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Modesto A. Maidique Campus Venues Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center | 10910 SW 17 Street, Miami, FL 33199 The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum | 10975 SW 17 Street, Miami, FL 33199 Biscayne Bay Campus Venues Mary Ann Wolfe Theatre | 3000 NE 151 Street, North Miami, FL 33181 Off-Campus Venues CARTA Miami Beach Urban Studios | 420 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139 Alliance Française South Florida | 618 SW 8 Street, Miami, FL 33130 The Betsy Hotel | 1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33199 Gibson Gallery | 2751 N Miami Avenue, Miami, FL 33127 Heritage Park | 19200 Collins Avenue, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160 Miami Beach Botanical Gardens | 2000 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139 Spanish Cultural Center | 800 Douglas Road, Ste 170, Coral Gables, FL 33134 Sunny Isles Beach Community School | 201 182 Drive, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160 The Wolfsonian-FIU | 1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach , FL 33139 For up to date information please visit our online calendars at music.fiu.edu or theatre.fiu.edu. Program information is subject to change.

The FIU School of Music and FIU Theatre

and concert venues. Located at Florida International University’s

invite you to experience a Worlds Ahead

Modesto Maidique Main Campus, the Wertheim Performing Arts

season of events at the Herbert and Nicole

Center houses a Concert Hall, Recital Hall, Instrumental Hall, Main

Wertheim Performing Arts Center.

Stage Theatre, and Black Box Theatre. The performing arts center

Join us for performances showcasing

offers a variety of well equipped spaces for concerts, recitals, theatrical,

works from Spanish and Latin American

and dance productions and is available for outside events. For more

composers, soulful Jazz performances,

information visit music.fiu.edu or theatre.fiu.edu.

and evenings with the classical sounds of Brahms, Beethoven, and Mozart. Or experience the raw emotion of our many exhilirating theatrical performances. You don’t want to miss the outstanding talents of our students, faculty, and worldrenowned guests.

Due to our printing deadline all sponsors and community partners may not be listed. For a complete listing, please visit carta.fiu.edu.

HOW TO PURCHASE TICKETS Online: Visit music.fiu.edu or theatre.fiu.edu In Person: Purchase at venue on the date of the event. (Various events are held in venues throughout the community. Please refer to the list below for more information).

Our performing arts center is one of Miami’s premier collegiate theatrical

The College of Architecture + The Arts is grateful for continued support received by the following sponsors and community partners.

For more information, please contact our events line at 305.348.0496 or visit us online at music.fiu.edu or theatre.fiu.edu.

season of music and theatre awaits you!

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TICKET INFORMATION Many of our events are free and open to the public. Ticketed performances range in price from $5.00 to $20.00. Discounted tickets are available for senior citizens, members of the FIU Alumni Association, FIU faculty, staff, and students.

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11200 SW 8 Street, PCA 272 Miami, FL 33199

Your attendance supports the arts in our community and makes a difference to students in the fields of art, design, performance, and communication.

Welcome to the Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center

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Live the arts. Support the arts!

Herbert and Nicole

WERTHEIM Performing Arts Center

2011-2012Season


Music Tuesday 4 7:30PM Thursday 6 7:30PM Tuesday 11 7:30PM Wednesday 12 8:00PM Friday 14 7:30PM Saturday 15 7:30PM Tuesday 18 7:30PM Friday 21 7:30PM Friday 21 7:30PM Saturday 22 7:30PM Tuesday 25 7:30PM Thursday 27 7:30PM Friday 28 7:30PM Saturday 29 7:30PM

Thursday 8 7:30PM Saturday 17 7:30PM Wednesday 21 5:00PM Thursday 22 7:30PM Saturday 24 7:30PM Tuesday 27 7:30PM

