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Yes, the secret sale of Classical South Florida was unconscionable. Now how do we get classical radio back?

Classical South Florida played its final notes last Wednesday, after its …

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Tue Jul 21, 2015
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Michael Rossi creates new opportunities for young musicians with Miami Summer Music Festival

Michael Rossi is no stranger to the music business.

The sole …

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Tue Jun 30, 2015
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Composer Kievman to go cosmic with long-gestating, interstellar opera

Composer Carson Kievman is remarkably relaxed for someone who is about …

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Mon Jun 01, 2015
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Raluca Stirbat to bring Romanian flair (and music) to Miami Piano Festival

When Raluca Stirbat makes her American debut Friday night at the …

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Tue May 12, 2015
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Florida Grand Opera to go back to the Cold War future with “The Consul”

A grim city haunted by secret police. A dissident on the …

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Tue May 05, 2015
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Seraphic Fire to close season with Kile Smith’s new-old “Vespers”

For early music ensembles, it can be a challenge to present …

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Fri May 01, 2015
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A musical farewell to Gary Green is among the rich plethora of April UM Frost events

Contemporary music takes center stage at the University of Miami’s Frost …

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Tue Apr 14, 2015
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Requiem for a great friend who also happened to be a great composer

When I moved from Chicago to take up a new job …

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Mon Mar 30, 2015
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Young maestro’s vision stretches beyond the concert hall

Teddy Abrams is a young conductor with huge ideas.

The twenty-seven-year-old …

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Thu Mar 19, 2015
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Diaz and Spano bring Higdon’s new Viola Concerto to Miami

The lowest form of humor may be the pun. But for …

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Mon Mar 09, 2015
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Tropical Baroque Music Festival to serve up a wide range of repertoire

To the leaders of the Tropical Baroque Music Festival, the strengths …

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Thu Feb 26, 2015
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Welser-Möst set to explore Beethoven-Shostakovich nexus with Cleveland Orchestra

Hiking in the Himalayan Mountains, where others might contemplate icy vistas …

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Thu Feb 19, 2015
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Critic’s Choice

The first world premiere in the history of Palm Beach Opera …

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Tue Feb 17, 2015
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Composer Michael Gordon to celebrate Miami Beach with New World Symphony premiere 

Michael Gordon is still bombarded with visual memories of his Miami …

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Thu Jan 22, 2015
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Critic’s Choice

The violin concertos of Karol Szymanowski almost never appear on South …

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Wed Jan 21, 2015
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Top Ten Performances of 2014

1. Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio for Friends of Chamber Music

The venerable trio …

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Wed Dec 24, 2014
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In a crucial season, Florida Grand Opera hopes to get its finances back on track

In 2006 Florida Grand Opera moved from the drab, mildewed Miami-Dade …

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Tue Nov 11, 2014
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Broward Center hopes Bell will ring in new era for classical series

A sold-out crowd jammed the Broward Center for the Performing Arts …

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Tue Oct 28, 2014
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Festival Miami to lead off with music made in America

The American composer Paul Creston showed fine penmanship in writing down …

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Wed Oct 01, 2014
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A rich season of orchestras, Mahler and Shostakovich is on tap for 2014-15

This season will bring to South Florida plenty of Shostakovich and …

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Mon Sep 15, 2014
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