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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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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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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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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.

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Bee Gees NOW at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

Jan 4, 2020

Bee Gees NOW presents a dynamic, interactive & thoroughly entertaining live tribute to the multi-platinum kings of disco. Put on your dancing shoes & get ready to experience Saturday Night Fever with this nationally touring premiere Bee Gees Tribute Band. Close your eyes & you will swear the real Gibb Brothers were performing! Open your eyes & experience the illusion that they’re … +

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Ottmar Liebert’ LUNA NEGRA at Amaturo Theater

Fri Jan 17, 2020

Twice named “New Ave Artist of the Year” by Billboard magazine, five-time Grammy Award Nominee and nouveau flamenco guitarist, Ottmar Liebert, brings his richly textured and sensuous musical style described as “poetic sunshine at midnight” to the Amaturo Theater. Considered one of the most successful instrumental artists of the past two decades, Liebert has released 25 albums and earned 38 Gold and … +

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70’S New Year Soul Explosion at Au Rene Theater

Sat Dec 28, 2019

A night of classic R&B and soul celebration featuring three legendary groups. Russell Thompkins Jr. and The New Stylistics (“Betcha By Golly Wow”, “You Make Me Feel Brand New”, “I’m Stone in Love With You”), The Chi-Lites (“Oh Girl”, “Have You Seen Her”) and Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes (“If You Don’t Know Me By Now”, “Don’t Leave Me This Way”, “Bad Luck”). … +

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Florida Grand Opera presents Madama Butterfly by GIACOMO PUCCINI

Jan 18- Feb 1, 2020

A love affair goes horribly wrong in a fateful meeting of East and West. Set in 1890’s Japan, Puccini’s heartbreaking story of betrayal portrays an American naval officer as he marries a young Japanese girl only to abandon her and force her to make the ultimate sacrifice. A devastating saga of devotion, tradition, and sacrifice—and one of the most beloved operas of … +

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Miami International Piano Festival presents: Jorge Luis Prats

Sun, Jan 19, 2020 - 5:00 PM

“Prats is a rare genius, not only because of his extraordinary life story but because of his extraordinary gifts. The piano, he said, is merely the tool he uses to create music. The music he creates is stunning — it enthralls and amazes, while simultaneously stimulating the mind. Here is a prodigious talent whose experiences in Cuba and abroad are conveyed in … +

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New Year's Soul Xplosion Concert at Au Rene Theater

Dec 28, 2019

Celebrate with a night of classic R&B and soul featuring three legendary groups. Don’t miss Russell Thompkins Jr. and The New Stylistics (“Betcha By Golly Wow”, “You Make Me Feel Brand New”, “I’m Stone in Love With You”), The Chi-Lites (“Oh Girl”, “Have You Seen Her”) and Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes (“If You Don’t Know Me By Now”, “Don’t Leave Me This … +

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Christmas with Oscar de León at Au Rene Theater

Dec 14, 2019

Celebrate the holidays with Latin music icon Oscar D’León! A Venezuelan musician who achieved international acclaim for his salsa music, his most famous song is perhaps “Llorarás,” which he recorded in 1975 with his group La Dimensión Latina. In Spanish, he is known as El Diablo de la Salsa (“The Devil of Salsa”), El Sonero del Mundo (“the Son Singer of the … +