Performances

Miami Summer Music Festival closes on a high note with cleverly staged, gloriously sung “Don Giovanni”

In Mozart’s Don Giovanni, the title character is a womanizer, rapist, …

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Sat Aug 01, 2015
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Mezzo provides the highlights in Massenet’s “Cendrillon” at MSMF

Jules Massenet is best known for his romantic operas Manon and …

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Fri Jul 31, 2015
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Gifted pianist sparks varied program from Miami Summer Music Festival

It was a good night for the Miami Summer Music Festival …

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Sun Jul 26, 2015
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Britten’s “Albert Herring” gets a worthy, enjoyable staging at Miami Summer Music Festival

While Benjamin Britten may be best known for his dramatic operas …

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Sat Jul 25, 2015
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With Nowak, the Miami Summer Music Fest Orchestra hits its stride in Strauss

Richard Strauss’s Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life) may be the most …

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Sat Jul 18, 2015
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Grieg, Rachmaninoff sonatas showcased at Miami Summer Music Festival

In an impressive display of technical prowess and Romantic passion, three …

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Fri Jul 17, 2015
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Pianist Pratt falls in muddy, uneven Coral Gables recital

Awadagin Pratt is a wildly uneven performer.

Imagine an icy, technically …

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Fri Jul 17, 2015
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Martinez’s vivid hunchback provides the highlights in MLO’s lackluster “Rigoletto”

Clowns never seem to get a fair shake in opera.

Canio …

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Sun Jul 12, 2015
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A star soprano pulls out, but the show goes on at Miami Summer Music Festival opener

A large audience was on hand for the opening concert of …

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Sun Jul 12, 2015
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Mozart Festival takes a multimedia trip to the abyss in final concert

The Mainly Mozart Festival has come a long way since the series’ …

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Mon Jun 22, 2015
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Amit Peled brings burnished versatility to Casals tribute

A clueless concertgoer once complimented Jascha Heifetz on the sound of …

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Fri Jun 19, 2015
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Bergonzi Quartet displays ensemble teamwork at Mainly Mozart Festival

In the penultimate event of this year’s Mainly Mozart Festival, the …

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Mon Jun 15, 2015
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Kievman’s ambitious “Intelligent Systems” offers invention, theatrical spectacle

Carson Kievman’s visionary music theater work Intelligent Systems—The Surrender of Self …

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Sat Jun 06, 2015
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Miami Lyric Opera serves up an enjoyable potpourri

Miami Lyric Opera’s gala concert on Saturday offered a rousing evening …

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Sun May 31, 2015
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Amernet Quartet overcomes distractions at Mainly Mozart Festival

For its annual appearance at the Mainly Mozart Festival the Amernet …

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Mon May 25, 2015
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Khristenko makes piano dance at Mainly Mozart Festival

The Biltmore Hotel’s opulent Alhambra Ballroom was filled with similarly dazzling …

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Mon May 18, 2015
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Egorov displays bravura and eccentricity at Miami Piano Festival

Leonid Egorov is an unconventional pianist.

The young Russian made his …

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Sun May 17, 2015
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Stirbat lives up to expectations with fiery debut at Miami Piano Festival

Many pianists open recitals with a bit of Haydn or Mozart, …

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Sat May 16, 2015
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South Beach Chamber Ensemble closes season with Brahms and Faure

The South Beach Chamber Ensemble wowed an intimate audience Thursday night …

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Fri May 15, 2015
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Cheung opens Miami Piano Festival with a program of contrasts

A decade ago Rachel Cheung debuted at the Miami International Piano …

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Fri May 15, 2015
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