Performing Arts

Live at Knight adds Chris Cornell, Canadian quartet The Tenors

Chris Cornell, formerly of Soundgarden, will perform an acoustic concert at the Arsht Center’s Knight Concert Hall Oct. 29.
Chris Cornell, formerly of Soundgarden, will perform an acoustic concert at the Arsht Center’s Knight Concert Hall Oct. 29. Carlos Ramos

This week on South Florida’s music scene, Miami’s Arsht Center adds a pair of concerts to its 2015-2016 Live at Knight lineup, cabaret legend Marilyn Maye performs at Lynn University in Boca Raton, and the Greater Miami Symphonic Band closes out its season at the University of Miami.

▪ Miami’s Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts has added two more shows to the six in its just-announced 2015-2016 Live at Knight series.

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Chris Cornell will perform an acoustic concert at 8 p.m. Oct. 29, featuring songs from his upcoming CD plus hits from his days with Temple of the Dog, Soundgarden and Audioslave. Tickets are $50 and $66. Canadian singers The Tenors (Clifton Murray, Victor Micallef, Remigio Pereira and Fraser Walters) will perform hits and songs from their Under One Sky CD at 8 p.m. Feb. 3, with tickets ranging from $35 to $85. Both concerts are in the John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall at the Arsht, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Call 305-949-6722 or visit arshtcenter.org.

▪ Legendary cabaret singer Marilyn Maye and her accompanist Ted Firth will close out this season’s Live at Lynn Cabaret series at 4 p.m. Sunday. A recipient of the lifetime achievement award from the Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs, Maye also holds the record for most appearances on The Tonight Show by a singer (she was featured 76 times). Tickets are $40, and the performance is at the Wold Performing Arts Center on the Lynn University campus at 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton. Call 561-237-9000 or visit events.lynn.edu.

▪ The Greater Miami Symphonic Band will wind up its 36th season with a grand finale concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the University of Miami’s Gusman Hall, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. Program selections include Flourish by Vaughn Williams, Hounds of Spring by Alfred Reed, Trauersinfonie by Richard Wagner and themes from Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring arranged by Robert Longfield. Richard Todd will be the French horn soloist on Villanelle by Paul Dukas. Admission is $15 for adults, $5 for students and children. For information, call 305-273-7687 or visit www.gmsb.org.

Christine Dolen

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