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Beethoven on the Beach - Miami Beach (Free)

Saturday, Mar 4, 2017 at 8:00 PM - English

Orchestra Miami's most popular event of the year- Beethoven on the Beach- returns to the North Beach Bandshell.

Beethoven on the Beach-Orchestra Miami’s most popular annual event- returns! This year’s program includes one of the world’s most recognizable classical music hits, the Overture to The Barber of Seville by Rossini, German Dances by Beethoven, Haydn’s classic Concerto for Trumpet in E Flat Major & Beethoven’s Symphony N. 1 in C Major, Op. 21. Our soloist is Miami native & lead trumpet for the world-renowned Dallas Brass ensemble Brain Neal, & the 42 musicians of Orchestra Miami will be led by Artistic Director Elaine Rinaldi.

General admission bleacher seating. Free parking available after 6 PM in the municipal lot on the west side of Collins Avenue between 72 & 73 Streets. This is a free concert, with a $10 per person suggested donation- all welcome and no one will be turned away.

Location

North Beach Bandshell
7275 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33141 (Map)

Beethoven on the Beach - Pinecrest (Free)

Sunday, Mar 5, 2017 at 8:00 PM - English

Orchestra Miami's most popular annual event- "Beethoven on the Beach"- returns to Pinecrest Gardens.

Beethoven on the Beach-Orchestra Miami’s most popular annual event- returns this March! Join Orchestra Miami as we perform three spectacular FREE outdoor concerts in Miami Beach, Pinecrest and Sunny Isles Beach. This year’s program includes one of the world’s most recognizable classical music hits, the Overture to The Barber of Seville by Rossini, German Dances by Beethoven, Haydn’s classic Concerto for Trumpet in E Flat major and Beethoven’s Symphony N. 1 in C Major, Op. 21. This year’s special guest soloist is Miami native and lead trumpet for the world-renowned Dallas Brass ensembleBrain Neal, and the 42 musicians of Orchestra Miami will be conducted by Artistic Director Elaine Rinaldi. These are free concerts; however a suggested donation of $10 per person will gladly be accepted. No one will be turned away!

Location

Pinecrest Gardens Banyan Bowl
11000 SW 57 Avenue, Pinecrest, FL 33156 (Map)

Contact Information

Orchestra Miami

305-274-2103

www.orchestramiami.org/beethoven-on-the-beach

Beethoven on the Beach - Sunny Isles Beach (Free)

Sunday, Mar 12, 2017 at 6:00 PM - English

Orchestra Miami's most popular annual event- "Beethoven on the Beach"- returns.

Beethoven on the Beach Orchestra Miami’s most popular annual event returns! This year’s program includes one of the world’s most recognizable classical music hits, the Overture to The Barber of Seville by Rossini, German Dances by Beethoven, Haydn’s classic Concerto for Trumpet. The 42 musicians of Orchestra Miami will be led by Artistic Director Elaine Rinaldi. Limited seating provided- bring a blanket/lawn chair or a picnic. Food available for purchase; playground available for the kids! Free parking in the park garage or take the free SIB shuttle.

Location

Heritage Park
19200 Collins Avenue, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160 (Map)

Contact Information

Orchestra Miami

305-274-2103

www.orchestramiami.org/beethoven-on-the-beach

AND THE TONY GOES TO…

Monday, Mar 20, 2017 at 7:30 PM - English

One of America’s greatest indigenous art forms, reflecting our cultural and social history. Unforgettable tunes from Kiss Me Kate, Cabaret, My Fair Lady, Fiddler on the Roof, Phantom of the Opera, The Wiz and more are sure to warm your heart.

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The Symphony tips our hat to Broadway in a spectacular homage to Tony Award-winning musicals for a night to remember. One of America’s greatest indigenous art forms, reflecting our cultural and social history, is sure to create a nostalgic musical extravaganza with songs that burst from the songbooks. Eight incredible vocal artists take the stage with the Symphony, guiding audiences on a captivating and entertaining retrospective. These unforgettable tunes are sure to warm our audience’s hearts with songs from Kiss Me Kate, Cabaret, My Fair Lady, Fiddler On The Roof, Phantom of the Opera, The Wiz and more.

