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First United Methodist Church of Miami
Sunday, April 14, 2024- 2 PM
Sunday, May 19, 2024- 2 PM

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Join Orchestra Miami for a NEW Chamber Music Series, presented with the support & collaboration of the First United Methodist Church of Miami!

Orchestra Miami is excited to partner with the Music Ministry of First United Methodist Church to create the Downtowner Chamber Music Series in their brand-new concert hall in Downtown Miami. These concerts will feature music performed by soloists from Orchestra Miami along with the finest singers in South Florida.

A Britten Celebration
Sunday, April 14, 2024 @ 2 PM

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Photo of Gerardo Ortega, tenor
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Photo of Victor Bento, Counter Tenor

Benjamin Britten,            Composer          

Gerardo José Ortega,

David Margulis, Tenor

Stanley Spinola,
French Horn

Victor Bento,
Counter Tenor

Join us as we celebrate the 110th birthday of British composer Benjamin Britten! The program includes the famous Serenade for Tenor, Horn and strings featuring tenor

Gerardo José Ortega and Hornist Stanley Spinola, the Fanfare for St. Edmundsbury for three trumpets, Canticle N. 2: Abraham & Issac with David Margulis, Tenor & Victor Bento,

Counter Tenor and  the Simple Symphony, Op. 4!

Sunday, May 19, 2024 @ 2 PM


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Hannah Penzner, Soprano

Photo of Julia Woodring, Mezzo Soprano

Julia Woodring,
Mezzo Soprano

Photo of Aaron Merritt, Cellist

Aaron Merritt,

Photo of Elaine Rinaldi, Pianist & Conductor

Elaine Rinaldi,
Pianist & Conductor

Photo of Karen Lord Powell, Violinist

Karen Lord-Powell,

Enjoy a wide variety of "Cabaret" music by several famous classical composers. Selections include songs by Kurt Weill, William Bolcom, Benjamin Britten and a performance of Paul Schoenfield's virtuosic Piano Trio "Cafe Music".

FREE CONCERTS with a $10/pp suggested donation
or Reserve your seat in advance for a $25 Donation

Presented with the support of the


First Church Miami
398 NE 5th Street, Suite 1
Miami, 33132
Valet parking available- $25 per vehicle
Street parking limited- take the Metro Mover to College/BaySide Station

First Miami Church is on the 9th Floor of the Elser Residences and Hotel. To access the church, go to the corner of NE 5th Street and Biscayne Boulevard and look for Suite 1- the "Corner Coffee Shop".

Go inside and take the elevator to the 9th Floor.

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