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It’s unusual to be shivering in Miami, but the locals keep telling us this February has been an unusually cool month. ¬†Orchestra members spent most of their day indoors, including trumpet player Andrew Koskela and professor Bernardo Hernandez,¬†rehearsing for three hours at the Gusman, then retreating to a dressing area upstairs to wait for show time. A stack of Little Caesar’s pizzas was delivered, and, later, Krispy Kreme donuts.

Between rehearsal and showtime, the singers sat in a hallway under, well, Floridian orange light for a quick take of Arroyo’s “A Mi Dios Todo Le Debo.” From left in the video: Luis Figueroa, Michelle Walter, Romulo Lander, Jose R. Mellado, and Leonardo Tatis.

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