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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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Wallcast a must

Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy a free night of music and picnicking. There are only 800 seats in the concert hall, but that was great as well. I liked the community feel of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy a free night of music and picnicking. There are only 800 seats in the concert hall, but that was great as well. I liked the community feel of the wallcast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Not only this is one of the most vibrant and interesting orchestras in the world but the venue itself by Frank Gehry is nothing short of spectacular in its surprising simplicity. The concert hall itself is an architectural masterpiece in my opinion. The outdoor concert plaza and projection space is simply brilliant.

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Denver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This is a Unique site to have a picnic while enjoying awesome music performed by the New World Symphony Orchestra. The sound system is amazing and on the Wallcast you can see, not only great performances but commentaries and interviews made to the director and musicians.

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Miami, Florida, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 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

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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Derby, United Kingdom
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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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