Enter to win tickets: Jan 9-18: GardenMusic Festival at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

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Friday, January 9, 2015 - Sunday, January 18, 2015


Join us at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden for two weeks of incredible music and beautiful art in a magnificent setting at Fairchild's GardenMusic Festival.

Throughout the Festival week, visitors to Fairchild will be treated to chamber music through open, outdoor rehearsals and surprise concerts during the day. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet and engage the musicians, experiencing music on an intimate and personal level.

Friday, January 9, 7:00 p.m. - Opening Night Concert
This year's GardenMusic lineup debuts with a mix of genres including classical, jazz, rock, and folk music. Featured artists include award-winning folk musicians Aoife O'Donovan (vocalist) and Jeremy Kittel (violinist and fiddler). Performances include Chick Corea's "Spain" and Dvorak's "Piano Quintet."

Sunday, January 11, 7:00 p.m. - The Sacred, Profane, and Spiritual
Listen as musicians explore the timeless themes of spirituality, piety, and irreverence from composers across the centuries, including works by Osvaldo Golijov, Bach, Liszt, and Berlioz.
*Special Ticket Price includes admission to Tropical Chihuly Night with sunset tram tour at 5:00 p.m.
Tropical Chihuly Nights at Fairchild

Saturday, January 17, 7:00 p.m. - Experimentation: Making New Out of Old
See how new music has been inspired by works that preceded it. This concert explores the breadth of ways that music has been revitalized and expanded upon with folk tunes, modern interpretations of Baroque pieces, and new compositions by GardenMusic artists.

Sunday, January 18, 7:00 p.m - A Gozar! Grooves in the Garden feat. Tiempo Libre
This exciting final concert features the Grammy-nominated and Miami-based ensemble Tiempo Libre, known for high-energy timba music and introducing the music styles of their native Cuba to international audiences. They have performed on The Tonight Show, Dancing With the Stars, Jazz at Lincoln Center, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, and more. The concert also includes new jazz works by GardenMusic artists.
*Special Ticket Price includes admission to Tropical Chihuly Night with sunset tram tour at 5:00 p.m.
Tropical Chihuly Nights at Fairchild

Children's Concerts
Saturday, January 10 and Saturday, January 17 at 10:30 a.m.
Families can enjoy a fun-filled hour of musical education and engagement for children of all ages. This presentation is free for Fairchild members and is included with regular garden admission for non-members.

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