South Beach Chamber Ensemble, performs a selection of South African arrangements and Mozart and Villa-Lobos string quartets. 4 p.m. at Miami Art Central, 5960 SW 57th Ave., South Miami. Details: (305) 455-3336 or www.miamiartcentral.org.
NEW PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
The Coral Ridge Concert Series features the New Philharmonic Orchestra, 50 musicians from the former Florida Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Albert George Schram. Mei Mei Luo will be the featured violin soloist. 7:30 p.m. at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church, 5555 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale. $20 and $25. Details: 1-800-987-9818 or www.crpc.org.
Musical group PALO! performs live Latin percussion and hot brass with vocals and heavy beats. 8 p.m. at Miami Art Central, 5960 SW 57th Ave., South Miami. Details: (305) 455-3336 or www.miamiartcentral.org.
Broward Center for the Performing Arts presents the Cleveland Orchestra with performances by Grammy-winning pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy and violinist Janine Jansen. Program features Walton's "Scapino," Tchaikovsky's suite from "Sleeping Beauty" and Elgar's Symphony No. 1. 8 p.m. at Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth St., Fort Lauderdale. $35-$100. Details: (954) 462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org.
Concert Association of Florida spotlights Dmitri Hvorostovsky with the Philharmonic of Russia. The program features Russian arias and Russian songs from the war years. 8 p.m. at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $75-$100. Details: Judy Drucker, (305) 808-744, www.gleasontheater.com or www.concertfla.org.