MUSIC

Percussion Consort: Steel, Water, Glass
Saturday, November 1, 7:30 p.m.
New World Center, 500 17 Street
www.nws.edu
Michael Linville, conductor. Brace yourself as the talented Percussion Fellows take center stage in a night of surprises and elemental fun. Clyne's multimedia Steelwork, with its black-and-white film, is a "symphony of industry," while Takemitsu's Rain Tree showers listeners with the ebb and flow of accompanying musical droplets. Water offers shimmering waves of sound before it's time to rock out to film composer Nigel Westlake's hip and harmonious Malachite Glass. From cowbells to crotales, this performance will give you a new appreciation for those who normally stand at the back of the orchestra.

FIU School of Music Jazz Guitar Ensemble, directed by Tom Lippincott FREE
Sunday, November 2, 3:00 pm
The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave.
305-531.1001 www.wolfsonian.org
The FIU Jazz Guitar Ensemble performs standard and contemporary jazz repertoire as well as original compositions that take advantage of the unique and varied sounds of the electric guitar.

Solo Spotlight: A Guide to Cello in Chamber Music FREE
Tuesday, November 4, 7:00 p.m.
New World Center, 500 17 Street
www.nws.edu
Presented in the intimate SunTrust Pavilion, Solo Spotlights feature one or two Fellows in recital programs they design.

Amernet String Quartet Recital FREE
Thursday, November 6, 7:30 p.m.
Miami Beach Urban Studios (MBUS), 420 Lincoln Road
305.535.1464 mbus.fiu.edu
Lauded for their "intelligence" and "immensely satisfying" playing by the New York Times, the Amernet String Quartet has garnered worldwide praise and recognition as one of today's exceptional string quartets. Information at amernetquartet.com. Program: Beethoven.

FIU School of Music Jazz Combos, directed by Rodolfo Zuniga FREE
Friday, November 7, 7:00 p.m.
The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave.
305-531.1001 www.wolfsonian.org
Join us for an evening of jazz as small ensembles perform standard and contemporary jazz repertoire under the direction of Rodolfo Zuniga.

Italian HIT Week FREE
Saturday, November 8, 7:00 p.m.
North Shore Park Band Shell, 7275 Collins Avenue
www.rhythmfoundation.com
"Unexpected sounds from Italy" is an annual series of top jazz, pop and fusion artists.  With a goal to showcase to the world that Italian music is more than Mafia movie soundtracks and mandolin, fresh Italian artists visit the US.  This is the 4th edition of this series, which has introduced Miami fans to Italian legends like Subsonica, Negrita, Mannarino, Canzonieri Grecanico Salentino, Nicola Conte and others. Headline artist Caparezza has a unique sound that mixes hip hop with a dose of his hero Frank Zappa and the theatricality of opera.  Heavy beats, crazy costumes, innovative wordplay that transcend language and one of Italy's most engaging musical stars.  The night also features young Italian group Kutso, Italian DJ and of course some Italian cuisine and wine to sample and enjoy.

Mozart's Jupiter
Saturday, November 8, 7:30 p.m. (WALLCASTTM concert) FREE
Sunday, November 9, 2:00 p.m.
New World Center, 500 17 Street
www.nws.edu
Robert Spano, conductor. Robert Spano, Music Director of the Atlanta Symphony, returns to NWS with a program of symphonic masters and their gems. Brahms' taut overture exudes poignant strength alongside ominous reminders from the timpani. The orchestra takes center stage in Bartók's crowd-pleasing Concerto where life is personified through its five mood-shifting movements. But it is Mozart's final symphony, the "Jupiter," which stands victorious as an apex of genius and craft. With exuberant fanfares and intricate melodic lines, Mozart's farewell to the genre honors its influences from the past and foreshadows its future in what is heralded as the prodigy's crowning achievement.

FIU School of Music Miami Guitar Orchestra, directed by Mesut Ozgen FREE
Sunday, November 9, 3:00 p.m.
The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
305.531.1001 www.wolfsonian.org
The FIU Miami Guitar Orchestra, directed by guitarist-composer Mesut Özgen, will present an exciting program of music from the Renaissance to modern, as well as jazz and traditional music from around the world.

Inside the Music: A Cellobration! FREE
Tuesday, November 11, 7:00 p.m.
New World Center, 500 17 Street
www.nws.edu
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.

Miami Nice Jazz Festival Concerts FREE
Friday, November 14, 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 15, 8:00 p.m.
The Catalina Hotel and Beach Club, 1732 Collins Avenue
www.catalinahotel.com
The Catalina Hotel and Beach Club will present several distinguished international artists at a free outdoor concert during the weekend of November 14 & 15. On November 14, Grammy Award Winner Jorge Moreno will bring his tropical grooves to The Catalina. On November 15 the lineup includes Bebel Gilberto (daughter of Joao Gilberto), the Franco-American group Dinner At The Thompsons, Akin Yai and DJ Oil. VIP table reservations are available.

Pulse: Late Night at the New World Symphony
Friday, November 14, 9:00 p.m.
New World Center, 500 17 Street
www.nws.edu
The New World Center transforms into a late-night lounge-complete with club-style lighting and video projections-during this innovative event. A DJ spins electronic grooves alongside performances by the New World Symphony of contemporary and classical works for orchestra and ensembles.

