Internationally acclaimed cellist Ian Maksin performs at the Bass Museum of Art 5/20/12

Internationally acclaimed cellist, Ian Maksin
Bass Museum of Art
Sunday, May 20 – 3pm
Bass Museum of Art
2100 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL. 33139
Concert is free with the price of admission to the museum.

Internationally acclaimed cellist and composer Ian Maksin will be presenting a unique performance at the Bass Museum of Art. Gaining accolades as one of the most versatile and innovative musicians of his generation, Maksin is quickly gaining international recognition as a cellist, composer and producer. Having appeared with such artists as Andrea Bocelli and Sting, Maksin takes the concept of the cello way beyond its traditional span. His program will encompass classical, Latin, jazz and world music. He will be joined by celebrated South Florida singer Susana Behar and guitarist Federico Bonacossa. Seating is limited to the first 70 guests, so be sure to arrive early for this one-of-a-kind performance.

The Bass Museum of Art is located in Miami Beach, the Bass Museum of Art offers a dynamic year-round calendar of exhibitions exploring the connections between contemporary art and works of art from its permanent collection of Renaissance and Baroque paintings, sculpture, textiles, Apulian Vessel Gallery and Egyptian Gallery. Artists’ projects, educational programs, lectures, events, concerts and free family days complement the works on view. Founded in 1963 when the City of Miami Beach accepted a collection of Renaissance and Baroque works of art from collectors John and Johanna Bass, the collection was housed in an Art Deco building designed in 1930 by Russell Pancoast. Architect Arata Isozaki designed an addition to the museum between 1998 and 2001 that doubled its size from 15,000 to 35,000 square feet. Most recently, the museum selected internationally acclaimed Oppenheim Architecture + Design to lead its first phase of design and renovation tied to the 2010 completion of Miami Beach’s Collins Park. Oppenheim redesigned and relocated the museum’s arrival area to flow from and into the new park on Collins Avenue. For more information, please visit

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