Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on April 1, 2009
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., Coral Gables. $25 adults, $10 students. Details: (305) 448-7421 ext. 33.
The Cleveland Orchestra, conducted by Pinchas Steinberg with guest violinist Nikolaj Znaider, performs Brahms’ "Violin Concerto," Tchaikovsky’s "Symphony No. 4" and more. 8 p.m. Ends April 4. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
The Miami Symphony Orchestra hosts award-winning violinist Giora Schmidt during its "Discovery Series." Mr. Schmidt, accompanied by the orchestra, will perform pieces by such composers as Hahn, Mozart and Wagner. 8 p.m. Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. 8 p.m. April 5. Lincoln Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Details: www.miamisymphony.org.
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University hosts a string-quartet performance featuring artists from North, Central and South America. 3 p.m. Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 531-1001 or www.wolfsonian.org.
Miami Dade Colleges "Cultura Del Lobo" series brings Grammy award-winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis and his trio to Miami for an evening of eclectic jazz. Mr. Marsalis recently began Marsalis Music, allowing him to produce his own projects as well as those of the jazz world’s most promising artists. 8 p.m. Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E Flagler St., Miami. $18-$52. Details: (305) 237-3010 or www.mdc.edu/culture.
The Florida Grand Opera presents Metropolitan Opera Leading Bass-Baritone Bryn Terfel in concert with Metropolitan Opera Diva Sarah Coburn. The duo will be accompanied by a full orchestra conducted by Stewart Robertson. 8 p.m. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: www.fgo.org.
Folk musician Lenny Batista takes the stage in the April installment of the "Barnacle Under Moonlight" concert series. 7 p.m. The Barnacle Historic State Park, 3485 Main Hwy, Coconut Grove. $7 adults, $3 children aged six to nine. Details: (305) 442-6866 or www.thebarnacle.org.