Archive for 2009

January Events

January 31

Florida Grand Opera
Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor
Eglise Gutierrez, …

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Tue Dec 29, 2009
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Top 10 Performances of 2009

This year’s South Florida Classical Review top ten list is a …

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Thu Dec 24, 2009
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Last-minute lineup saves the day for Friends of Chamber Music


As the audience at Gusman Concert Hall listened to a performance …

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Tue Dec 22, 2009
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Seraphic Fire’s intimate take on “Messiah” well suited to All Saints


Seraphic Fire’s Messiah has quickly become a Christmas tradition in South …

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Mon Dec 21, 2009
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Isabel Bayrakdarian showers her luxuriant voice on Gusman Hall

The Armenian-Canadian soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian brought to the University of Miami’s …

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Mon Dec 21, 2009
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With Zukerman and Forsyth as star power, Israel Philharmonic shines with warmth and elegance


Violinist-conductor Pinchas Zukerman, one of the stars to emerge from Israel’s …

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Thu Dec 17, 2009
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Pianist Giltburg proves most in synch with the 20th century


Judging from his recital Sunday in Coral Gables, the young Russian-Israeli …

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Mon Dec 14, 2009
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Tempest Trio creates electrifying storm at Four Arts in Palm Beach


The Tempest Trio offered an afternoon of bracing, high-wire chamber music …

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Mon Dec 14, 2009
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Zukerman and Forsyth, partners on stage and off


Many wives learn to tolerate their husbands’ irritating habits. And then …

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Sun Dec 13, 2009
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Soloists take flight in Palm Beach Opera’s Beethoven Ninth


It was unusual enough for the Palm Beach Opera to open …

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Sat Dec 12, 2009
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Seraphic Fire presents sacred, refreshingly retro Christmas program

The atmosphere was medieval, dark and lit only by candles. From …

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Fri Dec 11, 2009
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Seraphic Fire to launch new Christmas series tonight


When you think of a Christmas concert, what may come to …

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Thu Dec 10, 2009
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James Judd returns to Broward Center in triumphant “Messiah”


James Judd, a bit grayer but still an energetic presence on …

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Sun Dec 06, 2009
at 11:50 pm
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Vanskä leads New World Symphony in performances of bracing power and flexibility


The conductor Osmo Vänskä, a product of Finland’s white-hot classical music …

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Sat Dec 05, 2009
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Delray String Quartet displays grace and energy in Coral Gables debut

The Palm Beach County-based Delray String Quartet began an ambitious program …

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Sat Dec 05, 2009
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Seraphic Fire to tour Mexico next spring


The Miami choir Seraphic Fire announced Wednesday it will go on …

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Thu Dec 03, 2009
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At a time of cutbacks, a Florida string quartet expands to three counties

On a quiet street in Davie, in a living room crammed …

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Sun Nov 29, 2009
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December Events

December 21

Friends of Chamber Music
Elmar Oliviera, violinist; Andres Cardenas, …

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Sat Nov 28, 2009
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After eight years, James Judd returns to Florida podium to conduct “Messiah”


The converted garage in the home off Las Olas Boulevard is …

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Mon Nov 23, 2009
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Young conductor, Frost orchestra triumph over potential disaster, brilliantly

A conductor must be ready for any emergency — a soloist …

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Sun Nov 22, 2009
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