Deering Estate Chamber Ensemble
The Chamber Ensemble Series presents work from the Deering Estate Chamber Ensemble and its founding members: Jose R. Lopez, piano (Coordinator of Keyboard Studies, Florida International University), Ross Harbaugh, cello (University of Miami), and Laura Wilcox (MyCM – Miami Youth for Chamber Music), viola. This ensemble came together out of a mutual respect for nature and the beautiful Deering Estate with a love to perform chamber music, work with composers, and interact with history, nature and other art forms.
Thanks to The Deering Estate Foundation, Inc. and Miami-Dade Parks, the Deering Estate Chamber Ensemble has been able to fulfill a unique partnership with The Deering Estate. From different parts of the Americas and sharing in vast musical experiences worldwide, The Deering Estate Chamber Ensemble brings its audiences diverse listening experiences.
The ensemble is in their ninth season (2015-2016) and through a commitment to education, the ensemble looks forward to presenting public master-classes and lectures for audiences of all ages. The Ensemble has received awards from the Met-Life Foundation/Meet the Composer and Miami-Dade Cultural Affairs, has performed in different venues in Miami-Dade County and in New York City, including a LIVE performance on 91.3 WLRN South Florida’s Arts Beat hosted by Ed Bell.
DEERING ESTATE CHAMBER ENSEMBLE – “VEINTE DE MAYO: A CELEBRATION OF CUBAN COMPOSERS”
Friday, May 20, 2016
Concert at 8:00 pm (Meet-the-Artists Reception at 7:30 pm)
$20 adults & $12 Senior and Student (K-12 & college with student I.D.)
The Deering Estate Chamber Ensemble presents a musical journey of works by Cuban composers from the 19th – 21st centuries, including rarely heard virtuosic works by leading nineteenth century Afro-Cuban violinists Brindis de Salas and Jose White y Laffite.
For tickets please call the Deering Estate Ticket Office at 305-235-1668 ext. 233 or PURCHASE ONLINE.
With support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, Celebrity Cruises, Pinecrest Travel, MiamiGo!, and the Deering Estate Foundation, Inc.
Diario Las Americas is the official media sponsor of the Veinte de Mayo Concert at the Deering Estate.