The inaugural season of The Josef Gingold Chamber Music Festival of Miami, featuring world-class concerts and intensive educational initiatives celebrating the legacy of violinist Josef Gingold, considered the primary exponent of the “Golden Age” of violin, comes to Barry University Cor Jesu Chapel, July 9-28, 2019. All concerts are at 7:30 p.m. with the exception of the final concert which is at 8 p.m. and admission is free with no reservations required.
Josef Gingold’s principal exponent, Cuban-born violinist Andrés Cárdenes, leads the festival as Music Director. 55 students from around the world descend on Miami for intensive study with 18 faculty members from top conservatories including Juilliard, Eastman School of Music, Manhattan School of Music, Colburn School, and St. Petersburg Conservatory and orchestras such as New York Philharmonic, Dallas and Pittsburgh Symphonies.
The program features public concerts by violinists Andrés Cárdenes and Gary Levinson, pianists Alexandre Moutouzkine and Alon Goldstein, cellists Andrés Diaz and Anne Martindale Williams, violists Paul Coletti and Michael Klotz, and other artists.
This is the schedule of concerts during the festival:
- July 9 – Andrés Cárdenes and Friends performing the music of Dvorak, Rachmaninov and Brahms
- July 12 – “Slavic Journeys” featuring two violinists, two pianists, a viola and cello player performing Dohnanyi, Beethoven and Tchaikovsky
- July 13 – “Early and Late Bloomers” with Gingold Festival Virtuosi performing Beethoven, Brahms, Mendelssohn and Mozart
- July 19 – “A Musicale in Budapest” featuring a trio of violinists, two pianists viola and cello player performing Kodaly, Schubert and Brahms
- July 24 – “A View of Italy” with pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine performing Beethoven, Liszt and Dallapiccola
- July 26 – “All Roads Lead to Vienna” featuring three violinists, a pianist, cello and viola player performing Schumann, Mozart and Mendelssoh
- July 27 – “Effervescence in Music” with the Gingold Festival Virtuosi performing Haydn, Mozart, Ravel and Tchaivosky. This concert is at 8 p.m.
The festival focuses on both solo and chamber repertoire for strings and piano and is co-founded by two veteran arts administrators, Dr. Giselle Elgarresta Rios and Robert H. Smith, Jr., both of Miami, FL.
More free and cheap concerts and music events this week:
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Friday, September 20, 2019
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Sunday, September 22, 2019
Monday, September 23, 2019
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