Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on June 2, 2011
Up and coming soprano Nadine Sierra performs works by Mozart, Debussy and Spanish composers. 7:30 p.m. Gusman Concert Hall at the University of Miami, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $35 adults. $30 seniors. $10 students. Details: (305) 271-7150 or www.sundaymusicals.org.
Experience the sounds of the 30-piece Miami Symphony Orchestra alongside Grammy Award-winning trio Dirty Vegas and DJ Michael Burian in "Synesthesia." This multi-sensory fusion of sounds and visuals will be held at the New World Center building, designed by Pritzker Architecture Prize-winning architect Paul Gehry. 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m. New World Center, 500 17th St., Miami Beach. $46-$175. Details: www.synevent.com.
The Miami Civic Music Association presents vocalist Rebecca Henriques in a program including songs by classic, contemporary and Spanish composers. 3 p.m. Gusman Concert Hall at the University of Miami, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $10 children and students. $20 others. Details: (305) 271-8449 or www.miamicivicmusic.org.
The Mainly Mozart Festival XVIII continues with a performance by the Amernet String Quartet accompanied by Jose Lopez on piano. 4:30 p.m. The Westin Colonnade, Coral Gables, 180 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. $20 single performance. $100 series. Details: (786) 468-2251 or www.miamimusicproject.org.
ALL THAT JAZZ
The Coral Gables Congregational Church begins its 26th Summer Concert Series with the Count Basie Orchestra. Legendary jazz artist William "Count" Basie founded the orchestra during the swing era when it performed in the early years of Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra. Most of its musicians remain those chosen by the late Mr. Basie himself. 8 p.m. Coral Gables Congregational Church, 3010 DeSoto Blvd., Coral Gables. $30-$50 single performance. $170-$240 series. Details: (305) 448-7421 or www.communityartsprogram.org.