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Address: 500 17th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Phone Number: 305-673-3331
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Description: The New World Symphony (NWS), America's Orchestral Academy, opened its...
The New World Symphony (NWS), America's Orchestral Academy, opened its newly-designed 'campus' designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry, in February 2011 (previously, the NWS was located in the Lincoln Theater on Lincoln Road). NWS's new home is a $160 million building with attached garage located in a 2.5 acre park at the corner of 17th Street and Washington Avenue in Miami Beach.
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Sensational evening!

This was a wonderful evening of music and dance. I love the concept: DJ with the orchestra, and the walls were filled with visions of the Rosie Herrera Dance Company. A big... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

This was a wonderful evening of music and dance. I love the concept: DJ with the orchestra, and the walls were filled with visions of the Rosie Herrera Dance Company. A big wow. No formal seating and the freedom to float about the beautiful symphony hall. Definitely a "lets do that again" night.

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Stamford, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 NEW

In addition to being architecturally beautiful, the history and purpose of the New World Symphony Orchestra and School is fascinating. They offer an outstanding professional education to a small, very elite group of musicians. However, the highlight was our tour leader, Dolly, who was both informative and extremely funny! We all laughed our way through the 45 minute tour, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

While visiting Miami Beach we spent an evening at the New World Symphony program "The Bear Roars" which featured the music of Russian composers. The orchestra is comprised of young graduate-level musicians. As a retired music teacher, I was very impressed with the level of musicianship in performing this very difficult music and truly believe it to be professional quality.... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We went for a special event organized through Yelp Miami and enjoyed tunes from Russian composers: Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich. PERFORMANCE: Outstanding musicians, unique performance format (which included videos, narrative, and live orchestral music), and overall sophisticated event and location. In addition to the performance, we were invited to attend a post-performance complimentary cocktail reception. I was not impressed with the... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

Architecturally and acoustically, the New World Center in Miami Beach is a wonder...Gehry created an aesthetic jewel with consistently good sightlines, and flawless sound. The young artists of the New World Symphony bring fresh youthful passion and talent to their performances.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Although not a classical music fan, attended a performance at the New World Centre in Miami, as part of a birthday celebration and was very impressed both by the concert hall itself - comfortable raked seating providing uninterrupted views of the orchestra, efficient catering and management and first class acoustics - coupled with a stunning performance of Mahler's 'Titan' Symphony... More 

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West Sand Lake, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I saw this wonderful orchestra perform, and was impressed with their excellence. I would highly recommend seeing this orchestra perform if you are in Miami.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Weekly movies in their front yard park free. symphony on wall in park also sometimes. They call it Wallcast at the New World Symphony.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Love to sit in the park with a snack or wine and watch the wall at of the New World Symphony with the hundreds of other music lovers

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Sit under the stars, with swaying palm trees and a light tropical breeze while listening to a first class orchestra playing wonderful classical music and all this is free. New World Symphony, a training fellowship for extremely talented musicians, has created a park outside the symphony hall with fantastic acoustics and up close visuals of the musicians and orchestra. Bring... More 

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