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Miami Design District Hosts Spectacular Open-Air Concert Produced by Legendary Emilio Estefan in Collaboration with the Miami Symphony- Featuring the Wailers

On a balmy evening of February 19th, the vibrant pulse of Miami Design District (MDD) reverberated with the harmonious strains of classical and contemporary melodies. The occasion? None other than a resplendent open-air concert orchestrated by The Miami Symphony Orchestra (MISO), a beacon of cultural excellence, under the baton of the esteemed Maestro Eduardo Marturet. This soirée, a testament to Miami’s cultural richness, unfolded as a splendid tapestry of artistry, community, and elegance.

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Miami Design District Hosts Spectacular Open-Air Symphony Concert Produced by Legendary Emilio Estefan in Collaboration with the Miami Symphony

Eduardo Marturet. Photo Credit: Humberto Vidal | Miami Fashion Spotlight.


Miami Design District Hosts Spectacular Open-Air Symphony Concert Produced by Legendary Emilio Estefan in Collaboration with the Miami Symphony

Emilio Estefan and Craig Robins. Photo Credit: Red World Eye.

At the heart of this musical extravaganza stood the illustrious figure of Maestro Eduardo Marturet, whose visionary direction infused the evening with an enchanting symphonic aura. Collaborating closely with the legendary producer Emilio Estefan, Marturet orchestrated a symphonic fusion that transcended genres, leaving the audience spellbound and enraptured.

The star-studded lineup dazzled under the twilight sky, led by the iconic reggae ensemble, The Wailers, whose pulsating rhythms ignited the crowd’s fervor. Alongside them, a constellation of talents graced the stage, each contributing their unique flair to the evening’s melodic tapestry. From the versatile artistry of Carlos Camilo and Eric Lee to the soul-stirring melodies of Luis Quintero, and the heartfelt ballads of Ana Villafañe, the concert was a kaleidoscope of musical brilliance.

A Star-Studded Affair of Culture and Community at Miami Design District

Miami Design District Hosts Spectacular Open-Air Symphony Concert Produced by Legendary Emilio Estefan in Collaboration with the Miami Symphony

Emilio and Gloria Estefan, Jackie Soffer and Craig Robins. Photo Credit: World Red Eye.

Noteworthy among the luminaries in attendance were the eminent Dacra CEO and President Craig Robins, accompanied by his spouse, the esteemed Chairman and CEO of Turnberry Associates, Jackie Soffer. The glamorous duo of Emilio and Gloria Estefan, synonymous with Miami’s cultural legacy, lent their star power to the event, embodying the spirit of musical excellence and community engagement.

Adding to the allure of the evening were esteemed guests such as former NFL linebacker Andre Branch, distinguished entrepreneur Bippy Siegal, and the renowned fashion stylist Elysze Held, among others. The presence of luminaries from various spheres of influence underscored the event’s significance as a nexus of culture, creativity, and camaraderie.

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Miami Design District Hosts Spectacular Open-Air Symphony Concert Produced by Legendary Emilio Estefan in Collaboration with the Miami Symphony

Gloria Estefan, Emilio Estefan and Athina Marturet. Photo Credit: William Benshimol.


Miami Design District Hosts Spectacular Open-Air Symphony Concert Produced by Legendary Emilio Estefan in Collaboration with the Miami Symphony

Athina and Karen LeFrak. Credit: World Red Eye.

Among the esteemed guests were the beloved TV host Lili Estefan, radiating elegance and grace, accompanied by her daughter Lina Luaces Estefan, and her beau, Sean Salazar. Their presence added an extra touch of celebrity glamour to the already dazzling affair, further solidifying the concert as a must-attend event in Miami’s social calendar.

Adding to the front row allure was the radiant presence of Athina Marturet, the gorgeous wife of Maestro Eduardo Marturet, exuding sophistication in her fashionable attire by Gussy Lopez. Her poised demeanor and impeccable style complemented the evening’s ambiance, epitomizing the marriage of art and fashion that defines Miami’s cultural landscape.

