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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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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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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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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 … +

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Dee Dee Bridgewater in Concert at Bailey Hall

Jun 13, 2020

Over the course of a multifaceted career, Grammy and Tony Award-winning jazz giant Dee Dee Bridgewater reached the upper echelon of vocalists, putting her unique spin on standards, as well as taking intrepid leaps of faith in re-structuring jazz classics. A fearless explorer of tradition, the three-time Grammy-winner won the Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album for Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie … +

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Spanish HARLEM Orchestra comes to Parker Playhouse

Sun Mar 29, 2020

Sizzling salsa and Latin jazz, straight from El Barrio! Fresh off a 2018 Grammy® win, the Spanish Harlem Orchestra comes to the Parker Playhouse in celebration of their 15th anniversary. This powerhouse, 13-member group will perform music from their 2018 album, Anniversary, as well as past favorites, promising a lively evening of fiery salsa rhythms. The all-star salsa big band demonstrates why … +

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Bailey Hall Mainstage Presents: Ranky Tanky

Mar 20, 2020

“Gullah” comes from West African language and means “a people blessed by God.” “Ranky Tanky” translates loosely as “Work It,” or “Get Funky!” In this spirit this Charleston, SC based quintet performs timeless music of Gullah culture born in the southeastern Sea Island region of the United States. From playful game songs to ecstatic shouts, from heartbreaking spirituals to delicate lullabies, the … +

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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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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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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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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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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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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 … +

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Willy Colón in Concert -one night only- at The Fillmore

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

William Anthony Colón Román, better known as Willie Colón, is a Nuyorican salsa musician and social activist. Bronx-born of Puerto Rican grandparents, as musician, composer, arranger, singer, and trombonist, as well as producer and director, Colón still holds the all time record for sales, he has created 40 productions that have sold more than thirty million records worldwide. His Asalto Navideño and … +