Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on November 3, 2011
As part of Festival Miami Lucie Arnaz performs "Latin Roots," a musical tribute to her roots and her father, Desi Arnaz. The concert is a mix in English and Spanish highlighting songs from Cole Porter, Irving Berlin and Johnny Mercer alongside Agustín Lara and Margarita Lecuona. Led by Broadway composer Ron Abel. 8 p.m. Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $20-$50. Details: (305) 284-2400 or www.music.miami.edu/concerts.
JAZZ MEETS GERSHWIN
The Frost School of Music closes its fall 2011 concert series with "Jazz Meets Gershwin," hosted by five-time Grammy-nominated entertainer Michael Feinstein. The concert pays tribute to George Gershwin with jazzy arrangements of Mr. Gershwin’s classical concert masterpieces including "Rhapsody in Blue," "Piano Concerto in F" and "An American in Paris" performed by the Frost School’s Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra and led by jazz trumpeter and film composer Terence Blanchard as artistic director. Also features Denyce Graves, mezzo soprano; Monica Mancini, vocalist; Mark O’Connor, violin; Dave Grusin, piano; and Shelly Berg, piano. 8 p.m. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Knight Concert Hall, Miami. $25-$130. Details: www.arshtcenter.org.
Frost Chamber Singers, Miami Bach Society and the Miami Art Museum collaborate on a multimedia presentation commemorating Sept. 11, 2001. Andrè Campra’s "Messe de Requiem (Requiem Mass), rarely performed choral/orchestral work, is paired with photographs by Joel Meyerowitz, the photographer granted exclusive access to Ground Zero in the months following the attacks. 8 p.m. St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 5690 N Kendall Drive, South Miami. $18 students. $30-$40 others. Details: (305) 284-4162 or www.miamibachsociety.org.