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The New World Symphony (NWS), America's Orchestral Academy, opened its newly-designed 'campus' designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry, in February 2011 (previously, the NWS was located in the Lincoln Theater on Lincoln Road). NWS's new home is a...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife & I attend Sunday concerts where fellows (students) perform classical musical pieces including Beethoven, etc. The afternoon tickets are a bargain & can we stroll around Lincoln Ave. before or after concerts. Concerts are about two hours & public parking at reasonable rates...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank rpetroff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The architecture is so beautiful! I invited a friend of mine to a concert, the musicians were so talented! Acoustic sound is great too, highly recommend.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank gregorius83
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Excellent tour of the Frank Gehry building. Outside of the building is atypical for Gehry. You need to get the inside tour to see how Gehry spun his design magic.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

This place Is just a Dream. Highly recomended for concerts and events. Every space Is really special

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank SardinellaS
Reviewed 27 November 2018

The New World Center is an architectural gem on Miami Beach both on the inside and outside. Designed by Frank Gehry the building is awe-inspiring. The concerts are high caliber and the fact that these are all accomplished students makes them even much more impressive....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank meanderxxx
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

What an awe-inspiring facility. This building is a monument itself. Walking up to the building will take your breath away! We enjoyed the outdoor concert that projects upon their impressive exterior. The speakers, and the resonance of the sound is like no other experience. Their...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Pineapples-a-Plenty
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Beautiful [just for the architecture] - have many freebees, i.e., youth concerts; pre-concert talks, etc.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank kudzu
Reviewed 14 March 2018

The good news: New World Symphony Artistic Director Michael Tilson Thomas persuaded his childhood friend Frank Gehry to design the New World Center for his orchestra to replace an eyesore open parking lot across from the Convention Center. It was completed in 2011. The bad...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank mrsagf
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Frank Gehry designed this auditorium built in 2011 and it is an architectural masterpiece! If you have the time go to one of the many concerts and marvel at the auditorium's arena and its hydrolic wonders.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

Wonderfull and functional building.Perfect acustic, good theaters and very simpathetic way of showing outside what is going inside by projection

Date of experience: May 2017
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Linda B
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Response from MartyandPaula | Property representative |
Hi! Check out the Hotel Greenview, a small Art Deco gem right across the street. Google their web site. Marty M - Docent/Tour Guide, New World Symphony
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