America’s only full-time orchestral academy, the New World Symphony grooms graduates from conservatories for careers in the symphony and other high-profile posts. Concerts range from classical to experimental, and the quality is high: guest teachers have included Yo-Yo Ma and Itzhak Perlman, and past guest conductors have included Sir Neville Marriner and Paavo Järvi. Founder Michael Tilson Thomas of the San Francisco Symphony often lends a hand too. Since 2011, the symphony’s home has been a Frank Gehry-designed showstopper in SoundScape Park, where they regularly hold outdoor WALLCAST concerts throughout the season.
|Venue name:||New World Center|
500 17th St
|Cross street:||at Washington Ave|
|Opening hours:||Box office Mon–Fri 10am–5pm; Sat–Sun noon–concert intermission|
|Transport:||Bus A, C, G, K, L, M, R, S, W, South Beach Local|
|Price:||Ticket prices vary|
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