Stories with 'new world symphony' tag

How one musician is helping bring another MTT vision to life

John Wilson is a fourth-year Piano Fellow at New World Symphony. (📸: Ezequiel Williams) MEET THIS LOCAL: John Wilson is a fourth-year Fellow at New World Symphony. He’ll play two solo piano showpieces on April 20 for NWS’s presentation of Michael Tilson Thomas’s (aka MTT) orchestral concert, Carnegie Hall Preview: MTT’s Playthings of the Wind. […]

/ April 10, 2019

Conductor conductor, what’s your function?

Dean Whiteside, Conductor Fellow at New World Symphony Alexa Caravia We’ve all seen an orchestral conductor doing their thing on stage. They seem kinda important, right? After all, they are right in front, leading the music, and even bow to the audience after a performance. So what, exactly, do they do? To find out, we […]

/ January 24, 2019

The best places to catch a concert in Miami

We’ve only got a few left, but we’re holding on to ’em real tight.

/ June 19, 2017

How New World Symphony Fellows are challenging the classical concert experience

New World Symphony’s latest performance, “Dimensions,” is turning classical music stereotypes on their heads.

/ March 19, 2017

What you need to know to go to New World Symphony with us

Because it’s time we take Miami’s symphonies and orchestras in account when we talk our live music scene.

/ March 8, 2017

When classical meets the club

The New World Symphony wants you to get crunk to classical music.

/ February 23, 2017

Our local theater scene has been neglected. That’s changing.

Live theater has long lagged behind all the other performing arts locally. But Miami Beach is making a big bet on it in 2017.

/ January 31, 2017

Let’s make a Miami symphony together.

The New World Symphony is turning the sounds of Miami into a city symphony. And they need your help.

/ January 31, 2017

The 2016 resolution redux: Howard Herring thinks the best is yet to come in Miami’s music scene

But he says there’s a lot more experimenting to do.

/ December 22, 2016

Behind the music

If instruments could talk, the ones at New World Symphony would tell tales that span long histories — from surviving WWII, to playing with generations of renowned musicians. We went backstage to learn their untold stories.

/ January 12, 2016