Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on October 4, 2012
Festival Miami opens with Leon Fleisher conducting the Frost Symphony Orchestra. The program ranges from Ludwig von Beethoven’s "Coriolan Overture," based on a tragic tale of Roman conquest, to Sergei Rachmaninoff’s sweeping "Symphony No. 2," evocative of the composer’s flight from his Russian homeland. The concert also features contest winner Anastasiya Naplekova, a current Frost School of Music student, who plays Beethoven’s "Fourth Concerto." 8 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $25-$65. Details: www.festivalmiami.com.
The South-Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center’s Cabaret Series presents "Latin Blues" with Pedro Alfonso and friends. 8:30 p.m. Additional performances through Oct. 6. South-Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211th St., Cutler Bay. $25-$30. Details: (786) 573-5300 or www.smdcac.org.
The Miami Jazz Society presents students from the New World School of the Arts performing live. 6-7 p.m. cash bar and snacks available. 7-10 p.m. performance. Miami Tower, 100 SE Second St., eleventh floor lounge, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 684-4564 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamijazzsociety.com.
JARABE DE PALO
Latin rock group "Jarabe De Palo" performs, led by Spanish singer, songwriter and guitarist Pau Donès. 8:30 p.m. Miami-Dade County Auditorium, 2901 W Flagler St., Miami. $35-$75. Details: (305) 547-5414 or www.jarabedepalo.com or www.ticketmaster.com.
Friends of Chamber Music Miami presents pianist Anton Kuerti, in an all-Beethoven program including Piano Sonata No. 32, Op. 111, Beethoven’s last sonata, and the composer’s final work for piano, Six Bagatelles, Op 126. 8 p.m. Coral Gables Congregational Church, 3010 DeSoto Blvd., Coral Gables. $10 students. $35 others. Details: (305) 372-2975 or www.miamichambermusic.org.