Leading South Florida-based developer Lionheart Capital, together with Steinway & Sons, the world’s premier piano manufacturer, Florida Grand Opera, the oldest performing arts organization in Florida, and Miami Children’s Health Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting world-class pediatric care in South Florida, hosted Sounds on Surprise Lake, an exclusive evening pairing classical music with modern luxury at The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Miami Beach.
Ophir Sternberg, CEO and Founding Partner of Lionheart Capital, welcomed more than 100 guests to the sales gallery, inviting them to enjoy the sophisticated sounds of traditional opera and elegant piano music while overlooking the exclusive shores of Miami Beach’s Surprise Lake. The grand event at The Residences’ modernist-style sales gallery, featured a collection of performances by Florida Grand Opera’s Young Artists including Edgar Abreu, Sarah Payne, Daniel Bates and Elena Galven as well as Steinway & Sons’ Young Showcase Artist, 9-year-old pianist Brandon Goldberg.
Later in the evening, The Residences’ Vice President of Sales, George Mato, toasted the crowd and introduced Flavia Llizo to speak about #2gether4thechildren, The Campaign For Miami Children’s, a fundraising initiative which aims to raise $150 million by 2017 to support the growth of Miami Children’s Health System and its flagship hospital, Niklaus Children’s. Afterward, Susan Danis addressed the crowd about the history and mission of Florida Grand Opera, while Graham Fandrei spoke about the FGO’s dedication to the Young Artist program.
Photos by: Brittany Robey