Tuesday, January 25, 2011
New World Center
500 17th Street
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Tickets for performances and events may be obtained by calling the New World Symphony at 305-428-6748.
7 PM Grand Opening Ceremony
The ceremony will include remarks from New World Symphony leadership, architect Frank Gehry, video presentations and a performance program featuring special guest artists and Fellows of the New World Symphony.
New World Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Teddy Abrams, conducting fellow
â€ Giovanni Gabrieli: Canzon septimi toni a 8, No. 2 (c.1597)
â€ The National Anthem
â€ Alberto Ginastera: Malambo from Estancia (1941)
â€ Johann Sebastian Bach/arr. Teddy Abrams: Prelude from Cello Suite No. 2 in D minor (c.1720) (Teddy Abrams, conductor)
â€ George Gershwin: An American in Paris (1928)
â€ Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka: Overture to Ruslan and Ludmilla
8 PM Inauguration of New World Center Projection Wall and Miami Beach SoundScape
The opening night festivities extend outdoors with the unveiling of a New World Symphony-commissioned, site-specific video mural on the New World Centerâ€™s projection wall by artist and filmmaker Tal Rosner and artist C.E.B. Reas. Conceived as an actual part of the building, Chronograph takes its inspiration from the buildingâ€™s structure and the surrounding historical art deco neighborhood of Miami Beach. The evening will also include remarks by city officials as well as a performance by Tiempo Libre, the three-time Grammy-nominated young Latin band.
Free, no ticket required.