Things To Do

Culture Club: Classical events

Nicolai Lugansky

The Russian pianist performs.

Tuesday, April 5 at 8 p.m. University of Miami’s Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables; 305-284-2438 or $30-$325     

The Cleveland Orchestra

Cuban keyboard master Horacio Gutiérrez performs Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with Haydn’s Symphony No. 96 (“Miracle”) and Dvorák’s Symphony No. 7. Conducted by Jirí Belohlávek.

Friday, April 8 at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 9 at 8 p.m.  $40-$155. Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722.

Opera in the Tropics

Enjoy a program of operatic favorites featuring international singers and maestro Daniel Daroca. Wine and cheese reception after the evening concert. 

Saturday, April 9 at 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. $50, afternoon-$25, $15 kids. The Kampong, 4013 Douglas Rd., Coconut Grove. 305-442-7169 or

Cuban Classics

Renowned soprano and musicologist Virginia Alonso will perform a free concert of classical music written in Cuba during the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Classical concert music written in Cuba has great international significance, and has influenced the music of noted composers such as Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Isaac Albéniz, Georges Bizet, Enrique Granados, George Gershwin, Aaron Copland and many others.

Sunday, April 10, 4 p.m. Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale, Horvitz Auditorium, One East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale;



Musicians of Trinity Cathedral

Musicians of the Trinity Cathedral offer a rare performance of Arvo Pärt’s St John Passion. The piece features solo parts for Jesus and Pilate, accompanied by organ. The evangelist role is provided by a mixed quartet of soloists, who are accompanied by violin, oboe, cello and bassoon. The chorus parts are sung by the Anglican Chorale of Southeast Florida, a choir comprised of accomplished singers from the community who sing Evensong at Trinity Cathedral on a regular basis.

Sunday April 10, 6 p.m. Tickets $20, $5 students and children.  Trinity Cathedral, 464 NE 16 Street, Miami; or 305-789-0074.

Romantisme Hebraïque

Hebrew Melodies of the Romantic Era presents the rarely played but rich tradition of Eastern European Jewish music in a violin and piano recital with Isabelle Durin and Michaël Ertzcheid.

Thursday, April 14th at 7.30 p.m. $18 for general admission, $15 for AF and Temple Emanu-El members. Temple Emanuel, 1701 Washington Ave., Miami Beach.

Miami Wind Symphony

The Miami Wind Symphony, an ensemble of South Florida’s finest professional woodwind, brass and percussion

instrumentalists, presents its debut performance. The centerpiece of the concert will be Aaron Copland’s “A Lincoln Portrait,” narrated by WPLG-Local 10 news anchor Calvin Hughes.

Sunday, April 10, 4p.m. Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 1748 Flagler St.

Tickets $15-$100.