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Arts/Entertainment - Florida Newsmakers of the Year

Mike Vogel | 1/1/2011

• NEW WORLD SYMPHONY
Miami Beach

New World Symphony
The centerpiece is a 757-seat hall featuring large, sail-like acoustical surfaces and flexible seating and staging to accommodate a range of activities. [Photo: Rui Dias-Adios]

2010 saw the completion of the $154-million Miami Beach home for "America's Orchestral Academy," the New World Symphony. Designed to meet the needs of the grad student performers and experimental new ideas in melding classical music, technology — there's a 7,000-sq.-ft. exterior projection wall — and education, the facility officially opens this month adjacent to a newly designed, $13-million park. Credit the New World's founder and artistic light, Michael Tilson Thomas, who brought in famed architect Frank Gehry, and also credit Howard Herring, New World president and CEO, who built the staff, raised the money and turned Tilson Thomas' vision into reality. "The move to our new home marks a new era: A new way of relating to our audiences, a new way of learning and a new way of thinking about classical music in the 21st century," says Tilson Thomas.


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