Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on November 29, 2012
Bebop artist, trumpeter and saxophonist Ira Sullivan performs in concert with the UM Frost Concert Jazz Band. 8 p.m. University of Miami Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Road, Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 284-2400 or www.miami.edu/frost.
JAZZ AT MOCA
Jazz at MOCA welcomes one of Haitian pianist, arranger and composer Mushy Widmaier for a free outdoor performance. Widmaier combines Haitian folk music with classical, jazz and contemporary sounds to create his own original interpretations. 8 p.m. Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Free. Details: (305) 893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org.
The Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra presents a dance-inspired program "Terence Blanchard Presents: A Concert of American Music" featuring Duke Ellington’s "Nutcracker Suite." The program also features Aaron Copland’s "Appalachian Spring," a ballet suite for 13 instruments; and two world premieres by Henry Mancini Composition Fellows, David Pegel "The Pilgrim" and Rafael da Lima de Piccolotto "Asa, Zóio e Matulão." Terence Blanchard hosts a pre-concert talk at 7:15 p.m. for young people involved in the institute’s community outreach program, HMI Outbound. 8 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $10 seniors and children. $15 others. Details: (305) 284-2400 or www.music.miami.edu/concerts.
CHOPIN FOR ALL
An annual "Chopin for All" free concert series presents two young American musicians, Jonah Kim on cello and Andrew Tyson on piano. They play duo and solo music of Chopin, Rachmaninoff and Piazzolla. 3 p.m. Granada Presbyterian Church, 950 University Drive, Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 868-0624 or email@example.com or www.chopin.org.
FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus Prestige Cultural Series presents "An Opera Matinee," featuring students of the FIU Opera workshop performing a variety of ensembles by world-renowned composers, directed by Robert Dundas. 4:30 p.m. reception to follow. Mary Ann Wolfe Theater FIU Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151st St., North Miami. $20. Details: (305) 919-5700 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.bbc.fiu.edu.