Put yourself in my shoes FREE
Wednesday, October 1, 7:30 p.m.
Audiotheque, 924 Lincoln Road, #201
Curator: Gustavo Matamoros. "Walk a mile in my shoes", said the B# to the plain C ... and listening is sometimes about engaging our imagination. This talk links common knowledge, morals, aphorisms and metaphor to audible musical ideas from across the centuries and around the world ... all for the sake of sharpening our listening skills.

Live Music Series at The Betsy FREE
Wednesday, October 1: Rolando Polo (FGO tenor) Duo
Thursday, October 2: NWS Performer- Duo/Trio
Wednesday, October 8: Marc Irwin
Thursday, October 9: Marc Irwin
Wednesday, October 15: Nestor Zurita Duo
Thursday, October 16: Jua Howard Duo
Wednesday, October 22: Roxana Amed Duo
Thursday, October 23: Mike Gerber
Wednesday, October 29: Davis and Dow Duo
Thursday, October 30: Samantha Natalie Duo
The Betsy-South Beach, 1440 Ocean Drive
The Betsy-South Beach offers great live jazz every Wednesday and Thursday from 8pm to 11pm.  Enjoy great classic cocktails; no cover, no drink minimum, just a warm, welcoming atmosphere where everyone can be themselves. Settle in for an evening of great live music (mostly jazz) in a relaxed setting, with sofas and oversized chairs in our Lobby Salon. 

Leopoldo Betancourt
Thursday, October 2, 8:00 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
Leopoldo Betancourt is a Venezuelan pianist and a recent Latin Grammy nominee.

Sacred and Profane
Sunday, October 5, 2:00 p.m.
New World Center, 500 17 Street
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano. Feel the magnetic pull of opposites, starting with this concert's namesake: Debussy's haunting unsung masterpiece for harp and strings. Seamlessly shift from playful to sensuous to brash in the U.S. premiere of musical visionary Robin Holloway's Serenade. Elgar perfectly captured the plaguing loneliness and vulnerability he faced when penning his vast Piano Quintet, whose weighted melodies lament on the horrors of World War I and foreshadow his wife's imminent death. Hailed by The New York Times for her "clarity and elegance," master pianist Anne-Marie McDermott returns for this intimate afternoon at the New World Center.

Sunday, October 5, 8:30 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
Chvrches are a Scottish electronic band, formed in 2011. The group consists of Lauren Mayberry, Iain Cook and Martin Doherty. Chvrches came fifth on the BBC's Sound of 2013 list of the most promising new music talent. In March 2013, they released Recover EP. Their debut studio album The Bones of What You Believe was released on 20 September 2013.

Inside the Music
Monday, October 6, 7:00 p.m.
New World Center, 500 17 Street
Joseph Alessi, trombone. Join the Fellows onstage for an intimate glimpse into their craft with these mini behind-the-scenes presentations on topics ranging from music appreciation of the historic contexts of composers and more.

St. Vincent
Monday, October 6, 8:00 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
Anne Erin "Annie" Clark, better known by her stage name St. Vincent, is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. She began her music career as a member of The Polyphonic Spree and was also part of Sufjan Stevens' touring band before forming her own band in 2006. Her fourth solo album, self-titled St. Vincent, was released in February 2014.

The Australian Pink Floyd Show
Tuesday, October 7, 8:00 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
The Australian Pink Floyd Show, more frequently referred to as the Australian Pink Floyd, are a Pink Floyd tribute band formed in 1988 in Adelaide, South Australia. Their live shows attempt to recreate the look, feel, and sound of Pink Floyd's later world tours, employing visual aids such as lasers, inflatables and a large display panel similar to Mr Screen. The Australian Pink Floyd Show play venues worldwide.

Rodrigo y Gabriela: 9 Dead Alive 2014 U.S. Fall Tour
Wednesday, October 8, 8:00 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
Rodrigo y Gabriela are a Mexican acoustic guitar duo whose music is influenced by a number of genres including nuevo flamenco, rock, and heavy metal. The duo's recordings consist largely of instrumental duets on the classical guitar. Currently residing in Mexico City, they began their career in Dublin, Ireland during an eight year stay. They have released five regular albums, three live albums and one EP.

