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2010-11 Season

Festival Miami
Arturo Sandoval, trumpet
The great trumpet legend Arturo Sandoval joins us for this special concert.
Mr. Sandoval's appearance has been made possible by Angel Gonzalez.
This concert is dedicated to Danny Pearl as part of the Daniel Pearl World Music Days.
PROGRAM:
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A major
Rivera: Concierto de Miami for Trumpet and Orchestra (world premiere) under a special commission from The Miami Symphony Orchestra MISO and EL SISTEMA / The Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela
Ravel: Bolero

with Arturo Sandoval, trumpet

Arturo Sandoval is fluent in at least four musical languages.  He can burn through an Afro-Cuban groove, tear up a bebop tune, soar over a Mozart concerto and sooth you with a luscious ballad; with equal power and grace.

Granted political asylum in July 1990 and US citizenship in 1999, Sandoval and his family now call Miami, Florida home.  A protégé of the legendary jazz master Dizzy Gillespie, Sandoval was born in Artemisa, a small town in the outskirts of Havana, Cuba, on November 6, 1949, just two years after Gillespie became the first musician to bring Latin influences into American Jazz.  Sandoval began studying classical trumpet at the age of twelve, but it didn’t take him long to catch the excitement of the jazz world.  He has since evolved into one of the World’s most acknowledged guardians of jazz trumpet and flugel horn, as well as a renowned classical artist, pianist and composer.


Heavenly Voices
Fri., November 19, 2010 at 8:00 pm at the Trinity Cathedral - Miami
Sat., November 20, 2010 at 8:00 pm at the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center Lynn University - Boca Raton
Sun., November 21, 2010 at 4:00 pm at the First Presbyterian Church - Pompano Beach
An artistic alliance with Master Chorale of South Florida

with Joshua Habermann, Guest Conductor

Joshua Habermann has led honor choirs, directed choral festivals, and given presentations in North and Latin America, Europe and Asia. Recent guest conducting appearances include concerts with The Washington Chorus (Washington, D.C.), Festival Nacional de Musica (Goiânia, Brazil) and the Desert Chorale (Santa Fe, New Mexico). As a tenor he performs with the Oregon Bach Festival Chorus (Eugene, Oregon), where he can be heard on the Grammy Award-winning recording of Krzysztof Penderecki's Credo. Other projects include three recordings with Conspirare: ; Requiem, a Grammy Award nominee for best choral recording in 2006; and Threshold of Night, a Grammy Award nominee for best choral recording and best classical album in 2009.

Mr. Habermann also maintains an interest in the Hawaiian choral tradition and sings with Kawaiolaon apukanileo, a Honolulu-based ensemble dedicated to performing and preserving this unique repertoire. Other research interests include Latin American and Nordic music. His dissertation on the a cappella music of Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara was a Julius Herford Prize finalist for music research in 1997.


Golden Sounds from Hollywood
Fri., December 10, 2010 at 8:00 pm at the Gusman Concert Hall at University of Miami - Coral Gables
Sat., December 11, 2010 at 10:00 am at the Gusman Concert Hall at University of Miami - Coral Gables
Sun., December 12, 2010 at 8:00 pm at the Lincoln Theatre - Miami Beach
Back by public acclaim, MISO goes back to the movies featuring the magical music of Disney! Don't forget the recently added Special Family Performance for All the Family on Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 10:00am at the Gusman Concert Hall at University of Miami - Coral Gables.

PROGRAM SPONSOR: Telemundo

An Evening in Vienna
New Year's Concert of Great Overtures Waltzes and Dances
featuring soloist Daniel Andai on violin.
Smetana: The Moldau
Bruch: Violin Concerto
Strauss: Overtures, Waltzes, Polkas & Marches

PROGRAM SPONSORS:

A Visual Journey through Art & Music
Sat., February 12, 2011 at 8:00 pm at the Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center - Miami
Sun., February 13, 2011 at 8:00 pm at the New World Center - Miami Beach
An artistic alliance with the The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum
featuring violinist Kristóf Baráti winner of the Sixth International
Paganini Violin Competition (Moscow 2010). Please note the February 12th concert at the Wertheim Arts Center is not available via subscription.
PROGRAM:
Maxwell Davies: Five Klee Pictures
Garcia: In Memoriam Earle Brown (world premiere) - commissioned by MISO
Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3, K. 216 in G major
Respighi: Trittico Botticelliano

with Kristóf Baráti, violin

Kristof Barati was born in Budapest in 1979, into a family of musicians. He spent a large part of his childhood in Venezuela and at the age of 8 performed with the Maracaibo Symphony Orchestra.

In 1996, Professor Eduard Wulfson, director of the Stradivarius Society, discovered Barati at the Jacques Thibaud Competition. Since then he became his music advisor and coach.

