Discover Miami Through Music at the Freedom Tower 5/11/19

Discover Miami Through Music at the Freedom Tower
Saturday, 05/11/2019 – 08:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Freedom Tower
600 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: VIP (includes reception +reserved seat)- $50; General Admission- $35

On Saturday, May 11th, 2019, Orchestra Miami is proud to present Discover Miami Through Music at the Freedom Tower, co-sponsored by Miami Dade College. In celebration of the history of the Freedom Tower and the importance that it has had as a beacon of welcome to many of our residents who arrived in the United States from Cuba, Orchestra Miami will present an evening of chamber music by renowned Cuban and Cuban American composers. Composers include Aurelio de la Vega, one of the most important Cuban classical music composers living in the United States, Tania León, whose awards include the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the National Endowment for the Arts, Chamber Music America, NYSCA, the Lila Wallace/Reader’s Digest Fund, ASCAP and Meet the Composer, and Cintas Fellows Keyla Orozco and composer of the critically acclaimed opera Before Night Falls Jorge Martín, presented in 2016 at FGO, alongside music of famous Cuban composers such as Leo Brouwer, Carlos Fariñas and more. Performers include soloists from Orchestra Miami performing alongside Artistic Director Elaine Rinaldi, and special guests, classical guitarist Rafael Padron and sopranos Susana Díaz and Laura León, who will perform the world premiere of the String Orchestration of A Cuban in Vermont by Jorge Martín. The evening begins with a talk on the unique history of this fabulous location by Miami’s historian, Dr. Paul George.

There will be a VIP reception from 6:30-7:30 PM sponsored by Miami Club Rum and the concert starts at 8:00 PM. Tickets to the VIP reception are $50 per person and include reserved seats; rickets to the concert only are $35 General Admission.

The Freedom Tower is located at 600 Biscayne Boulevard and is easily accessible by Metrobus, the Biscayne and Coral Way trolley, Metromover (Omni Loop to the Freedom Tower station) or car. There is free parking available at the Building 7000 Garage, located at 500 NE 2nd Avenue. Tickets and further information can be found on our website at www.OrchestraMIami.org or call (305) 274. 2103.

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