University of Miami Maurice Gusman Hall

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Joshua Bell and Edgar Meyer—Double Concerto

Performing at University of Miami Maurice Gusman Hall (Oct 4 - Oct 4)

Runtime: 1 Hour 30 Minutes


Synopsis

October 04, 2013 @ 8:00 PM 

UM Gusman Concert Hall

 

Joshua Bell, violin
Edgar Meyer, double bass
Frost Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Sleeper, director

Famed violinist Joshua Bell, whose soaring lyricism makes him beloved the world over, is joined by composer and virtuoso bassist Edgar Meyer to give the Florida premiere of Meyer’s new Double Concerto for Violin and Double Bass with the Frost Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Thomas Sleeper. The duo’s stunning interplay will amaze and delight you! The program will also feature the world premiere of a new concert march by Emmy Award-winning film and television composer, conductor and distinguished alumnus Joel McNeely under the auspices of the Abraham Frost Commission, a new music endowment established by Dr. Phillip Frost in tribute to his late father. The evening concludes with Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5. The tenth anniversary of Phillip and Patricia Frost’s generous naming gift to the music school will also be celebrated with a special Intermission presentation.

For more information, please call 305.284.4940 or visit www.festivalmiami.com.

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University of Miami Maurice Gusman Hall

Festival Miami, the annual music festival that opens the South Florida arts season, provides superior and diverse musical programming each year, while expanding academic opportunities and cultural enrichment to all of South Florida and its visitors. It’s a musical experience no one should miss.

Festival Miami presents between 25 to 30 concerts, master classes, and lectures over a five-week period. Most concerts are during the month of October Each event falls under one of the four unique themes, which include: “Great Performances,” “Jazz and Beyond,” “Creative American Music,” and “Music of the Americas.”

The goal of Festival Miami is to uphold and enhance the Mission Statement of the Frost School of Music by offering opportunities for music enjoyment and personal enrichment to as many residents and visitors of South Florida as possible. As such, Festival Miami strives to provide innovative programming that reaches across the cultural boundaries of the South Florida community.

The community is invited to partake in all that Festival Miami has to offer - from world premieres and symphonic concerts, to chamber music presentations and jazz performances, and much more!

Come and join us for another wonderful Festival Miami season. We look forward to seeing you!


Website
http://www.festivalmiami.com
Contact Phone
305-284-6784
Box Office Phone
305-284-4940
Box Office Email
fmtickets@miami.edu