Barati has participated as guest professor, alongside Ida Haendel, Vadim Repin and Natalia Gutman, at the master-classes organized by Eduard Wulfson, initially at the "Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne" and at the Sorbonne University in Paris.

In addition to performing with major orchestras worldwide, Barati is a regular with the Budapest Festival Orchestra conducted by Ivan Fischer and with the Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Zoltan Kocsis.

PROGRAM SPONSOR: The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum

Exotic Sounds from Spain
Sat., March 19, 2011 at 8:00 pm at the Gusman Concert Hall at University of Miami - Coral Gables
Sun., March 20, 2011 at 8:00 pm at the New World Center - Miami Beach
Tickets are SOLD OUT.
PROGRAM:
Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez
"Reconquista. System One World" by Joaquin de Haro: Winning Entry from the MISO and ENEMC Composition Competition (World P Premiere) - commissioned by MISO
Manuel de Falla: Selections from The Three Cornered Hat

with Pablo Sáinz Villegas, guitar

After capturing the Gold Medal at the inaugural Christopher Parkening International Guitar Competition, Pablo Sáinz Villegas has quickly established himself as one of the world's leading classical guitarists. He has performed in over twenty countries around the globe on such prestigious stages as New York’s Carnegie Hall, Milan’s Sala Verdi and Moscow’s Tchaikovsky Theater. Recipient of more than twenty-five international awards including the “Andrés Segovia” award, Mr. Sáinz Villegas has appeared as soloist with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, the Canberra Symphony Orchestra, the New York Virtuosi Chamber Symphony, Orchestra I Pomerigi Musicali and Orquesta de Radio Televisión Española, among others. He has participated in renowned international festivals in Brasilia, Granada and Strassburg, and has worked with prominent composers including George Crumb, Cristóbal Halffter and Helmut Lachenmann. Mr. Sáinz Villegas has appeared with ABC, The BBC, Radio 2 Clásica RNE, TVE, Radio France and Euroradio.

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Masterpieces by Subscribers' Request!
Introducing outstanding young artist Gregory Zelek on organ.
PROGRAM:
Elgar: Serenade for Strings
Poulenc: Organ Concerto
Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G minor

with Gregory Zelek, organ

Gregory Zelek was born and raised in Miami, Florida and is a first year undergraduate student at Juilliard. He is the music intern at Hitchcock Presbyterian Church in Scarsdale, New York, under the direction of John T. King. He was selected as a 2010 NFAA Young Arts Silver Medal Winner and won first prize, as well as the "Bach Prize," at the East Carolina University Organ Competition. He was also a finalist in the Albert Schweitzer National Organ Competition. He is looking forward to performing with his home town's orchestra.

PROGRAM SPONSOR: Deel Volvo

Death & Resurrection
Cuban soprano Eglise Gutiérrez
An artistic alliance with Master Chorale of South Florida
PROGRAM:
Gabriel Fauré: Requiem
Gabriel Fauré: Pavane, Op.50
Great Opera Arias:

with Eglise Gutiérrez, soprano

Proclaimed “Artist of the Year 2009” at Finland’s Savonlinna Opera Festival, Ms Gutiérrez begins the year 2010 re-creating her signature performance in the title role in Lucia di Lammermoor at the Florida Grand Opera and makes her debut in this role at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. From the Teatro Colón of Buenos Aires to the stages of Bogotá Colombia, Hartford, Ct., Mexico City and Savonlinna, Finland Ms Gutiérrez has won acclaim for her deep interpretation of this bel canto masterpiece. Ms Gutiérrez will also grace the stage as Miss Lucia this year at the Vancouver Opera and the Savonlinna Opera Festival, Finland.

A fast rising star on the international opera scene, Cuban-American soprano Eglise Gutiérrez, is blazing her way across the operatic stages of Europe and America with her committed embodiments of the bel canto coloratura heroines.


A Romantic Finale
Fri., May 13, 2011 at 8:00 pm at the Gusman Concert Hall at University of Miami - Coral Gables
Sun., May 15, 2011 at 8:00 pm at the New World Center - Miami Beach
Yury Shadrin, piano
PROGRAM:
Brahms: Academic Festival Overture
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor
Dvorak: Symphony No. 8 in G major

with Yury Shadrin, piano

Winner of six of the nine international competitions he has entered, the Russian-born pianist Yury Shadrin has captured the attention of the piano world in a most significant way and has already established his reputation as a virtuoso on four continents.  He has captured competitive wins in Maracaibo, San Angelo, Baltimore, Rome, Novosibirsk and won a high finish in Warsaw at the most prestigious Chopin International.

Mr. Shadrin has appeared as a soloist with symphony orchestras from Vietnam to Venezuela and Argentina and from Siberia to the United States and more.  He has firmly established his recital credentials as well with performances in Europe, South America and North America.

PROGRAM SPONSOR: Net Jets


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