Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 7 p.m.
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County
Knight Concert Hall
1300 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33132
Gala tickets: $2,000, $1,500, and $1,000. Please contact 305-372-7747 to purchase tickets.
Concert-only tickets range from $75-$220 and can be purchased at 305-949-6722.
Music Director Franz Welser-MÃ¶st and Soprano RenÃ©e Fleming perform at Cleveland Orchestra Miami 10th anniversary Gala. Gala Chairs are Susan and Jeffrey Feldman, with Honorary Chairs Florence and Sheldon Anderson, Hector Fortun, Jan Lewis, and Sue Miller.
The Cleveland Orchestra
Franz Welser-MÃ¶st, conductor
RenÃ©e Fleming, soprano
Program includes works by Mozart and Ravel and Verdi.
Cleveland Orchestra Miami announces the tenth anniversary Gala event on Saturday, January 23, 2016. As Cleveland Orchestra Miami celebrates ten seasons as a vital part of the Miami culture, this spectacular first Annual Gala celebration is a tribute to the ongoing partnership between The Cleveland Orchestra and the Miami community in sharing world-class music through concert performances, education presentations, and community events. This special evening features Music Director Franz Welser-MÃ¶st and world-renowned soprano RenÃ©e Fleming joining and The Cleveland Orchestra in performance at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade Countyâ€™s Knight Concert Hall.
Gala Chairs are Susan and Jeffrey Feldman, with Honorary Chairs Florence and Sheldon Anderson, Hector Fortun, Jan Lewis, and Sue Miller. The Cleveland Orchestra Miami Gala will be an evening of incredible music to celebrate ten seasons of The Cleveland Orchestraâ€™s relationship with the Miami-Dade community.
â€œCleveland Orchestra Miamiâ€™s Gala will be the social event of the season,â€ said Susan Feldman, 2016 Cleveland Orchestra Miami Gala Chair. â€œWe are delighted to feature superstar soprano RenÃ©e Fleming alongside Franz Welser-MÃ¶st and the magnificent Cleveland Orchestra for our first-ever gala. As we embark on the next ten years of this extraordinary partnership, we are proud to celebrate what we as a community have built with The Cleveland Orchestra. This is a must-attend event!â€
The spectacular tenth anniversary season Gala evening begins at 6:00 p.m. with valet parking at the Hotel Intercontinental with transportation provided to the Adrienne Arsht Center for the 7:00 p.m. concert performance by The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-MÃ¶st featuring soprano RenÃ©e Fleming. After the concert, transportation will be provided to return guests to the Hotel Intercontinental for a cocktail reception and elegant dinner in the Ballroom.
A recent performance by The Cleveland Orchestra and RenÃ©e Fleming drew rave reviews from the Cleveland Plain Dealer: â€œâ€¦the orchestra, under Welser-MÃ¶st’s sure hand, provided a rich nocturnal backdrop for this autumnal masterpiece.â€ â€“ â€œThe thunderous ovations attested to the evening’s musical successâ€¦.â€ â€“ â€œFleming’s voice is a fine marvel, maintaining its creamy tone throughout her entire rangeâ€¦.â€