Archive for 2018

Critic’s Choice

Often at concerts where classical and popular forms meet, they coexist …

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Thu Apr 19, 2018
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Pianist Blechacz checks all the artistic boxes in Coral Gables recital

Friends of Chamber Music of Miami, in collaboration with the Chopin …

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Wed Apr 18, 2018
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Cuban pianist lights a fire with South Florida Symphony

The Cuban pianist Aldo López-Gavilán gave a warmly lyrical, effortlessly virtuosic …

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Mon Apr 16, 2018
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Denéve, New World Symphony capture Ravel’s life in words and music

The New World Symphony’s composer portrait concerts have offered a series …

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Mon Apr 16, 2018
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Danish Quartet illuminates Beethoven’s music across three eras

 Many of the world’s greatest string quartets touch down in South …

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Sun Apr 15, 2018
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Despite rough edges, MLO brings an admirable cast and love for Puccini to “La Bohème”

Miami Lyric Opera (MLO) is in its 16th year of musical …

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Sun Apr 15, 2018
at 10:55 am
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Seraphic Fire closes series memorably with Pärt’s meditative “Passio”

Seraphic Fire’s “Parables of Passion” series has produced some of the …

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Sat Apr 14, 2018
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FOT unearths a charming rarity with Massenet’s magical “Cendrillon”

The fairy tale of Cinderella and Prince Charming has long provided …

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Fri Apr 13, 2018
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Critic’s Choice

A French operatic rarity and a late 20th-century setting of the …

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Tue Apr 10, 2018
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Denève, Moser and New World find depth in orchestra showpieces

In typical performances, the populist tone poem The Pines of Rome …

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Sun Apr 08, 2018
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Critic’s Choice

Stéphane Denève has conducted some of the best recent concerts in …

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Wed Apr 04, 2018
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Composer Adams proves an excellent guide in New World’s contemporary program

John Adams, the foremost living composer in the United States, strode …

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Sun Apr 01, 2018
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Critic’s Choice

Composer John Adams’ biennial appearances with the New World Symphony bring …

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Wed Mar 28, 2018
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New World members take the spotlight with (mostly) concerto rarities

The New World Symphony’s annual Concerto Showcase program gives some of …

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Mon Mar 26, 2018
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Palm Beach Opera wraps season with an entertaining “Figaro”

Equal parts French farce, comedy of manners and snapshot of the …

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Sat Mar 24, 2018
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Critic’s Choice

Every season, members of the New World Symphony compete for the …

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Thu Mar 22, 2018
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Dover Quartet makes a refined and intense Miami debut

The Dover Quartet made its Miami debut Tuesday night at Coral …

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Wed Mar 21, 2018
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April 19

South Florida Symphony Orchestra
Sebrina Maria Alfonso, conductor
Aldo López-Gavilán, pianist…

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Tue Mar 20, 2018
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Hungarian pianist displays revelatory artistry in SoFla debut

The newly reconfigured Colony Theater in Miami Beach made a fine …

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Mon Mar 19, 2018
at 3:18 pm
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Costanzo makes a memorable Miami debut in FGO’s “Orfeo”

Christoph Gluck’s historic opera Orfeo ed Euridice falls between the formal …

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Sun Mar 18, 2018
at 1:38 pm
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