The Firebird Chamber Orchestra presents Dances of the Americas: The Pulse of a New World

April 9, 2012

Mike Burgess
Communications Manager, Seraphic Fire
Direct Line (305) 692-0268


MIAMI, FL – Celebrating the orchestral prowess of American composers, Seraphic Fire presents the Firebird Chamber Orchestra in Dances of the Americas: The Pulse of a New World on April 18 – 22, 2012 at venues in Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at or by phone at 888-544-FIRE.Continuing its mission to reach younger audiences, a limited amount of tickets will be FREE for patrons thirty and under.

This high-energy performance of gripping American works includes Aaron Copland’s beloved and spirited composition, Hoe-Down from his most popular score Rodeo. Also on the program will John Adams’ Shaker Loops. One of America’s most lauded living composers, The New Yorker has declared that Adams “may be the most vital and eloquent composer in America.”The virtuosic Firebird Chamber Orchestra conclude their season in this thrilling finale.

Over four seasons, the Firebird Chamber Orchestra has established itself as a musical force in South Florida. David Fleshler of the Sun Sentinel declares that Firebird is “…clearly full of first-rate musicians.” Laurence Budmen of the South Florida Classical Reviewdescribes the ensemble as “moving and unforgettable.” “Excellent” says Gregory Stepanich of the Palm Beach Arts Paper. Performances by the Firebird Chamber Orchestra and its sister ensemble, Seraphic Fire, have been called “… brilliantly successful” by Alan Becker of the South Florida Classical Review.

Calendar Listing

Seraphic Fire’s Firebird Chamber Orchestra

Seraphic Fire presents the Firebird Chamber Orchestra in Dances of the Americas: The Pulse of a New World

When and Where:
Wednesday, April 18, 7:30pm
St. Jude Melkite Catholic Church
126 S.E. 15th Road Miami, FL 33129

Thursday, April 19, 7:30pm
St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church
100 N.E. Mizner Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33432

Friday, April 20, 7:30pm
First United Methodist Church
536 Coral Way Coral Gables, FL 33134

Saturday, April 21, 8:00pm
All Saints Episcopal Church
333 Tarpon Drive Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Sunday, April 22, 4:00pm
Miami Beach Community Church
1620 Drexel Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33139


Seraphic Fire and Firebird Chamber Orchestra’s season is made possible with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, the support of the City of Miami Beach, Cultural Affairs Program, Cultural Arts Council, with the support of the City of Coral Gables and from Funding Arts Network.

Firebird Chamber Orchestra and the Knight Concert Series are generously funded by a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Performances in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties Sponsored By:
The Clinton Family Fund Broward County Florida Cultural Division Coral Gables The City Beautiful Coral Gables Community Foundation The Dunspaugh-Dalton Foundation Enterprise Holdings Foundation Funding ARTS Broward! Funding ARTS Network First Miami Key Biscayne Community Foundation Knight Foundation The Hutson Wiley Echevarria Foundation Miami Beach Miami-Dade County Miami-Dade County Public Schools Miami Salon Quest National Endowment for the Arts NCCO Norfolk Southern Kirk Foundation Someone & Somebody South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center P. L. Dodge Southern Land Films Florida Department of State Division of Cultural Affairs The Children's Trust Williamson Automotive WLRN Arts Calendar
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