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Monday, January 13, 2014

Garden Music Festival- January 9-19, 2014

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden for two weeks of incredible music and beautiful art in a magnificent setting.
Throughout the Festival week, visitors to Fairchild will be treated to chamber music through open, outdoor rehearsals and surprise concerts during the day. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet and engage the musicians, experiencing music on an intimate and personal level.

The four subscription concerts will feature many musical genres, from Schubert to Mumford & Sons!
GardenMusic’s musical programs are developed by Teddy Abrams, Harrison Hollingsworth and Johnny Teyssier, the members of the Sixth Floor Trio, who met while studying at the Curtis Institute of Music.  The extensive educational programming is developed by Gabriel Globus-Hoenich.
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The mission of Fairchild GardenMusic is to bring the highest-quality and most exciting chamber music to South Florida, to create a powerfully immersive experience for visitors to Fairchild that will connect music with the garden space and other artistic disciplines to foster the collaborative and creative spirit between musicians and artists in other genres, and to provide engaging and stimulating educational opportunities for young people at Fairchild.

Subscription Concert Dates:

Opening Night Concert, Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 7:00PM

The Opening Concert will primarily feature the Sixth Floor Trio with additional artists in residence at GardenMusic. Come join us for an exhilarating evening of music including original works by members of the Sixth Floor Trio, traditional folk music, selections of classic works such as Schubert's Death and the Maiden and Brahms' Piano Quartet No.1, and current popular works.

Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 7:00PM
"Stories Told Through Music"
Great music often takes us on a journey.  Come be carried away by beautiful arias, a Chausson string quartet, and tales woven in the voices of Schubert, Stravinsky, Shostakovich, John Adams, and more.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 7:00PM
"The Edge: Music that pushed the boundaries of its time"
Many of the great works we now consider to be standards caused riots and scandals in their time.  Revisit the works that propelled music into new territory; from ancient African drumming and early experiments with notation, or the cutting-edge works of Bach and Beethoven, to music that prompts us to examine tonality and the boundaries of different artistic mediums.

Finale, Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 7:00PM
"A Jazzy Night"
The sounds of jazz can be found infiltrating other genres in unexpected ways.  Jazz and Latin musicians join the resident GardenMusic artists for a Miami night of jazz and a nod to composers such as Bela Bartok and Maurice Ravel who were profoundly influenced by the sounds of their time.

Fairchild Botanical Gardens
10901 Old Cutler Rd, Miami, FL 33156
Phone:(305) 667-1651 

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