Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on February 14, 2013
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.
The Miami Jazz Society hosts a Valentine’s Day concert featuring the Wendy Pedersen Quartet. Noon-2 p.m. Southeast Financial Center, 200 S Biscayne Blvd., plaza, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 684-4564 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamijazzsociety.com.
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: (305) 668-9260 or www.alhambramusic.org.
Jazz Roots "Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane," a tribute concert headlines by drummer and Monk’s son T.S. Monk with vocalists Kevin Mahogany and Nnenna Freelon. The program also features the quartet of two-time Grammy-award winning tenor saxophonist Ernie Watts. 8 p.m. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Knight Concert Hall, Miami. $25-$130. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
Miami-born jazz pop vocalist Nicole Henry performs in concert for her new album release "So Good, So Right." 8 p.m. Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. $45. $125 VIP. Details: (800) 745-3000 or www.tickermaster.com or www.colonytheatremiamibeach.com.
Haitian-American classical violinist Daniel Bernard Roumain and members of the Detroit-based Sphinx Symphony Orchestra, and The Harlem Chamber Players, perform in "Filter." Together, this group of musicians play a mixture of classical works and urban contemporary music. 8 p.m. South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211th St., Cutler Bay. $10-$30. Details: (786) 573-5300 or www.smdcac.org.
Sunday Afternoons of Music presents violinist Chee-Yun Kim and pianist Alessio Bax in a program featuring Beethoven’s Sonata for Violin and Piano, No. 8 in G Major, Busoni’s Violin Sonata No. 2 in c minor, and Brahms’ Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 3 in d minor. 4 p.m. Maurice Gusman Concert Hall at UM, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $10 students. $30 seniors. $35 others. Details: (305) 271-7150 or www.sundaymusicals.org.
NY jazz group Birdland Big Band, directed by acclaimed drummer Tommy Igoe, presents "Live At Birdland." 7 p.m. South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211th St., Cutler Bay. $25-$45. Details: (786) 573-5300 or www.smdcac.org.
JAZZ AT WOLFSON
"Jazz at Wolfson Presents" features Hammond B-3 organist Lonnie Smith. Musician, composer, performer, and recording artist Lonnie Smith has been a master of the Hammond B-3 organ for more than five decades. He was immersed in gospel, blues, jazz, singing, and playing the trumpet in his teens in Buffalo, NY. In the late ’50s, music storeowner Art Kubera encouraged him to take up a Hammond organ, with which he found his musical voice. Noon. MDC Wolfson Campus Auditorium, 300 NE Second Ave., Room 1261, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 237-3930 or www.mdc.edu/main/jazzatwolfsonpresents.
The second annual "Virginia Key Grassroots Festival of Music & Dance" is a four-day festival featuring music on four stages, on-site camping, a sustainability fair and expo, a kids’ area, food, and Zen Village Area with healing arts, yoga and more. Musical highlights include Inner Circle, Rusted Root, MC Yogi, Suenalo, Spam Allstars,
Locos Por Juana, ArtOfficial and more. Feb. 21-24. Virginia Key Beach Park, 4020 Virginia Beach Drive, Virginia Key. $30-$35 single-day tickets. $50 ages 13-15 four-day pass. $100-$120 others four-day pass. Details: www.virginiakeygrassroots.com.