Jazz at the Wertheim Series: FIU Latin Jazz Ensemble FIU School of Music at The Wolfsonian-FIU Series: FIU Graduate String Quartet Lecture Recital: “Artur Schnabel and the Tradition of the German Lied” presented by visiting artist Victoria Malipiero and FIU’s José López, piano FIU School of Music at the Gibson Gallery Series: FIU Jazz Guitar Ensemble Vocal Arts Series: “Artur Schnabel and His Kindred Spirits” presented by visiting artist Victoria Malipiero and FIU’s José López, piano Wind and Percussion Arts Series: FIU Symphonic Band Chamber Music Series: FIU String Students Wind and Percussion Arts Series:FIU Wind Ensemble FIU School of Music at the Alliance Française Series: Collegium Musicum The FEASt Festival: Florida Electro Acoustic Student (FEASt) Festival Chamber Music Series: Collegium Musicum Chamber Music Series: Chamber Winds Wind and Percussion Arts Series:FIU Marching Band Prism Concert

Choral Arts Series: Chant and Beyond, featuring the FIU Women’s Choir and Master Chorale Faculty Recital Series: Chameleon at FIU, featuring Misha Vitenson, violin; Michael Klotz, viola; and special guest Iris Van Eck, cello Wind and Percussion Arts Series: FIU Wind Ensemble FIU School of Music at the Gibson Gallery Series: FIU Latin Jazz Ensemble Jazz at the Wertheim Series: FIU Studio Jazz Big Band and guest percussionist Ignacio Berroa Vocal Arts Series: Florida Grand Opera and FIU Opera Theatre students Faculty Recital Series: Amernet String Quartet—Tribute Concert to Dr. Joel Glaser FIU School of Music at the Alliance Française Series: FIU Jazz Liszt Festival 2011: Celebrating Liszt’s 200th Birthday Liszt Festival 2011: Celebrating Liszt’s 200th Birthday, featuring the FIU Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Grzegorz Nowak and Artist-in-Residence Kemal Gekic, piano Chamber Players Series: Works by Dvorak, Turina, and Vanhal Faculty Recital Series: Lissette Jiménez, contralto, performs works by Mahler, Ravel, and Rodrigo Liszt Festival 2011: Alumni concert featuring Misha Dacic, piano FIU Opera Workshop: Zarzuela!

Faculty Recital Series: A Brahms Celebration, featuring Lissette Jiménez, contralto; Michael Klotz, viola; and José López, piano Faculty Recital Series: Classical Guitarist Rafael Padrón and the Crosstown String Quartet Faculty Convocation Concert: Musica Iberoamericana Vocal Arts Series: Canciones Cultas de America Latina (Latin American Art Songs) Orchestral Masterworks Series: FIU Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Grzegorz Nowak with soloists Robert Davidovici, violin and Luis Gómez-Imbert, contrabass Chamber Players Series: Works by Spanish composer Pablo Sarasate, Prokofiev, and Ravel

SEPTEMBER

Wednesday 2 7:30PM Friday 4 7:00PM Friday 4 7:30PM Wednesday 9 8:00PM Thursday 10 7:30PM Tuesday 15 7:30PM Wednesday 16 7:30PM Thursday 17 7:30PM Friday 18 7:30PM Friday 18, Saturday 19 7:30PM Tuesday 22 7:30PM Tuesday 29 7:30PM Wednesday 30 7:30PM FIU School of Music Prestige Cultural Series: FIU Studio Jazz Big Band Keyboard Arts Series: Music for Piano, featuring students from the Keyboard Studies program Choral Arts Series: Holiday Choral Concert, featuring the FIU Women’s Choir and Master Chorale FIU New Music Ensemble at The Betsy Hotel, under the direction of Jason Calloway FIU New Music Ensemble, under the direction of Jason Calloway Chamber Players Series: Works by Schubert, Turina, Schulhoff, and Janacek Orchestral Masterworks Series: Handel’s “Messiah,” a benefit concert for the Carlos Piantini Scholarship Fund featuring the FIU Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Grzegorz Nowak with guitarists Rafael Padrón and Federico Musgrove Amernet String Quartet and FIU Theatre: Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker”

