October 2014

Welcome to our 11th season of bringing the best of classical music to the South Florida community. Our email concert reminder service provides you with upcoming concert information including program, artist and ticket details as provided by our Presenters. We invite you to sign up to be a part of our free email membership. Your comments and suggestions are welcome.

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Upcoming Concerts

The Dranoff 2 Piano Foundation
“Dranoff Goes to the Theater”
Ballet, Opera and Theater Classics
Friday, October 24th, 2014, 8 pm

Piano Duo Olha Chipak & Oleksiy Kushnir
Jennifer Voigt, soprano
Tony L. Boutté, tenor
Coral Gables Congregational Church
3010 De Soto Blvd, Coral Gables

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Chameleon Musicians
Season Opener : Dee Day!
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 3 PM

John Dee, Oboe
Silvije Vidovic, Piano
Iris van Eck, Cello

Josephine Leiser Opera Center
221 S.W. 3rd Avenue
Fort Lauderdale

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The Alhambra Orchestra
Multimedia Halloween Spectacular with
Greater Miami Youth Symphony

Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 4 pm
Conductors Huifang Chen & Zoe Zeniodi
Great Music for a Young Audience
Bring kids in costume!

Gusman Center
174 E. Flagler Street
FREE - no tickets

The Master Chorale of South Florida
Classical Hit Parade!
"Catch it live! Music from the movies and TV that rouse emotions, quicken pulses,
create smiles and bring tears to your eyes. Don’t miss it!”

Martin Nusspaumer, tenor & Gareth Johnson, violin
Jared Peroune, piano
Kyle Nielsen, associate conductor
Brett Karlin, artistic director & conductor

Friday, October 24, 2014 – 8:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church, Pompano Beach
2331 NE 26th Ave, Pompano Beach, FL    Map it!

Saturday, October 25, 2014 – 8:00 pm
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
464 NE 16th Street, Miami, FL Map it!

Sunday, October 26, 2014 – 4:00 pm
The Robert's Theatre at St. Andrew's School
3900 Jog Rd., Boca Raton, FL Map it!

Whether you realize it or not, classical music pervades your life. Many classical choral-orchestral pieces are used in television commercials, movies and even in video games. The Master Chorale of South Florida has chosen the most recognizable of these works for a program we are calling Classical Hit Parade. Classical music lovers and novices alike will enjoy learning how Bach, Handel, Puccini and other well-known composers are helping sell cars, shoot down alien spaceships and put you in the mood for Monday Night Football.

Repertoire favorites include:

Carl Orff (1895-1982)
O Fortuna
from Carmina Burana

Guiseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Va Pensiero “Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves” from Nabucco

Guiseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
“Brindisi” from La Traviata
Lauren Hartman, soprano

Ruggero Leoncavallo (1857-1919)
Vesti la Giubba from Pagliacci

Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Clair de Lune

Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)
Bogorôditse Dêvo
from All-Night Vigil

Eduardo di Capua (1865-1917)
O sole mio

Guiseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Coro di zingari “Anvil Chorus” from Il Trovatore

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908)
Flight of the Bumble Bee

Jules Massenet (1842-1912)
Meditation from Thaïs

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Jesus bleibet meine Freude, BWV 147

Alex Borodin (1833-1887)
Polovetzian Dances “Strangers in Paradise” from Prince Igor

Guiseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
La donna è mobile from Rigoletto

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13, “Pathetique”
Adagio cantabile

John Williams (b. 1932)
Theme from Schindler’s List

Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
Lux Aeterna “Nimrod” from Enigma Variations

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Concerto No. 1 in E major, Op. 8, RV 269, “Spring”

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)
Ave verum corpus, K. 618

W. A. Mozart
Lacrymosa from Requiem, K. 626

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Hallelujah from Messiah

Tickets are $30 in advance
ONLINE at www.masterchoraleofsouthflorida.org
Phone 954-418-6232.
Remaining tickets will be sold at the door for $35 for adults, $10 for students with ID.

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The Master Chorale is South Florida's premier classical choral ensemble. The talented singers volunteer their time for the satisfaction of performing the most challenging choral repertoire at the highest artistic level in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties.

The Master Chorale of South Florida was formed to ensure that world-class concerts of major choral-orchestral works remain a part of South Florida's cultural fabric. Through innovative programming, artistic passion, and superb performances of the greatest music ever written, the Master Chorale of South Florida strives to foster feelings of joy and excitement in the hearts of audiences.

Funding for this organization is provided in part by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council, and with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners.

Contact: Nancy Gates-Lee, 954-770-2805.


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