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Special Supplement : Goings on out of town
The pianist Emanuel Ax, very much a favorite artist at the Phil this fall, teams up with the actor Patrick Stewart to perform Strauss's melo- drama "Enoch Arden" and joins members of the orchestra in more works by Strauss and by Mozart. Nov. 24-25 at 8 and Nov. 26 at 2: Carlos Kalmar guest-conducts the orchestra in a program featuring Dvorˇák's Seventh Sym- phony and John Harbison's new Concerto for Bass Viol and Orchestra. (323-850-2000.) “nigHTingAle” Lynn Redgrave wrote and performs this play inspired by the life and memory of her mater- nal grandmother, presented by the Center The- atre Group. Oct. 4-Nov. 19. (Mark Taper Forum, 135 N. Grand Ave. 213-628-2772.) el rey THeATre 5515 Wilshire Blvd. (www.theelrey.com)---Oct. 23: The "Acoustic Africa" tour brings together Habib Koité, Vusi Mahlasela, and Dobet Gna- horé. The guitarist Koité, from Mali, has a nat- ural talent for linking the traditions of the past with contemporary blues and pop, and it's made him popular with world-music fans and jam- band a cionados. Mahlasela is a South African singer with a sweet voice and a powerfully dra- matic range. He counts among his supporters the musician Dave Matthews, who released Mahlasela's Stateside début, "The Voice," on his ATO record label in 2003. The young Ivory Coast vocalist Gnahoré is touring the U.S. for the rst time. miami, florida MiAMi ArT MuseuM 101 W. Flagler St. (305-375-3000)---This is a young museum (it opened in 1996), but ambi- tious and smart: Terence Riley, who was chief curator at New York's Museum of Modern Art for a decade, has come in as director this year, and a hundred-million-dollar bond issue will go toward a new building. Recent shows have fo- cussed on James Rosenquist, Ana Men- dieta, and Shahzia Sikander. "Lorna Simpson." Oct. 5-Feb. 4. A mid-career survey of photographs and lms. "New Work: Mark Dion." A two- part installation addressing human interference in the south-Florida ecosystem. Oct. 27-Jan. 14. "Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler: House with Pool." An unsettling video in which two women wander through the same house without ever connecting or communicating with one an- other. Through Oct. 29. "The Machine, the Body, and the City: Gifts from the Charles Cowles Photography Collection." Nov. 17-April 15. MiAMi CiTy BAlleT The company performs Petipa and Gorsky's ver- sion of "Don Quixote." (Oct. 13-15: Carnival Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 N.E. Bis- cayne Blvd., Miami; Oct. 20-22: Broward Cen- ter for the Performing Arts, 201 S.W. Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; Nov. 17-19: Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. 305-929-7010.) MuseuM of ConTeMPorAry ArT, norTH MiAMi 770 N.E. 125th St. (305-893-6211)---Previous shows at the twenty-three-thousand-square-foot Charles Gwathmey complex have highlighted work by Robert Rauschenberg, Peter Doig, Laura Owens, and Ellen Gallagher. "Elusive Signs: Bruce Nau- man Works with Light." Work dating from 1965- 85 in neon and uorescent light, including two in- stallations. Oct. 13-Jan. 7. "Pablo Cano: City Beneath the Sea." Twenty marionettes will be on display when they're not performing Cano's pup- pet play about a young girl who becomes queen of an underwater country. Oct. 28-Dec. 23. new world syMPHony Nearly twenty years ago, Michael Tilson Thomas founded this "orchestral academy," meant to be a way station for exceptional young musicians making the transition between the conservatory and a career. Oct. 21 at 8: M.T.T., as he's uni- versally known, begins the season by conducting Dukas's "The Sorcerer's Apprentice," Bartók's Concerto for Orchestra, and Beethoven's Fifth Symphony. (Carnival Center for the Performing Arts.) Dec. 8-9 at 8: Roger Norrington, one of a number of eminent guest artists visiting the en- semble, conducts an all-Schumann program fea- goings on: fAll 2006 Karita Mattila, in San Francisco.
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