Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on May 7, 2009
The Miami Jazz Society presents a performance by jazz vocalist Yvonne Brown. 7-10 p.m. Bank of America Tower, 100 SE 2nd Ave., Sky Lobby, Miami. Details: (305) 979-1510.
The Greater Miami Youth Symphony’s ensembles from across the county will come together for the end-of-year concert. More than 250 children, as well as the winner of the symphony’s concerto competition, will perform. Additionally, a piece by composer Fred Desena will be premiered by the orchestra. 3 p.m. Florida International University’s Wertheim Performing Arts Center, 10910 SW 17th St., Sweetwater. $15 adults, $7 students and seniors. Details: (305) 267-3002 or www.gmys.org.
The Center for Emerging Art’s ensemble will perform a collection of works by Mozart during a Mother’s Day concert. The afternoon will also feature activities for children and refreshments. 11 a.m. Nine Island, 9 Island Ave., Belle Isle. RSVP required. Details: (305) 538-2803 or www.centerforemergingart.org.
OPERA FOR ALL
The Florida Grand Opera presents a free performance for Mother’s Day. Cast members from the opera’s production of Puccini’s "Madame Butterfly" will perform selections from some of the world’s most-loved operas, accompanied by resident conductor Andrew Bisantz. 5 p.m. Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Details: www.fgo.org.