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Review Archives 2006

 

2006  January - May

. Mainly Mozart Festival
  Polina Osetinskaya/Mainly Mozart String
  Quartet
(5/28/2006)
 
 

. Chameleon Musicians
  Michael Klotz/Misha Dacic/Iris Van Eck

  (5/21/2006)
 
 

. Seraphic Fire
  Bach: Six Motets (5/14/06) 
  Miami's Gifted Seraphic Fire Does Bach
  Proud

 
 

. Miami International Piano Festival
  Ingrid Fliter-Boris Giltburg-Valeriy Sokolov

  (5/11, 12, 14/2006)
 
 

. Empire Brass
  Sunday Afternoons of Music
(5/7/2006)
 
 

. New World Symphony
  Michael Tilson Thomas/Carter Brey/
  Roberto Diaz (5/6/2006) 
  New World Shines with Dark Masterpiece

 
 

. Itzhak Perlman/Pinchas Zukerman/
  Rohan De Silva (4/30/2006)
  Duo's Joy and Skill Make Exciting Recital

 
 

. Bennett Lerner
  Miami Civic Assocation (4/23/2006)
  An Afternoon of Rhythmic Energy,
  Riveting Moments

 
 

. Roberto Sierra: Sinfonia 
  No. 2 "Gran Passacaglia"
  UM Frost Symphony Orchestra
  (4/21/2006) 
  Intense Score Worth Wait

 
 

. New World Symphony
  Marin Alsop / Colin Currie (4/15/2006)
  Alsop led the New World to New Heights

 
 

. Steve Reich: Drumming
  New World Percussion Consort/Seraphic Fire
  Vocalists (4/8/2006) 
  A Gripping Presentation of 'Drumming'

 
 

. New Music Miami ISCM Festival
  Amernet String Quartet (4/5/2006)
  Concert Has The Feel Of An Artists Colony

 
 

. Katia and Marielle Labeque
  Concert Association (4/4/2006)
  Sister Act: Pianists Delight with Glamour,
  Showmanship

 
 

. Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
  Gergiev/Feltsman
  Concert Association
(4/3/2006)

   

. Sunday Afternoons of Music
  Isabel Bayrakdarian/Serouj Kadjian

  (4/2/2006) 
 
 

. Lang Lang
  Concert Association
(3/29/2006)
 

. Miami International Piano Festival
  Concerto Night
  Sijing-Ye/Demitri Pogorelov
(3/28/2006)
   

. New World Symphony
  Viennese Musical Traditions (3/25/2006)
  New World's Magic Baton Stir Excitement
 

. Russian National Orchestra
  Concert Association
(3/16/2006)
 
 

. Seraphic Fire - Sephardic Fire (3/17/2006)
 
 

. Tropical Baroque Festival
  Concerto Soave (3/13/2006)
  The Millennium Ensemble (3/14/2006)
  A Remarkable Blend of Old and New

 
 

Boca Raton Philharmonic Symphonia
   Mischa Santora / Ilya Itin (3/12/2006)
   Energy and Style
  

. New World Symphony
  Messiaen: From the Canyons to the Stars
  (3/11/2006) 
  New World's Dazzling in Salute to Messiaen

 
 

. The Philadelphia Orchestra
  Concert Association (3/8/2006)
  Philadelphia Story: Performance Was
  Cause For Rejoicing

 
 

. Jordi Savall/Hesperion XXI
  Tropical Baroque Music Festival
  Miami Bach Society (3/6/2006) 
  Spirited Ensemble, Stellar Solos at Gusman

 
 

  New World Symphony - The Gypsy Violin
  Lawrence Foster/Robert McDuffie (3/4/06)
  A Sterling Evening with the New World

 
 

. Joshua Bell
  Concert Association (2/27/06)
  Magic Touch By Violinist

 
 

. Gil Shaham /
  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  Concert Association (2/20/2006)
  Violin Virtuoso Sizzles with Mozart Concerto

 
 

. David Maslanka: Mass
  Festival Miami
(2/17/2006)
 
 

. Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra
  Concert Association of Florida
(2/15/2006)
 
 

. Staatskapelle Berlin
  Concert Association
  A Musician's Splended Salute to Mozart

  (2/6/2006)
 

. New World Symphony
  Symphony With A Twist
(2/4/2006)
 
 

