Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on January 16, 2003
BACH AT LEIPZIG
Set in Leipzig, Germany in 1722, this play is about composers competing for the organist position at St. Thomas Church. All hell breaks loose in this Baroque comedy as court manners give way to backstabbing antics in a hysterical audition process. Through Jan. 19. Wed.-Sat. 8 p.m.; Sun. 7 p.m. Florida Stage, 262 S. Ocean Blvd., Manalapan. Tickets: $33 on Wednesdays and Thursdays, $35 on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Details: (561) 585-3433.
FLEISCHMAN AND FRIENDS
Acclaimed viola soloist and pedagogue Richard Fleischman will be enjoyed by colleagues from the New World School of the Arts and other artists from Bach’s "Bradenburg" Concerto no. 6, Brahm’s two songs for alto and viola, and other works. 7:30 p.m., Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Free with museum admission. Details: (305) 673-7530.
"Old Japanese Tunes", performed by Yumiko Endo Schlaffer, harpist and Marisela Sager, flutist of the New World Symphony. 7 p.m. at the Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Free. Details: (305) 673-7530.
The Florida Philharmonic presents "Romantic Piano", selections from Liszt, Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff, with John Novacek on piano and Bruce Hangen as conductor. 8 p.m at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, 2855 Coral Springs Dr., Coral Springs. Tickets run $29-$60. Details: (800) 226-1812.
Gulfstream’s weekend concert series returns with the largest slate of musical acts and amenities, and the same low price of $5 including admission, parking, racing program and $2 betting voucher. Concerts run every weekend through April 20, 2:30 p.m. Gulfstream Park, on US-1 between Ives Dairy Road and Hallandale Beach Blvd., Hallandale. Details: (954) 457-6945.
AFTERNOONS OF MUSIC
Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs hosts Sunday Afternoons of Music. 4 p.m. at Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gabeles. Tickets $35; students $10. Details: (305) 271-7150.
ROSA LA CHINA
Sociedad Pro Arte Grateli presents the Cuban zarzuela "Rosa La China", through Jan. 26. Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium, 2901 W. Flagler St., Miami. $12-$35. Details: (305) 547-5414, ext.0
SUNDAY AFTERNOON LIVE
The City of North Miami hosts entertaining afternoons featuring live singers, comedians and impressionists. This month’s show will feature the sounds of the Jerry Brock Band and guest comedian, impressionist and vocalist Luke Salem. Doors open at 1 p.m., show time 2 p.m. at the Gwen Margolis Community Center, 1590 NE 123 St., North Miami. $2. Details: (305) 893-3771.