New World Center Grand Opening Ceremony 1/25/11

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.

Performance Program
New World Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Teddy Abrams, conducting fellow
‐ Giovanni Gabrieli: Canzon septimi toni a 8, No. 2 (c.1597)
‐ The National Anthem
‐ Alberto Ginastera: Malambo from Estancia (1941)
‐ Johann Sebastian Bach/arr. Teddy Abrams: Prelude from Cello Suite No. 2 in D minor (c.1720) (Teddy Abrams, conductor)
‐ George Gershwin: An American in Paris (1928)
‐ 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 Center’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 building’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.