Miami Classical Music Festival, an intensive training program for the next generation of classical musicians, announces the lineup for the 2019 season from June 4 through July 28, 2019 with over 50 performances this summer.
Over 300 young classical musicians gain bring enchanting and passionate performances to Miami’s summer season. Opera Productions include the South Florida Premiere of Nico Muhly's Dark Sisters, Golijov's Ainadamar; Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro and a Family production of The Magic Flute.
The acclaimed MMF Wagner Institute returns with MMF’s debut at the Adrienne Arsht Ziff Ballet Opera House with a production of The Flying Dutchman.
Audiences will also enjoy the return of the 3rd Annual Independence Day Celebration with the MMF Symphony Orchestra, featuring popular and patriotic symphonic favorites and 2 large symphony performances of Mahler’s 5th Symphony and Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring.
Our Faculty Recital series includes performances by Anton Nel, Daniel Shapiro, Alexandre Moutouzkine and a faculty chamber music recital led by renowned Cellist Emilio Colon.
MMF is also excited to be performing numerous concerts and Pop Up events at The Betsy-South Beach, Miami Music Festival’s host hotel and sponsor as well as on Lincoln Road and Ocean Drive this summer, blanketing Miami Beach with rich classical music.
Browse the new season and purchase tickets below.
A hero on a quest and a princess finding her way encounter enchanted creatures, an evil queen and ultimately, each other – all with the help of a Magic Flute! A part of MMF’s popular Family Opera series, this production is created specifically for young children and will be performed with English Dialogue and Sung in german with English Supertitles. Mozart’s classic “singspiel” includes both spoken and sung dialogue, with familiar melodies you’ll be singing along to. Families are invited to participate in free supplementary activities for children. Allow your children to experience opera and live theater in a family-friendly setting.
One of Mozart’s most beloved works gets a classic retelling, bringing to Miami the music and characters that have captured the hearts of opera lovers the world over. Servants Figaro and his promised Susanna prepare for their upcoming wedding, only to find that his employer the Count has impure intentions for her as well. Fearing that the Count will reinstate the ancient First Night rite to rendezvous with her, Figaro sets about scheming to outsmart the him. Meanwhile, the lovely Countess, to whom Susanna is ever faithful, begins to suspect the same and devises her own trap to catch him in his mischief. The classes battle in a light-hearted comedy sung in Italian by the MMF Opera Institute, which features some of Mozart’s most beautiful melodies ever written.
Written by the court composer of Louis XIV and premiered for the Grand Dauphin, Armide is the story of a Damascene Princess and the Crusader that she falls in love with. Princess Armide is a sorcerer sent to kill Renaud, an invading crusader. She falls in love with him instead, casting a spell on him so that he loves her back. When she comes to regret her decision, will anything short of divine intervention turn her heart? MMF’s Opera Studio Program presents an intimate setting of this classic opera.
MMF’s Orchestral Institute draws a remarkable pool of talent from around the globe each season, and out of this ensemble, we offer our Chamber Concert series, comprised of student musicians who select their own programs and coach with our distinguished faculty and artists-in-residence. Chamber Concert performances can be enjoyed by the community throughout the entire festival.
MMF is proud to partner with the Betsy South Beach Hotel and the City of Miami Beach to produce a series of p’opera concerts.
MMF is proud to partner with the Betsy South Beach Hotel and the City of Miami Beach to produce a series of chamber concerts all around the city.