Music

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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Daniel Lebhardt plays at Discovery Series

Sun Feb 23, 2020

Highly praised for it impeccable technique, Hungarian musician Daniel Lebhardt won 1st Prize at the Young Concert Artists International auditions in Paris and New York in 2014. A year later he was invited to record music by Bartók for Decca and in 2016 won the Most Promising Pianist prize at the Sydney International Competition. Now he comes to play as a part … +

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JORGE LUIS PRATS at Key Biscayne Piano Festival

Fri, Jan 17 & 19, 2020

“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 … +

Dance

Romeo & Juliet Ballet at The Center Coral Springs

January 4 at 7:30 pm

A full length Ballet in two acts; choreography and production by M. Lavrovsky and Garry Sevoyan. Music by Sergei Prokofiev. Playing Juliet is Prima Ballerina Olena Dobrianska and playing Romero is Principal Dancer Sergii Dotsenko. This full-scale production, set to the music of Sergey Prokofiev and based on William Shakespeare’s timeless tale of tragic love. The National Ballet Theatre of Odessa, Ukraine … +

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The Magic of Opera Arias & Piano Masterpieces

Sun, Dec 15, 2019 - 5:00 PM

This unique program will provide a dialogue between pianists and opera singers of great romantic masterpieces and lead the audience into a journey of these two great forms of art. Born in Holguin, Cuba, soprano Eglise Gutiérrez has been named by Opera News as “one of opera’s next wave”. She has performed in opera houses throughout the world and has received universal … +

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Emmet Cohen Trio at Broward Performing Arts

Dec 4, 2019 at 07:45 pm - 10:00 pm

The Emmet Cohen Trio is making waves in the NYC jazz scene and across the globe. The trio melds all styles of jazz with an emphasis on the Great American Songbook. A rising star piano phenom, Cohen is the 2019 winner of the American Pianists Association Cole Porter Award. His fluid technique, innovative tonal palette, and expansive repertoire have earned him critical … +

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Sueños “An Exile Journey” The Musical, IN CONCERT at The Koubek Center

Sat Dec 7, 2019. 4 and 8pm

The 2016 Musical that inspired the hearts of many… Sueños “An Exile Story” THE CONCERT. The incredible Cuban Exile story…Book & Lyrics by Cuban-American, Jose Garrido with the original incredible cast and Musical Direction by three time Grammy Nominee Jose Negroni. Re-live the musical that captivates the journey of many during an amazing story in exile. Captivating, fun, emotional…A musical masterpiece. General … +

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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 … +

Dance

Salute to Vienna at The Center Coral Springs

Dec 31, 2019, 7 PM

Salute to Vienna will once again captivate audiences at Coral Springs Center for the Arts on New Year’s Eve. Led by the charming and witty conductor, expert in Viennese music, Bernhard Schneider of Vienna and featuring Vienna’s Jennifer Davison and New York’s Brian Cheney, along with dancers from National Ballet of Hungary, International Champion Ballroom Dancers, and the Strauss Symphony of America, … +

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Lights, Camera, Action! brought by The Symphonia

Dec 10, 2019

Sound meets sight in this evening of cinematic and artistic exploration that highlights the works of Copland, Wagner and Respighi. Exploration of Aaron Copland’s musical contributions to three classic movies: Of Mice and Men, The City and Our Town. Imagining Cosima Wagner’s delight on being woken on Christmas morning with a musical gift from her famous husband. Marvel at Ottorino Respighi’s musical … +

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Movies and Idylls by The Symphonia in Connoisseur Series

Dec 8, 2019, 3 PM

What inspires a composer to compose? Come experience how film, nostalgic prose, a birthday gift, and Renaissance frescoes inspired Copland, Barber, Wagner and Respighi. The curtain rises with music from three films scored by Aaron Copland: The City, Our Town and Of Mice and Men. Then The Symphonia performs Samuel Barber’s richly textured lyric rhapsody, “Knoxville: Summer of 1915.” It is a setting for soprano … +

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Reading the Staff with The Symphonia, for children

