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From Appalachia to Tango: Music for Guitar and Flute at Gusman Concert Hall

Sat Feb 22, 2020

The pairing of guitar and flute has long inspired delightful music, at once earthy and delicately translucid. An evening featuring Robert Beaser’s Mountain Songs, based on Appalachian music; Astor Piazzolla’s Histoire Du Tango, a tango lesson in four movements; Carlos Rafael Rivera’s Raven Dance, which draws on Balkan music, and more. Rafael Padron, guitar Jennifer Grim, flute

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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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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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Raul Midón in Homecoming Concert at Gusman Hall

Thu Nov 7, 2019

Described by The New York Times as “a one-man band who turns a guitar into an orchestra and his voice into a chorus,” singer and songwriter Raul Midón returns to his alma mater for a solo appearance. Expect selections from his most recent Grammy-nominated albums If You Really Want, featuring the Metropole Orkest directed by Vince Mendoza as well as Bad Ass … +

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1959: Frost Studio Jazz Band

Wed Nov 13, 2019

Party as if it’s 1959 as the Frost Studio Jazz Band presents new arrangements of music from some of the greatest recordings released that year. Taking a journey through history-changing albums including Miles Davis’s Kind of Blue, Dave Brubeck’s Time Out, and John Coltrane’s Giant Steps. Stephen Guerra, director Nov 13, 2019, 7:30 PM

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“Opus Yemayá”: Frost Chamber Players at Gusman Hall

Oct 29, 2019, 7:30 PM

Virtuoso Frost faculty members join forces to perform music by women composers from around the world, in an evening of bold modern works, masterful classics, and inspired premieres. Associate Professor Dorothy Hindman guides us through the world of women composers in a 30-minute pre-concert discussion with the artists. Valerie Coleman and Jennifer Grim, flutes Robert Weiner, oboe Margaret Donaghue, clarinet Gabriel Beavers, … +

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Jazz at MOCA presents Curtis Taylor in Concert

October 25, 2019, 8 PM

Taylor grew up in Bedford, Ohio, where his interest in music was piqued. At 10 years old, he took up the trumpet and got involved with the school’s band program. Two years later Taylor really started showing promise on his instrument. One night after seeing a great concert featuring trumpeters Jon Faddis and Steve Enos, Taylor was so inspired that he decided … +

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Debut of Making Movies ft. Dama Vicke at Las Rosas

Sun Oct 20, 2019

The genre-breaking Band will offer a Free Debut Concert featuring Dama Vicke. Making Movies brings a mix of afro-latino rhythms and psychedelic rock n’roll. The connection between the Chi brothers (hailing from Santiago, Panama) together with their Mexican bandmates, the Chaurand brothers results in an overwhelming musical presence that takes the audience through landscapes festive, furious, refreshing, and dark. The world turned … +

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Ara Malikian’ one-night-only Concert at James L. Knight Center

Sep 13, 2018, 8:30 PM

Ara Malikian began studying the violin at an early age with his father. His first concert happened when he was 12 and when he was 14 he was invited to study in Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hannover in Germany. At 15 he was the youngest student to be admitted in this school. Later he continued his studies in the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London, … +

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American Roots of Jamaican Music: The Legacy at The Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center

Sun Aug 25, 2019

Rootz of Music, Inc. is proud to present a historical musical extravaganza that chronicles the development of popular songs that were the foundation in both Jamaica and the Americas starting from the mid 1940’s to present time.  Led by world class Jamaican guitarist, composer, arranger, music instructor Eugene Grey, the show will also feature singers and dancers performing the music of the … +

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Let it Bleed by Rolling Stones, a tribute concert at SMDCAC

Sat Aug 17, 2019

A recreation of the famous 1969 Rolling Stones album this concert features songs that became staples of the band and on rock radio stations for decades to come, including “Gimme Shelter” and “You Can’t Always Get What You Want.” The magic of rock and roll, note for note, cut for cut, played by some of the world’s best musicians. Main Stage Aug … +

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Vampire Weekend comes to James L. Knight Center

