From March 27th through 28th, 2006The Miami International Piano Festival once again offers South Florida audiences a stunning array of artists from around the globe in a string of performances from Broward to Miami-Dade County. From genius prodigy solo recitals to full orchestral concerto nights, the 2006 season promises to offer a smorgasbord of talent to please a variety of musical tastes. For its “Master Series,” the Festival presents two tremendous evenings of classical treasures at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. On Monday, March 27 at 8:00 p.m. Kemal Gekic, whose incredible American debut at the Festival in 1999 helped earned him a position as Artist-in-Residence at FIU, performs a solo recital that includes all of the Lizst Transcendental Etudes. Alan Walker, a renowned Liszt scholar and author delivers a pre-concert lecture at 7:00 p.m. A concerto evening at 8:00 p.m. on March 28 features the Broward debut of the Miami International Piano Festival Orchestra, William Noll, conductor. Guest soloist and prodigy, Sijing-Ye, a 13 year old pianist from China, performs Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1. Valery Sokolov, a 19-year-old violin virtuoso from the Ukraine, who recently won the 2005 Enesco Competition, joins the orchestra for the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto. And for a special pre-concert event at 6:30 p.m., the Festival presents the Florida premier showing of “Natural Born Fiddler,” a stunning new film about Sokolov by renowned French filmmaker, Bruno Monsaingeon. For more information, please call: 954.730.8414
From Jul 7th through 11th, 2010. Gender-bending, lesbian marriage, Cuban theater, queer circus arts, racy humor, laughter, tears and much more will fill the stage at Out in the Tropics, South Florida’s first Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender contemporary performing arts festival, from July 7th through 11th, 2010.
From Jun 9 through 19, 2011. Out in the Tropics kicks off its second year with a panel discussion and opening reception at The Shore Club hotel in Miami Beach. The evening begins with the ideas and insights of some of the best GLBT contemporary artists in Words and Power, a panel discussion moderated by Founding Artistic Director Robert Rosenberg.
From August 17 through September 22, 2012. In celebration of the centenary of the birth of controversial Cuban playwright Virgilio Piñera, the University of Miami (UM) Jerry Herman Ring Theatre will present five of his brilliant plays under the title of Absurd Celebration: The First International Festival of Virgilio Piñera’s Theatre.
FUNDarte and Miami Light Project present Global Cuba Fest 2015, featuring some of the most prominent names in Latin Jazz, and world music. The festival kicks off with an Opening Night Contemporary Cuban Sound Extravaganza on Saturday, March 7, from 7:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. at the Miami Dade County Auditorium . The remaining three events will be held at The Light … +
Now in its sixth edition, FUNDarte’s Out in the Tropics is a unique, daring, and artistically outstanding performance festival featuring work by some of today’s most innovative and relevant GLBTQ artists, including Chely Lima, M Lamar, Marga Gomez, Caridad Svich and John Moletress of force/collision. Out In The Tropics 2015 starts with a poetry reading by Miami’s own Chely Lima followed by … +
FUNDarte and Miami Light Project present Global Cuba Fest 2016, the ninth edition of the much awaited festival that this year brings to the stage some of the most recognized musicians of the Cuban Diaspora in Spain. The program includes sets by Iván “Melon” Lewis, considered one of the most recognized jazz pianists of his generation; by Yadam, singer-songwriter who in the … +