Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on October 30, 2008
The Jewish Museum of Florida hosts violinist Gil Morgenstern and pianist Donald Berman as they perform music by Beethoven, Schumann, Gershwin, John Harbison and John Cage. The music will accompany images of sculpted keys by Canadian artist Elma Johnston McKay. 7:30 p.m. 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 672-5044 or www.jewishmuseum.org.
THREE CAN TANGO
Grammy award-winning pianist and composer Pablo Ziegler and his trio bring their tango-fusion rhythms to Festival Miami. Mr. Ziegler is known for his creative, mood-invoking use of the piano and his classical influence. 8 p.m. Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $15-$30. Details: (305) 284-4940 or www.festivalmiami.com.
October’s free jazz concert at the Museum of Contemporary Art will feature vocalist and violinist Nicole Yarling. She has been performing for over 20 years while working in jazz, rock, R&B and experimental music. Ms. Yarling’s rich voice is complemented by masterful technical skill and her charismatic personality. 7:30 p.m. Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Details: (305) 893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org.
Seraphic Fire will recreate a New Orleans Jazz Funeral, incorporating jazz standards, traditional hymns, cajun ballads and the music of soul legends. From "Just a Closer Walk With Thee" to Randy Newman’s "Louisiana 1927," Seraphic Fire will walk the audience through the sorrows and joys of the post-Katrina Crescent City. 8 p.m. Miami Beach Community Center, 1620 Drexel Ave., Miami Beach. $30. Details: (305) 476-0260 or www.seraphicfire.org.
The Frost School of Music celebrates the life and work of Argentinean composer Alberto Ginastera. The Frost Symphony Orchestra will perform "Piano Concerto No. 1" while Argentinean soprano Virginia Correa Dupuy will sing the composer’s early songs accompanied by Frost School Dean Shelton Berg. 8 p.m. Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $15-$60. Details: (305) 284-4940 or www.festivalmiami.com.
Festival Miami’s closing night continues the celebration of composer Alberto Ginastera’s life. Frost School faculty will perform several of Mr. Ginastera’s arrangement while the Frost Chorale conducted by Joshua Habermann sings "Lamentations of the Prophet Jeremiah." The evening culminates with a performance of "Cantata para América Mágica," composed for a solo soprano singer and 53 percussionists. 8 p.m. Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $15-$60. Details: (305) 284-4940 or www.festivalmiami.com.