Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on June 16, 2011
The Miami International Guitar Festival begins with classical guitarist Dr. Rene Gonzalez and jazz guitarist Tom Lippincott. 8 p.m. Ends June 18. Victor E Clarke Recital Hall at the University of Miami, 5501 San Amaro Drive, Coral Gables. $8 students. $15 others. $30 series. Details: (305) 284-2083.
The Miami International Guitar Festival continues with a classical guitar concert by Yovianna Garcia Alvarado and William Yelverton. Ms. Garcia Alvarado showcases original pieces of Puerto Rican guitar music. Mr. Yelverton plays award-winning songs. 8 p.m. Victor E Clarke Recital Hall at the University of Miami, 5501 San Amaro Drive, Coral Gables. $8 students. $15 others. $30 series. Details: (305) 284-2083.
The Miami International Guitar Festival concludes with the Miami Guitar Trio, comprised of University of Miami graduates Federico Bonacossa, Federico Musgrove Stetson and Alan Nguyen. They have performed throughout South Florida and were featured on NPR’s local station in a live concert and interview. Their first album is released in the fall of this year. 4 p.m. Victor E Clarke Recital Hall at the University of Miami, 5501 San Amaro Drive, Coral Gables. $8 students. $15 others. Details: (305) 284-2083.
The City of Doral hosts "A Tribute to Andrea Bocelli and Italy," a concert in collaboration with the opera studio of Manny Perez. Artists include recent Florida Grand Opera tenor Angelo Marchese along with Amy Ione Alvarado, Nathalie Avila, Betsy Diaz and Giselle Rios. 7 p.m. Ronald W. Reagan/Doral Senior High School, 8600 NW 107th Ave., Doral. Free. RSVP required. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.cityofdoral.com.
ROYALTY AND REVENGE
"Rigoletto," a mid-1800s opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi, is based on Victor Hugo’s play "The King’s Fool." Set in 16th century Mantua, Italy, Rigoletto is the duke’s jester and father of Gilda. Enraged over the Duke’s seducing of Gilda, Rigoletto hires assassin Sparafucile to avenge his family’s honor and tragedy follows. 8-10:30 p.m. Additional showings through June 26. Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. $25 students. $30 others. Details: www.miamilyricopera.com.