e-Veritas Archive | January 8th, 2010

Cosford Cinema to host Miami Jewish Film Festival


The Bill Cosford Cinema will host the Miami Jewish Film Festival on Sunday, January 17 and Monday, January 18. For a complete schedule of films to be screened during the event, which runs from January 16 – 24, visit www.MiamiJewishFilmFestival.com.

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Chopin Foundation hosts acclaimed pianist Mei-Ting Sun at UM’s Rosenstiel School

4:00 pm

Mei-TingThe Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science  partners with the Chopin Foundation of the United States in welcoming critically acclaimed concert pianist Mei-Ting Sun. The recital will take place on Sunday, January 17 at 4 p.m. in the Rosenstiel School Auditorium, located at 4600 Rickenbacker Causeway, Virginia Key. Tickets are $25 and include a waterfront wine and hors d’oeuvres reception following the recital. They can be purchased by calling 305-421-4061 or e-mailing [email protected].

Mei-Ting began his life on the stage at the prestigious Spring of Shanghai Festival at the age of 5. Since then he has performed in many of the world’s greatest concert halls and performing arts centers, such as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York, Benaroya Hall in Seattle, Orchestra Hall in Minnesota, Auditorio Nacional in Madrid, Tonhalle in Zurich, Filharmonia Narodowa in Warsaw, and Obecni Dum in Prague. In total, Mei-Ting’s career has led him to celebrated performances in 19 countries on five continents.

Mei-Ting has won numerous prestigious awards, including unanimous first prizes in the Chopin Foundation’s 7th National Chopin Piano Competition in 2005 (U.S.A.) and the first Minnesota International Piano-e-Competition in 2002. In 2008 he was invited to perform for the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Poznan, Poland, in honor of an award presented to Nobel Laureate Al Gore.

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