Dec 7, 2019, 10 AM

Meet the Orchestra is an interactive program for children, their parents, and their grandparents, exploring music and its instruments. At this event, children will learn about parts of the staff and how to read music. The children will begin their morning by listening to Soprano Soloist, Robyn Marie Lamp perform Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915 with The Symphonia. All attendees will have the opportunity to meet … +

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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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Miami International Piano Festival: The Magic of Opera Arias & Piano Masterpieces

Dec 13, 2019, 7 PM

This unique program will provide a dialogue between pianists and opera singers of great romantic masterpieces and lead the audience into a journey of these two great forms of art. The Magic of Opera Arias & Piano Masterpieces in Collaboration with Manny Perez Vocal Studio EGLISE GUTIERREZ (Soprano) & LUIS URBINA (Piano) MICAH MCLAURIN (USA) Featured Pianist Venue Crossbridge Church, Key Biscayne … +

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Jazz Season Kick-Off Reception at ArtServe

Nov 21, 2019

Join members and friends of the Gold Coast Jazz Society for a filled season opening reception.  Jazz provided by student jazz ensembles of the University of Miami Frost School of Music.  Light bites and beverages included.

Dance

Miami City Ballet’s Program One at Broward Center for The Performing Arts

Oct 26-27, 2019

George Balanchine’s Slaughter on Tenth Avenue headlines this program with a parody of hijinks and high kicks, gangsters and cops in this ballet about a tap dancer and the impossible stripper he falls in love with. Balanchine’s sassy and spirited choreography and Richard Rodgers’ tantalizing Broadway score open the season full of laughter in a 1930s speakeasy.  Balanchine’s plotless masterpiece, Stravinsky Violin … +

Events

ArtServe Changemaker Circle – November 2019 Edition

Nov 15, 2019 at 06:30 pm (Fri)

ArtServe is hosting a new monthly networking and strategic planning series for artists, entrepreneurs, creative professionals, service leaders and changemakers who are interested in making a positive and powerful difference in the community through the arts. “As a creative laboratory, ArtServe’s goal is to build an inclusive network of creatives, entrepreneurs, business leaders, social service professionals and forward-thinkers interested in co-creating experimental, innovative … +

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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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Benise, the Prince of Spanish Guitar, returns to MDCA!

Saturday, October 12 at 8pm

Benise, “the Prince of Spanish Guitar”, and his Emmy Award-winning music and dance spectacular return to Miami-Dade County Auditorium on Saturday, October 12, 8pm. His newest production, “Fuego!” takes the audience on a romantic and exotic journey of music and dance that celebrates the fire, passion and spirit of Spain. Benise debuts all new music, dance and costumes, adding his signature twist … +

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Florida Grand Opera presents Don Giovanni by WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART

Nov 16 - Dec 7, 2019

Don Giovanni is the story of the world’s greatest lover, Don Juan, a young, arrogant, and charismatic aristocrat, who will stop at nothing to fulfill his ravenous lust. But when a midnight seduction ends in murder, Don Giovanni soon finds himself pursued on all sides by those he has wronged in the past. This masterwork is a brilliant combination of an engrossing … +

Dance

Benise: Fuego at The Center, Coral Springs

Oct 10, 2019

It’s one hot night as Benise, “The Prince of Spanish Guitar,” and his Emmy Award-winning production comes to town. Armed with his Spanish guitar, Benise will take the audience on an unprecedented adventure through Spanish Flamenco, Cuban Salsa, Brazilian Samba, Parisian Waltz, exotic drumming, and more. For Benise, music has always been a journey. From his humble beginnings as a street performer, … +

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Cuban Guitarist José Lezcano in Concert

Oct 6, 2019 at 01:00 pm

With two Grammy nominations for his work as a guitar soloist and composer, Jose is a highly sought-after solo artist and collaborative musician with concerts across the US, including Carnegie Recital, New York City’s North-South Series, Baltimore, Houston, Miami, Charleston, and other cities; international concerts in Cuba, Spain, China, Germany, Czech Republic, Greece, and in four South American nations. He also has … +