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Diego Gutierrez: Open Up with Roomful of Teeth

Sunday, Jan 26, 2020 from 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM - English

IlluminArts and Oolite Arts are thrilled to present Diego Gutierrez: Open Up with Roomful of Teeth. Enjoy a special brunch before the show at 10:30AM and the performance at 12:30PM.

Tickets:

  • Brunch + Performance: $35
  • Performance Only: $15

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Diego Gutierrez: Open Up is a special musical performance inspired by the artist's solo exhibition Hypersensitive Romantic, featuring Roomful of Teeth in their Miami debut. Roomful of Teeth is a GRAMMY-winning vocal ensemble dedicated to reimagining the expressive potential of the human voice. Through study with masters from vocal traditions the world over, the eight-voice ensemble continually expands its vocabulary of singing techniques and, through an ongoing commissioning process, forges a new repertoire without borders. Roomful of Teeth will highlight Gutierrez' work through a curated music program including Caroline Shaw's Pulitzer Prize winning piece, Partita for 8 voices. Through this performance and his solo exhibition, Diego Gutierrez opens up his studio practice, investigating the meaning of how his work functions in a public setting where it might be activated in unexpected ways. He probes the function of painting, synthesizing varied art historical approaches and pushing formal boundaries by tearing surfaces, adding sculptural elements, and re-working subject matter obsessively. Join us for this unforgettable exploration of music, art, process, romance and freedom.

Location

Faena Theater
3201 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33140 (Map)

Miami Mujeres: A Musical Celebration of Miami & its Women

Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 at 8:00 PM - English

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote, Orchestra Miami presents Miami Mujeres, a concert celebrating Miami's unique history and the women who made it great.

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Celebrate the History of Miami & the Women who Made it a Great City! The City of Miami is the only major US city which was founded by a woman- Julia Tuttle. Orchestra Miami celebrates this unique history and the contributions of is women with a concert of music composed by women, in honor of the 100th Anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving Women the right to vote.

Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, 8:00 PM at the historic First Miami Presbyterian Church, located at 609 Brickell Avenue. The concert features compositions by four note-worthy women composers- Tania Leon, Amy Beach, Florence Price & Ellen Taaffe Zwilich. The concert will be led by Orchestra Miami's Founder & Artistic Director Elaine Rinaldi & features Asiya Korepanova as the soloist on Amy Beach's piano concerto.

In tribute to each of the composers on the concert, Orchestra Miami will honor four women who have greatly contributed to Miami's heritage: Chairperson of U.S. Century Bank Aida Levitan, historian, author and preservationist Arva Moore Parks McCabe, Miami historian and first African-American President of the Dade Heritage Trust Enid Curtis Pinckney and former Miami-Dade County Commissioner and former President & CEO of the Miami Foundation, Ruth Shack.

The concert begins with Acana by Afro-Cuban composer Tania Leon, followed by the lushly romantic Concerto for Piano in C # Minor by Amy Marcy Beach. Following intermission, the orchestra performs the Concert Overture N. 2 by Florence Price. the first black woman composer to have a symphony performed by a major US orchestra. The final piece is the Symphony N. 1 (Three Movements for Orchestra) by Miami native Ellen Taaffe Zwilich.

VIP tickets, which include a post-concert reception and reserved seat, are $60 per person. General admission tickets are $20 to $40; students $5. Limited free parking is available at the church parking lot. Tickets and info at website or call.

Location

First Miami Presbyterian Church
609 Brickell Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

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