The Alhambra Orchestra presents a free symphony concert in Miami.
The winners of their annual concerto competition for middle and high school students will display the concertos they performed and will be accompanied by the orchestra under the baton of Daniel Andai, and the concert will also feature Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro overture and Finlandia by Sibelius. The soloists are:
- 3rd place winner Matthew Hakkarainen (of Dreyfoos School of the Arts in Palm Beach County) performing Saint-Saens’ Violin Concerto No. 3;
- 2nd place winner Sophia Zheng (also of Dreyfoos School of the Arts in Palm Beach County) with the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D; and
- 1st place winner Laura Liu (of Ransom-Everglades School in Miami) with William Walton’s Viola Concerto.
Bring the whole family, and stay for post-concert dessert reception to meet the musicians. Alhambra Orchestra is Miami’s community orchestra, with a mission of supporting classical music and music education.
For this event, there is free admission and plenty of parking at reasonable rates. No tickets or reservations needed.
Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, 7:30 pm. Note new venue: Florida International University’s Wertheim Auditorium, 10910 SW 17th Street, Miami 33172. Info available: www.alhambramusic.org, (305) 668-9260;Alhambramusic@att.net.