Miami Bach Society,
Tropical Baroque Festival
March 1-16, 2008
Eight Early Music concerts, including a lute recital by Hopkinson Smith (March 7th):
Well known European and American Early Music soloists and ensembles, performing a variety of programs from solo lute and harpsichord recitals, the baroque opera La Dafne, a Handel Fireworks performance, and finishing up with a group of young musicians from Trinidad performing baroque dance and music on Steel Pans under the stars (Chaconnes, Gavottes, Hornpipes and Folias, that every year that they've come have had the entire audience up dancing!).
(You can buy individual tickets or a season pass on-line. Kids are welcome, and students under 21 get in free, graduate students $5/concert)