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FGO returns, as strong cast makes a worthy case for Previn’s “Streetcar”

Opera returned to downtown Miami on Saturday night when Florida Grand […]

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Sun Jan 23, 2022
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South Florida Symphony gives committed advocacy to colorful Gottsch premiere

A rich and exciting new score by John Gottsch was the […]

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Thu Jan 20, 2022
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As a new season opens, Susan Danis marks a decade leading Florida Grand Opera

When the curtain rises on Florida Grand Opera’s production of Andre […]

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Mon Jan 17, 2022
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Singer exits FGO’s “Streetcar” on short notice to join Il Divo

Less than a week before the start of rehearsals for Florida […]

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Wed Jan 12, 2022
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New World’s downsized chamber program offers delightful Haydn

“Sound the Horn” was supposed to be the thematic thread of […]

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Mon Jan 10, 2022
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Top Ten Performances of 2021

There was a remarkable amount of classical music in South Florida […]

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Tue Dec 21, 2021
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Esfahani joins New World members for an array of modern harpsichord works

While the harpsichord is often associated with music of the Baroque […]

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Mon Dec 20, 2021
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Ehnes Quartet wraps Beethoven cycle with insight and distinction

The 251st anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth was celebrated in […]

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Fri Dec 17, 2021
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Alsop leads New World Symphony in a whirlwind “Scheherazade”

Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade may be an overplayed warhorse but it still manages […]

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Sat Dec 11, 2021
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Thibaudet opens Kravis Center season with memorable Debussy

Between 1909 and 1913, Claude Debussy composed two books of Preludes, […]

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Tue Dec 07, 2021
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Music vies with visuals in Frost Symphony concert at Arsht Center

The University of Miami’s Frost School of Music joined in the […]

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Sun Dec 05, 2021
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Schwarz, Palm Beach Symphony fete Mozart in style

Two seasons ago, Gerard Schwarz took charge as music director of […]

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Fri Dec 03, 2021
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Frost Wind Ensemble delivers a Colgrass epic with “Winds of Nagual”

Over nearly five decades, Michael Colgrass (1932-2019) created a wide and […]

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Mon Nov 15, 2021
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Gruber’s “Symphonic Cabaret” offers intriguing NWS program with belated Weill premiere

When Austrian composer-conductor HK Gruber leads the New World Symphony’s Sounds […]

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Sun Nov 14, 2021
at 10:58 am
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Walwyn provides superb advocacy for Florence Price’s piano music

Florence Price (1887-1953) was a pioneering African-American composer. In 1933, she […]

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Sat Nov 13, 2021
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MLO brings back Italian opera with an inspired “Traviata”

It has been 22 months since any pillar of the Italian […]

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Sun Nov 07, 2021
at 1:36 pm
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Shifrin, Korepanova shine with French and German gems at FIU Music Festival

“German and French Treasures” was the title of the concert presented […]

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Sat Nov 06, 2021
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Seraphic Fire returns live with outstanding Pergolesi

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater was one of the most celebrated […]

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Fri Nov 05, 2021
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Schwarz leads Frost Symphony in a powerful Mahler Sixth

Any performance of Gustav Mahler’s massive Symphony No. 6 in A […]

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Sun Oct 31, 2021
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Gekić lights up FIU Music Festival with rarely heard “Hexameron”

The piano fireworks of Franz Liszt and the introspective miniatures of […]

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Sun Oct 24, 2021
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