Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on March 26, 2009
The Miami String Project, a string-chamber orchestra with performers aged 12 to 17, performs. Their repertoire spans four centuries from classical and Baroque to more alternative styles of string performance including jazz and hip-hop. 7 p.m. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.
Fruit and Spice Park hosts 2006 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Artimus Pyle, legendary drummer from the popular rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, and the APB Band in concert. Noon-8 p.m. Redland Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Ave., Homestead. $35. Details: (305) 247-5727 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.
A VOICE OF CUBA
Xiomara Laugart brings her eclectic singing style to Miami. Her music has been described as both the essence of the old Cuba, with its rhythmic folk songs blended with today’s directness and clarity of voice. 8 p.m. Miami-Dade County Auditorium, 2901 W Flagler St., Miami. $25-$50. Details: www.ticketmaster.com.
Paul Posnak of the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music will be joined by the Boston Symphony’s principal cellist, Jules Eskin, and virtuoso clarinetist Ethan Sloane from the College of Fine Arts at Boston University in an evening of chamber music. The trio will perform works by Beethoven, Bruch and Brahms. 8 p.m. Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $30. Details: (305) 271-8449 or www.miamicivicmusic.org.
Fago singer Mariza performs with the Miami Pop Orchestra. 8 p.m. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $45-$95. Details: (305) 808-7446 ext. 301 or www.concertfla.org or www.arshtcenter.org.
The Alhambra Orchestra presents "Young Artists in Concert." Winners of a concerto competition for middle and high-school students perform Mendelssohn, Beethoven and Mozart. 2 p.m. Ransom-Everglades School, 3575 Main Hwy., Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 668-9260.
The Coral Gables Congregational Church hosts the Amici String Quartet. The group was formed in 1985 by four members of the Cleveland Orchestra and has appeared in concert series across the country. 7:30 p.m. Coral Gables Congregational Church, 3010 De Soto Blvd., Miami Beach. $25 adults, $10 students. Details: (305) 448-7421 ext. 33.