Sat Aug 24, 2019

Vampire Weekend is an American rock band from New York City, formed in 2006 and currently signed to Columbia Records. The band was formed by lead vocalist and guitarist Ezra Koenig, multi-instrumentalist Rostam Batmanglij, drummer Chris Tomson, and bassist Chris Baio. The band’s first album Vampire Weekend (2008)—which included the singles “Mansard Roof”, “A-Punk”, “Oxford Comma”, “Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa”, and “The Kids Don’t Stand a Chance”—was acclaimed by critics for its world music influences. Their … +

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Leela James in Concert at Amaturo Theater

Sun Jul 7, 2019

For over a decade, acclaimed singer-songwriter, Leela James has remained a consistent figure in R&B with a discography of quality soul music that constantly reminds of what it is to be human – to love, to regret and to dream. With a natural ability to communicate a mixture of emotions with the husky and bluesy tone of her voice and was nicknamed … +

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Live one-night-only Cuban Rumba at Churchill’s Pub

Tue Jun 25, 2019

Frank Falestra (aka Rat), HICCUP (Hialeah Contemporary Culture Project), Rumba Wemilere, and Frita’s Autonomous Department are coming together to bring a particular moment of live Guaguanco, Columbia, and Yambu to the Churchill’s Pub. Guaguanco, Columbia, and Yambu are component of the Cuban Rumba complex; they are at the core of the cultural impact of so-called Cuban music, along with sacred Afro-Cuban music. … +

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An Evening of Body Language with Comic/Mime Ireneusz Krosny at Frost School of Music

Sun Jun 30, 2019

The second of two concerts showcasing a select group of  talented students of this year’s Chopin’s Academy will follow with an entertaining presentation of comedy featuring Poland’s most famous comic mime performing a series of skits, many of which will appeal to music lovers. Program: Solo Music of Chopin Various skits by Ireneusz Krosny Double Header: Frost Chopin Academy Showcase Concert II … +

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40 Years of THE WALL Brit FLOYD World Tour at The Fillmore

Jun 14, 2018, 8 PM

Brit Floyd, the world’s greatest Pink Floyd tribute show returns to the stage in 2018 for a very special ’45th Anniversary’ retrospective of Pink Floyd’s iconic 1973 album, The Dark Side of the Moon.  Having sold in excess of 45 million copies and judged by many as the greatest rock album of all time, The Dark Side of the Moon was an ambitious psychedelic masterpiece that redefined rock itself … +

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CHER in Tour “Dancing Queen” comes to BB&T Center

Sat Jan 19, 2019

After getting her first high-profile film role in years in this summer’s “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” sequel and getting the critical standout for her rendition of ABBA’s “Fernando” in the musical, she quickly turned around and recorded a whole album of ABBA covers. The resulting “Dancing Queen,” which blends the infectious pop-disco of ’70s ABBA with the Eurodance formula of her 1998 … +

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Egyptian singer/composer Dina Elwedidi at Kravis Center for the Performing Arts

Thu Oct 18, 2018

With her powerful voice and  style, Egyptian singer and composer Dina Elwedidi channels the heritage and contemporary identity of Cairo. An innovator with a charismatic stage presence, Elwedidi’s repertoire ranges from jazz to folk to underground rock and has established her as a global cultural force.  Marshall E. Rinker, Sr. Playhouse Raymond F. Kravis Center For The Performing Arts 701 Okeechobee Blvd. … +

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The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber at Wold Performing Arts Center

Wed Oct 17, 2018

This is a big year for Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber and Lynn University. The Oscar, Emmy, and Tony Award-winning composer turns 70, as the Lynn drama program launches its new BFA in Musical Theatre. So, Lynn University is throwing a musical party to celebrate! Enjoy the most beloved songs from The Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Evita, Sunset Boulevard and Cats! … +

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​​​​Jordan Matthew Young’ Live Music at Lagniappe

Sat Sep 8, 2018

Based out of Austin Texas, internationally touring blues and soul artist Jordan Matthew Young has shared stages with the likes of ZZ Top, Tinsley Ellis, Patrick Sweany, Samantha Fish and Lukas Nelson. His new album has been described as “a loud, proud record that appeals to fans of blues-based classic rock like Free and early ZZ Top, and relatively newer bands like … +