DECEMBER

NOVEMBER

OCTOBER

Thursday 1 7:30PM Friday 2 7:30PM Saturday 3 7:30PM Saturday 3 8:00PM Sunday 4 7:30PM Tuesday 6 7:30PM Friday 9 7:30PM Saturday 10 7:00PM FIU School of Music at the Gibson Gallery Series: FLEA Ensemble FIU School of Music Prestige Cultural Series: FIU Opera Theatre FIU School of Music at the Alliance Française Series: FIU Opera Theatre New Music Miami Festival: Guest composer and organist Wil Smith Chamber Players Series: Works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Keyboard Arts Series: Keyboard Alumni Recital

JANUARY

Wednesday 11 Wednesday 18 Thursday 20 Saturday 21 Tuesday 24 Saturday 28 Faculty Recital Series: A Russian Odyssey, featuring José López, piano and Michael Klotz, viola FIU School of Music at The Wolfsonian-FIU Series: FIU Classical Guitar Studio, under the direction of Rafael Padrón Faculty Recital Series: Annual String Seminar, featuring guest artists Barry Shiffman, viola and Christopher Rex, cello FIU School of Music at the Gibson Gallery Series: FIU Latin Jazz Ensemble New Music Miami Festival: FIU Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Grzegorz Nowak with the NODUS Ensemble and guest composer Tania León FIU School of Music Prestige Cultural Series: The Joys of Love, a Valentine’s Day concert featuring the FIU Women’s Choir and Master Chorale Choral Arts Series: The Joys of Love, a Valentine’s Day concert featuring the FIU Women’s Choir and Master Chorale Keyboard Arts Series: Guest pianist Ratimir Martinovic FIU School of Music at the Alliance Française Series: Amernet String Quartet Orchestral Masterworks Series: FIU Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Grzegorz Nowak and the Amernet String Quartet Chamber Players Series: featuring special guest German-American violinist Ida Bieler Wind and Percussion Arts Series: Boston Brass Wind and Percussion Arts Series: 2012 Festival of Bands Wind and Percussion Arts Series: FIU Wind Ensemble—Beyond the Wind Score

MARCH

APRIL

8:00PM 7:30PM 8:00PM 7:30PM 7:30PM 7:30PM

Thursday 2 7:30PM Friday 3 7:00PM Tuesday 7 7:30PM Wednesday 8 8:00PM Friday 10 7:30PM Sunday 12 4:30PM Tuesday 14 7:30PM Thursday 16 7:30PM Friday 17 7:30PM Saturday 18 7:30PM Tuesday 21 7:30PM Friday 24 5:00PM Saturday 25 9:00AM Saturday 25 7:30PM FIU School of Music at The Wolfsonian-FIU Series: FLEA Ensemble FIU Opera Theatre: “The Turn of the Screw” by Benjamin Britten featuring the FIU Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Grzegorz Nowak Chamber Music Series: Chamber Winds FIU School of Music at the Gibson Gallery Series: FIU Jazz Guitar Ensemble Wind and Percussion Arts Series: FIU Symphonic Band New Music Miami Festival at Spanish Cultural Center: NODUS and composer Sebastian Marine FIU School of Music Prestige Cultural Series: FIU Studio Jazz Big Band New Music Miami Festival at Miami Beach Botanical Gardens: Guest clarinetist Esther Lamneck FIU School of Music at the Alliance Française Series: FIU New Music Ensemble FIU School of Music Prestige Cultural Series: FIU Latin Jazz Ensemble lunch concert featuring a gourmet food and wine pairing New Music Miami Festival at CARTA Miami Beach Urban Studios: FIU Alumni composers concert featuring the NODUS Ensemble

