Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on April 16, 2009
Il Furioso, an international collection of musicians who specialize in Italian Baroque music, celebrate Vizcaya’s Venetian connection with a program titled "Battaglia d’Amore." The performance will consist of early 17th-century music for voices, lutes and harpsichord. 7-8 p.m. Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, 3251 S Miami Ave., Miami. $30. Details: (305) 669-1376 or www.vizcayamuseum.org.
MOTHERS AND SONGS
Seraphic Fire, Miami’s professional vocal ensemble, presents a performance titled "Portrait of a Mother." The concert will explore the different musical interpretations of motherhood through the work of Bach, Vivaldi and others. 7:30 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 536 Coral Way, Coral Gables. April 19. 4 p.m. Miami Beach Community Church, 1620 Drexel Ave., Miami Beach. $30. Details: (866) 739-0010 or www.seraphicfire.org.
The City of Miami Beach hosts a free performance of Donizetti’s "Elixir of Love" by the Miami Lyric Opera. Opera-goers are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner, blankets and chairs to this outdoor performance. 6 p.m. North Shore Open Space, Collins Avenue and 81st St., North Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7577 or www.miamilyricopera.org.
The Jewish Museum of Florida hosts poet Robin Morgan and violinist Gil Morgenstern as they perform "Unspoken Chords: A Spiral Journey Through Art." The performance will chart personal and universal pilgrimages through music and voice. 7:30 p.m. Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 672-5044 or www.jewishmuseum.com.