Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on January 17, 2013
Miami-Dade County Parks hosts a family-style concert featuring South Florida’s swing music band "TK Blu." This live musical performance is part of the season’s expanded Noches Tropicales/Tropical Nights free concert series. 8 p.m. Country Village Park, 6550 NW 188 Ter., Hialeah. Free. Details: (305) 271-0812 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.
Reggae and alternative rock musician "Matisyahu" performs an acoustic performance of classic songs from his catalog, as well as new material from his recent release "Spark Seeker." 8:30 p.m. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Knight Concert Hall, Miami. $35-$99. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
MUSIC FOR KIDS
"Sunday Afternoons of Music for Children" presents the Amernet String Quartet in concert "Strings & Things," featuring variations of the "Happy Birthday" song by Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, and more. Each member shares stories of their instruments and children can enjoy them prior to the show. 3 p.m. Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $10 children. $12 others. Details: (305) 271-7150 or www.sundaymusicals.org.
DRIVE IN VIENNA
The Miami Symphony Orchestra performs "Ocean Drive in Vienna," featuring overtures, waltzes and dances. 7 p.m. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Knight Concert Hall, Miami. $34-$154. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
The Deering Estate at Cutler "Living Artist Concert Series" presents "Temperate Zones," featuring American violinist Charles Castleman. Featured works by Jose White y Lafitte; Pablo de Sarasate, UM composer; Lansing McCloskey, and Dohnányi’s piano quintet in C minor. 6:30 p.m. artist reception. 7:15 p.m. concert. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. $12 students. $25 others. Details: (305) 235-1668 ext. 233 or www.deeringestate.org.
The Chopin Foundation of the US presents a "Chopin Salon Concert" featuring pianist Ning An, winner of the 2000 National Chopin Piano Competition. 4 p.m. La Gorce Country Club, 5685 Alton Road, Miami Beach. Concert followed by wine and dinner reception. Free for members. $55 dinner for members. $100 others. Details: (305) 868-0624 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.chopin.org.