Performances

Two superb singers lift MLO’s rough-edged “Barber”

Technical and artistic gremlins plagued Miami Lyric Opera’s opening night performance …

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Sun Aug 06, 2017
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Piano Fest Academy’s overlong finale proves less than grand

The three-week Miami International Piano Festival Academy program closed with its …

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Mon Jul 31, 2017
at 10:50 am
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Miami Music Festival delivers a riveting “Dead Man Walking” in South Florida premiere

The Miami Music Festival, which just gave South Florida a rare …

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Fri Jul 28, 2017
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Miami Music Festival serves up first-class Wagner singing

For the second summer in a row the Miami Music Festival …

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Mon Jul 24, 2017
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De Solaun brings refined romanticism to Miami Piano Fest Academy

Surrounded by artwork at Nova Southeastern University’s Adolfo and Marisela Cotilla …

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Sat Jul 22, 2017
at 1:01 pm
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Effron, orchestra deliver compelling Mahler at Miami Music Festival

In a recent provocative essay, British music critic Michael Tanner suggested …

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Sun Jul 16, 2017
at 1:10 pm
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Young singers serve up a delightful “Hoffmann” at Miami Music Festival

Jacques Offenbach’s The Tales of Hoffmann has long been an operatic …

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Fri Jun 30, 2017
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Pianist Jacob Mason makes strong impression in adventurous recital

The Kaleidoscope MusArt concert series provided the perfect antidote to a …

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Sun Jun 04, 2017
at 12:55 pm
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Violinist Esther Yoo closes season with impeccable artistry

Violinist Esther Yoo proved a real discovery in her outstanding recital …

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Wed May 24, 2017
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Noack brings back the art of transcription at Miami Piano Festival

The art of the instrumental transcription has deep roots that extend …

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Sun May 14, 2017
at 12:30 pm
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Julien Libeer offers mesmerizing Schubert at Miami Piano Festival

The Miami International Piano Festival continued its four-day “Discovery Series” with …

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Sat May 13, 2017
at 1:29 pm
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Namirovsky opens Miami Piano Festival with fire and virtuosity

The Miami International Piano Festival’s “Discovery Series” proved aptly named as …

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Fri May 12, 2017
at 2:53 pm
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Seraphic Fire draws the curtain on 15th season with music of four centuries

Seraphic Fire is closing what has been a notably adventurous 15th …

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Thu May 11, 2017
at 11:00 am
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Weilerstein, MTT close New World season in high style

British music, both gentle and thorny, and a riveting performance of …

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Sun May 07, 2017
at 12:39 pm
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Young pianist provides the highlight of Miami Symphony’s Beethoven program.

A difficult piano concerto played by a 10-year-old figured to be …

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Sun May 07, 2017
at 12:23 pm
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Second-cast principals deliver the goods in FGO’s “Masked Ball”

Florida Grand Opera’s second-cast performance of Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera …

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Mon May 01, 2017
at 2:14 pm
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FGO wraps season with first-class Verdi singing in “A Masked Ball”

Opera lovers who have missed their Verdi in recent years at …

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Sun Apr 30, 2017
at 12:27 pm
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New World’s “New Work” program offers powerful moments

The program notes for New World Symphony’s concert of world premieres …

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Sun Apr 30, 2017
at 11:45 am
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Orchestra Miami provides strong advocacy for Levy’s “Atonement”

Orchestra Miami marked Holocaust Remembrance Day with a performance of Marvin …

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Mon Apr 24, 2017
at 1:49 pm
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An exhilarating young pianist and rich Mahler close season for Frost Symphony

Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor is one of …

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Sun Apr 23, 2017
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