Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on January 20, 2011
Pianist Kemal Gekic and violinist Ida Haendel perform a benefit concert for Florida International University’s School of Music. 7:30 p.m. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center at Florida International University, 11200 SW Eighth St., Tamiami. $10-$25. Details: (305) 348-0496 or www.music.fiu.edu.
American jazz greats Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock and Jack Dejohnette perform as part of the "Jazz Roots" concert series. 8 p.m. John S. and James L. Knight
Concert Hall, Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $25-$130. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
FEEL THE FUNK
Batuke Samba Funk Bank and dancers Capoeira Abolicao and Mestre Delei put on a free performance as part of the Miami Beach Arts in the Parks series. 3 p.m. Jan. 22. North Shore Open Space Park, Collins Avenue and 81st Street, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7577 or www.miamibeachfl.gov.
Florida Grand Opera presents Offenbach’s French opera "The Tales of Hoffman." In it, Hoffman entertains friends in a tavern with tales of his three past loves. In the end, his opera-singer love Stella returns to find Hoffman in a drunken stupor and departs on the arm of his archenemy Lindorf. 7 p.m. Additional performances 8 p.m. Jan. 25, 8 p.m. Jan. 28, 2 p.m. Jan. 30, 8 p.m. Feb. 2 and 8 p.m. Feb. 5. Sanford and Dolores Ziff Ballet Opera House at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $25-$254. Details: (305) 854-7890 or www.fgo.org.
Musical group Spanish Brass performs "A Brilliant Brass Bouillabaisse: Masterpieces by Albeniz, Granados, Paquito d’Rivera, Jobim and Duke Ellington." 8 p.m. Cuban Hebrew Congregation, 1701 Lenox Ave., Miami Beach. $10-$30. Details: (800) 595-4849 or www.cubanhebrew.tix.com.
University of Miami music students and faculty perform the music of Grammy Award-winner Libby Larsen as part of the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation Distinguished Visitors Series. 7 p.m. Maurice Gusman Concert Hall at the University of Miami, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 284-4940 or www.music.miami.edu.