2015 – 2016 SEASON PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
A PATH TO PEACE
Celebrating 50 years of Christians and Jews Working Together
Sunday, November 1 at 3 pm
Hazzan Itzhak Zhrebker of Dallas, Texas, is joined by Miami’s Cantor Stephen Texon, Pianist Paul Posnak and guest artists as they perform inspirational multi-faith music fifty years after the Catholic Church’s historic “Nostra Aetate” declaration that all spiritualities work together. In cooperation with “A Path to Peace: Commemorating 50 Years of Nostra Aetate” Conference at St. Thomas University on November 5.
CHARLIE SEPULVEDA & THE TURNAROUND
A Latin Jazz Holiday Concert
Saturday, December 5 at 7:30 pm
A major force in Modern Latin Jazz, Charlie Sepulveda has recorded with his cousin Tito Puente, Dizzy Gillespie, Wynton Marsalis, Marc Anthony, Talking Heads and David Byrne, and was nominated twice for Latin Grammys. Music from his new CD with Eddie Palmieri will be featured plus holiday favorites in The Turnaround’s distinctive style.
RED PRIEST: HANDEL IN THE WIND
Saturday, January 23 at 7:30 pm
The International Record Review writes, “The things [Piers] Adams does with his collection of recorders defy the imagination.” His baroque super-group has turned the period instrument movement on its head with its no-hold-barred approach to the genre. This concert features music from their just-released CD.
NESTOR TORRES: TANGOS, SAMBAS & SALSAS
Saturday, March 5 at 7:30 pm
Nestor Torres brings his classic rhythms and virtuosic talent to our new venue. Joining him will be bandoneonist Hector del Curto and a host of guest artists. Clapping, singing, dancing in the aisles – almost everything goes as Nestor spans musical and ethnic boundaries.
A NIGHT OF INTERNATIONAL PREMIERES
Friday, April 22 at 8 pm
Conductor Karen Kennedy leads the Frost Chorale in two world premieres. Shelly Berg’s “The Dignity of Difference” is a tribute to Thomas Cahill (“How the Irish Saved Civilization”). Shawn Crouch’s “Visions and Ecstasies: a Mass” interprets texts by women mystics, featuring mezzo-soprano Robynne Redmon in this newest of our series of Martha/Mary Meditations.
Virginia Mims (soprano), Sophia Zheng (violin), Anita Castiglione & Paul Posnak
Saturday, May 21 at 7 pm
Concert to be held at St. Rose of Lima Church.
**All programs subject to change**