Open Friday at SoBe Arts: Marco Sartor FREE
Friday, October 10, 8:00 p.m.
SoBe Institute for the Arts, 2100 Washington Avenue
Open Fridays at SoBe Arts is proud to introduce Marco Sartor, guitarist and Eliot Fisk prize winner, Yale University. He will be performing works by Fernando Sor, Astor Piazzolla, Francisco Tarrega, Abel Fleury and more. The concert will be followed by a reception with the artist.

Gov't Mule
Friday, October 10, 8:30 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
Gov't Mule (pronounced Government Mule) is a Southern rock jam band, formed in 1994 as a side project of The Allman Brothers Band by guitarist Warren Haynes and bassist Allen Woody. The band released their debut album Gov't Mule in 1995, and have since released an additional nine studio albums, plus numerous EPs and live releases.

Season Opening with MTT
Saturday, October 11, 7:30 p.m. (WALLCASTTM concert) FREE
Sunday, October 12, 2:00 p.m.
New World Center, 500 17 Street
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; Tamás Varga, cello; Peter Dugan, piano; Kiva Dawson, dancer; Erin Moore, dancer; Patricia Birch, choreographer. Join MTT in kicking off the Academy?s 2014-15 season with groundbreaking selections by classical music revolutionaries. Witness Stravinsky's striking duality in his neoclassic Symphony, nicknamed his "passport to America." Tamás Varga, Principal Cellist of the Vienna Philharmonic, takes the stage for Schoenberg's adaptation of a Baroque harpsichord concerto. Stravinsky veers from his familiar tribal-like vitality and looks to Hollywood, as he recycles his score for the film The North Star in this jovial Scherzo. Antheil's inventive A Jazz Symphony, also inspired by Stravinsky, comes alive in a newly created staged performance that encapsulates the easy-going Jazz Age, complete with dancers, projections and lighting.

Foster the People
Thursday, October 16, 8:00 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
Foster the People is an American indie pop band formed in Los Angeles, California in 2009. The group is composed of Mark Foster, Jacob "Cubbie" Fink and Mark Pontius. The group's music, described as melodic dance-infused pop and rock, spans many genres.

Wagner and Brahms
Friday, October 17, 7:30 p.m. (WALLCASTTM concert) FREE
New World Center, 500 17 Street
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; Yefim Bronfman, piano. Grammy-award winning virtuoso pianist Yefim Bronfman joins forces with MTT for Brahms' epic Second Piano Concerto. Composed after his first tour of Italy, Brahms' masterpiece unites German grandeur with Italian warmth in an expansive offering that is quintessential of his mature years. Renewed hope and fate embrace as one in the final installment of Wagner's mammoth-sized opera cycle, The Ring.  In the Prologue of Götterdämmerung, dawn breaks, musically dappling listener's ears with audible sunshine, before alluding to Siegfried's destiny in a repeated heroic motif, shining brightest in the hands of the French horn section.

The Electronic Jazz Project
Saturday, October 18, 8:00 p.m.
Arts at St. Johns, 4760 Pine Tree Drive
The Electronic Jazz Project, featuring Reza Filsoofi (setar and Persian percussion), Nestor Zurita (sax & EWI), Tom Lippincott (guitar), Paul Banman (keyboard), and Jimmy Daniel (percussion).

Porter Robinson
Saturday, October 18, 9:00 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
Porter Robinson is an American electronic music producer and DJ from Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Robinson has registered multiple number one singles across different electronic genres. His debut album, Worlds, was released on August 12, 2014.
New World Center Presents: Yefim Bronfman
Sunday, October 19, 2:00 p.m.
New World Center, 500 17 Street
Yefim Bronfman, piano. Get an intimate look at what The New York Times calls Yefim Bronfman's "relaxed mastery" in this concert of popular solo piano and chamber works. Prokofiev, an exceptional pianist himself, composed nine indispensable sonatas that range from enigmatic to humorous. The Sixth Sonata, the first in his trio of "War Time Sonatas," depicts the devastation of World War II through crushing dissonances and defiant energy. Together with two Fellows, Mr. Bronfman will tackle Beethoven?s final piano trio, a vast work that many claim is "the greatest piano trio in the literature."

