By Greg Carannante
City & Shore Magazine
Conventional wisdom may hold that classical music and the club scene go together about as well as, say, Paganini and Pitbull. Aha! Conventional wisdom also predicted the Beatles wouldn’t make it in America.
So on March 3, “Pulse: Late Night at the New World Symphony” again defies convention. The multisensory mashup of contemporary classical and electronic music and video will turn the New World Center into a SoBe club setting and give music lovers and scene-stalkers alike the rare opportunity to hit the dance floor at an orchestral concert.
South Florida’s own DJ Le Spam and the Spam Allstars will perform. The classical portion of the program will feature the symphony’s Conducting Fellow Dean Whiteside leading works for orchestra and ensemble in conjunction with Miami’s Rosie Herrera Dance Theater.
The event, now in its seventh season, uses the concert hall’s flexibility to simulate a lounge setting with projections to accompany the electronic music. Seating is retracted so guests can walk among the Symphony Fellow performers – as well as show off their dance moves throughout the evening.
Tickets are $35 and available by phone, 305-673-3331, or online at nws.edu.