Photo credit: Robert Andai
During its performance on July 4th, the Miami Symphony Orchestra, conducted by maestro Eduardo Marturet, has been proclaimed
the Official Symphony Orchestra of the City of Miami by Mayor Francis Suárez.
With a spectacular and completely free outdoor show at Coconut Grove's Peacock Park
to celebrate Independence Day,
Mayor Suarez took the baton to conduct the U.S. National Anthem.

MIAMI– The Miami Symphony Orchestra (MISO), under the direction of maestro Eduardo Marturet, closed a majestic 2021-22 season, being proclaimed the official Orchestra of the City of Miami by the mayor of the city, Francis Suarez. 

With a one-of-a kind concert, sponsored by the BID (Business Improvement District), the Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce, and the City Council of the Mayor’s Office of Miami, more than 4,000 people gathered for free in the Peacock Park of Coconut Grove to celebrate the 4th of July, surrounded by music and nature with an incredible drone show that was the closing of a spectacular celebration. 


The show which began at 7:30pm had the special participation of Mayor Suarez. He attended with his family and proclaimed the MISO as the Official Symphony Orchestra of the City of Miami.

In his statements to the local media, the mayor said that “as a Miamian, I am proud of the wide cultural offer of our city and the Miami Symphony Orchestra is a fundamental part of the local culture”. He also expressed his deep gratitude for the chance to conduct the National Anthem during the celebration of July 4th after rehearsing with the Orchestra.

On January 3rd, MISO was applauded during the US. Conference of Mayors, when Mayor Suarez was inaugurated as the 80th President, which is undoubtedly a reflection of the commendable work that Maestro Marturet has done at the head of the Orchestra. Maestro Marturet has been able to fuse the classical repertoire with Latin genres such as jazz, pop, and rock, representing Miami and its cultural mix unlike any other musical group in its style, and consolidating itself as a mirror of the community. 

Eduardo Marturet expressed: “Mr. Mayor, what an honor to be the official Symphony Orchestra of the City of Miami! It could not be better. Since the 34 years the Symphony exists, this is the greatest moment. In the name of our chairman Rafael Diaz-Balart, the board of directors, advisory board, staff and members of the Symphony, I thank you, your staff and commissioners, for this fantastic honor”.