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Ritz-Carlton, South Beach ‘A Concert of the Seven Decades & Beyond’ Event Highlights

The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach hosted ‘A Concert of the Seven Decades & Beyond’ to celebrate Miami Art Week. As a continuation of the hotel’s Art For Good program, the iconic resort partnered with Miami Symphony Orchestra, Miami City Ballet, MONAD Studio, and FL Fuoriserie to celebrate the 70 years since the Morris Lapidus landmark was erected on South Beach and all the history, art, and culture that flourished in those seven decades.

Notable Guests

Katya Tolstova, Model; Rickey Thompson, Actor; Olga Ferrara, Public Figure; Fabio Lamborghini, FL Fuoriserie; Dan Gelber, Mayor of City of Miami Beach; DJ Irie, DJ and Personality; Maestro Eduardo Marturet, Conductor of Miami Symphony Orchestra; Gisela and Diego Lowenstein, owners; Dayssi and Paul Kanavos, owners; Ronit and David Neuman, owners; Eric Goldenberg, MONAD Studio; Veronica Zalcberg, MONAD Studio


The evening began with a red carpet and crisp sparkling wine from FL Fuoriserie as guests arrived at the landmark Morris Lapidus-designed hotel. While sparkling wine flowed from a champagne tower, dancers from the Miami City Ballet performed a contemporary routine amongst the guests in an immersive performance. Ladies and Gentlemen then transitioned to the grand concert space in the hotel’s ballroom where the world-renowned Miami Symphony Orchestra performed a specially curated collection of locally significant music as a moving musical tribute to the last seven decades of Miami’s one-of-a-kind history, art, and culture using MONAD Studio 3-D printed sonic sculptures. With the help of the knowledgeable South Florida-based luthier Scott F. Hall, the sonic sculptures were usable instruments played by the Miami Symphony Orchestra to a crowd of notables, tastemakers, politicians, art collectors, and artists.

By ML Staff. Images Courtesy of JOE SCHILDHORN, BFA


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