Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on November 27, 2003
Mexican vocalist Lila Downs and musicians perform at 8 p.m., Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E. Flagler St., Miami. Ms. Downs has emerged as a world-music star in the past year with a cameo appearance in the film "Frida" and a live performance at the Academy Awards. Tickets $18-$32. Details: (305) 237-3010.
Verdi’s "La Traviata" is one of opera’s most beloved masterpieces. Presented by the Florida Grand Opera, the production is directed by soprano Renata Scotto. Leah Hunt and Jorge Antonio Pita sing the lead roles of Violetta Valery and Alfredo Germont. 7 p.m. at Miami-Dade County Auditorium, 2901 W Flagler St., Miami. Tickets $19-$135. Details: (800) 741-1010.
BASS MUSEUM CONCERT SERIES
"La Corda Ensemble," welcomes pianist Michael Gurt who performs Brahms Violin Sonata in A Major, and Dvorak’s rousing Quintet in A Major. 2 p.m. at 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. $15 members, $20 non-members includes concert admission and refreshments. Details: (305) 673-7530 ext. 1015.
The Hurricane Honeys quartet from the Goldcoast Chorus of Sweet Adelines will perform 7 p.m. at The Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 445-1926, or www.biltmorehotel.com
COLE PORTER MUSICAL
New World School of the Arts presents Cole Porter’s "Anything Goes" 7:30 p.m. at Louise O. Gerrits Theater, 25 NE Second St. (eighth floor), downtown Miami. Opening-night fundraiser Dec. 5, $30. Other performances (please call for dates and times) $12 adults, $5 students and seniors. Details: (305) 237-3135.
The Greater Miami Symphonic Band celebrates its silver-anniversary season with the appearance of Alfred Reed, who conducts his "Russian Christmas Music," and Ney Rosauro, professor of percussion at the University of Miami, who performs his "Concerto for Marimba and Concert Band." 8 p.m. at Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. Tickets: $4-$8. Details: (305) 273-7687.