Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on December 11, 2008
This open-air concert on the Barnacle’s lawn is a seasonal treat for the whole family. Listen to your favorite holiday music under the Miami moon, sing along with Beverly Coulter and celebrate Miami’s multicultural heritage. 6-9 p.m. The Barnacle, 3485 Main Hwy., Coconut Grove. $10. Details: (305) 442-6866.
THE FIRST 50 YEARS
The Adrienne Arsht Center hosts a performance in honor of the musical movement that became known as Bossa Nova, a genre that emerged onto the international scene from Brazil. This performance stars three of the genre’s best; guitarist and producer Oscar Castro-Neves, Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Ivan Lins and singer/pianist Eliane Elias. 8 p.m. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami. $25-$125. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
Alliance Française hosts French singer Annie Royer in a show about legendary-vocalist Edith Piaf. The show relives Ms. Piaf’s life through song including her Oscar-winning performance in "La Vie en Rose." 7 p.m. Alliance Française, 618 SW 8th St., Miami. $15 members, $20 others. Details: (305) 859-8760 or www.afmiami.org.
The Miami International Piano Festival hosts Croatian born-pianist Kemal Gekic for an afternoon of classical music from history’s most well-known composers including Liszt, Chopin, Rachmaninoff and others. 4 p.m. Steinway Piano Gallery, 4104 Ponce De Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. $40. Details: (305) 935-5115 or www.miamipianofest.com.
Enjoy holiday music performed on Vizcaya’s historic pipe organ. 4-5 p.m. Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, 3251 S Miami Ave., Miami. Free with admission. Details: (305) 860-8435 or www.vizcayamuseum.org.
AN AFTERNOON OF PIANO
The University of Miami hosts award-winning pianist Shai Wosner for the December installment of Sunday Afternoon of Music. Mr. Wosner was born in Israel in 1976 and has studied in Tel Aviv and the Juilliard School. 4 p.m. Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $10 students, $32 seniors, $40 others. Details: (305) 358-5885 or www.sundaymusicals.org.