Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on April 7, 2011
Latin Grammy Award-winning bassist Eddie Gomez joins Florida International University’s Jazz Faculty Quartet in concert. Benefits the university’s School of Music. 7:30 p.m. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center at Florida International University, 10910 SW 17th St., concert hall, Tamiami. $10-$25. Details: (305) 348-0496 or http://music.fiu.edu.
Maryel Epps performs as part of the B Bar at The Betsy Hotel weekly jazz series. 9 p.m. B Bar at The Betsy South Beach, 1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. No cover or minimum. Details: (305) 760-8288 or www.thebetsyhotel.com.
Known as Salvatore Romano on "Mad Men," Bryan Batt showcases his musical talent as part of the "Prelude By Barton G Presents" performance series. In addition to his acting career, Mr. Batt has held leading roles in Broadway hits like "Beauty and the Beast" and "Sunset Boulevard." 8:30 p.m. April 8 and 9. Barton G. at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Ziff Ballet Opera House, Miami. $45-$155. Details: (305) 357-7900 or www.preludebybartong.com.
Enjoy arias and duets from popular operas in the lush tropical surroundings of The Kampong. Performed by emerging vocalists. Followed by a wine and cheese reception. 6:15 p.m. gates open. 7 p.m. concert begins. The Kampong, 4013 S Douglas Road, Coconut Grove. $50. Details: http://kampongevents.ntbg.org.
Violinist Alexander Markov, winner of the International Paganini Competition, performs with Paul Posnak. 7:30 p.m. Church of Saint Martha, 9301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami Shores. $10-$20. Details: (800) 595-4849 or www.saintmartha.tix.com.
Six years after its debut at Carnegie Hall, Michael Tilson Thomas’s "The Thomashefskys: Music and Memories of a Life in the Yiddish Theater" is performed in its final engagement. Performed by Mr. Tilson, four performers and a 30-piece orchestra, the story depicts the life of Mr. Tilson’s grandparents Bessie and Boris Thomashefsky. The two Eastern European immigrants played major roles in the development of American Yiddish theatre. 7:30 p.m. Additional performances 7:30 p.m. April 15 and 16 and 2 p.m. April 17. New World Center, 500 17th St., Miami. $25 and up. Details: (305) 428-6748 or www.nws.edu.
Isabelle Durin and Michaël Ertzscheid perform a piano and violin recital of Hebrew melodies of the Romantic Era. "Romantisme Hebraïque" features French and Yiddish works, seeking to preserve the voice of the Jewish shtetl. 7:30 p.m. Temple Emanu-El, 1701 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $15 members. $18 general admission. Details: (305) 859-8760 or www.afmiami.org.