Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on February 4, 2010
R&B singer/songwriter Ne-Yo, whose top-ten hits include "Miss Independent," "So Sick" and "Closer" performs. 8 p.m. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $35-$65. Additional performances 8 p.m. Feb. 6 and 2 p.m. Feb. 7. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
The Delray String Quartet performs a concert entitled "Russian Winters to Broadway Blues" featuring selections by Gershwin, Haydn and Glazunov. In addition, violinist and New World School of the Arts professor Richard Fleischman will lecture on the music 30 minutes prior to the concerts, including entertaining anecdotes and secret scandals of the composers. 7:30 p.m. St. Thomas Episcopal Parish, 5690 N Kendall Drive, Coral Gables. $20. Details: (561) 213-4138 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.delraystringquartet.com.
Local young musicians perform chamber-music vignettes at the historic Stone House Ballroom at Deering Estate. 7-9 p.m. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. $15. Details: www.deeringestate.org.
Austrian pianist Marcus Gottschlich and a guest performer present a concert entitled "Jazz in Full Color." 7 p.m. Steinway Piano Gallery, 4104 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 774-9878 or www.steinwayshowrooms.com.
The Jewish Museum presents a concert organized and led by South Florida clarinetist Paul Green on "Music and Poetry of Lincoln’s Time," which includes a narration on Lincoln’s ties with the Jewish people, popular music from Lincoln’s time, musical tributes to the former president and a recitation of Emma Lazarus’ poem inspired by Lincoln that is inscribed on the Statue of Liberty. In addition, a selection of patriotic songs written by Jewish-American composers in the first half of the 20th century will be played, concluding with an arrangement from Aaron Copland’s "A Lincoln Portrait" by the Florida International University Wind Ensemble. 7:30 p.m. Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $18 for members. $25 for nonmembers. Details: (305) 672-5044 ext. 3175 or www.jewishmuseum.com.