Orchestra Miami invites you to their Virtual Happy Hour Concert on Friday, October 9th at 6pm! This free, virtual performance will feature Orlando Forte, violin & Elaine Rinaldi piano. You can tune-in to the Happy Hour LIVE via Zoom or catch the performance on Facebook Live. Register here: http://bit.ly/omhh109
Elaine Rinaldi, Founder and Artistic Director of Orchestra Miami, is a Miami native who has chosen to return home and reinvest in her community. Under her artistic supervision and direction, Orchestra Miami has performed high quality classical music concerts to literally thousands of people through its annual Free Outdoor Concerts and introduced over 25,000 school children to classical music through its collaboration with the MDCPS Cultural Passport Program and In-School Performances. Critics have called her work “absolutely exceptional” (El Nuevo Herald).
Orlando Forte was born in Cuba. He graduated with honors from the National School of Art in Havana in 1980, receiving full scholarship to the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow in 1981. Later he completed the Master of Fine Arts in Conservatory of Odessa Ukraine. He is Assoc. Concertmaster of the Symphony of the Americas, was a member of the Boca Pops Orchestra and Florida Grand Opera Orchestra for 15 years. He is the Concertmaster of the Florida Chamber Orchestra in Miami, and a member of the Miami City Ballet orchestra.
Happy Hours will continue next week with a performance by Elissa Lakofsky, flute and Deborah Fleisher, harp.