THIS SATURDAY: Orchestra Miami’s MIAMI MUJERES Concert

The 52-musician orchestra will honor four Miami women in celebration of the 19th Amendment

Orchestra Miami celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote, with Miami Mujeres, a concert honoring four prominent Miami women this Saturday, February 8, at the First Miami Presbyterian Church. The four honorees are Chairperson of U.S. Century Bank and founder of Artes Miami Aida Levitan, historian, author and preservationist Arva Moore Parks McCabe, Miami historian and first African-American President of the Dade Heritage Trust Enid Curtis Pinkney and former Miami-Dade County Commissioner and former President and CEO of the Miami Foundation, Ruth Shack. The honorees were selected for their service and contributions to the culture and people of Miami.

The concert features works by Tania León an Afro-Cuban composer, conductor, educator and arts advisor Amy Beach, the first successful American female composer of large-scale art music and one of the first American composers to succeed without the benefit of European training, and Ellen Taaffe Zwilich the first black woman to have a symphony performed by a major US orchestra and Miami native, graduate of Gables High, and winner of countless honors and awards including the Pulitzer Prize. The 52 musicians of Orchestra Miami will be conducted by Orchestra Miami’s Founder & Artistic Director Elaine Rinaldi and Russian pianist Asiya Korepanova is the featured soloist on Amy Beach’s lushly romantic piano concerto.

Saturday, February 8th, 8 p.m. First Miami Presbyterian Church, 609 Brickell Avenue, VIP tickets are $60 and include a reserved concert seat and afterward a dessert reception featuring prosecco and treats provided by Honey Uninhibited. General Admission tickets are $20-$40; all  are available HERE or by calling (305) 274-2103.

Aida Levitan
Arva Moore Parks McCabe
Enid Pinkney
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