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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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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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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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Tilson Thomas resigns from New World Symphony

Thursday March 3, 2022

Michael Tilson Thomas Is stepping down as artistic director of the New World Symphony, the Miami Beach based musical academy that he co-founded with cruise magnate and philanthropist Ted Arison. In an open letter, Tilson Thomas revealed, for the first time, details of his previously reported health crisis. Past August, he underwent brain surgery, followed by a regimen of radiation and chemotherapy … +

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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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Nu Deco at The Citadel ft. Pascal Le Boeuf

May 15 - 16, 2020. 8:00 PM

The last concert of the season for Nu Deco takes place at The Citadel with a program of music by John Adams, Marc Mellits, and the orchestra’s second symphonic suite from the vast catalog of Radiohead. The concert will feature a collaboration with Grammy-nominated composer, pianist and electronic artist Pascal Le Beouf. A second featured collaborator to be announced later this season. … +

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Nu Deco at Adrienne Arsht Center with special guests

Sat May 2, 2020. 8:00pm

Nu Deco returns to the Adrienne Arsht Center with selections from Sarah Kirkland Snider’s Penelope, a piece that incorporates elements of art song, indie rock, and chamber folk, and features mezzo-soprano Amanda Crider (Artistic Director of Miami’s IlluminArts). The concert also features selections of Holst’s The Planets, and a suite based on the music of Earth Wind and Fire; a special collaboration … +

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Symphony of the Americas: Four Pianos/Four Concertos at Amaturo Theater

Tue Apr 7, 2020

Featuring Salani Piano Duo of Italy, and pianists Irena Kofman and Renée LaBonte! Highlights include the Salani Piano Duo of Italy, joined by Russian pianist Irena Kofman in the Mozart Triple Piano Concerto and Renée LaBonte in the J. S. Bach Concerto for 4 Pianos, plus additional works. Experience first-hand the growth of sound through orchestral integration and performance impact with two … +

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Nu Deco at New World Center ft. Robert Glasper

Mar 13 - 14, 2020. 8:00pm

Nu Deco returns to New World Center for our annual commission project. The concert will feature the world-premiere orchestral work by Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and composer, Robert Glasper. The performance will also include the second movement of Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5, Terry Riley’s In C, and a new suite of music of James Brown. Program SERGEI PROKOFIEV – SYMPHONY NO. 5, MVMT. … +

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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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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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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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Nu Deco at Adrienne Arsht Center ft. PJ Morton & Miami Mass Choir

Thu Dec 12, 2019. 8:00pm

Nu Deco is back at the Adrienne Arsht Center with a holiday infused program featuring a special collaboration with the newest member of Maroon 5 and 2018 Grammy Award winner PJ Morton in addition to the return of the incredible Miami Mass Choir. The program will also include the premiere of the Nu Deco Nutcracker and other Miami inspired holiday favorites. Program HYKEN, LEBOS, … +

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Chopin Salon: Sean Kennard at La Gorce Country Club

Nov 24, 2019, 4 PM

The beautiful music of Chopin performed by some of today’s finest artists in a lovely Country Club ballroom with an intimate gathering of other classical music enthusiasts. A social wine reception following the concert where you can mix and mingle with other guests and the artists. After beginning studies with Graf, Sean Kennard won various other prizes in piano competitions, including the … +

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2019 FIU Music Festival: Vadym Kholedenko

Fri Nov 8 at 8:00pm

Concert pianist Vadym Kholodenko, Gold Medalist in the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, performs an electrifying concert of Mozart, Beethoven, and Chopin. Co-presented by Friends of Chamber Music of Miami. Vadym Kholodenko is fast building a reputation as one of the most musically dynamic technically gifted performers of the new generation of pianists, praised by the Philadelphia Enquirer in his performance … +

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Nu Deco at the Bandshell ft. Special Guests

Sat Nov 9, 2019. 8:00pm

Nu Deco returns to the North Beach Bandshell for a night of music under the stars. This performance brings together local Miamians of all ages, backgrounds, and cultures for an eclectic program which celebrates the city’s unique history and diversity. Music will celebrate works from Nu Deco’s Debut Album and also include music of Depeche Mode, The Police, Jessica Meyer, as well as … +

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Nu Deco at The Citadel ft. Wyclef Jean

Oct 11 - 12, 2019. 8:00pm

Nu Deco launches the fifth season at its new resident venue The Citadel. The program on the season opener includes Darcy James Argue’s The Neighborhood, Banner from composer Jessie Montgomery, and a symphonic journey with the Prince of Motown Marvin Gaye. The performance will include a very special collaboration with Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum Haitian artist Wyclef Jean. Program DARCY JAMES ARGUE – THE NEIGHBORHOOD JESSIE MONTGOMERY … +

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MISO Performs at Miami Design District’ Palm Court

Fri Oct 18, 2019 - Fri Nov 15, 2019

Conducted by Eduardo Marturet, Miami Symphony Orchestra will perform at Palm Court in Design District. The concert is part of the symphony’ current  31th Season. Eduardo Marturet enjoys an active career on three continents; he is the Music Director and Conductor of The Miami Symphony Orchestra and continues to guest conduct actively in Europe. He has made more than 60 CDs that … +

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Miami Music Festival presents Kameristika Chamber Orchestra

Sept 22, 2019 @ 6 pm

Kameristika Ensemble was created in 2018 by Venezuelan musicians based in the US and trained in the National System of Youth and Children’s Orchestras and Choirs of Venezuela “El Sistema”, a recognized Venezuelan institution, awarded and replicated worldwide, created by the Maestro José Antonio Abreu. It originates out of the immense need of its members to continue performing universal academic repertoire in … +