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Stirring Schumann and richly Romantic Mendelssohn from Barnatan, Vänskä, and New World Symphony

Inon Barnatan gave a performance of the Schumann Piano Concerto Friday […]

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Sat Mar 09, 2019
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Palm Beach Opera serves up a striking, film noir “Don Giovanni”

The gangster owner of a supper club called “Giovanni’s” serves as […]

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Sat Feb 23, 2019
at 11:54 am
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Seraphic Fire women shine in an evening of virtuosic Vivaldi

Antonio Vivaldi’s work at a Venetian girls’ orphanage is sometimes treated […]

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Thu Feb 14, 2019
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Critic’s Choice

For many listeners, the legacy of Antonio Vivaldi comes down to […]

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Tue Feb 12, 2019
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Russian National Orchestra brings gleaming virtuosity to Rachmaninoff at Kravis Center

Sergei Rachmaninoff’s popularity has often been held against him. He’s too […]

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Mon Feb 11, 2019
at 11:34 am
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From Berg to Gershwin, soprano Hannigan does delightful double-duty with Cleveland Orchestra

Here’s a sight rarely seen at concerts: in the opening minutes […]

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Sat Feb 02, 2019
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Critic’s Choice

The music of Alban Berg, the most accessible of the 12-tone […]

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Wed Jan 30, 2019
at 11:01 am
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Shanghai Opera Orchestra brings rich tone and excitement to Kravis program

Classical music is booming in China. The nation’s factories are churning […]

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Tue Jan 29, 2019
at 12:05 pm
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Stellar voices power Palm Beach Opera’s luxurious, heartfelt “La Traviata”

Verdi’s La Traviata captures the glamorous side of opera, with its […]

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Sat Jan 26, 2019
at 2:00 pm
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Dull Bruch from Zuk, blazing Bartók from Conlon and New World at Arsht

A star soloist typically joins New World Symphony when the orchestra […]

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Sun Jan 13, 2019
at 10:49 am
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Orpheus Chamber Orchestra brings a varied program to Arsht Center

The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra brought Mozart, Dvořák and a world premiere […]

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Sun Jan 06, 2019
at 12:46 pm
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Violinist Hadelich gives a virtuosic performance of Britten rarity with Oundjian, New World

After fleeing England in 1939 as war loomed, Benjamin Britten produced […]

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Sun Dec 02, 2018
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Few vocal sparks in FGO’s bland “Bohème”

Florida Grand Opera opened its 78th season Saturday night with a […]

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Sun Nov 04, 2018
at 11:20 am
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New World opens chamber series with a wide-ranging mix

The New World Symphony’s chamber season opened Sunday in Miami Beach […]

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Mon Oct 15, 2018
at 11:33 am
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New World Percussion Consort scratches and soothes with music of Matelon and Bryars

A warm, glowing sound rose from the ensemble on stage at […]

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Sun Sep 30, 2018
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Held’s Wotan towers in Wagner program at Miami Music Festival

South Florida’s opera companies steer clear of Richard Wagner, whose works […]

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Sun Jul 15, 2018
at 11:26 am
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Miami Music Festival delivers a quality performance of “Ariadne auf Naxos”

Richard Strauss’s sophisticated opera Ariadne auf Naxos is not an obvious […]

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Sat Jun 30, 2018
at 12:56 pm
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Critic’s Choice

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

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Thu Apr 19, 2018
at 10:59 am
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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
at 11:45 am
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Critic’s Choice

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

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Wed Apr 04, 2018
at 2:21 pm
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