Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on February 18, 2010
The Orchestra Miami Chamber Ensemble performs a cabaret-style concert of Latin music as part of the Música de Siempre Lobby Series, which allows audience members to interact with performers in the intimate space. 7:30 p.m. Miami-Dade County Auditorium, 2901 W Flagler St., Miami. $15. Details: (305) 547-5414 or www.ticketmaster.com.
Florida Grand Opera presents Rossini’s "The Barber of Seville," which follows Seville’s famous barber Figaro as he devises a plan to help Count Almaviva rescue the beautiful Rosina from her captor, the evil Dr. Bartolo. 7 p.m. Additional show times through Feb. 28. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Tickets $27.75-$253.75. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
Florida International University’s Symphonic Wind Ensemble and the NODUS Ensemble plan a concert of new music featuring guest composer and Pulitzer Prize winner Bernard Rands. 7:45 p.m. Meet the artist. 8 p.m. Concert. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center, 10910 SW 17 St., Sweetwater. $5-$15. Details: (305) 348-0496 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.carta.fiu.edu.
FROST FOR FREE
The University of Miami’s Frost Symphony Orchestra performs a free concert featuring Rimsky-Korsakov’s "Scheherazade," Bartok’s "Miraculous Mandarin Suite," and the world premier of Thomas Sleeper’s song cycle "Xenia." Tenor John Duykers is to accompany the orchestra. 8 p.m. Maurice Gusman Concert Hall at the University of Miami, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. Details: www.music.miami.edu.
PLAYING THE BLUES
Grammy Award-winning Delta blues great David "Honeyboy" Edwards, one of the last original acoustic Delta blues players, performs live for one night only. 8:30 p.m. Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. $35. Details: (305) 545-8546 or www.tigertail.org.
A collaboration of eight New York musicians, Metropolitan Klezmer performs a concert in Miami. Their style honors traditional Jewish klezmer music with a repertoire including original works. 3 p.m. St. Martha church, 9301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $10-$20. Details: www.saintmartha.tix.com.
The New World School of the Arts Symphony Orchestra and Concert Choir perform excerpts from Handel’s "Judas Maccabeus" and Elgar’s "Enigma Variations." 7:30 p.m. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Tickets $10-$20. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.