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Classical Music 2014 - 2015


The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County proudly announces the stellar lineup for the 2014-15 John S. and James L. Knight MASTERWORKS SEASON - CLASSICAL MUSIC SERIES - an impressive all-orchestra season featuring the world’s most beloved conductors and esteemed soloists.

Mariinsky Orchestra
Friday, February 6, 2015 | 8 p.m.
Valery Gergiev, music director
Denis Matsuev, piano

Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Saturday, February 14, 2015 | 8 p.m.
Cristian Mǎcelaru, conductor
Ray Chen, violin

The Cleveland Orchestra - Carmina Burana!
Thursday, March 26, 2015 | 8 p.m.
Giancarlo Guerrero, principal guest conductor
Nadine Sierra, soprano
Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor
Stephen Powell, baritone
Cleveland Orchestra Chorus | Robert Porco, director 

BBC Concert Orchestra
Wednesday April 15, 2015 | 8 p.m.
Keith Lockhart, principal conductor
Charlie Albright, piano

Free pre-concert lectures will be held in the Arsht Center’s Peacock Education Center at 7:00 p.m. prior to each concert on the classical series.

The Productions:
  • Mariinsky Orchestra: Tchaikovsky & Mussorgsky

    Mariinsky Orchestra: Tchaikovsky & Mussorgsky

    “Audiences should expect anything conducted by Gergiev to be exciting.” – Observer. The Mariinsky Orchestra and famed pianist Denis Matsuev bring to Miami the romanticism of Tchaikovsky.

  • Danish National Symphony Orchestra: Sibelius & Nielsen

    Danish National Symphony Orchestra: Sibelius & Nielsen

    Founded as a radio orchestra in 1925, the Danish National Symphony Orchestra has thrived with its unique straightforward musical personality with strong roots in traditional Danish and Nordic music.

  • The Cleveland Orchestra

    The Cleveland Orchestra

    The Cleveland Orchestra presents Orff’s crowd-pleasing Carmina Burana and Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms with Nadine Sierra, soprano, Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor, Stephen Powell, baritone, and the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus, prepared by Cleveland Orchestra Director of Choruses Robert Porco. The Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus’s 1975 Sony recording of Carmina Burana with conductor Michael Tilson Thomas won a Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance.

  • BBC Concert Orchestra

    BBC Concert Orchestra

    The BBC Concert Orchestra, one of Britain’s most versatile ensembles, tours to Miami for their Arsht Center debut under the musical direction of the effervescent Keith Lockhart.

Presented in partnership with

  • Knight Foundation
  • Steinway Piano Gallery

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