. Amernet String Quartet and Friends
  String Seminar Concert
(2/3/2006)
 
 

. The Cleveland Orchestra
   Concert Association
(1/29/2006)
  
 

. New World Symphony
  Mozart 250th Anniversary
(1/28/2006)
 
   

Vaughan Williams' Fervent Plea for 
   Peace in Compelling Performance -
   Master Chorale of South Florida
(1/14/2006)
  

Renee Fleming
   Concert Association
(1/17/2006)
  
 

Olga Kern
   Sunday Afternoons of Music
(1/15/2006)
  
 

New World Symphony / 
   Barbara Bonney 
   Premiere of Poems of Emily Dickson
   By Michael Tilson Thomas
(1/12/2006)
  
 

New World Symphony American Voices
   (1/8/2006)
 

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
   Concert Association
(1/9/2006)
  
 

Salute to Vienna - The Strauss
   Symphony of America
(1/1/2006)
  
 

 

 

2006 July - December

. New World Symphony
  The Serenade in Chamber Music
  Paula Robison (12/17/2006)
  Tilson Thomas' Notturno A 
  Beguiling Chamber Piece

  

. New World Symphony
  Sir Roger Norrington/Robert Levin
  (12/9/2006)
  Shedding a New Light on Schuman

 

. New World Symphony
  HK Gruber - Macmillan/Dean/Gruber
  From Gothic Humor to the Poetry of Grief

  (12/2/2006)
 

. Concert Association
  Rolando Villazon
  Festival Symphony Orchestra
  /Luciano Acocella
(11/28/2006)
 
 

. New World Symphony
  Manfred Honeck
  Mozart/Henze/Bruckner (11/18/2006)
  Honeck and New World Fulfill Glories
  of Bruckner

 

. Seraphic Fire - Patrick Dupre Quigley
  The Genius of Scarlatti (11/12/2006)
  Seraphic Fire Delivers Heavenly Performance

 
 

. Andrea Sings Astaire
  Andrea Marcovicci (11/7/2006)
 
 

. New World Symphony
  Baroque Extravagance
  Robert King (11/5/2006)
  Robert King's Baton Shines at Lincoln
 
 

. Festival Miami - Frost Symphony Orchestra
  Thomas Sleeper/Richard Stoltzman
  Elgar/Finzi (11/4/2006) Hearty Blast of
  British Music Served up at Festival Miami
 
 

. Florida International University
  Music Festival
  Carlos Riazuelo/Yehuda Hanani
  Frederick Kaufman's Kaddish (11/2/2006)
 
 

. Symphony of the Americas
  James Brooks-Bruzzese/Enrique Graf
  (10/24/2006)

 
 

. Festival Miami
  Kuni Seo/Shinichiro Kato (10/22/2006)
  Seo-Kato Duo Returns for 
  Another Winning Performance

 
 

. New World Symphony
  Michael Tilson Thomas
  Dukas/Bartok/Beethoven (10/21/2006)
  A New Glow for New World at Knight Hall

 
 

. Concert Association
  Maxim Vengerov/Lilya Zilbertstein
  (10/16/2006)
  Vengerov's Violin Artistry Brings 
  Audience to its Feet

 
 

. Donald McCullough's Holocaust Cantata
  (Songs From the Camps)
  South Florida Premiere - Festival Miami
  Frost Chorale/Jo-Michael Scheibe

  (10/15/2006)
  Powerful Memorial to Holocaust Victims
 
 

. Festival Miami
  Bergonzi String Quartet/
  Miami Saxophone Quartet
(10/9/2006)
 

. Concert for Orchestra and Stars
  New World Symphony
  Thomas/Vengerov/Brueggergosman
  Grand Opening of Knight Concert Hall at
  Carnival Center for the Performing Arts

  (10/5/2006)
 
 

. Festival Miami
  Marcus Roberts Trio/Thomas Sleeper
  Sierra/Gershwin (9/30/2006)
  Jazz Trio Sizzles for 
  Festival Miami Opener

 
 

. New World Symphony
  Mendelssohn/Britten/Prokofiev
  Alasdair Neale (9/24/06)
  New World Soars Under 
  Alasdair Neale's Baton

 
 

. Seraphic Fire
  Billings/Puts/Marshall/Victoria
  Patrick Dupre Quigley (9/24/2006)
  Seraphic Fire Celebrates Fifth With Panache

