Stories with 'classical music' tag

IlluminArts Five Year Anniversary Party

We are thrilled to announce that the Five Year Anniversary Celebration of IlluminArts will take place on November 10, 2018 at the Mindy Solomon Gallery from 7:00-10:00PM. IlluminArts debuted on the Miami cultural scene on November 10, 2013. In our short history we have collaborated with prominent institutions in the community to tell stories through art and […]

/ November 1, 2018


Miami Music Festival: The Ghosts of Versailles

For the first time in Florida, Miami Music Festival proudly presents John Corigliano’s grand opera buffa, The Ghosts of Versailles. The spirits have come back to court; the court of Louis XVI that is! Marie Antoinette is upset about being beheaded, so her favorite playwright attempts to entertain her by continuing the adventures of his characters […]

/ June 25, 2018


La Rondine

La Rondine is an Italian comic opera set in mid-19th century Paris and the French Riviera. Created by Giacomo Puccini in 1916, it tells the love story between a woman from high society and a naïve younger man of lesser means. The story twists and turns through the tumultuous times of true love. Miami Music […]

/ June 25, 2018


Stravinksy’s Petrushka – MMF Concerto Competition Winners’ Concert with the MMF Orchestra

Featuring the MMF Concerto Competition Winners Joel Smirnoff, Conductor Each season, the Miami Music Festival hosts a symphony concert devoted entirely to winners of the MMF Concerto Competition. Multiple winners are featured as soloists alongside the MMF Orchestra for one movement of a standard concerto. This season, the winners will perform a concerto with the […]

/ June 25, 2018


Miami Music Festival Wagner Institute Die Walküre Act II with Concept, Set Design and Direction by Antoine Wagner Lohengrin Act II

The Miami Music Festival’s Wagner Institute advances Richard Wagner’s legacy of using an opera’s theatrics as part of the “total art” through innovations focused on technology,. This season, Wagner’s great-great-grandson, Antoine Wagner, makes his directorial debut, creating the concept, set design and direction for Act II of Die Walküre – the continuance of Wagner’s 4-opera […]

/ June 25, 2018


Shostakovich Symphony No. 10 – Miami Music Festival Orchestra

Shostakovich began his Symphony No. 10 only a few months after Joseph Stalin’s death. It has been rumored to be a musical portrait of the Communist dictator and to include many covert anti-Stalin protests, thus creating an intense score with brooding moments that eventually crash into a slower, calmer finale. The MMF Orchestra, conducted by […]

/ June 25, 2018


IlluminArts presents: A Female Force

IlluminArts presents “A Female Force,” a program inspired by the work of celebrated Cuban-American artist Ana Mendieta at the de la Cruz Collection on Thursday, April 26, 2018. Mendieta’s groundbreaking work was largely autobiographical and focused on themes of feminism, life, identity, place, and belonging. Her art provides a wealth of inspiration to be illuminated through a musical program focusing on arrangements by […]

/ April 5, 2018


Finding Ophelia

Discover Shakespeare’s most famous tragic heroine in Finding Ophelia! In this Salon-style performance, soprano Susana Díaz accompanied by Elaine Rinaldi at the piano, and actor Erynn Chapman explore Shakespeare’s tragic heroine in songs, readings and poems. The program includes the “Ophelia Lieder” by Brahms, “La Mort d’Ophelie” by Berlioz, “Chason D’Ophelie” by Chausson, the Ophelia […]

/ April 14, 2018


Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant

Orchestra Miami’s Nicklaus Children’s Family Fun Series concludes at 3 PM  on Sunday, March 25th with “Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant” and “ A Treeful of Monkeys”, two delightful and witty pieces for children performed by the chamber ensemble of Orchestra Miami and narrator. What do you get when you mix a tuba with a baboon? […]

/ March 14, 2018


Beethoven on the Beach

Orchestra Miami’s most popular annual event, Beethoven on the Beach,   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 Beethoven’s most beautiful yet least performed pieces, the Symphony N. 4 in B Flat Major, Op. 60 […]

/ February 26, 2018