Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on December 15, 2005
10th Dranoff International Two Piano Competition semifinals. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. through Tuesday at University of Miami Victor E. Clarke Recital Hall, Coral Gables. Tickets: $10 donation. Details: (305) 572-9900 or www.dranoff2piano.org.
The Klezmer band Traditions will perform harmonic renditions at a Chanukah concert. 7:30 p.m. at the Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Tickets: $18. Reservations: (305) 672-5044, Ext. 12.
CORAL RIDGE CONCERT
The Coral Ridge Concert series begins with the "Many Moods of Christmas," presented with a live nativity choir, orchestra and soloists. 7:30 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Saturday. Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church, 5555 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale. $20-$25. Details: (954) 491-1103 or www.crpc.org.
ARS FLORES SYMPHONY
Ring in the holidays with the Ars Flores Symphony Orchestra. Tchaikovsky and selections from "The Nutcracker Suite." 2 p.m., Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center, Nova Southeastern University, 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd., Davie. $10-$12. Details: (954) 942-4177.
OPERA ON THE RADIO
University of Miami’s student-run radio station will broadcast the Metropolitan Opera. Listeners can tune in to "Rigoletto," "Romeo et Juliette" and "Don Pasquale." 1:30 p.m. Saturdays through May. WVUM-FM 90.5. Details: www.wvum.org or www.operainfo.org.
JINGLE BALL CONCERT
Will Smith, Shakira, Ricky Martin, Chris Brown and Rihanna perform at the Y-100.7 Jingle Ball. Proceeds go to local charities. $40. BankAtlantic Center, 2555 Panther Parkway, Sunrise. Details: (954) 862-3286 or www.tickco.com.
The Florida Grand Opera presents "La Fille du Regiment," a story about an orphan named Marie raised by a French army regiment. Considered to be one of the best comic operas. Features Chen Reiss of the New Israeli Opera and John Osburn of the Florida Grand and Metropolitan operas. 7 p.m. $19-$150. Miami-Dade Auditorium, 2901 W. Flagler St., Miami. Details: 1-800-741-1010 or www.fpo.org.
Miami Lakes presents an evening of jazz and Latin music from a 10-piece band of horns, rhythm and percussion. The Mike Harvey Quintet, featuring Rick Krive, and the Circle Big Band, featuring Roberto Rodriguez, will perform. Seating is on the 18th fairway. Bring blankets or low-back chairs. Limited bleacher seating. Purchase picnic items at food station or bring your own. 4-8 p.m., Don Shula’s Hotel and Golf Club, 7601 Miami Lakes Dr., Miami Lakes. Free. Details: (305) 364-6100 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
VIZCAYA ORGAN CONCERT
Vizcaya Museum & Gardens presents organist Christopher Harrell in concert at 2 p.m. and the South Florida Youth Symphony Ensemble at 4 p.m. Museum admission, $5-$12. 3251 S. Miami Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 250-9133.
ECLECTIC HOLIDAY CONCERT
The Arts at St. John’s and St. John’s Church collaborate to create a diverse musical journey featuring local musicians and singers paying tribute to Christmas, Hanukkah and the diverse culture that is Miami. Also features the Brazilian Voices, a women’s choir. Free. 4 p.m. St. John’s Church, 4760 Pine Tree Dr., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 613-2325 or www.artsatstjohns.com.
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