Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on February 28, 2013
The Miami Bach Society presents the "Tropical Baroque Music Festival XIV: Reflections of Italy." Highlights include "I Vitruosi delle Muse," a group known for their distinctive interpretations on original instruments of Italian and German music of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. "Poème Harmonique" from France presents "Venezia," directed by Vincent du Mestre in a performance pairing Monteverdi’s madrigals on the torments of love with light, witty works by Francesco Manelli. Also featuring the Royal Fireworks Music concert by Brass Miami with real fireworks. 7 & 8 p.m. concerts. Locations vary. Free for students 18 and under. $5 college and graduate students. $35-$45 others. $50-$75 Brass Miami fireworks performance. Details: (305) 669-1376 or www.miamibachsociety.org.
FIU Opera Theater presents George Frideric Handel’s "Agrippina," featuring the FIU Symphony Orchestra in a three-act opera of love, lust and intrigue in ancient Rome. 7:30 p.m. March 1 and 2. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center, 10910 SW 17th St., Miami. $5-$15. Details: (305) 348-0496 or www.livethearts.com.
VIOLIN & COMEDY
Cuban musician Pedro Alfonso and his group of musicians perform "Violin and Comedy" as part of his world music series. 8:30 p.m. March 1. 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. March 2. South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211th St., Cutler Bay. $25-$30. Details: (786) 573-5300 or www.smdcac.org.
The Miami Bach Society’s 2012-13 "Ciao Bach" season presents jazz musician, Grammy Award nominee and University of Miami music school dean Shelly Berg in concert. 8 p.m. Riviera Presbyterian Church, 5275 Sunset Drive, Coral Gables. Free for students up to age 18. $5 college and graduate students. $30-$45 others. Details: (305) 669-1376 or www.miamibachsociety.org.
The 20th annual 9 Mile Music Festival is an all-day music festival featuring a wide variety of international foods, and an arts & crafts marketplace. Live performances by The Marley Brothers, 2 Chainz, Future, Mavado, Machel Montano, Patrice Roberts, and more. Gates open at 2 p.m. Virginia Key Beach Park, 4020 Virginia Beach Dr., Key
Biscayne. $49.62 general admission. $166.25 VIP. Details: (305) 740-7344 or www.9milemusicfestival.com.
The Ehnes String Quartet presents works by Barber, Shostakovich, Ravel and Hugo Wolf. 4 p.m. St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 14260 Old Cutler Road, Palmetto Bay. $10 students. $35 others. Details: (305) 372-2975 or www.miamichambermusic.org.
The South Florida Youth Symphony presents "Celebrating Women Composers," a concert featuring symphony alumnus Marsha Chusmir Shapiro. 4 p.m. Lou Rawls Theatre at Florida Memorial University, 15800 NW 42nd Ave., Miami Springs. $15. Details: (305) 238-2729 or www.sfys.net.
The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra performs from the Streisand songbook with Keith Lockhart conducting and Ann Hampton Callaway on vocals. To kick off the evening, Mr. Lockhart leads the orchestra in other music from Ms. Streisand’s musical life as well as a tribute to the music of the late Marvin Hamlisch. 7:30 p.m. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Knight Concert Hall, Miami. $50-$125. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.