The Town of Miami Lakes long running Summerfest is back, presenting its 25th Anniversary summer music festival Summerfest on Saturday, August 6 at the Miami Lakes United Methodist Church, 14800 NW 87th Avenue. The free concert will begin at 8:00 pm.
The Summerfest Chamber Orchestra will feature musicians and soloists who have participated in the festival over the past 25 years, including orchestras such as the Arpeggione Chamber Orchestra of Austria, the Mission Chamber Orchestra of Rome, Hungarian Virtuosi, Italy’s I Music and more, representing more than 10 different countries.
Under the baton of Symphony Artistic Director, Maestro James Brooks-Bruzzese, orchestral concerts will feature the music of Vivaldi, Mozart, Boch, Fuchs, Piazzolla tangos, a commissioned piece by Italian composer Lorenzo Turchi-Floris, a special arrangement of Latin favorites by Latin Grammy Award winning composer Eduardo Magallanes of Mexico and more. Georgian violinist Sandro Tigishvili, will be a featured soloist in an American premiere arrangement for strings of the Concertino by Georgian composer Otar Taktakishvili, commissioned by the Symphony of the Americas for the Summerfest 25th anniversary.
Other soloists include Summerfest Concertmaster and violinist Orlando Forte of Cuba, violinist Svetlana Forte of Ukraine, and flutist Marilyn Maingart of the USA.