Calendar Of Events Highlights
Written by Miami Today on January 11, 2008
In celebration of Casa Ricordi’s 200th anniversary, Orchestra Miami presents Ricordi Opera Gala. The gala-benefit includes performances by Metropolitan Opera stars, Orchestra Miami and Civic Chorale of Greater Miami. Proceeds benefit Orchestra Miami and University of Miami’s Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music. 8 p.m. Jan. 19. Miami-Dade County Auditorium, 2901 W Flagler St., Miami. RSVP by Jan. 10. $18-$25,000. Details: (305) 274-2103 or www.orchestramiami.org.
Jackson Memorial Foundation presents Golden Angels Gala. The gala-fundraiser for Jackson Memorial Hospital includes a cocktail reception, dinner, entertainment, live and silent auctions. 7 p.m. Jan. 26. UM/Jackson Memorial Medical Center, 1611 NW 12th Ave. RSVP required. $600-$25,000. Details: (305) 355-4999 or www.jmf.org.
Baptist Health Foundation presents Mariners Hospital Bougainvillea Ball. 6 p.m. Jan. 26. Cheeca Lodge & Spa, 81801 Overseas Hwy., Mile Marker 82, Islamorada. $200-$5,000. Details: (305) 434-1665.
NEW WORLD SYMPHONY
New World Symphony presents Pastoral Pleasures: Beethoven’s Sixth Symphony with conductor Donald Runnicles and violinist James Ehnes. The concert includes music by Beethoven, Strauss and Walton. 8 p.m. Jan. 26. Carnival Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $19-$103. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.carnivalcenter.org.
Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts presents Paquito D’Rivera Quintet. 8 p.m. Feb. 2. 174 E Flagler St., Miami. $25-$50. Details: (305) 374-2444 or www.gusmancenter.org/events.
Museum of Contemporary Art presents its fifth annual fundraiser: POP 8½ La Dolce Vita. The event includes food, music and silent auction. 8 p.m. Feb. 9. 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. $150-$175. Details: (305) 893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org.