(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- For music enthusiasts, the Deering Estate Chamber Ensemble presents superb concerts intimately set in the historic Stone House Ballroom. Internationally acclaimed musicians collaborate with world-renowned guest composers, artists, and talented youth performers as part of the Deering Estate at Cutler's "Living Artist Concert Series."
The 2011-2012 Living Artist Concert Series kicks-off on Sunday, October 23rd, with "Sonic, Solar Waves" featuring the work of Franz Liszt, Clara Schumann, Joachim Raff, Fanny Mendelssohn and Ferdinand Hiller.
Friday, November 18, 2011 "Voices through the Oceans"
Italian Guest Mezzo-Soprano Victoria Schneider Malipiero, featuring works by Franz Schubert, L.V. Beethoven, Robert Schumann, Ricardo Malipiero
Sunday, January 22, 2012 "Winds, Seeds and Birds"
Guest clarinetist Margaret Donaghue and bassoonist Luciano Magnanini. featuring works by Rebecca Clarke, Mikhail Glinka, Fanny Mendelssohn and Johannes Brahms
Friday, February 17, 2012 "Rainbow of Composers"
Miami-based composers, U.M.'s Lansing McCloskey and FIU's Orlando Garcia, with works by Frederick Delius, Joaquin Turina, Roberto Sierra, Ernno von Dohnanyi
Friday, March 16, 2012 "Ecofeminism"
Guest composer Victoria Bond with works by Josepha Auernhammer, Mana-Zucca, and Fanny Mendelssohn
Sunday, April 22, 2012 "Sounding Biscayne Bay"
Featuring composer and sound artist Judith Shatin, along with works by Louise Farrenc, and Felix Mendelssohn, and the unveiling of an interactive installation featuring sounds of Biscayne Bay
A meet-the-artist reception is held at 6:30 pm prior to the concert. The concerts begin at 7:15 pm. Sunday concerts will feature a Musical Kids Zone with hands-on activities for children ages 4-8, one hour prior to the concerts.
TICKETS: $25 per concert; Student $12 per concert (Grades K-12 with Student I.D.); Season subscriptions are $120 (includes all 6 concerts)! Tickets can be purchased online or by calling the Deering Estate Ticket Office at 305-235-1668 x 233.
About the Deering Estate at Cutler
The Deering Estate at Cutler, a Miami-Dade County Park, is located at 16701 SW 72 Avenue in Miami. This 444-acre natural and archeological preserve and historic site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as a center for education, culture and recreation. The Deering Estate at Cutler has emerged as a thriving cultural art center, fulfilling an enduring dream of the late industrialist Charles Deering, who as an avid art collector, philanthropist, and amateur artist, sought to support artists and create a cultural haven. For more information on the Deering Estate's educational and cultural programs, please visit www.deeringestate.org.