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'House Of Cards In Concert' Brings The Dark Side Of D.C. To Miami


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That's the main title music for the Netflix original series "House of Cards," starring Kevin Spacey.

And while fans of the series eagerly await Season Five, more of the show's distinctive music is coming to South Florida.

The University of Miami's Frost School of Music series "Festival Miami" kicks off  Thursday at the Adrienne Arsht Center with "House of Cards In Concert."  The live-to-screen multimedia event will be conducted by the show's Emmy Award-winning composer, Jeff Beal.

In the interview below, Beal talks with WLRN's Christine DiMattei about his inspiration for the "House of Cards" score, the various challenges in writing dramatic versus documentary scores and how an ongoing battle with multiple sclerosis has affected his approach to performing.


WLRN's Christine DiMattei interviews Emmy Award-winning composer Jeff Beal.


Festival Miami Opening Night: “House of Cards” In Concert

8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19

Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Knight Concert Hall
1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami

More Info: www.FestivalMiami.com


Years ago, after racking her brains trying to find a fun, engaging, creative night gig to subsidize her acting habit, Chris decided to ride her commercial voiceover experience into the fast-paced world of radio broadcasting. She started out with traffic reporting, moved on to news -- and never looked back. Since then, Chris has worked in newsrooms throughout South Florida, producing stories for radio broadcasts and the web.