Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on November 17, 2011
PERLMAN AND PROTÉGÉS
The 2011/2012 Knight Masterworks Season/Ziff Classical Music Series presents "Perlman and Protégés: The Perlman Music Program," featuring violinist Itzhak Perlman and musicians from the Perlman Music Project performing chamber works by Schumann, Shostakovich and Mendelssohn. 8 p.m. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Knight Concert Hall, Miami. $50-$125. Details: www.arshtcenter.org.
VISIONS OF ORPHEUS
The Frost Opera Theater and program directors Alan Johnson and Dean Southern perform "Visions of Orpheus," the mythological tale of Orpheus, who charmed beasts and coaxed rocks and trees with his music to rescue his wife Eurydice from the Underworld. 7:30 p.m. Additional performances through Nov. 20. University of Miami, 1252 Memorial Drive, Clarke Recital Hall in the Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Coral Gables. Free admission with requited ticket. Details: (305) 284-4162 or www.music.miami.edu/concerts.
The Deering Estate Chamber Ensemble presents concerts intimately set in the historic Stone House Ballroom. Internationally acclaimed musicians collaborate with guest composers, artists and talented youth performers as part of the "Living Artist Concert Series." "Voices through the Oceans" features Italian guest Mezzo-Soprano Victoria Schneider Malipiero, performing works by Franz Schubert, Ludwig van Beethoven, Robert Schumann and Ricardo Malipiero. 6:30 p.m. meet-the-artist reception. 7:15 p.m. concert. Nov. 18. Additional performances through April 22, 2012. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Cutler Bay. $12 students. $25 others. Details: www.deeringestate.org.
The Frost Wind Ensemble performs Leonard Bernstein’s "Profanation" from Symphony No. 1, John Mackey’s "Harvest" and the premiere of Steven Bryant’s "Concerto for Wind Ensemble," commissioned by the US Air Force Band of Mid-America. 7:15 p.m. question and answer session with guest artists. 8 p.m. concert. Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $10 seniors. $15 others. Details: (305) 284-2400 or www.music.miami.edu/concerts.