Moscow State Symphony Orchestra
The Arsht Center’s Knight Masterworks Classical Music SeriesConcerts & Performances, Events of the Week
The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County has announced it’s 2020-2021 Knight Masterworks Season Classical Music Series, a lineup of orchestras and musicians considered to be the greatest of our time. In the Arsht Center’s during its 15th season, the series opens in January with the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra, which spotlights violinist Blake Pouliout.
To complete the experience, Miami-based classical music experts will offer free pre-concert lectures in the Arsht Center’s Peacock Foundation Education Center (inside the Knight Concert Hall) prior to every concert in the series.
MOSCOW STATE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Pavel Kogan, music director and chief conductor
Blake Pouliot, violin
January 16, 2021, at 8 p.m.
PROKOFIEV Overture on Hebrew Themes
BRUCH Violin Concerto No. 1
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6
“The level of talent in the orchestra was utterly astonishing.” –Louisville.com
Valery Gergiev, artistic and general director
February 6, 2021, at 8 p.m.
SCHUBERT Symphony No. 8 “Unfinished”
BRUCKNER Symphony No. 8
“The performance was as precise and urgent at the end as at the beginning, leaving only the audience wrung out by a superabundance of passion.” –Chicago Tribune
THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA
Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
February 18, 2021, at 8 p.m.
WEBER: Overture to Oberon
MOZART: Symphony No. 39
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 2
“No American orchestra sounds more alive!” – The New York Times
AN EVENING WITH ITZHAK PERLMAN
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Rohan De Silva, piano
March 7, 2021, at 8 p.m.
Program to be announced.
“There is probably no more talented violinist in the world” – The New York Times
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