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Top Ten Performances of 2015

1. Florida Grand Opera: Menotti’s The Consul

Gian Carlo Menotti’s Cold …

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Thu Dec 24, 2015
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Pulitzer Prize-winning work offers timely environmental music for Miami

John Luther Adams isn’t the first composer to set the sounds …

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Tue Dec 01, 2015
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Over a tumultuous 75 years, Florida Grand Opera has seen its share of highs and lows

On February 15, 1965, a young Italian tenor made his American …

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Mon Nov 09, 2015
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Frost Dean believes crossover genres will broaden Festival Miami appeal

As a cello student at the University of Miami’s Frost School …

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Mon Oct 12, 2015
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Contemporary music and visiting orchestras highlight a busy Florida music season

For South Florida classical music lovers, the major change this season …

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Mon Sep 07, 2015
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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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