Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on February 7, 2013
The Philadelphia Orchestra with Yannick Nézet-Séguin as music director; Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, guest conductor and André Watts on piano perform in "The Emperor Concerto." Score includes works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms and Stokowski. Pre-concert talks are held for an inside look into the music, artists and composers featured in this performance. 7 p.m. at the Peacock Education in the Knight Concert Hall. 8 p.m. performance. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Knight Concert Hall, Miami. $50-$130. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
The St. Hugh Steinway concert series presents soprano María Antúnez and tenor Martin Nusspaumer performing in a classical concert. 8 p.m. St. Hugh Church, 3460 Royal Road, Miami. $20 and $40. Details: (305) 444-8363 or www.sthughconcerts.org.
Caribbean "Calypso’ musician McCartha Lewis, known as Calypso Rose, is acclaimed in Trinidad and Tobago and is most noted for her hit song "Fire in Meh Wire." In addition to performing this hit, the artist marks her Arsht Center debut with fan favorites from her 50-year career, including "Israel by Bus." 8:30 p.m. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Knight Concert Hall, Miami. $25-$65. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
The Miami Jazz Society concert series presents jazz vocalist Yvonne Brown with the Gary Thomas trio. 6-10 p.m. Miami Tower, 100 SE Second St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 684-4564 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamijazzsociety.com.
Two-time Grammy-Award winner and the 2008 Classic FM/Gramophone Artist of the Year, violinist Hilary Hahn performs. Program includes Bach’s Chaconne, Fauré’s Sonata No. 1, Corelli’s Sonata No. 4 in F Major as well as a selection of her own "In 27 Pieces: the Hilary Hahn Encores," a series of short-form compositions for violin created by 27 composers which Hahn herself commissioned. 8 p.m. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Knight Concert Hall, Miami. $50-$130. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
Cuban-born jazz musician Arturo Sandoval performs in a Valentine’s Day Concert at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. Guests can set up their own blankets and picnic baskets or reserve private tables including wine and a candlelit dinner provided by Macy’s Catering. The menu features hors d’oeuvres, a salad buffet, a meat carving station and desserts. 5:30 p.m. gates open. 7 p.m. concert. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables. Free for children 5 and under. $25 students. $60 members. $75 others. $150 VIP members. $175 others. Details: (305) 667-1651 ext. 3391 or www.fairchildgarden.org.
The Alhambra String Quartet presents a "Valentine’s Day Concert" with romantic classical and popular selections ranging from Haydn to The Beatles. 7:30 p.m. Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. $20 museum members. $30 others. Details:
The Alhambra Orchestra presents "February Festival," a classical concert conducted by Zoe Zeniodi. Ross Harbaugh performs the Elgar Cello Concerto. Program includes Dvorak’s Seventh Symphony and Mozart’s Don Giovanni Overture. 7 p.m. Ransom-Everglades School, 3575 Main Highway, Coconut Grove. Free. Details: (305) 668-9260 or www.alhambramusic.org.