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As Thomas Sleeper battles a major illness, his reputation as teacher, conductor and composer endures

The conductor Thomas Sleeper stood before the University of Miami’s student […]

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Thu Jul 01, 2021
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Coming to America: Stravinsky goes West in New World program

One of the many strokes of luck in Igor Stravinsky’s long […]

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Sun Mar 14, 2021
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New World chamber program revives music of Florence Price

A pillar of the musical establishment shared the New World Symphony’s […]

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Sun Feb 14, 2021
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Ehnes, MTT and New World violinists celebrate Bach

During a Saturday evening event devoted to the violin works of […]

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Sun Dec 13, 2020
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Critic’s Choice

Concerts of string octets are as rare in South Florida as […]

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Tue Mar 10, 2020
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Palm Beach Opera offers a trim, well-sung “Barber of Seville”

After the conclusion of the famous Overture to Rossini’s Barber of […]

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Sat Feb 29, 2020
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Master Chorale marks Beethoven anniversary with a rich, dramatic Ninth

A concert tribute to Beethoven Wednesday night focused on two pillars […]

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Thu Feb 27, 2020
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West-Eastern Divan Ensemble brings admirable qualities to Kravis Center

As the Arab-Israeli conflict continued to boil Sunday with an exchange […]

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Mon Feb 24, 2020
at 12:59 pm
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Quigley to switch on the Enlightenment for Seraphic Fire’s first festival

Forget, for a moment, the conventional divisions of classical music into […]

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Sun Feb 09, 2020
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Midori, Thibaudet open Beethoven year with a memorable “Kreutzer” at Kravis

And so it begins. The celebration of the 250th anniversary of […]

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Sun Jan 05, 2020
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Seraphic Fire brings joy and gravitas to Christmas program

Seraphic Fire wishes you a solemn Christmas. The Miami choir embarked […]

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Fri Dec 13, 2019
at 11:48 am
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Seraphic Fire conjures the otherworldly mystery of Hildegard in season opener

From a distance of nearly 900 years, the otherworldly music of […]

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Fri Nov 08, 2019
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Shaham’s noble, electric Brahms lights up New World concert at Arsht

The audience at the Arsht Center braced itself for the music […]

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Sun Oct 27, 2019
at 12:31 pm
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Labadie’s bracing style brings fresh illumination to familiar Mozart

One of Mozart’s greatest symphonies moved at the speed of a […]

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Sun Apr 07, 2019
at 11:22 am
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Palm Beach Opera wraps season with a delightful “Fledermaus”

Palm Beach Opera’s delightful production of Johann Strauss Jr.’s Die Fledermaus […]

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Sat Mar 23, 2019
at 1:08 pm
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Muti, Chicago Symphony magnificent in Beethoven program at Kravis

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s magnificent concert Tuesday night in West Palm […]

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Wed Feb 27, 2019
at 11:33 am
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Critic’s Choice

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, which has long held a secure spot […]

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Mon Feb 25, 2019
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Tetzlaff brings fierce intensity to Ligeti with MTT, New World Symphony

“Not only do you play my concerto PERFECTLY but you talk […]

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Sun Feb 24, 2019
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Critic’s Choice

The New World Symphony is justly celebrated for its top-quality orchestral […]

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Tue Jan 15, 2019
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Seraphic Fire’s Christmas program spotlights the religious solemnity of the season

In a darkened, candlelit church Thursday evening, male voices intoned a […]

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Fri Dec 07, 2018
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