FEBRUARY

Friday 2 7:00PM Friday 2, Saturday 3 7:30PM Tuesday 6 7:30PM Wednesday 7 8:00PM Thursday 8 7:30PM Friday 9 7:30PM Wednesday 21 7:30PM Thursday 22 7:30PM Thursday 23 7:30PM Thursday 29 11:30AM Saturday 31 7:30PM FIU School of Music at Biscayne Bay Series: Musical Theatre Revue Jazz at the Wertheim Series: FIU Faculty Jazz Ensemble Chamber Music Series: FIU String Students New Music Miami Festival: NODUS Ensemble and video art projection at the Frost Art Museum Wind and Percussion Arts Series: FIU Wind Ensemble Choral Arts Series: A Poet’s Voice Jazz at the Wertheim Series: FIU Studio Jazz Big Band and guest trombonist Tom Garling Keyboard Arts Series: Music for Piano FIU School of Music at The Wolfsonian-FIU Series: FIU Jazz Combos Orchestral Masterworks Series: FIU Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Grzegorz Nowak freaturing the winners of the FIU Concerto Competition FIU Opera Workshop: Opera Scenes Showcase Chamber Player Series: Works by Ludwig van Beethoven Faculty Recital Series: Classical Guitarist Rafael Padrón and guest Iliana Matos New Music Miami Festival at CARTA Miami Beach Urban Studios: Amernet String Quartet and the NODUS Ensemble Orchestral Masterworks Series Wind and Percussion Arts Series Vocal Arts Series

Sunday 1 4:30PM Tuesday 3 7:30PM Wednesday 4 7:30PM Wednesday 4 8:00PM Monday 9 7:30PM Tuesday 10 7:30PM Wednesday 11 7:30PM Thursday 12 7:30PM Friday 13 7:00PM Saturday 14 7:30PM Sunday 15 4:00PM Tuesday 17 7:30PM Thursday 19 7:30PM Saturday 21 7:30PM On campus concert series: Chamber Music Series Keyboard Arts Series Chamber Players Series Faculty Recital Series Choral Arts Series New Music Miami Festival Jazz at the Wertheim Series

Theatre Showtimes for all theatre productions are Friday through Sunday for the first week and Wednesday through Sunday for the second week. Wednesday through Saturday shows are at 8:00PM and Sunday shows are at 2:00PM. All shows are presented at the Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center.

Friday, November 11 through Sunday, November 20

Friday, September 23 through Sunday, October 2

IN THE NEXT ROOM (THE VIBRATOR PLAY), By Sarah Ruhl, Directed by Jesus Quintero Set in the 1880’s, this play’s subject matter involves a new technology that was developed to help women suffering from hysteria. It was soon discovered it also had other uses. Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. New York City.

THE HOUSE OF THE SPIRITS, By Caridad Svich, Directed by Michael M. Yawney A stunning adaption of a modern classic where love turns into violence, and corruption turns into redemption.

SWIMMING IN THE SHALLOWS, By Adam Bock, Directed by Wayne E. Robinson, Jr. A screwy little comedy about spiritual enlightenment, nicotine additiction, and the dangers of falling in love with a shark! Produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc.

SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER

Friday, January 27 through Sunday, February 12

THE ARABIAN NIGHTS, By Mary Zimmerman, Directed by Phillip M. Church Adapted from The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night This rich, passionate, and poetic tapestry is a celebration of the imagination. Produced by special arrangement with Bruce Ostler, Bret Adams, Ltd.

MARCH

JANUARY/FEBRUARY

NOVEMBER

Friday, March 2 through Sunday, March 11

NEW THIS SEASON (included in admission price): Theatre of the Mind—A 45-minute post-show discussion of ideas and topics generated by the production led by special guests. Takes place the first Sunday of each production. Inside Scoop—A behind-the-scenes look at the making of each production led by select cast members and the production team. Takes place at 7:00PM on the Wednesday shows.

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Wertheim Performing Arts Center 2011-2012 Season Calendar