Performing Arts

Eclectic Straight No Chaser will sing at Miami’s Knight Concert Hall

The a capella group Straight No Chaser sings Sunday at Miami’s Arsht Center.
The a capella group Straight No Chaser sings Sunday at Miami’s Arsht Center.

It’s a busy, music-filled Sunday in South Florida, with performances by pianists Jon Nakamatsu and Zlata Chochieva, the a cappella group Straight No Chaser and the Nu Deco Ensemble.

▪ The eclectic contemporary a capella group Straight No Chaser sings at 7 p.m. Sunday as part of the Arsht Center’s Live at Knight Series. The group’s 10 men perform songs by Hozier, Radiohead, Bob Dylan, the Zac Brown Band, The Weeknd and more at the Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Tickets are $39-$99. Call 305-949-6722 or visit

▪ Pianist Jon Nakamatsu launches the 2015-16 Chopin Salon Series at 4 p.m. Sunday at Miami Beach’s La Gorce Country Club. On the program are works by Schubert and Chopin. The concert and a wine reception are free to Chopin members (dinner is $55); non-members and guests pay $45 for the concert and reception, $100 for everything including dinner. La Gorce is at 5685 Alton Rd., Miami Beach. Reserve at 305-868-0624 or Visit for details.

▪ Zlata Chochieva will play the opening concert of the Miami International Piano Festival’s Sundays at Five series — at 5 p.m. Sunday, naturally — at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, 3385 NE 188th St., Aventura. On the program are works by Franck, Chopin, Scarlatti and Prokofiev. Tickets are $30. Call 877-311-7469 or visit or

▪ Nu Deco Ensemble will play beautiful music in a beautiful place when it performs at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Miami. The 21st century chamber orchestra will play “Water Music,” a program of works by Bach, Bizet, Aaron Copland, Andy Akiho, LCD Soundsystem, Daft Punk and Nu Deco founder Sam Hyken. Tickets are $25, and concertgoers can bring blankets, lawn chairs and small picnic baskets (no coolers). Call 305-235-1668, ext. 223, or visit