Location

FKCC | Tennessee Williams Theatre
5901 College Rd, Key West, FL 33040 (Map)

Contact Information

South Florida Symphony Ochestra

954-522-8445

www.southfloridasymphony.org/andthetonygoesto

AND THE TONY GOES TO…

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 7:30 PM - English

One of America’s greatest indigenous art forms, reflecting our cultural and social history. Unforgettable tunes from Kiss Me Kate, Cabaret, My Fair Lady, Fiddler on the Roof, Phantom of the Opera, The Wiz and more are sure to warm your heart.

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The Symphony tips our hat to Broadway in a spectacular homage to Tony Award-winning musicals for a night to remember.  One of America’s greatest indigenous art forms, reflecting our cultural and social history, is sure to create a nostalgic musical extravaganza with songs that burst from the songbooks.  Eight incredible vocal artists take the stage with the Symphony, guiding audiences on a captivating and entertaining retrospective.  These unforgettable tunes are sure to warm our audience’s hearts with songs from Kiss Me Kate, Cabaret, My Fair Lady, Fiddler On The Roof, Phantom of the Opera, The Wiz and more.

Location

Broward Center for the Performing Arts
201 SW 5th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale,, FL 33312 (Map)

Contact Information

South Florida Symphony Ochestra

954-522-8445

www.southfloridasymphony.org/andthetonygoesto

Frederic Rzewski - Solo Piano

Saturday, Apr 1, 2017 at 8:30 PM - English

The highly respected composer and virtuosic pianist Frederic Rzewski is recognized both for his innovative works and for his strong political convictions. A founding member of the groundbreaking improvisational collective MEV, Rzewski's pieces often bridge the gap between classical music and avant-garde jazz. Now based in Brussels, this major figure will make a rare appearance in the U.S. for a single Miami concert. Rzewski studied composition with Roger Sessions and Milton Babbitt, with composer Luigi Dallapiccola in Florence, Italy and with Elliot Carter in Berlin. In 1966 in Rome, Rzewski co-founded the seminal ensemble Musica Elettronica Viva (MEV) with fellow American composer-musicians Richard Teitelbaum and Alvin Curran.

"Mr. Rzewski, who at 78 is flinty and opinionated yet warm, is one of many great American composers whom a vast majority of America has never heard, or even heard of. But of that group, he may be the one with the most to say to us now."

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Location

Miami Dade County Auditorium On Stage Black Box
2901 West Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33135 (Map)

Contact Information

John Kramel

305-324-4337

www.tigertail.org

Untamed Spirit - Boca Raton

Sunday, Apr 2, 2017 at 5:30 PM - English

  • Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture
  • Peter Schickele: P.D.Q. Bach: of Concerto for Simply Grand Piano and Orchestra (Florida Premier)
    Shickele’s Fictitious 18th Century alter ego
    Jeffrey Biegel, piano
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E Minor

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The final Masterworks Series promises to be a memorable evening with Mendelssohn's popular Hebrides Overture opening the concert and Tchaikovsky's fateful 5th Symphony's brilliant fortissimos bring the season to a broad majestic finale.

Mendelssohn's music was quite revolutionary. Following Beethoven's footsteps in bridging the transition from the Classical tradition to the great Romantic experiment- his music was meant to be felt as much as heard.

The SFSO has joined an international consortium of orchestras by co-commissioning a work written for returning pianist Jeffrey Biegel by Composer/satirist Peter Schickele's fictitious 18th Century alter ego, PDQ Bach's Concerto for Simply Grand Piano and Orchestra. Colorado Symphony Orchestra shall premiere the work. Other distinguished Orchestras in the consortium include Finland's Jyvaskyla Sinfonia and the Austin Symphony among others.

Tchaikovsky's typical artistic balance and skillful orchestration, while not nationalistic, has a distinctive Russian flavor, and lifts the mood from sentimentality to romanticism.

Location

FAU | Kaye Auditorium
777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33431 (Map)

Contact Information

South Florida Symphony Ochestra

954-522-8445

www.southfloridasymphony.org/untamedspirit

Untamed Spirit - Key West

Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017 at 7:30 PM - English

  • Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture
  • Peter Schickele: P.D.Q. Bach: of Concerto for Simply Grand Piano and Orchestra (Florida Premier)
    Shickele’s Fictitious 18th Century alter ego
    Jeffrey Biegel, piano
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E Minor

Show more >>

The final Masterworks Series promises to be a memorable evening with Mendelssohn's popular Hebrides Overture opening the concert and Tchaikovsky's fateful 5th Symphony's brilliant fortissimos bring the season to a broad majestic finale.

