Classical music review

New World Symphony mixes it up with 20th-century works and multimedia program

 
 
Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the New World Symphony and vocalists, from left, Matthew Newlin,  Peabody Southwell and Rod Nelman Thursday night.
Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the New World Symphony and vocalists, from left, Matthew Newlin, Peabody Southwell and Rod Nelman Thursday night.
Rui Dias-Aidos / Rui Dias-Aidos

South Florida Classical Review

The New World Symphony previewed for a full and unusually attentive Miami Beach audience the challenging program it will perform in Chicago on Saturday night.

In the spirit of Frank Gehry’s architecturally stunning New World Center, Thursday night’s concert featured theatrical director, designer and filmmaker Netia Jones in concert with Italian avant-garde composer Niccolo Castiglioni. (Jones’ production was jointly commissioned by NWS and Chicago’s Harris Theater.)

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