Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on April 9, 2009
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 6-9. Details: (305) 442-6866 or www.thebarnacle.org.
The "DWNTWN Concert Series" concludes its inaugural season with a performance by Latin-jazz band "Conjunto Progreso" with a special performance by Arturo Sandoval. 5:30 p.m. Bayside Park, 301 N Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 672-5202 or www.miamidda.com.
"Oriente" performs in the first installation of the "Downtown Jazz" series. Formed in 1993 by Cuban-born guitarist Egidio Balzola, the Afro-Cuban jazz band mixes Afro-Cuban music with Brazilian- and New-Orleans jazz with other sounds. 7-10 p.m. Bank of America tower, 100 SE 2nd Ave., Sky Lobby, Miami. Details: (305) 423-4920.
FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE
The National Philharmonic of Russia comes to Miami to perform works by Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky and other notable Russian composers. The orchestra, which is said to be composed of Russia’s "instrumental elite," will be led by conductor Vladimir Spivakov and will feature award-winning violinist Mayuko Kamio. 8 p.m. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.