Mendelssohn's music was quite revolutionary. Following Beethoven's footsteps in bridging the transition from the Classical tradition to the great Romantic experiment- his music was meant to be felt as much as heard.

The SFSO has joined an international consortium of orchestras by co-commissioning a work written for returning pianist Jeffrey Biegel by Composer/satirist Peter Schickele's fictitious 18th Century alter ego, PDQ Bach's Concerto for Simply Grand Piano and Orchestra. Colorado Symphony Orchestra shall premiere the work. Other distinguished Orchestras in the consortium include Finland's Jyvaskyla Sinfonia and the Austin Symphony among others.

Tchaikovsky's typical artistic balance and skillful orchestration, while not nationalistic, has a distinctive Russian flavor, and lifts the mood from sentimentality to romanticism.

Location

FKCC | Tennessee Williams Theatre
5901 College Rd, Key West, FL 33040 (Map)

Contact Information

South Florida Symphony Ochestra

954-522-8445

www.southfloridasymphony.org/untamedspirit

Untamed Spirit - Miami

Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017 at 7:30 PM - English

  • Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture
  • Peter Schickele: P.D.Q. Bach: of Concerto for Simply Grand Piano and Orchestra (Florida Premier)
    Shickele’s Fictitious 18th Century alter ego
    Jeffrey Biegel, piano
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E Minor

Show more >>

The final Masterworks Series promises to be a memorable evening with Mendelssohn's popular Hebrides Overture opening the concert and Tchaikovsky's fateful 5th Symphony's brilliant fortissimos bring the season to a broad majestic finale.

Mendelssohn's music was quite revolutionary. Following Beethoven's footsteps in bridging the transition from the Classical tradition to the great Romantic experiment- his music was meant to be felt as much as heard.

The SFSO has joined an international consortium of orchestras by co-commissioning a work written for returning pianist Jeffrey Biegel by Composer/satirist Peter Schickele's fictitious 18th Century alter ego, PDQ Bach's Concerto for Simply Grand Piano and Orchestra. Colorado Symphony Orchestra shall premiere the work. Other distinguished Orchestras in the consortium include Finland's Jyvaskyla Sinfonia and the Austin Symphony among others.

Tchaikovsky's typical artistic balance and skillful orchestration, while not nationalistic, has a distinctive Russian flavor, and lifts the mood from sentimentality to romanticism.

Location

Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

Contact Information

South Florida Symphony Ochestra

786-468-2000

www.arshtcenter.org

Untamed Spirit - Fort Lauderdale

Thursday, Apr 6, 2017 at 7:30 PM - English

  • Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture
  • Peter Schickele: P.D.Q. Bach: of Concerto for Simply Grand Piano and Orchestra (Florida Premier)
    Shickele’s Fictitious 18th Century alter ego
    Jeffrey Biegel, piano
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E Minor

Show more >>

The final Masterworks Series promises to be a memorable evening with Mendelssohn's popular Hebrides Overture opening the concert and Tchaikovsky's fateful 5th Symphony's brilliant fortissimos bring the season to a broad majestic finale.

Mendelssohn's music was quite revolutionary. Following Beethoven's footsteps in bridging the transition from the Classical tradition to the great Romantic experiment- his music was meant to be felt as much as heard.

The SFSO has joined an international consortium of orchestras by co-commissioning a work written for returning pianist Jeffrey Biegel by Composer/satirist Peter Schickele's fictitious 18th Century alter ego, PDQ Bach's Concerto for Simply Grand Piano and Orchestra. Colorado Symphony Orchestra shall premiere the work. Other distinguished Orchestras in the consortium include Finland's Jyvaskyla Sinfonia and the Austin Symphony among others.

Tchaikovsky's typical artistic balance and skillful orchestration, while not nationalistic, has a distinctive Russian flavor, and lifts the mood from sentimentality to romanticism.

Location

Broward Center for the Performing Arts
221 SW 3rd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312 (Map)

Contact Information

South Florida Symphony Ochestra

954-522-8445

www.southfloridasymphony.org/untamedspirit

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