From Oct 2010 through Apr 2011.
The Deering Estate at Cutler presents classical chamber music with the 2010-2011 Living Artist Concert Series. The superb natural acoustics of the elegant Stone House Ballroom provide the perfect setting for the concerts performed by the talented Deering Estate Chamber Ensemble and noted guest musicians and composers. The Living Artist Concert Series combines performances with lectures, visual art exhibits and interpretive programs.
The first concert of the season “Unveiling” features works by Spanish and Cuban composers who lived at the turn of the 20th century along with the Brahms Piano Quartet in G minor. The concert will be held on Friday, October 15th. All concerts begin at 7:00 p.m. with a meet-the-artist reception at 6:30 p.m. The richly diverse series of six programs continues through April 2011, and includes works by Liszt, Mozart, Schumann, and contemporary pieces by Resident Composer Judith Shatin.
2010-2011 Season Highlights
Friday, November 19th, 2010
“Liszt and His Circle” Founding members of the Deering Estate Chamber Ensemble and guest Bernice Harbaugh performing music by Franz Liszt, Robert Schumann, Frédéric Chopin, and Charles V. Alkan celebrating the inaugural season of the American Liszt Society – FIU Chapter.
Friday, January 14th, 2011
“Elements of Air” Luciano Magnanini, guest bassoonist, with members of the Deering Estate Chamber Ensemble present music by Wolfgang A. Mozart, François Devienne, Camille Saint-Saëns, and Robert Schumann.
Friday, February 18th, 2011
“Wind, String and Hammers” Bergonzi String Quartet with Guest clarinetist Margaret Donahue, featuring music by Rebecca Clarke, Wolfgang A. Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven and Charles V. Alkan with members of the Deering Estate Chamber Ensemble.
Friday, March 18th, 2011
“Female Perspective” An introduction to some of the greatest women composers, obscured to most of the public, featuring music by Fanny Mendelssohn, Mana-Zucca, and Felix Mendelssohn, along with guest composer Victoria Bond and members of the Deering Estate Chamber Ensemble.
Sunday, April 17th, 2011
“Waters of Biscayne Bay” Deering Estate Chamber Ensemble presenting music by Johann Vanhal, Judith Shatin and Antonín Dvorák with Composer in Residence – Judith Shatin. This concert is a premiere of Shatin’s new work – an interactive piece that includes a sound installation depicting the waters of the Biscayne Aquifer.
Deering Estate at Cutler
16701 SW 72 Avenue
Miami, FL 33157