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Concert presented by the Deering Estate Chamber Ensemble

MIAMI (September 01, 2016)

The Deering Estate Chamber Ensemble presents a concert on Friday, September 30th at 8:00 pm at the Deering Estate. The concert, "España y Cuba," presents works by Cuban and Spanish composers, including contemporary Cuban-American composer Tania León and the US/Miami premiere of Cecilia Arizti’s Piano trio, first performed privately in Cuba in 1893 and still unpublished. Concerts take place in the acoustically beautiful and historic Stone House Ballroom.

Friday, September 30, 2016
CHAMBER SERIES - “ESPAÑA Y CUBA”

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.)
For tickets, please call the Deering Estate Ticket Office at 305-235-1668 ext. 233 or purchase online.
 
The Deering Estate Chamber Ensemble
Celebrating their 10th Season, The Deering Estate Chamber Ensemble connects with the travels of Charles Deering to present works of original Spanish heritage and traces their influences into Cuba and beyond. Complementing the Ensemble presentations, the South Florida Chapter of the American Liszt Society produces compelling recitals by contemporary pianists Kemal Gekic and Jose Lopez.

Comprised of founding members: Jose R. Lopez, piano (Coordinator of Keyboard Studies, Florida International University), Ross Harbaugh, cello (University of Miami), Scott Flavin (University of Miami) violin, 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 living composers, and interact with history, nature and other art forms.

Additional concerts of the 2016-2017 Series includes:

Friday, October 28, 2016
LISZT PIANO SERIES - KEMAL GEKIC RECITAL

The South Florida Chapter of the American Liszt Society and Deering Estate present a piano recital by The South Florida world-renowned pianist Kemal Gekic.

Friday, February 17, 2017
CHAMBER SERIES- "BEETHOVEN AND HIS TIME"

The Deering Estate Chamber Ensemble and Deering Estate present "Beethoven and his Time" with works by Beethoven, Vanhal, Joseph Boulogne - Chevalier de Saint-Georges.

Friday, March 17, 2017
LISZT PIANO SERIES – JOSE LOPEZ RECITAL

The South Florida Chapter of the American Liszt Society and Deering Estate present a piano recital by Jose Lopez focusing on Cuban composers in the era of Franz Liszt.

Friday, MAY 19, 2017
CHAMBER SERIES - "CUBAN INDEPENDENCE"

The Deering Estate Chamber Ensemble and Deering Estate present "Cuban Independence" honoring contemporary and historic Cuban composers with commentary in English and Spanish.

Cultural Arts Programming is made possible 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, Diario Las Américas and The Deering Estate Foundation, Inc.

About the Deering Estate
The 450+ acre Deering Estate is an environmental, archaeological and historical preserve. From canoe tours to butterfly walks and guided Historic House tours, the Deering Estate has diverse activities for the whole family to enjoy. The Estate is part of the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department, which manages the Estate on behalf of the State of Florida.
 
This year the Deering Estate celebrates 30 years on the National Register of Historic Places and the 100th anniversary of Charles Deering's purchase and restoration of the Richmond Hotel for his winter residence. #DiscoverMore history, art, culture, science, preservation, conservation and ecology at the Deering Estate!