 
 

. New World Symphony 
  Stravinsky/Dvorak Program
  Scott Yoo (9/16/2006) 
  New World Soars Under 
  Boston Maestro's Baton

 
 

. Orchestra Miami
  Happy Birthday, Mozart
  Elaine Rinaldi/Eglise Guitierrez (9/20/2006)
  Arias Lift Orchestra Miami

 
 

. Sunday Afternoons of Music
  William DeRosa / Eliot Fisk (9/10/2006)
  Cello and Guitar Vibrations Open
  Sunday Afternoons of Music's 26th Season
 
 

. Christopher Parkening
  Coral Gables Congregational Church
  Summer Series
(8/10/2006)
 
 

. Palm Beach Chamber Music Festival
  Salute to America
  Karen Dixon/Michael Ellert/
  Jay Bertolet/Michael Forte/Lisa Leonard

  (7/23/2006)
 
 

. Palm Beach Chamber Music Festival
  Lisa Leonard/Marc Reese/Karen Dixon/
  Michael Forte
(7/16/2006)
 
 

. Palm Beach Chamber Music Festival
  Karen Dixon/Lisa Leonard/Dina Kostic

  (7/9/2006)
 
 

. Arabella Steinbacher/Robert Kulek
  Coral Gables Congregational Church
  Summer Concerts (6/15/2006)
  Fine Moments, Ultimately Disappointing

 
 

. Mainly Mozart Festival
  The Dalberghi Trio
(6/18/2006)
 
 

2006

. Il Trovatore - Concert Association
  Sondra Radvanovsky (12/12/2006)
  Substitute Soprano Provides Top
  Flight Verdi Thrills

 

. Florida Grand Opera
  The Abduction from the Seraglio
  (11/11/2006)
 
 

. Florida Grand Opera - Aida (10/28/2006)
 
 

. Opera! Ballet! Broadway
  Grand Opening of the Ziff Opera House at
  the Carnival Center for Performing Arts
  Florida Grand Opera/Miami City Ballet
  /Harvey Fierstein
(10/7/2006)
 
 

. Carmen - Florida Grand Opera (4/22/2006)
 
 

. Carmen - Florida Grand Opera
  Israeli Mezzo-Soprano A Live Wire in
  "Carmen"
(4/22/2006)
 
 

. Rigoletto
  Florida Grand Opera
(3/18/2006)
  Tale of Corruption Gets Deserved Justice
 
 

. Rigoletto
  Florida Grand Opera
(3/18/2006)
 
 

. Il Barbiere Di Siviglia
  Florida Grand Opera
(2/11/2006)
 
 

. Dmitri Hvorostovsky
  Concert Association
(1/31/2006)
 
 

. Don Pasquale - Palm Beach Opera
  (1/27/2006) 

   

. La Fille Du Regiment
  Florida Grand Opera
(1/7/2006)
 
 

 

2006

. Ballet Florida
  The Nutcracker (12/23/2006)
  Ballet Florida's Nutracker Production
  An Artistic Wonder

 

. Ballet Gamonet - Premiere of Drone on
  the Open Fifth and
  Prokofiev Piano Concerto
(10/27/2006)
 
 

. Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida
  Petrouchka (10/22/2006)

 
 

. Miami City Ballet - Don Quixote (10/13/2006)
  A Landmark Production

 
 

. Ballet Gamonet
  But I Never Saw Another Butterfly Again
  Iliana Lopez (5/13/2006) 

   

. Miami City Ballet - Balanchine/Taylor Program
  (3/3/2006) 

 

. Miami City Ballet - Dances at a Gathering
  (2/10/2006) 
 
 

. Miami City Ballet
  Balanchine - Tharp Program
(1/13/2006)
 
 

2006

Premiere of Osvaldo Golijov's Azul
   Yo-Yo Ma/Boston Symphony/
   Donald Runnicles - Tanglewood (8/4/2006)
   A Treat for us: Golijov's Unique
   Musical Palette

  
 

Summer Music in the Berkshires
   Tanglewood and Beyond
(7/2006)
  

Sarasota Music Festival (6/2006)
   Joseph Silverstein/Claude Frank/
   Robert Levin/Carol Wincenc
   Strings Sing at Sarasota Festival
  



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