One memorable moment for us was when our Editorial Director, Lissette Rondon, met the iconic Gloria Estefan. Their chance encounter, captured in enchanting images, beautifully showcased the fusion of fashion and culture, underscoring Miami Fashion Spotlight’s influence on the city’s cultural scene.

Miami Design District’s Symphony Soiree Leaves a Lasting Impression

Miami Design District Hosts Spectacular Open-Air Symphony Concert Produced by Legendary Emilio Estefan in Collaboration with the Miami Symphony

As the echoes of the final notes faded into the night, the Miami Design District stood as a beacon of cultural vibrancy, reaffirming its status as a premier destination for art, fashion, and music. With Maestro Marturet’s baton as their guide, attendees departed imbued with a renewed appreciation for the transformative power of music and the enduring spirit of community.

In collaboration with the Miami Symphony Orchestra, Emilio Estefan, and an array of talented performers, the Miami Design District had orchestrated an evening of unparalleled elegance and artistry, leaving an indelible mark on Miami’s cultural landscape.

Read more about Miami Symphony, please visit: Themiso.org

And Miami Design District, please visit: Miamidesigndistrict.com

Eduardo Marturet and  Carlos Camilo. Photo Credit

Eduardo Marturet and Carlos Camilo. Photo Credit: World Red Eye.


Carlos Camilo. Photo Credit: Humberto Vidal.

Carlos Camilo. Photo Credit: Humberto Vidal | Miami Fashion Spotlight.


Luis Quintero. Photo CreditL World Red Eye.

Luis Quintero. Photo Credit:  World Red Eye.


Eduardo Marturet and Luis Quintero. Photo Credit: Melisa Guerrero

Eduardo Marturet and Luis Quintero. Photo Credit: William Benshimol.


Karen LeFrak. Photo Credit: World Red Eye.

Karen LeFrak. Photo Credit: World Red Eye.


Eric Lee. Photo Credit: World Red Eye.

Eric Lee. Photo Credit: World Red Eye.


Ana Villafañe. Photo Credit: Humberto Vidal.

Ana Villafañe. Photo Credit: Humberto Vidal | Miami Fashion Spotlight.


Ana Villafañe. Photo Credit: World Red Eye.

Ana Villafañe. Photo Credit: World Red Eye.


The Wailers. Photo Credit: World Red Eye.

The Wailers. Photo Credit: World Red Eye.


The Wailers. Photo Credit: World Red Eye.

The Wailers. Photo Credit: World Red Eye.


The Wailers. Photo Credit: World Red Eye.

The Wailers. Photo Credit: World Red Eye.


Eduardo Marturet.

Eduardo Marturet. Photo Credit: World Red Eye.


Gloria Estefan and  Emilio Estefan. Photo Credit: World Red Eye.

Gloria Estefan and Emilio Estefan. Photo Credit: World Red Eye.


Emilio Estefan and Ana Villafañe. Photo Credit: World Red Eye.

Emilio Estefan and Ana Villafañe. Photo Credit: World Red Eye.


Jackie Soffer and Lisa Petrillo. Photo Credit: World Red Eye.

Jackie Soffer and Lisa Petrillo. Photo Credit: World Red Eye.


Lina Luaces  Estefan and Sean Salazar. Photo Credit: World Red Eye

Lina Luaces Estefan and Sean Salazar. Photo Credit: World Red Eye.


Emilio Estefan, Karen Le Frak and Athina Marturet. Photo Credit: World Red Eye

Emilio Estefan, Karen Le Frak and Athina Marturet. Photo Credit: Robert Andai.


Richard and Karen LeFrak

Richard and Karen LeFrak. Photo Credit: World Red Eye.


Gussy Lopez,  Athina Marturet, and Silvana Camargo and Alma Delgado. Photo Credit: Humberto Vidal.

Gussy Lopez, Athina Marturet, Silvana Camargo and Alma Delgado. Photo Credit: Humberto Vidal | Miami Fashion Spotlight.


Elysze Held, Iran Issa Khan, and Sam Robin

Elysze Held, Iran Issa-Khan, and Sam Robin. Photo Credit: World Red Eye.


