Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on April 8, 2004
SONGS AND STORIES
Grammy Award winners Melissa Manchester and Paul Williams will perform a repertoire of songs they originally wrote for artists such as Frank Sinatra, Barbara Streisand, The Carpenters and others. 7:30 p.m. at Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Au-Rene Theater, 201 SW 5th Ave., Fort Lauderdale. $20-$50. Details: (954) 462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org.
The Florida Grand Opera will conclude its season with Puccini’s last opera, Turandot, based on a fairy-tale story of a young prince that has entered a contest to marry Princess Turandot that may lead to his death if he does not succeed. 8 p.m. April 14, 17, 20 and 23; 2 p.m. April 25 at Miami-Dade County Auditorium, 2901 W. Flagler St. 8 p.m. April 29, April 30 and May 1 at Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. $19-$145. Details: (800) 741-1010 or www.fgo.org.
MUSIC AT MOCA
The Museum of Contemporary Art will present an afternoon of art songs performed by members of the Florida Grand Opera’s Young Artist Studio as part of its musical series. The works of Debussy, Schubert, Ibert and others will be performed. 2 p.m. at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Free. Reservations recommended. Details: (305) 893-6211.