In addition to its myriad of other uses, the Adrienne Arsht Center is also home to the Cleveland Orchestra's Miami residency. Annually, the internationally acclaimed crew plays an extensive program in downtown's flagship center. From Beethoven Nine and Piano Concerto No. 4 to Mahler's Symphony No. 3, their calendar runs the classical gamut. Ticket prices start around $52, so get all gussied up and listen to some string instruments for the evening.
The Florida Philharmonic breathed its last gasp only months before construction began on the Carnival Center for the Performing Arts. Its instruments had been auctioned off by the time the venue finally opened. It seemed that we would have to make do with the green (though by no means slight) talent of the New World Symphony. But then the Carnival Center's programmers announced that the first professional orchestra to debut in the space would be one of the finest -- if not the best... More »