How Can I Keep from Singing? American Voices in Choral Music
Sunday, October 19, 4:00 p.m.
All Souls Episcopal Church, 4025 Pine Tree Drive
"How can I keep from singing?"  The refreshing simplicity of these powerful words has influenced a generation of young American composers. No longer writing in an academic style, the new guard of American composition brings the lush, powerful, uplifting message of America's folk heritage. Seraphic Fire opens its 13th season with a glorious tribute to America's roots featuring music by Jake Runestad, Morten Lauridsen, Colin Britt, and Shawn Crouch.

From emotions to magic squares
Wednesday, October 22, 7:30 p.m.
Audiotheque, 924 Lincoln Road, #201
Curator: José Ignacio Hernández. What might have seemed a complete break from tradition was indeed an evolution with ingrained ideas continuing from previous styles. Discover the story of one of the biggest changes in classical music, from romantic to atonal music and beyond.

Beethoven: Music and Liberation
Friday, October 24, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 25, 7:30 p.m.
New World Center, 500 17 Street
Christian Reif, conductor; Jamie Bernstein, host (Friday); Nathanial Wolkstein, host (Saturday). Beethoven's only opera, Fidelio, is the story of a wrongfully imprisoned man whose loyal wife Leonore rescues him. The drama is thrillingly evoked in the composer's Leonore Overture No. 3. In his Symphony No. 3, "Eroica," he further explores the true nature of heroism. With these magnificent works, Beethoven pushes the limits of the music of his time to express his fervent beliefs about justice and freedom.

Artistry of Youth - Celebrating the Present and Future Artists in Our Community
Saturday, October 25, 7:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Community Church, 1620 Drexel Avenue
MCC Alums Kyle Bielfield, Tenor and Carolina Castells, Soprano with the current voices of the MCC demonstrate the path to artistic excellence. Singing music from Bach to the 21st Century this concert will inspire your belief in the majesty our youth can provide when challenged and respected. $15 General Admission

Blues man Rob "Wild Boar" Moore
Saturday, October 25, 7:00 p.m.
Arts at St. Johns, 4760 Pine Tree Drive
Blues man Rob "Wild Boar" Moore (guitar and vocalist), with Reed Roberts on bass and Curmit Sibert on percussion.

Saturday, October 25, 8:30 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
Brand New is an alternative rock band from Long Island, New York. Formed in 2000, the band currently consists of vocalist/guitarist/lyricist Jesse Lacey, guitarist/vocalist/lyricist Vincent Accardi, bassist Garrett Tierney, and drummer Brian Lane.

Musical Xchange FREE
Sunday, October 26, 2:00 p.m.
New World Center, 500 17 Street
Get to know the Fellows as they collaborate to present and perform a myriad of musical works and styles along with lively and informal discussions from the stage.

Picante: Music from Cuba and Argentina
Sunday, October 26, 6:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive
Julian Orbón's String Quartet (1951) will open the program. Orbón (1925-1991) was a Cuban composer who lived and composed in Spain, Cuba, Mexico, and the United States. He died in Miami in 1991. Aaron Copland referred to Orbón as "Cuba's most gifted composer of the new generation." We will close with String Quartet #1 (1948) by Alberto Ginastera (1916-1983). An Argentine composer, Ginastera is considered one of the most important 20th-century classical composers of the Americas.

Patrick Bruel
Thursday, October 30, 8:00 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
As of 2004 Patrick Bruel has acted in more than 40 different television and film productions and made five studio albums and several live albums. His latest album "Des souvenir devant" was his 4th chart-topper in France.