Chamber Music: Schubert's Trout
Sunday, November 16, 2:00 p.m.
New World Center, 500 17 Street
www.nws.edu
Prepare for a permanent grin after an afternoon of delightful musical jewels! Get a perky start with American composer Peter Lieberson's sunny Accordance, before shifting to Beethoven's radiant String Quartet. In his final complete work, it wisely blends the robust vitality of his early works with the mature complexity he mastered in his later years. Schubert's renowned "Trout" is best loved for its addition of a double bass and the music's optimistic outlook-a joyful peek into a composer known for his melancholy music. Just don't find yourself fooled by its enigmatic finale!

FIU School of Music Chamber Players, directed by Robert Davidovici FREE
Sunday, November 16, 3:00 p.m.
The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave.
305.531.1001 www.wolfsonian.org
Enjoy an afternoon of exciting works directed by renowned FIU violinist Robert Davidovici.

Chopin Salon Concert
Sunday, November 16, 4:00 p.m.
La Gorce Country Club, 5685 Alton Road
305.868.0624 www.chopin.org
The Chopin Foundation is pleased to present acclaimed international pianist, Margarita Shevchenko. Enjoy the beautiful music of Chopin performed in a lovely Country Club ballroom.  A delightful post-concert reception, where you can mingle with other guests and the artist, includes wine. The Salon Concerts are open to everyone and are FREE for Chopin Members.  Non-member tickets are $45. We are also pleased to offer a post-concert dinner option that features La Gorce's elegant Sunday buffet, typically reserved for Country Club members. The optional dinner is $55 (wine, tax & gratuity included).

A Cappella Festival Performance FREE
Saturday, November 15, 8:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Community Church, 1620 Drexel Avenue
305.531.6100 www.thebetsyhotel.com
Join us for the Betsy’s First Annual All Road's A Cappella Festival, as we welcome more than 100 singers from across the country.

Musicians' Forum FREE
Monday, November 17, 7:00 p.m.
New World Center, 500 17 Street
www.nws.edu
Programmed and curated by the Fellows, Musician' Forums come alive through spontaneity and unique artistic partnerships. Come hear the Fellows perform their favorite and personally selected works of music.

A Dvořák Journey
Sunday, November 23, 2:00 p.m.
New World Center, 500 17 Street
www.nws.edu
Alasdair Neale, conductor. Mary-Jane Lee, soprano. Join New World Symphony Fellows for an afternoon of chamber music, instrumental and vocal soloists, and works for full orchestra in this season's Dvořák Journey concert. The two-part Journey concert features a wide range of the composer's repertoire, from lively works for small ensemble, to the captivating Rusalka and the sweeping masterpiece of his Symphony No. 9.
 
PITINGO with his Flamenco & Soul Show "SOULERIA INTIMO"
Friday, November 7, 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 8, 8:00 p.m.
Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road
www.colonytheatremiamibeach.com
"Debido al éxito rotundo en Miami, Pitingo, el cantante español que ha creado una revolución en la música española en el mundo, regresa al Sur de la Florida el 7 y 8 de Noviembre al Teatro Colony de Miami Beach con un espectáculo más íntimo de flamenco y soul: "SOULERIA INTIMO", creado magistralmente por este gran artista" "Due to overwhelming success in Miami, Pitingo, the Spanish singer who has created a revolution in the Spanish music throughout the world, returns to South Florida on 7 and 8 of November at the Colony Theatre at Miami Beach with a more intimate and soulful flamenco show: "Soulería Intimo", masterfully created by this great artist ".

Interpol
Saturday, November 8, 8:00 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
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Interpol is an American rock band from New York City. Their fifth studio album El Pintor was released on September 9, 2014.

An Evening with Primus & The Chocolate Factory
Tuesday, November 11, 8:00 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
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Primus and the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble - a tribute to the 1971 musical Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory is the first album-length release from the classic lineup (leader Les Claypool, guitarist Larry Lalonde and drummer Tim "Herb" Alexander) since 1995.

JAZZARET concert
Friday, November 14, 8:00 p.m.
St. John's on the Lake/Arts at St Johns, 4760 Pine Tree Drive
305.613.2325 www.artsatstjohns.com
ASJ welcomes the legendary Bessie Smith, as portrayed by Ms. Von Henry at the JAZZARET concert, joined by cabaret artist, David Kingery. Enjoy an evening of jazz and show tunes, plus some satirical and comedic sketches, musical show stoppers and duets. Ms. Henry will also perform songs from Billie Holiday, plus other songs including "Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out" and "God Bless the Child."  Admission for above events: $15, $10 Seniors & Students with ID's. Military and family, free with ID's. Children under 10 - free.

La Ley
Friday, November 21, 8:00 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
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La Ley (Spanish for "The Law") are a Grammy Award and two-time Latin Grammy Award-winning Chilean rock band formed by Andrés Bobe, Rodrigo Aboitiz, Luciano Rojas and Mauricio Claveria with Beto Cuevas.

Diego El Cigala
Saturday, November 22, 8:00 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
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Diego Ramón Jiménez Salazar known as El Cigala is a famous Spanish born- Dominican Flamenco singer. One of his great albums is 2003's "Lágrimas Negras", collaboration with then 85 year old Cuban pianist Bebo Valdés. The easy fusion of Cuban rhythms and flamenco vocals made this record an international success.