Frank E. Diaz and Lissette Rondon. Photo Credit: Humberto Vidal.

Frank E. Diaz and Lissette Rondon. Photo Credit: Humberto Vidal | Miami Fashion Spotlight.


Lissette Rondon and Athina Marturet.

Lissette Rondon and Athina Marturet. Photo Credit: F. Diaz | Miami Fashion Spotlight.


Lili Estefan, Gloria Estefan and Emilio Estefan.

Lili Estefan, Gloria Estefan and Emilio Estefan. Photo Credit: Humberto Vidal | Miami Fashion Spotlight.


Sam Robin, Iran Issa-Khan and Marilyn Sarasola. Photo Credit: Robert Andai.

Sam Robin, Iran Issa-Khan and Marilyn Sarasola. Photo Credit: Robert Andai.


Lissette Rondon, Iran Issa-Khan and Sam Robin. Photo Credit: Miami Fashion Spotlight.

Lissette Rondon, Iran Issa-Khan and Sam Robin. Photo Credit: F. Diaz | Miami Fashion Spotlight.


Julia Alzate. Photo Credit: World Red Eye.

Julia Alzate. Photo Credit: World Red Eye.


Lissette Rondon and Gloria Estefan.

Lissette Rondon and Gloria Estefan. Photo Credit: Miami Fashion Spotlight.


Lissette Rondon and Gloria Estefan.

Lissette Rondon and Gloria Estefan. Photo Credit: Miami Fashion Spotlight.


Miami Design District Hosts Spectacular Open-Air Symphony Concert Produced by Legendary Emilio Estefan in Collaboration with the Miami Symphony

Lili Estefan and Lissette Rondon. Photo Credit: Miami Fashion Spotlight.


Miami Design District Hosts Spectacular Open-Air Symphony Concert Produced by Legendary Emilio Estefan in Collaboration with the Miami Symphony

Craig Robins and Bippy Siegal. Photo Credit: World Red Eye.

Miami Design District Hosts Spectacular Open-Air Symphony Concert Produced by Legendary Emilio Estefan in Collaboration with the Miami Symphony
Athina Marturet and Craig Robbins. Photo Credit: World Red Eye.
Miami Design District Hosts Spectacular Open-Air Symphony Concert Produced by Legendary Emilio Estefan in Collaboration with the Miami Symphony
The Wailers. Photo Credit: Robert Andai.
Miami Design District Hosts Spectacular Open-Air Symphony Concert Produced by Legendary Emilio Estefan in Collaboration with the Miami Symphony
Photo Credit: World Red Eye.
Miami Design District Hosts Spectacular Open-Air Symphony Concert Produced by Legendary Emilio Estefan in Collaboration with the Miami Symphony
Miami Symphony Concert featuring The Wailers at the Miami Design District. Photo Credit: Robert Andai.

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For all the music aficionados out there, here is the lineup of this amazing concert!

Program

Dmitry Shostakovich- Festive Overture

Carlos Camilo- Vocalist

E. Estefan Jr., G.M. Estefan, Gloria Estefan

Con los Años que me Quedan”

Gino Vannelli- Walter Whitman (Where Are You)

Gioacchino Rossini- William Tell Overture

Luis Quintero- Guitar Soloist

Karen LeFrank

“Romántico” from Miami Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra

Eric Lee- Vocalist

Jon Secada, George Noriega and Robi Rosa

“She’s All I Ever Had”

Eric Lee-Nothing Like a Woman

Johann Strauss Jr. (Arr. Carlos Rafael Rivera)

Pizzicuban Polka

Ana Villafañe- Vocalist

Fabio E. Salgado and Gloria Estefan- “Mi “Buen Amor.”

Andrew Lloyd Weber (Orch. David Cullen)- Buenos Aires

Georges Bizet

“Chanson du Toreador” from Carmen Suite No. 2

THE WAILERS

Rastaman

One World

Buffalo Soldiers

Three Little Birds

Destiny

Love Should Be Free

One Love.

“Music is the universal language of mankind.”

– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


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