New World Symphony Season Finale
May 01, 2013 | by —LIANA LOZADA
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Marek Janowski will conduct this weekend's NWS season finale programming
The New World Symphony will wrap a dazzling 25th anniversary season this weekend with a three-prong celebration. First, on Friday, May 3, comes a Wallcast presentation of "Richard Strauss: Revelry and Romance," conducted by Marek Janowski with Orion Weiss on piano. The program, which begins at 7:30 p.m., will journey through the German composer's orchestral masterpieces, Don Juan and Burleske. Then on Saturday, the New World duo heads to the Adrienne Arsht Center to perform the same Strauss program, as well as Symphony No. 5 for “Beethoven's Fifth: Storm and Passion” at 8 p.m. An ’80s-themed bash put on by Friends of NWS (the organization's young cultural patrons group) will follow the performance at Grand Central at 10 p.m. Expect cocktails courtesy of Grey Goose and music by DJ Affect. Admission to the party is free for members, $40 for non-members in advance, and $60 for non-members at the door. New World Symphony, 500 17th St., Miami Beach
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