Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on March 12, 2009
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra, led by Conductor and violinist Pinchas Zukerman, comes to Miami to perform musical masterpieces written by such composers as Stravinsky and Schumann. 8 p.m. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $15-$135. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
José Carreras, who together with Luciano Pavoratti and Plácido Domingo formed the "Three Tenors," comes to Miami for an unforgettable night of music. Mr. Carreras will perform a recital drawn from his personal repertoire of more than 60 operas and 150 recordings. 8 p.m. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $20-$175. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
THE ART OF ARNAZ
"Babalu-cy" comes to the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts to bring 20 of singer/songwriter Desi Arnaz’s most memorable songs alive again. The seven-piece band will perform such classics as "Babalu," "Cuban Pete," and "I Love Lucy." The heart of the show, however, focuses on Mr. Arnaz’s on-and-off-screen relationship with longtime television co-star Lucille Ball. March 13-April 19. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
Sunday Afternoons of Music presents a rare Saturday-evening performance by renowned British cellist Steven Isserlis. He will perform Schumann’s "Violin Sonata in A Minor No. 3" on a De Munck Stradivarius that was built in 1730. 7:30 p.m. Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $10-$40. Details: (305) 271-7150 or www.sundaymusicals.org.
FROM SPAIN AND CUBA
The Florida International University College of Art and Architecture hosts cutting-edge composers from Cuba and Spain exhibiting their latest work. Musical pieces will be performed by the college’s NODUS ensemble. 8 p.m. Spanish Cultural Center, 800 Douglas Road, suite 170, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 448-9677.
Shelley Berg, world-renowned jazz pianist and dean of the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music, will be joined by vocalist Carmen Bradford for a performance that will touch every aspect of jazz. 3 p.m. St. Martha Church, 9301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami Shores. $10. Details: (800) 595-4849 or www.stmartha.tix.com.