Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on May 2, 2013
BRAHMS FOR ALL
The Miami Symphony Orchestra presents "Brahms 4 All," a concert conducted by Eduardo Marturet and Philippe Entremont on piano. Program includes Brahms’ "Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor" and his "Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98." 8 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 Miami Bach Society closes its season with the Chameleon String Trio in concert featuring a program of Johann Sebastian Bach’s "Goldberg Variations" and an arrangement for string trio by Dmitry Sitkovetsky. 8 p.m. Danielson Gallery of the Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Free for students 18 and younger. $5 students and New World Symphony fellows. $30-$40 others. Details: (305) 669-1376 or www.miamibachsociety.org.
American rock band "A Day to Remember" performs with guests "Of Mice & Men." "A Day to Remember" hails from Ocala, Florida and was founded in 2003 by guitarist Tom Denney and drummer Bobby Scruggs, the band has released four studio albums, nine singles and eight music videos. 7:30 p.m. The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $30.50. Details: (305) 673-7300 or www.fillmoremb.com.
The Cypress String Quartet presented by Sunday Afternoons of Music performs. 4 p.m. UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $10 students. $30 seniors. $35 others. Details: (305) 271-7150 or www.sundaymusicals.org.
Friends of Chamber Music Miami presents the young Polish pianist Rafal Blechacz, who gained international renown from his sweep of all top prizes at the 15th International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw in 2005 at the age of 20. He is the first pianist ever to be awarded First Prize and the individual polonaise, mazurka, sonata, and concerto prizes. 8 p.m. Florida International University’s Wertheim Auditorium, 11200 SW Eighth St., Miami. $10 students. $35 others. Details: (305) 372-2975 or www.miamichambermusic.org.
The Greater Miami Symphonic Band presents the 16th annual "May Pops Concert" featuring Loras John Schissel. Schissel, senior musicologist at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC, composer, arranger and conductor of the Virginia Grand Military Band and Cleveland’s Blossom Festival Band and Orchestra returns to guest conduct the GMSB in marches, novelties and arrangements by Henry Fillmore. 8 p.m. UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $5 students and children 5 and older. $15 others. Details: (305) 273-7687 or www.gmsb.org.
Spanish singer-songwriter Alejandro Sanz performs vocals, guitar and piano following the release of his latest album "La Música No Se Toca." 8 p.m. American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $92-$118. Details: www.ticketmaster.com.