUDWIG VAN BEETHOVENSymphony No. 5

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“Moonlight & Music” Valentine’s Day Concert at the Deering Estate featuring Keba

Friday, February 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The “Moonlight & Music” Valentine’s Day Concert at the Deering Estate offers couples the opportunity to celebrate their love at a romantic, outdoor concert under the stars, on the edge of Biscayne Bay. The concert will feature Trinidad-born artist Keba and her sensual fusion of Pop, R&B and Soul. Limited refreshments and food will be available for an additional fee. The concert … +

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Bitches Brew Revisited: A Celebration of 50 Years of Jazz Fusion at Gusman Hall

Wed Jan 15, 2020

The Frost Sextet and the Frost Concert Jazz Band revisit music from Miles Davis’s audacious Bitches Brew, released in 1970, reimagined in new arrangements by saxophonist Charles Pillow. As part of his residency at Frost, NEA Jazz Master saxophonist Dave Liebman, a Miles Davis sideman, performs with both Frost groups. Chuck Bergeron and John Daversa, directors Charles Pillow and Dave Liebman, saxophones … +

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Nu Deco at The Citadel ft. Hurray for the Riff Raff

Jan 24 - 25, 2020. 8:00pm

Nu Deco is back at The Citadel with for a night of music by Steven Freund, Caroline Shaw, and Jonathan Bailey Holland, a special collaboration with the eclectic indie-ensemble Hurray for the Riff Raff featuring Alynda Seggara, and the music of Fleetwood Mac. Program STEVEN FREUND – UNREMIXED CAROLINE SHAW – ENTR’ACTE JONATHAN BAILEY HOLLAND – MOTOR CITY DANCE MIX SPECIAL COLLABORATION FEATURING HURRAY FOR … +

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Pianist MISHA DACIĆ plays at Key Biscayne Piano Festival

Fri Feb 14, 2020

Pianist Misha Dacic performs at Key Biscayne Piano Festival, acclaimed for its passion and virtuosity, this one-time-only concert will include a wide program. There will also be an introductory talk by Frank Cooper. RACHMANINOFF Elegie in E flat minor, Op.3 No.1 Melodie in E major, Op.3 No.3 In the Silent Night Op.4 No.3 (Arr.Earl Wild) To Her Op.38 No.2 (Arr.Misha Dacic) Prelude … +

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Florida Grand Opera presents Puccini’s Madama Butterfly at Broward Center

Jan 30 - Feb 1, 2020

A love affair goes horribly wrong in a fateful collision of East and West. Set in 1890’s Japan, Puccini’s exotic opera is a heartbreaking story of betrayal, abandonment, and sacrifice. Starring internationally acclaimed soprano Sandra Lopez as Cio-Cio-San who has toured with Andrea Bocelli, and proclaimed “gifted young tenor” by the New York Times, Grammy Award-winner Joshua Guerrero as Lt. Pinkerton. This devastating saga is one of … +

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Palm Beach Opera presents LIEDERABEND

February 6, 2020 at 6:30PM

A special evening of song featuring the talented Benenson Young Artists, led by Head Coach, Timothy Cheung. The Benenson Young Artists will perform a repertoire of art songs by Strauss, Schubert, Schumann, and Debussy in the intimate setting of the Royal Poinciana Chapel. Songs will be sung in German, French, Italian, and English. Liederabend dates back to the 1800s, when musicians and … +

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Children perform The Barber of Seville at Palm Beach Opera

Sat Feb 29, 2020

This season, Children’s Performance will feature a 60-minute abridged version of Rossini’s The Barber of Seville performed by Palm Beach Opera’s Benenson Young Artists and Apprentice Artists. Sung in Italian with English narration and supertitles projected above the stage, this iconic opera will be made complete with beautiful costumes, lively narration, and a full orchestra.

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South Florida JAZZ at Bailey Hall Presents MONTY ALEXANDER TRIO

Saturday, January 18 – 8:00 p.m.

Back by popular demand, the jazz master from New York by way of Kingston, Jamaica, Dr. Monty Alexander, returns with his empathetic, hand-in-glove trio. Monty’s playing has always retained a strong Caribbean influence, but with a significant bebop flavor and a bright swinging feeling. Influenced predominantly by Nat Cole, Frank Sinatra, Oscar Peterson, and Wynton Kelly, His roots are evident in all … +

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Jazz Roots: "CUBA" with Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra at ARSHT

Jan 10, 2020

“Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra is one of the best jazz orchestras in existence, a powerhouse outfit whose precise section work is enhanced by thrilling soloists“ The New Yorker O’Farrill’s debut album with the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Una Noche Inolvidable, earned a first GRAMMY® Award nomination in 2005. His next album, Song for Chico, earned a GRAMMY® Award for Best Latin Jazz … +

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Pines of Rome: Frost Wind Ensemble at Gusman Concert Hall

As a part of the Frost Honor Band Weekend, the Frost Wind Ensemble plays a concert featuring guest conductor Steven D. Davis, from University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory. The program features works by David Maslanka, Percy Grainger as well as Ottorino Respighi’s epic symphonic poem Pines of Rome. Robert M. Carnochan and Steven D. Davis, conductors Tina DiMeglio, graduate conductor Jennifer Grim, … +

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All Beethoven: Ehnes Quartet at Wertheim Performing Art Center

Tue Jan 28, 2020

Hailed as “an important new force in the chamber music arena,” the Ehnes Quartet is comprised of four internationally renowned artists: James Ehnes, violin; Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin;  Richard O’Neill, viola and Edward Arron in cello. Co-presented by Friends of Chamber Music of Miami and the FIU School of Music.